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Project Employee, Technical Operations Support

REQ ID:  5119

Secaucus, New Jersey, US, 07094

Position Summary:

This position requires a person who has well rounded knowledge of television systems including transmission, video, audio and control systems workflow. Person must also have a strong understanding of computer networking environments and the capability of troubleshooting across them. This individual will be the lead technical support for NBA domestic and international distribution during live games. Person will also support the live production environment and must be able to act independently and make reasonable and cognitive decisions.


Major Responsibility:

- Check-in all inbound and outbound feeds for technical continuity.

- Arena Network (HSAN) support including remote troubleshooting and the ability to lead remote technicians to resolution.

- Advanced routing of SDI baseband & IP signals.

- Interact / Support: Remote Arena Engineers, Production, IT, Operations & Domestic/International Customers/Vendors.

- Manage automation systems.

- Support live channel environment for NBATV International, production control rooms & Game Distribution Center Create detailed technical reports.

- Maintain quality control through establishing and maintaining technical operations standards.

- Ability to work all shifts associated with 24x7x365 production environments


Required Skills/Knowledge:

- Must have a strong knowledge of video compression, transport systems and technology.

- Thorough knowledge of broadcast television standards, workflow, and technologies responsible for routing, switching, encoding, audio processing and distribution.

- Knowledge and ability to handle systems routing, quality control issues, and variations in production requirements.

- Demonstrated ability to work independently and creatively.

- Experience with HD broadcasts and knowledge of HD systems.

- 2 - 5 years of broadcast engineering or technical operations experience.



College degree in Communications/Engineering or related field In lieu a college degree significant field experience will be considered

Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

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