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Broadcast IT Engineer

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £300 - £350 per day per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 24 days ago

  • Sector: digital & technology
  • Contact: Chris Bouroutzis
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 3 Months
  • Expiry Date: 06 February 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH94658

Broadcast IT Engineer

We are working with a global broadcaster currently looking to add a Broadcast IT Engineer to their team. This would be a great opportunity to work for one of the leading broadcasters worldwide.

The role:

    • Collaborate with the Broadcast Engineering team to understand the current technical needs and balance with future needs.
    • Work closely with management to determine priorities relating to development and refinement of workflows and technologies.
    • Must be able to handle high pressure multi-tasking situations.
    • Excellent problem solving and organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks are a must.

  • Create and maintain standard operating procedures and system documentation for all broadcast systems.
  • Support other Media Engineering responsibilities and duties as assigned (i.e. support of front line duties)
  • Engage and assist in all learning opportunities within the department. Continued development and constant collaboration is key to our team's success.

  • Understanding of signal routing control systems to route video/audio and Video -over-IP signals.
  • Compilation of Standard Operating Procedures and documentation in support of Maintenance and Operations.
  • Must be able to adapt to changing priorities and meet the demands of a complex work environment.


  • Knowledge of cloud-based fundamentals and current technological offerings of vendors such as Amazon AWS is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of serial digital broadcast equipment and measurement equipment.
  • Preferred understanding of broadcast automation systems. Mediator and Pharos is a plus.
  • Basic experience with Linux, Windows OS, VMware, AWS EC2 and Knowledge of basic network troubleshooting using ubiquitous OS tools (ex. ping, trace route, netstat).
  • Working knowledge of remote support tools such as RDP, VNC, Telnet, and SSH.
  • Ability to understand system drawings and signal flows. AutoCAD skills is a plus.
  • Demonstrate the capability to patch around video signals and take other emergency corrective actions rapidly to maintain on-air status of television networks. Escalate to Management during high-priority incidents or during a loss of services.

If your skill set matches the requirements, please email your CV to Chris Bouroutzis on

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