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Facility Tech-Systems Engineer

  • As a full-service facility, we maintain broadcast-quality post-production infrastructure, but we’re also frequently on-set and maintain our own production equipment.
  • The Systems Engineer is our go-to technology guru capable of filling almost any role in this small company while continuing to maintain our servers and workstations, performing media management, and implementing technology upgrades.
  • On a day-by-day basis our System Engineer troubleshoots and solves any IT and video issues, supports all employees and advises on ingest, logging, workflows, and deliverables.
  • The right candidate is dependable, responsible, and an excellent communicator who is able to “talk the language” of IT engineers and end-users alike, interfacing with technical vendors as well as creative artists, and dealing professionally with clients. Our industry is more computerized than ever, and being an excellent and fast learner who can stay up to date with current trends and developments is key to this position.
  • At least 2 years of professional post-production engineering experience
  • Excellent understanding of digital video standards and formats, including frame rates, PARs, pulldown patterns, codecs, wrappers, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to support Adobe Creative Suite / Creative Cloud, Avid Media Composer, Pro Tools, and FileMaker Pro
  • Mac and PC hardware troubleshooting and repair
  • Deep technical knowledge of Mac OS X and OS X Server
  • Network engineering, LAN design and topology, configuration of switches and routers
  • Backup systems, maintenance and best practices
  • Ability to support and maintain FTP, DNS, Open Directory, DHCP, AFP and related services
  • Ability to support and maintain a VPS web server
    Web design and programming (HTML, CSS, WordPress)
  • Traditional video equipment – broadcast tape decks and patch panels
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs and be able to squeeze under desks or behind racks, as necessary
  • Degree or certification in Information Technology, Computer Science or Engineering
    Apple Certified Support Professional, Technical Coordinator, or System Administrator
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