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Manager - Broadcast Engineering

Company: Qvest
Location: New York
Posted on: September 22, 2023

Job Description:

Who we Areprovides business and technology consulting services that bring our clients closer to their customers, data, and content. We have a global footprint across five continents and are the largest Media and Entertainment focused consulting company in the world. We have deep expertise across Program Management, Digital Media Supply Chain, IP & Rights Management, Data & Analytics, AI/ML, Customer Experience and Salesforce, Cybersecurity, & Media Transformation.Who We're SeekingYou are a seasoned professional who has worked 5 to 8 years career in television or technology. You understand the infrastructure required to support live production. You are fluent in different video transmission methods from Satellite, fiber, and over-the-internet protocols. You're constantly looking at how productions are made today and looking for ways to improve them going forward. You are constantly looking to improve production workflows, this could be migrating to IP video or learning about a new tool that isn't typically used. This includes new technologies that have not been used in broadcasts before. Responsibilities

  • Project Manager of Broadcast Transformation will provide technical leadership and guidance across all broadcast-related technology platforms and departments, as well as project planning and budgeting, overseeing equipment purchases, installation planning, and documentation efforts
  • Conceive and manage Engineering department capital projects, including systems design, equipment selection, purchasing, installation, and implementation
  • Prioritize technical projects and system upgrades according to Engineering resources and considerations in impact on systems integrity and availability
  • Develop new systems, processes, and procedures as necessary to ensure project focus
  • Recommend, evaluate and monitor current and future broadcast technologies to accommodate for transitions in hardware and software solutions
  • Advanced working knowledge of industry-standard post-production video and audio file formats
  • Strong working knowledge of Cloud-based services, architectures, workflows, and applications for post-production editing
  • Strong working knowledge and understanding of complex media systems and workflows encompassing file ingest, transcoding, and delivery
  • Strong working knowledge of Digital Asset Management systems integration and support
  • Strong working knowledge of Windows, Mac, and Linux workstations and serversWhat you'll bring
    • 5-8 years in end-to-end delivery of Cloud-Based Workflows, Broadcast IP Transformation & Broadcast Engineering
    • Deep knowledge of SMPTE 2110 Standards & NDI
    • Working knowledge of solutions from Wide Orbit, Avid, Dalet, Grass Valley, EVS, Adobe, Wolftech, VIZRT, Quantel, Xytech, etc.
    • Deep Experience in specifications of Video Files, Audio files, Multi-casts, & final delivery mechanisms.
    • A mindset of cross-unit collaboration; in addition to working with multiple engineering teams you will seamlessly partner with business and sales leaders and meaningfully contribute to adjacent business discussions/ forums that have an impact on the direction of business strategy.
    • Highly accountable for business results; understands which levers to pull to keep engineering development & projects on track
    • Possess managerial courage; willingness to have tough conversations with other leaders/ employees to come to key decisions
    • Technological depth and breadth; a deep understanding of multiple technology domains, and the ability to quickly learn and build up sufficient knowledge, to lead across the breadth of areas that are relevant to the business segment
    • Proven track record of engineering project leadership for large, cross-functional initiativesPreferred Experience
      • Experience at a large consulting firm or System Integrator (e.g., Accenture, Deloitte, EY, CapGemini, PWC)
      • Experience in various operational workflows (Live Production, Studio Production, News, Playout, Distribution, OTT, VOD)
      • Understanding of Next Gen ATSC 3.0 transmission standard
      • Understanding Broadcasters, TV Networks, and Video Services Providers ecosystems (Rights, Planning, Resource Management, Monetization)
      • Exposure to major Broadcast Associations (IABM, NAB, SMPTE, SVG, SBE)Life at QvestWe were founded on a culture of collaboration and inclusiveness, and this permeates each of our initiatives, both client-facing and internal. We offer a wide selection of benefits including medical, dental & vision, 401k matching and flexible vacation; we sponsor training to advance our teams' skill sets and we prioritize our employees' professional growth currently 350+ people strong and we've been recognized as a "Best Place to Work," a "Great Place to Work," "Fastest Growing," and "A Jewel."Equal Employment OpportunityQvest is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Qvest applies this stance to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training, including internships, at all levels of employment.

Keywords: Qvest, New York , Manager - Broadcast Engineering, IT / Software / Systems , New York, New York

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