Broadcast Operations Engineer (Part-Time) at Major League Baseball

| Greater NYC Area
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The Broadcast Operations Engineer will be responsible for day to day operations of broadcast technology for MLB and MiLB. This will include supporting multiple existing ballpark video, communications, and IP systems. This position will be part-time, seasonal in alignment with the MLB/MiLB schedule

The candidate should possess a functional understanding of IP networks, audio and video broadcast systems, video encoding and decoding, as well as having knowledge of integrated multimedia control systems.

OPERATIONAL LIAISON

  • Actively monitor broadcast and related systems to ensure smooth gameday operations.
  • Assist with efforts to maintain, repair, install, and expand broadcast, and broadcast related systems.
  • Work with Management team to create and refine systems processes with remote and local teams for MLB and MiLB.
  • Candidate should have an eagerness to learn and be adaptable to learning new broadcast and IP technologies to meet current and future needs of the facilities.

SPECIFIC DUTIES

  • Primary support of game-day operations for MiLB.TV product. QC, analyze, and troubleshoot gameday feeds and corresponding MiLB ballpark hardware for customer facing live streams.
  • Provide tier 1 support for broadcast related MLB hardware, software, and communications devices at MLB Ballparks and MLB data centers.
  • Provide technical operations support to the Replay Operations, Broadcast Engineering and Ballpark Infrastructure teams
  • Provide operational support of video transmission systems, including IP and ASI encoding, decoding, and other broadcast transmission related hardware.
  • Work with operations staff to generate nightly engineering reports and generate relevant tickets.
  • Open, update, and close service tickets as necessary.
  • Proactively monitor, analyze, and rectify technical faults in a variety of broadcast and broadcast related IP systems.
  • Provide technical operations support of ballpark communications systems as problems are reported.
  • Perform regular sweeps of facilities to identify issues and notify the system owners of faults found with their equipment.

REQUIREMENTS

  •  Working knowledge of video backhaul and distribution methodology.
  • Competence with Mac and Windows Operating Systems.
  • Functional Knowledge of ASI and IP Video Transport concepts.
  • Experience with Evertz, Ross, Sencore, Grass Valley, Elemental, ClearCom or equivalent Broadcast hardware manufacturers.

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Understanding of networking topology, and OSI Model.
  • Experience with video transport over WAN/LAN, and IP Packet analyzers.
  • Experience with video encoding and assorted CODECs.
  • Experience with Omnigraffle, Visio, or CAD.
  • Programming experience is desirable, but not required.
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Location

Located in midtown west Manhattan across from Radio City Music Hall, offer an easy commute. Great restaurants, heart of New York City, let's go!

What are Major League Baseball Perks + Benefits

Major League Baseball Benefits Overview

We know that our employees' performance is directly related the environment that they're in. That's why at MLB, we provide exceptional Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage - premiums 100 percent employer covered - so you can focus on being your best.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Vision plan has only a $10 co-pay for annual eye exams and maximum out of pocket cost of $25 for glasses and/or contact lens.
Health Insurance Benefits
Health insurance policy covers 100% of premiums, with no deductible and minimum co-pays when in-network.
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 3 times an employee's annual salary. Premiums 100% employer covered.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Automatic annual employer contribution to 401(k)!
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 4 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker.
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
We often sponsor family oriented events!
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
We typically host company outings Quarterly.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes Career mentoring.
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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