Job Status: Active ✓
|Job Type||Full Time|
Purpose of the Position:
To coordinate the delivery of inbound and outbound event based satellite and terrestrial feeds with local and international broadcasters and link providers, and to ensure that delivered feeds meet the required broadcast quality standards within a 24x7 operational shift environment.
Key Performance Objectives
Coordinate incoming and outgoing feeds via satellite and terrestrial fiber links
Check and maintain technical requirements with local and international Host Broadcasters and link providers.
Correct audio and video defects that don’t meet technical broadcast standards
Perform switching coordination duties for broadcast tie-lines for both Randburg and Samrand feeds
Manage traffic flow and signal configurations to / from synchronizers, up-down convertors and identify audio and video defects.
Operate both manual and automated routing via routing switcher panels
Follow operational instructions as per standard operation procedure with relevant escalations
In the absence of an Ingest operator, all ingest functions are to be performed by the Contribution coordinator.
Establish and maintain voice communication circuits
Generate technical reports during shifts
Control signals to suit content archive workflows and edit processes
Plan and coordinate contribution and ingest workflows
Plan technical resources for feeds on shift and populate the ICR Dashboard scheduling system accordingly
Plan and manage traffic flow per feed requirements
Use switching software to control and plan routing of external contribution lines
Communicate with all relevant stakeholders prior to and during transmission.
Ensure that shift handover processes support feed delivery and ingest objectives on shift
Produce detailed reports per feed for management reporting
Check and maintain technical requirements with internal production areas
Execution of instructions and requests to fulfil the client’s requirements
Communicate with all relevant internal and external parties prior and during transmissions
Check and maintain technical quality of ingested content
Diploma in Electrical Engineering (Light Current)
3-5 years’ experience in the television broadcasting industry
Knowledge of systems in the television broadcasting industry
Broadcast value chain
Broadcasting operational delivery
Satellite and terrestrial contribution workflows
Ingest/ and archive systems
Video and Audio signal workflows
Occupational Safety & Health
Total Quality Management