Studio Engineer in Charge
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: Studio Engineer in Charge
The Engineer in Charge of Studio 7E will be responsible for the following duties in support of the video production facilities here at A+E Networks:
Work with production companies, both A+E Networks and external companies, when producing programming in our NY facilities. In preproduction, this role will take on the responsibility as a technical consultant, advising on studio capabilities as well as specifying any needed rental equipment.
Work with production companies and crew during studio productions in A+E Networks' NY production facilities. Responsible for the engineering set up of all technical equipment and routing and patching. EIC must be able to troubleshoot and resolve any technical issues that may arise during production.
EIC will also as part of their duties be responsible for the maintenance and continued up-time for the studio's technical equipment. Identify equipment and advise on studio control facilities upgrades and projects.
MORE ABOUT WHAT YOU'LL DO:
Studio Technical Support: Advise and assist on Engineering Set Ups in conjunction with the production company's needs during studio productions. Supporting productions in A+E Networks production facility before, during, and post productions. Troubleshooting and expedient correction of technical issues of Studio 7E's production equipment as they arise during productions are paramount.
Production Equipment Maintenance & Upgrades: To meet Production's & the industry's everchanging needs, we are often upgrading, configuring, and customizing the production systems here at A+E Networks. These range from the smaller asks and fixes to large projects expanding and replacing systems. This will include running or implementing smaller projects to coordinating with production clients and vendors or integrators to successfully ensure needs are met.
Campus and Offsite Production Engineering Support: Supporting A+E Networks' Domestic Media Operations department with corporate productions including ''Town Hall'' type meetings and Add Sales ''Upfront'' events. Both onsite and offsite.
Studio Support Scheduling, Knowledge Sharing: Coordinate the engineering support around onsite productions both in the Production Studio as well as corporate areas to ensure productions go smoothly. Work with management to schedule freelance engineers as well as staff engineering team to ensure productions are covered. Participate or lead knowledge transfer sessions with Engineering Staff as well as freelance engineers and production personnel to create a wide breadth of knowledge and available support.
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
• 3-5 years in Engineering role, Live Television Production
• Must have a great attitude and enjoy customer service
• Production Switchers
• Multi Image Processing
• Studio Production Cameras
• Production Intercom systems
• Production Audio Consoles
• Wireless Microphones & IFB
• SDI, Routing & Patching
• QC Waveform & Vectorscope analysis of video/ audio signals
• BS in Engineering
• 5+ years in Engineering role, Live Television Production
• Sony Camera Systems
• Grass Valley Production Switchers
• Grass Valley/ Miranda Kaelido Multi Image processers
• NVision Routing & NV9000 control system
• Studer Vista Audio console
• RTS Intercom Systems
• NewTek Tricaster & Talkshow
• Avid Airspeed, Inews, Media Composer, Interplay & Storage
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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