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Position: Manager, Broadcast Engineering
Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)
Location: San Francisco CA US

Experience with video/audio QC. Experience working with live content. Minimum 4 years of managing experience. Knowledge of digital video and streaming encoders. 2 years broadcast transmission or IP streaming experience. Knowledge of digital video and streaming encoders. Ability to work in both Mac and Windows environment Clear communication and problem-solving skills and the ability to work in a team environment a must. Good organizational skills; must be able to track large scale projects and keep teams updated on status Follow all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and assist in documenting department processes. Flexible availability, including nights, weekends and holidays Knowledge of CDN and AWS Distributions. Working knowledge of monitoring and analyzing software (i.e Splunk, Kibana) Operational experience in live transmission/acquisition, master control or live streaming. Working knowledge of SD/HD-SDI, ASI, MPEG and J2K signal types. Working knowledge of transmission and acquisition equipment and systems. Working knowledge of analog and digital audio signals. Knowledge of networking and TS Over IP principals. Experience with Evertz, Snell, Grass Valley, Ross, Ateme, Sencore and other leading manufacturers in routers, switchers and terminal gear. Understanding signal flows and CAD drawings. Experience in similar fast paced environments.

BAMTECH Media’s San Francisco broadcast engineering managers are in charge of the daily operations of our 24/7 operations center. Managers work and operate from the Transmission Operation Center in San Francisco, managing day to day operations and also overlooking all of our key technologies. Managers and engineers monitor and analyze the delivery of all A/V transmission to our partners. Candidates should have an eagerness to learn and adapt to new broadcast and IP technologies in order to meet our current and future needs. They should also have a grasp of scheduling, creating documents, creating training materials and other basic managerial duties. The work will be based out of our San Francisco office. Shift times will vary and in most cases, will be 40 hours a week. Typical Work Activities: Setting up and executing interviews with new employee candidates. Creating and maintaining a 24/7 operational schedule. Meeting with vendors on current issues and also future projects. Leading weekly and one off meetings with other engineers, including meetings on issue tracking, operational issues, and upcoming projects. Read, interpret, and create schematic and topology drawings. Quickly identify and resolve issues in a live production environment. Keep accurate reporting and accounting of all technical faults. Provide professional, courteous and timely technical support. Assist with testing equipment for potential use in future projects. Maintain tracking spreadsheets and update accordingly. 516581

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