Senior Engineering Tech - Broadcast Engineering
Company: DISH Network Corporation
Posted on: June 7, 2021
DISH is a Fortune 250 company with more than $13 billion in
annual revenue that continues to redefine the communications
industry. Our legacy is innovation and a willingness to challenge
the status quo, including reinventing ourselves. We disrupted the
pay-TV industry in the mid-90s with the launch of the DISH
satellite TV service, taking on some of the largest U.S.
corporations in the process, and grew to be the fourth-largest
pay-TV provider. We are doing it again with the first live,
internet-delivered TV service - Sling TV - that bucks traditional
pay-TV norms and gives consumers a truly new way to access and
watch television. Now we have our sights set on upending the
wireless industry and unseating the entrenched incumbent carriers.
We are driven by curiosity, pride, adventure, and a desire to win -
it's in our DNA. We're looking for people with boundless energy,
intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve to join our team
as we embark on the next chapter of our story. Opportunity is here.
We are DISH. Dish is seeking a Senior Broadcast Engineering
Technician to join our Broadcast Engineering team at our Cheyenne,
Wyoming Broadcast Center. The Broadcast Engineering department is
responsible for maintaining the distribution of the audio/video
signal throughout the Broadcast Center. For DISH Network, we
downlink provider television signals then add commercial insertion
content prior to handing the SDI signal off to our Compression and
ESO departments. Broadcast Engineering also supports the SLING
streaming platform by maintaining a multicast/IP distribution.
Broadcast Engineering is also responsible for maintaining all of
the monitoring systems in the Technical Operations Centers as well
as Master Control. Primary responsibilities fall into the following
categories: Minimizes equipment and customer outages through
precise application work on equipment. Interacts with vendors and
internal engineering departments. Monitors and adjusts audio and
video parameters to insure the best network quality. Maintains
network quality, minimizes customer outages and communicate
technical issues and solutions in daily shift reports and pass
down-down meetings. Responsible for Multicast/IGMP-based video and
audio systems, which include PPV file and automation servers,
routers, a/v alarms, analog/digital converters and commercial
insertion equipment. Installs, maintains and repairs to component
level various types of baseband equipment: which includes analog
and digital, composite, component, NTSC, PAL, AES, SDI, and HD
signals. Tunes and trouble-shoots various types of satellite and
fiber decoders. Assists operations with training related to audio
and video equipment use and their adjustments. Insures a clean and
dust free environment in all technical areas. Maintains the
integrity of the system wiring and documentation. The successful
Senior Broadcast Engineering Technician will have: Associates
degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical
school; and at least four years of IT or broadcast engineering
experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience with servers, switches and routers and specialized
broadcast equipment. Must be able to perform rotating 24X7 shift
work including overnight shifts as dictated by the needs of the
business. Ability to lift 75 lbs. Ability to distinguish gradations
in color. Must be able to stand for extended periods and reach to
heights of up to 7 feet. Must be able to communicate via mobile
radio. Preferred Qualifications: 2 or more years of IT experience.
Effective communication skills which demonstrate the ability to
publish and communicate time-lines; write reports, business
documentation and procedure manuals; the ability to effectively
present information and respond to questions from all
organizational levels and external customers. Experience with
utilizing AutoCad to document as-built systems and networks.
#DICE_GH #LI-GH1 Compensation: $33,300.00/Yr. - $49,575.00/Yr. From
versatile health perks to new career opportunities, check out our
benefits on our careers website. Employment is contingent on
Successful completion of a pre-employment screen, which may include
a drug test.
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