Lead Broadcast Engineer

  • Job Reference: 00000158-1
  • Date Posted: 20 August 2019
  • Recruiter: Timeline Television
  • Location: BBC Sport
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering & Technology, Broadcasting
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented Lead Broadcast Engineer to work in BT Sport’s award-winning broadcast facility which includes four HD broadcast studios, 9 HD and 1 UHD galleries, a large post-production village, multi-channel MCR and live playout operation. 

 

This is truly an exciting time to join us at Timeline Television, we are continuing to expand and working on some of the most exhilarating and innovative projects in Broadcasting.  Because of this we are looking for an additional Lead Broadcast Engineer to manage our Stratford-based broadcast engineering team.  We are seeking an approachable and a pro-active manager who is an effective communicator at all levels.  We will also consider someone who is ready to take their first step into line management of a broadcast engineering team.

 

With this in mind you will have an excellent track record in broadcast engineering with technical knowledge across many of the following areas: live studios (cameras, vision mixers and routers), Outside Broadcasts and MCR operations. Knowledge of Broadcast IP and studio augmented reality (AR) systems would be advantageous. You will have the ability to produce excellent technical documentation for a variety of end users using CAD and Microsoft applications and to advise on equipment purchase, workflows and processes to suit client needs.

 

Located in vibrant Here East, with canal side restaurants and bars on its doorstep, a free onsite gym and a subsidised restaurant for staff. You will get the chance to work on a variety of sports and entertainment programmes at the BT Studios facility. These include BT Sport’s core programmes such as the UEFA Champions League and Rugby Tonight as well many external productions such as the BBC NFL Show and Dave Gorman Terms and Conditions Comedy show.

 

Please follow the link to our website where you will find the full Job Description and be able to apply for the role.

 

Although our ideal candidate will fulfil the criteria mentioned in the JD, we fully understand that you may require some development and/or training in certain areas, so please let us know what these might be in your covering letter accompanying your CV on application.