Video Systems Engineer – Broadcast

  • Location: Brentford, London
  • Sector: Telecommunications
  • Contract Type: Contract
  • Salary: £300 - £340 per day
  • Contact: Joe James
  • Contact Email:
  • Published: 1 second ago
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Expiry Date: Sun, Oct 02 2022
  • Reference: BBBH12704_1663776864
  • Start Date: ASAP

Video Systems Engineer – Broadcast

12-month contract – £340 per day

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We are looking for a Video Systems Engineer to join a small team who support a number of post-production facilities within the London area.

This is a role that often requires you to be client facing and where you will need to act as a responsible ambassador at all times.

You will be acting as a point of escalation for support calls from the first line team and will be expected to proactively work with the first line engineers to address problem management. As the team supports multiple sites, some travel across London, and possibly internationally, will be required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Receive, 2nd & 3rd Line calls, accurately record, investigate diagnose and resolve
  • Support and train the 1st line team
  • Escalate to the Technical Domain Leads for technical guidance, where needed
  • Maintain records and logs of work done using the department service desk tools, on the installation, modification, and repair of systems
  • Perform regular checks of systems, and undertake routine scheduled maintenance on supported technologies
  • Understand ITIL service management principles
  • Identify and track trends
  • Ensure resolution of complex issues are recorded and fed back to the support team
  • Deliver projects on time and on budget
  • Focus on customer service and customer quality

Essential Skills:

  • Ability to view systems in terms of service provision
  • Flexibility to work out-of-hours and take ownership of service affecting issues
  • Experience of post-production procedures and methods, should be familiar with online/offline workflows
  • Excellent operational knowledge of standard Non-linear editing software including:
    • Avid Media Composer,
    • Adobe Premiere
    • Adobe After Effects,
    • Apple Final Cut Pro
    • Avid ISIS
    • Avid Interplay
  • Knowledge & experience of shared storage and asset management systems
  • Knowledge and experience of Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems
  • Understanding of QC processes including all relevant technical standards
  • Knowledge and experience with Automatic QC principles and practice
  • Knowledge and experience with video encoding and transcoding technologies particularly FFMPEG
  • Experience with working with, and translating and processing XML data

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