Engineering Technician, Dome Productions

Date: Nov 26, 2018

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 223502 

 

Bell is a truly Canadian company with over 138 years of success. We are defined by the passion of our team members and their belief inour company’s vast potential.

To ensure we continue to be recognized as Canada’s leading communications company, we’re committed to finding and developing the next generation of leaders. This means creating best-in-class career and development opportunities for our employees.

If you’re passionate, driven and find yourself seeking interesting work, new challenges and continuous learning opportunities, then we want you to join our team.

Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital media, including CTV — Canada's #1 television network, and the country's most-watched specialty channels. It is a critical component of Bell’s commitment to leverage strategic investments in broadband networks to offer Canadians the best available content on any of the four screens they choose: television, smartphone, tablet and computer.

 

Location: Dome Productions - Toronto (Rogers Centre)

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Hours of Work: Full Time - Overtime as required

Status: Temporary – Full Time (6 Month Contract)

 

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain performance and full service functionality for the managed network systems that are deployed under Dome’s service provision for transport of video, audio and data payload
  • Attend and address facilities expansion, corrective service actions and equipment specific configuration administration that ensure best performance for delivery of services
  • Complete daily performance monitoring and review of network traffic, system performance and communicate status updates
  • Maintain performance and full-service functionality to the Master Control Facilities that are under Dome’s management
  • Liaise with manufacturer support, operators, and telco suppliers to resolve identified issues that are impacting complete operational status of network services in a timely fashion
  • Work directly with Network Operators to correct issues and ensure network is operating at full capacity
  • Provide technical support for video/audio based encoding and decoding capabilities along with supporting the services and equipment used to provision web streaming
  • Act as Studio engineer
  • Assist operators with the efficient and effective equipment operations as required
  • Develop strong rapport and two-way communication skills with clients and operators to ensure effective problem solving and insights into equipment ‘issues’ during live productions
  • Provides feedback to clients in determining the appropriate technological production solution to fit their event needs
  • Maintain and repair all technical equipment in the Studio facility
  • Maintains current knowledge of inner workings of equipment/systems, the connect points and interdependencies of all positions in the mobile
  • Recommends solutions based on the balance between operational efficiency and equipment malfunctions
  • Responsible for keeping the facilities organized and clean

 

Qualifications:

  • Recognized Post-Secondary degree / diploma in Electronic Technology or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years relative broadcast / media network management experience
  • Thorough knowledge for all types of media equipment and expected performance
  • Thorough knowledge of computer systems, networking topology and deployment, VPN tunnels, and network security
  • Ability to effectively utilize support tools and test gear to perform accurate evaluation of equipment and integrated facilities
  • Understanding of media file formats, metadata, streaming, archive technology and applications used in the media production environment
  • Knowledge of MS Office and database applications
  • Proficient with MS Windows, Mac and Linux OS
  • Proficient with MS Visio and AutoCAD software
  • Understanding of remote sports and entertainment productions studio and production control room facilities and Master Control facilities
  • Experience with Evertz products and Imagine Master Control products an asset
  • Must be detailed-orientated, multi-tasking, self-directed with proven ability to prioritize tasks and work well under pressure and deadlines

 

Requirements:

  • Role may have some travel throughout North America
  • Must hold a valid Canadian G-Class driver’s license
  • Required to work weekdays, evenings and / or weekends as assigned; specifically evenings / overnight shifts
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment and deal with emergencies as they arise

 

Bilingualism is an asset (English and French)

 

Additional Information:

Position Type: Non Management
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Toronto
Application Deadline: 12/03/2018
 

Please apply directly online to be considered for this role.  Applications through email will not be accepted.

 

Bell is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees and customers feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live and serve, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

 

Created: CanadaONToronto

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