Turner Broadcasting BIT Field Engineer, BEST, ENG - Field Engineering in Atlanta, Georgia

166419BR

Posting Job Title:

BIT Field Engineer, BEST, ENG - Field Engineering

Time Warner Division:

Turner

Location:

United States - Georgia - Atlanta

Posting Job Description:

Turner is a division of WarnerMedia along with our sister companies, HBO and Warner Bros., delivering brands like CNN, HLN, TNT, tbs, Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, Turner Sports and so much more! http://www.turner.com/

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45 years ago we changed the face of television, and we continue that today by building and delivering next-generation entertainment and technology solutions across the globe.Our innovations impact advertising, data management, information security, content creation and delivery, business operations, broadcasting and ultimately, the fan experience.

As a technologist at Turner, you will work at the intersection of art and science. You’ll work for brands that inform and entertain the world including[adult swim], Bleacher Report, Boomerang, Cartoon Network, CNN, ELEAGUE, FilmStruck, Great Big Story, HLN, iStreamPlanet, Super Deluxe, TBS, Turner Classic Movies (TCM), TNT, truTV and Turner Sports– which includes the NBA, NCAA March Madness, Major League Baseball and the UEFA Champions League.You’ll be part of a company that enables community and belonging by creating content that connects with fans whenever and where ever they want it.

The Job

The BIT Field Production Engineer is tasked with providing timely and professional support in fast paced 24x7x365 field newsgathering and live production environments. Individuals in this job have demonstrated the skills, knowledge and competencies necessary to meet the full range of field production engineering responsibilities. BIT field production engineers demonstrate competency in a wide variety of technology and business contexts and can support remote productions in planned situations and breaking news environments. Demonstrates expertise in analyzing and solving complex technical problems and can work independently and autonomously in a team-based environment. The ability to prioritize tasks, manage workload and adjust work flows to suit the environment and production needs is essential.and live production environments. Individuals in this job have demonstrated the skills, knowledge and competencies necessary to meet the full range of field production engineering responsibilities. BIT field production engineers demonstrate competency in a wide variety of technology and business contexts and can support remote productions in planned situations and breaking news environments. Demonstrates expertise in analyzing and solving complex technical problems and can work independently and autonomously in a team-based environment. The ability to prioritize tasks, manage workload and adjust work flows to suit the environment and production needs is essential.

The Day-to-Day

BIT Field Production Engineers are responsible for:

  • Planning and executing projects
  • Live productions and remotes assigned to Domestic Field Engineering
  • Fill a general engineering support role or a role as a SME (Subject Matter Expert) for specific technology or systems(Subject Matter Expert) for specific technology or systems
  • Occasionally assume an EIC (Engineer in Charge) role(Engineer in Charge) role

  • developing technology plans

  • organizing resources
  • providing technical oversight and guidance to staff
  • Ensuring suitable technical approaches are implemented on remotes / live productions
  • This position requires proficient electronics and IT support skills
  • Ability to travel (typically Domestic, but occasionally International) is required, often with short notice
  • Ability to physically lift and move equipment weighing 50 pounds or more may be necessary
  • Must have a willingness to perform varied tasks as required on assignment to support the production
  • Must have the ability to adapt to rapidly changing situations frequently encountered in field remote environments
  • Must possess superb customer service and communication skills (verbal, written)

This position will primarily provide field support but will also spend time in-house or assisting Broadcast and IT teams with project and maintenance work when not otherwise deployed in the field.

The Essentials

  • Typically, 4 or more years of experience providing engineering support for TV production remotes including multi-cameras field-based production, transmission systems, logistics, site set-up and troubleshootingfield-based production, transmission systems, logistics, site set-up and troubleshooting
  • Project team and project implementation experience
  • Strong operational skills on a broad range of television remote broadcast and production equipment such as:

  • SNG satellite uplink/downlink equipmentsatellite uplink/downlink equipment

  • microwave
  • video encoding
  • ENG/Studio cameras and support equipment
  • A/V routers and infrastructure, video switchers
  • audio mixers
  • media decks
  • NLE edit systems and storage devicesedit systems and storage devices
  • fiber optic links
  • signal processing and transcoding devices
  • production communications (intercom) and computer systems/ IT networks architecture
  • Working knowledge of emerging technologies including IP video transport. Experienced problem solver who is able to perform well in a fast-paced environment Proficiency with AutoCAD, Visio, Excel and other MS Office applications
  • 4-year technical degree required, preferably in IT / electronics (or the equivalent education/experience/training)

The Perks

  • Paid time off every year to volunteer
  • Access to wellbeing tools, resources, and freebies
  • 2018 Best Company forWorking Mothers
  • Anin-house learning and development teamto help shape and grow your career
  • Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and E-Verify users. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Requisition #:

166419BR

Position Type:

Full Time

Area of Interest:

Engineering

Business Unit_TBS:

CORPO

Industry:

Advertising, Cable/Broadcast Television Networks, Games – Development & Publishing, Online Content/Services