Graduate Broadcast Engineer – September 2019

About the Role

This a two-year development programme including secondments to various engineering departments, giving you the opportunity to expand your knowledge and develop practical skills for an exciting and rewarding career in broadcast engineering. As a Graduate Trainee, you can expect to put all the theory you have learnt at university into practice within an innovative organisation that will put you at the forefront of new and exciting developments in broadcast technology and prepare you for long-term career.

Programme Length

This a two-year development programme including secondments to various engineering departments, giving you the opportunity to expand your knowledge and develop practical skills for an exciting and rewarding career in broadcast engineering. As a Graduate Trainee, you can expect to put all the theory you have learnt at university into practice within an innovative organisation that will put you at the forefront of new and exciting developments in broadcast technology and prepare you for long-term career.

Progression

Our Graduate Broadcast Engineer role could be right for you if you are interested in pursuing one of the following careers:

  • Edit Support
  • Lead Broadcast Engineer
  • Systems Specialist
  • Outside Broadcast Engineer
  • Database Systems Specialist

Responsibilities and learning objectives

Learning and Developing your skills whilst participating in our Graduate Programme will also involve supporting the effective operation of Broadcast systems and workflows at BT Sport, which involves the following:

  • Monitoring and optimising the performance of video, control and network systems in a broadcast environment.
  • Assisting in the preparation of the facilities for productions.
  • Assisting staff and freelance engineering teams with rigging and operating equipment for studio shows and remote sites in the Olympic Park.
  • Providing front-line maintenance to address faults in a timely manner.
  • Escalating issues and communicating with senior team members and vendor support as required.
  • Completing routine maintenance and regular system checks.
  • Being involved in the evaluation of new systems and workflows.
  • Ensuring that business documentation and workflows are created and updated.
  • Working as part of a project team on new installations.

Training

You will hit the ground running, working directly alongside our skilled engineers, getting hands-on experience on projects in outside broadcasts and studio productions for our major broadcast clients. After a full induction, we will also offer you a mix of internal and external training, and you will have access to your own mentor to support your career development.

About You

We don’t need you to have worked in a broadcasting or studio environment before but there are some key requirements:

  • Logic, curiosity and exceptional reasoning skills are essential in any systems environment so you should have a passion for technology and a talent for problem solving. We will require a good knowledge of IT and networking, as well as video theory, and the ability to assess video signals.
  • Everyone in the team has to deal directly with our clients, so strong written and verbal communication skills are required, as well as confidence in dealing with people at a range of different levels. The ability to work well in a team environment with is essential.
  • To be eligible, you should have a strong academic record and a degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline.

Please note that this is a shift-based role and involves unsociable hours and weekend work.

Why Join Timeline?

In addition to being part of a company that is at the forefront of cutting-edge broadcast technology, we offer a range of perks and benefits such as regular social events, the Cycle to Work scheme, private health care, a medical cashback scheme and a ‘legendary’ Christmas party!

You will have the opportunity to work on exciting projects that really matter, and we offer a variety of training and development opportunities.

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The closing date for applications is 30/06/2019

Location: Stratford

Contract: Two year programme

Closing Date: 30/06/2019

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