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Broadcast Engineer

Bangor, United Kingdom

Job Description

Job Title:
Broadcast Engineer
Location:
Bangor, United Kingdom
Schedule:
Full-Time, Permanent
Team:
Broadcast Technology
Department:
Technology
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What's your new role about?

If you are looking for an exciting step in your broadcast engineering career? As DAZN expands globally, this is a great time to join our team in Bangor to support DAZN's broadcast infrastructure and operational teams to deliver live sports content at a high standard to consumers on multiple platforms. 

This new and growing team supports all aspects around the live production of Super feeds delivered from global sporting events. 
As Broadcast Engineer, you'll monitor the global acquisition of events and work with providers to ensure the seamless reception of content into our facility using IP or downlinked via satellite. You will help ensure the successful delivery of linear and non-linear content on to DAZN global OTT platforms and to external broadcasters.  
 
The role is ideal for Network Engineers looking to build upon their skills in an environment heavily focused on video broadcast or Broadcast Engineers wanting to improve their knowledge of IP delivered video. Building on experience in this role can provide future progression opportunities within the wider engineering department. 

Please get in touch with us if this sounds interesting and you'd like to find out more!

HERE’S A BREAKDOWN OF WHAT YOU’LL DO (NOT ALL OF IT, JUST THE MOST IMPORTANT STUFF)

  • Support operational staff to achieve a high standard of output
  • Provide and keep support documentation up to date
  • Produce timely and accurate shift hand over reports 
  • Assist operators in setting up and configuring broadcast equipment
  • Adopt best practice regarding streaming media and broadcast technologies
  • Liaise with other departments and suppliers. 
  • Configuration and management of archive and replay systems
  • Provide regular maintenance of broadcast equipment 
  • Work with broadcast project teams to implement new systems
  • Monitor the global acquisition and distribution of signals in IP 
  • Provide broadcast quality assurance on all content whether live or file based
  • Maintenance of RF Downlink Ingest Facilities 
  • Shift based role supporting DAZN operation 24/7 365 days a year

YOU’LL NEED TO HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS

  • Experience in Broadcast playout, associated technologies, workflows and broadcast standards
  • Knowledge of Broadcast Contribution Encoding techniques and high-level fault analysis
  • Experience in management of IP Transport Stream contribution (Multicast, Unicast Networks)
  • Awareness of current encoding technologies
  • Networking and Routing
  • Satellite Communications
  • Understanding of Transport Stream Analysis tools
  • Experience working in a live broadcast environment, and confident in working under pressure to resolve issues during live broadcasts 
  • A willingness to travel to attend training and other DAZN facilities may be required

NOT ESSENTIAL BUT GREAT IF YOU HAVE

  • Automation Tools experience (Dataminer)
  • Scheduling Tools knowledge (ScheduALL)
  • Experience in programming languages
  • Experience in server support and maintenance
  • Familiar with change management and incident tracking procedures 
  • Ability to manage broadcast projects and builds

Here's a little more about us…

At DAZN, we bring ambition to life. We are innovators, game-changers and pioneers. There are no limits to what we can achieve. So if you want to push boundaries and help change the world, DAZN is the place to be.
 
As part of our team, everyone has the opportunity to make their mark and the power to make change happen. We're doing things no-one has done before, giving fans and customers access to sport anytime, anywhere. We're using world-class technology to transform sports and revolutionise the industry and we're not going to stop.
 
Because for us, it's all about Limitless Ambition - never settling, always restless, always wanting more for our customers. We're growing fast and have made a big impact so far, and that's just the beginning. There's so much we can do. Working with us is exciting, empowering and truly global.
 
If you're ambitious, inventive, passionate, brave and supportive, then you're the kind of person who's going to succeed at DAZN. Come and join our team.
 
Who we are and what we do:
 
* Headquartered in the UK with 2,200 employees located in over 25 countries.
* Home to DAZN – the largest, fastest-growing global sports streaming service live in over 200 countries and territories.
* We guarantee affordable access on most connected devices including smart TVs, set-top boxes, streaming sticks, smartphones, tablets, PCs and game consoles.
* We work across every aspect of the way fans engage with sports; from production, through to content distribution and commercialisation.
 
We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment, both inside and outside of our walls, that values equality and diversity - where everyone can contribute at the highest level and have their voices heard. For us, this means hiring and developing the best people across all races, ethnicities, religions, age groups, sexual orientations and gender identities. We actively discourage any photos, personal letters or disclosure of any information that concerns other information than your professional experience.