Candidate must have ability to work as independent contractors.
Unable to consider - 3rd party / C2C, H1b, OPT EAD.
Title : Senior Systems Engineer / Support
Location : Atlanta, GA 30318
Duration : 6 Months
You will be a part of the Tier 3 support team, you’ll be focused on providing subject matter expert support across the broadcast & production facilities.
In this role, you will be required to take the lead on large and complex projects in addition to acting as subject matter expert and resource for the Tier 1 and Tier 2 support teams.
Identifying root cause & solutions for complex technical problems and processes
Identifying & coordinating system upgrades and expansions
Identifying opportunities to develop and/or apply innovative solutions
Interaction with vendors to steer development where necessary to provide industry standard solutions
Perform system design, quotation and implementation including specification of all equipment and materials required, preparation of a bill of materials and the submission of cost estimates and justification to the senior leadership team
Oversee the integration of the new system and in most cases be responsible for the configuration of all components
Provide system overviews and training
*This position requires a Monday thru Friday, normal business hours work schedule, with on call responsibilities. Some after-hours and/or on-site work may be required as well as occasional travel.
Bachelor's degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or a related discipline; Associate's degree with extensive in-field experience will be considered
8 years' experience working in a news/sports, live studio/production, or similar broadcast environments- preferred
Excellent communication skills are a must
Prefer experience with new IP
Expert knowledge of the following:
Master Control, Broadcast studio and post production facilities & supporting systems
ITIL framework for Problem Management
SD (SMPTE 259) and HD 9SMPTE 292M) video
New Broadcast IP standards including TR-03 (to become SMPTE2110) and ASPEN- highly preferred
Compute platforms & system virtualisation
Broadcast facility system design, industry best practices
High performance LANs & WANs - SANs, NAS and other high capacity storage solutions