(800) 774-8036

Media Engineer

Charlotte, NC
Date Added: July 07, 2022
Software Resources has immediate job opportunities for Media Engineers in Charlotte, NC.

Duration: 12 month(s)

HOURS: Candidates must be willing to work an alternate work schedule that are determined by sporting events and related media coverage. Will be required to work some weekends and a third shift work schedule.

IMPORTANT NOTE: To support the network, a vaccinated contingent worker is required for engineering needs on the college campus.

LOCATION: On location in Charlotte, NC

1.) Knowledge and experience with Fiber Optics
2.) Previous experience (2+ years of experience) in IT, Broadcast Engineering or related field
3.) Has knowledge of television production hardware, software, systems and specifications, TCPIP protocols on servers and workstations, systems management and server administration.


We are taking a responsible approach to creating environments that allow us to do what we do best – entertain and inform millions around the world. As part of our commitment to health and safety, COVID-19 vaccines are required for U.S. salaried and hourly non-union employees, as well as all Staff Augmentation/Agency Temporary workers placed on an assignment at a U.S. location.

The Technology organization plays a central role in the future growth of The Company. Our team is responsible for worldwide linear and digital media distribution, design and development of all consumer-facing digital products, advertising technology, consumer data, and international broadcast operations. Our employees are leading, creating, and innovating, making bold moves in unexpected directions that redefine not just what a media company does, but what it can do. With The Company, you can be part of media’s evolution, helping us create what’s next.

Job Summary:
Working within Technology is unlike anything else. That’s because we are always finding new ways to interact with fans – however and wherever they connect with sports. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary. All operate at high volume and fast pace. All productions supported require 100% uptime of the broadcast systems. The successful candidate must have superior troubleshooting skills as well as knowledge and experience specific to the operation and support of broadcast systems, their configurations, and uses.

Basic Qualifications:
Work as a member of the Technology team and the division’s Media Operations & Engineering team to implement state of the art production control rooms and distribution systems.
• Respond to and resolve issues that affect show production and content distribution across multiple networks.
• Troubleshoot and diagnose issues affecting all elements within our ecosystem.
• Respond to and resolve Broadcast facility issues and perform oversight and maintenance on key Transmission/RF contribution and distribution systems.
• Monitors the performance of systems; maintains system configuration history of changes, troubleshoots and participates in repairing systems problems and failures, participates in leading or leads the maintenance of systems, installs software patches, updates etc., to resolve and avoid service problems, and troubleshoots system problems as they relate to these services.
• Responds to system outages, malfunctions, and related technical problems, and conducts diagnostic testing, repair and replacement activities necessary to solve routine, specialized, and complex problems.
• Develops and implements effective preventative maintenance and diagnostic/solutions, techniques and procedures.
• Coordinates and / or performs upgrades to system hardware and software; coordinates the activities of technicians involved in the deployment and configuration of the systems, and with vendors on moves, additions and re-locations of systems or equipment.
• When required perform preventative maintenance on all TV broadcasting systems and equipment, such as MPEG Compression systems, Encoders, Multiplexers, Modulators, Protection Switches, Uplink Based Conditional Access and Decoder Control, Integrated Receiver Decoders (IRDs), switchers, consoles, playout servers, cameras, robotics, electromechanical equipment, and in order to ensure optimum broadcast performance in the facility.
• Participates in planning or plans for the facility infrastructure; participates in evaluating or evaluates new technologies, in researching network and system configurations for future implementation of systems.
• Maintain up to date operational procedures to support daily productions and emergency recovery scenarios.
• Generates and organizes required project technical documentation required to support and operate all company broadcast facilities

Preferred Qualifications:
2+ years of experience in IT, Broadcast Engineering or related field.
• Has extensive knowledge of television production hardware, software, systems and specifications, TCPIP protocols on servers and workstations, systems management and server administration.
• Demonstrated IT skills including TCP/IP networking concepts and equipment, storage systems, redundant computer system concepts, administration, etc.
• Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
• Knowledge and experience with Fiber Optic theory, installation and maintenance including Fusion Splicing, certifications and use of OTDR’s and other related test equipment.

Required Education:
BS or equivalent work experience

Don’t delay. Join the Software Resources team today!
Software Resources specializes in connecting talented IT professionals with challenging job opportunities that transform jobs into careers.
To meet our clients hiring needs, we continuously source talented IT Professionals with all levels of expertise and in all disciplines. We offer world class major medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) with match, short term disability, Life Insurance and AD&D. You, our future employees, can make a tremendous difference to our company and our clients. Please apply to this job and experience the Software Resources difference. You can view all of our jobs at https://www.softwareresources.com/careers/
Company Overview
Software Resources is a national staffing and recruitment firm delivering the best candidates to our clients and the best jobs to our candidates since 1992.
We are a certified woman owned business in business to place contract, contract-to-hire, and direct-hire talent in Technology (IT, creative, marketing), finance, accounting, and executive-level positions. We serve many vertical markets including Entertainment/Media, Cruise Industry/Leisure travel, Hospitality, Government, Personal Care, Professional Services, Energy/Utilities, Security, and Financial Services.
Headquartered in Lake Mary, FL in the Orlando metro area, we have branches and sales professionals across the US. Wherever you’re located and whatever the need, count on Software Resources to provide exceptional candidates who are fully vetted and ready to go. Call (800) 774-8036 or visit us online at https://www.softwareresources.com/ and leave the recruiting to us!

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