Job Details: Principal Broadcast Distribution Engineer

Principal Broadcast Distribution Engineer

Job Specification

Job Title: Principal Broadcast Distribution Engineer
Ref: 5008
Location: Europe: London, UK
Salary: Quote on application
Sector: Engineering & Development
Type: Permanent

Job Details

A renowned broadcast service provider currently has an exciting permanent opportunity for a Principal Broadcast Distribution Engineer to join its London based team.

As a Principal Distribution Engineer you will play a key role in innovative broadcast projects and provide 3rd line systems support, acting as a subject matter expert for all broadcast encoding, multiplexing and distribution technologies.  You will be a senior escalation point for stakeholders and clients, leading meetings and presenting complex information to both technical and non-technical audiences as well as preparing statistics and technical data for internal use.  You will also work alongside architecture teams to contribute to Agile sprints and test emerging solutions throughout the project lifecycle.

The successful candidate will have extensive experience working as a Senior Engineer in a broadcast organisation, having designed and produced bespoke video distribution systems and workflows for baseband and/or OTT services. You will have expert-level knowledge of DVB and MPEG with experience of working on high profile projects using these technologies. You should have a degree, or equivalent experience, in broadcast engineering/electronics engineering or a related subject, with any further certifications or qualifications in IP networking or video standards being advantageous.

You should be comfortable designing multicast and IP video distribution networks and will ideally have knowledge of file-based video delivery systems such as Signiant and Aspera. You will also have a strong understanding of file management systems such as RAID storage and be familiar with key satellite up-linking and down-linking services as well as facilitating virtualised IT environments.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company at the forefront of its market and work on industry-leading projects with the latest advancements in video and audio technologies.

If you feel that you have the necessary skills and experience and you are fully eligible to live and work in the UK without restriction then please apply now for immediate consideration.

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