A+E NetworksNew York, NY
Full Time Job
''THE DIVISION'S STORY
Production Operations and Engineering consists of a wide range of media centric roles. We are responsible for managing the entire life cycle of A E's programming. This is where we produce, transform, broadcast and distribute content as well as run the tech infrastructure for the Media Supply chain. We are an energetic team that fulfills the business objectives within a thriving dynamic industry. Developing new solutions to continually improve the user experience of our customers, consumers and colleagues is our mandate. If you have the determination and aptitude we are seeking for a role in this challenging and rewarding business and are eager to work for a department that sets the standard for our industry, then we look forward to speaking with you!
THE ROLE: Production Engineer (PM SHIFT)
This Broadcast Production Engineer position will be responsible for the following duties during the PM shift in support of our Production, Print Graphics, Motion Graphics and Post Production Departments:
Provide technical (hardware, software, and networking) support for NY based Production & Post Production facility including installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of end user hardware, software and related peripherals. Systems include Avid Media Composer, Protocols, and Media Central Interplay, as well as the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite including Premiere and Aftereffects with associated plugins. Telestream Vantage transcoding and Spectra Logic archive. This position will also be responsible for efficient operation, uptime and overall stability of the technical environment. Hands on operational support and troubleshooting are a necessity. On request, this role will also provide technical support to users residing in multiple locations.
MORE ABOUT WHAT YOU'LL DO:
System Maintenance & Deployment: Provide system installation and updates in both Production and Post Production infrastructure including but not limited to: Workstation imaging, installation & testing. Network connections, patching & documentation. Cable fabrication & installation, equipment installation, documentation creation & revision.
Production Support: Support Production users in Marketing, Programming and Print Graphics as it relates to the systems which encompass servers, workstations, storage, networks, and major applications as well as plug-ins in that they are functioning accordingly. Employ corrective measures to mitigate any technical problems both internal and external, as these systems play a significant role in On-Air promos delivery and timely response and resolution is required
Video Production Equipment Support: Support Production Operations as well as outside Production Companies in both live and recorded productions for both content creation as well as Corporate In-House events. Video & audio production systems require signal flow troubleshooting as well as configuration and component replacement to mitigate down time.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN:
On our team, you will have the opportunity to support all aspects of the Media Supply chain, from acquisition through transformation to distribution. You will have exposure to all the inner workings of what it takes to get our content out the door and on the eyes of the world. You will collaborate with all technical and operations teams throughout our technical facilities as you contribute to fulfilling the wide-ranging responsibilities of the Engineering Department. We will provide challenges for your creative spirit as we embrace the technological advances to producing and delivering award winning content and sharing globally.
YOUR STORY: [+BEHAVIORS] (what you need to have)
• 2 Years of College Education
• 3-5 years in Production Post-production environment within a Media organization
• Experience with Avid Media Composer, Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, Microsoft Office, Apple OSX, Microsoft Windows 10, Microsoft Server, MS Active Directory.
• Troubleshooting skills and knowledge of Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers (SMPTE) standards for video, audio, and graphics
• Strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to work under deadlines, ability to complete projects in a multi-tasking environment.
• Must have a great attitude and enjoy customer service
• BS in Engineering or Media Related Communications
• Avid Protools, Media Central/Interplay, Nexis/ISIS, Davinci Resolve, Adobe After Effects plug ins, Cinema 4D Graphic rendering. Autodesk Arnold,
• Dell EMC Isilon, Telestream Vantage Transcoding, Archiware Presstore & Spectra BlackPearl HSM's, Cisco Networking, PaloAlto Firewall, VMWare, Signiant, Aspera, and jamf Casper
• 5-7 years in Production Post-production environment.
THAT SOMETHING EXTRA:
If you've read this far, you're likely a great fit for us…and maybe you're fluent in sign language, have studied the circus arts or are currently writing a screenplay. If you have a special skill or backstory that might directly or indirectly help you succeed in this role, we'd love to hear about it in your cover letter.
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A+E Networks, LLC. is a joint venture of Disney-ABC Television Group and Hearst Corporation.
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