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Production Studio Support Engineer - NBC Sports


Stamford, CT
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Production Studio Support Engineer - NBC Sports

Jobid 23768-367397

Location: Stamford, CT, 06912, USA

Description **Job Number** 33453BR

**Job Title** Production Studio Support Engineer - NBC Sports

**Business Segment** NBC Sports Group

**Sub-Business** NBC Sports, NBCSN, & Olympics

**Posting Category** Technology/Engineering

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.

Sports & Olympics NBC Sports is synonymous with superior production that elevates the event, broad promotion, and mutually-beneficial partnerships. Known as America’s Olympic Network, NBC has broadcasted 14 Olympic Games including the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, more than any other network. NBC Olympics is also renowned for its award-winning production including more than 90 Emmy Awards. Its ability to amass large audiences with broad promotion, particularly for the Olympics, has resulted in NBC Sports broadcasting nine of the top 10 most-watched events in U.S. television history, including the 2012 London Olympic Games which stands at No. 1 all time with 217 million viewers. In 2009, NBC Sports won the prestigious Peabody Award for its production of the Beijing Games and was named ‘Best in Sports Television’ at the Sports Business Awards.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** Connecticut

**City** Stamford



This freelance engineering role provides broadcast support of a 24x7x365 sports production facility. A working knowledge of studio production systems, IP networks, and infrastructure within a production facility is required, as this position assists in resolving technical problems with production systems in a timely fashion.


+ Provide timely technical support for studio and control room production systems. Perform installation, trouble shooting, equipment upgrades, and calibration. Support on-air production by quickly determining the causes of technical problems and correcting them.

+ Monitor and adjust production systems to meet accepted industry standards using diagnostic tools, including SDI scopes, audio/data/color analyzers, and IP-based tools and applications.

+ Participate in technical projects through installation and testing phases.

+ Use vendor-specific system software (i.e. Evertz, RTS, GV) to fulfill operator route and assignment requests.

+ Accurately report and track support requests through to completion, providing follow up communication to the customer and status to other engineers.

+ Perform repair of audio & video production equipment, including repairs at the system and board levels.

+ Redline technical diagrams.


Basic Qualifications

+ Working knowledge of broadcast and IP networks within a production facility.

+ Ability to quickly perform problem analysis and resolution of graphics servers, server-based record and playout systems, encoders/decoders, SDI and IP based video routers, fiber transport, and digital audio networks.

+ Skillset should include installing, troubleshooting, calibrating, and maintaining production or broadcast systems; participating in systems design or project management; and performing preventative maintenance.Eligibility Requirements

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered

+ Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT

+ Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

+ Must be 18 years or older

+ It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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