Broadcast Maintenance Engineer

Burbank, CA
Job Terms:
posted by:
Jennifer Lee

Job Description:

Broadcast Maintenance Engineer will report to the Sr. Manager of Broadcast Engineering. 

Position Summary: 

  • Hands on Engineering position involving Maintenance, Configuration, Troubleshooting, of the Network Operation Center’s Broadcast Play to Air systems both local Legacy and Cloud Based in remote Data Centers. 
  • Assist in the Maintenance, Configuration, and Troubleshooting of complex IP based Network infrastructure. 
  • Take Proactive Action to Correct Ongoing Broadcast Equipment related problems with little Supervision. 
  • Position requires off hour shift work including flexibility to work overnight and weekend hours. 

Required Background: 

  • BS, AA, or Trade School Equivalent Academic Training. 
  • 5 + years’ experience in Broadcast Play to Air Engineering Support and Maintenance. 
  • Prior Experience with Video Server, Storage Systems, & On Air Master Control Environment. 
  • Prior Experience with Broadcast Automation Systems such as ADC-100. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of SD & HD Video standards, including routing, distribution, and processing equipment. 
  • Knowledge and understanding to Support new Cloud Playback systems based on Virtual applications servers. 
  • Support of MPEG Transport Stream over IP program delivery of our Cable Networks for broadcast. 
  • Troubleshooting and analysis of SCTE 35 and 104 ad cue triggering. 
  • Familiarity with Remote Desktop troubleshooting, configuration, and recovery of remote Cloud Data Center systems. 

Preferred Background:

  • Strong Network Admin skill set with previous responsibilities maintaining IP Networks.
  • Knowledge and understanding of RF and Satellite tech a plus.
  • Knowledge of Transport Stream Tech a plus.

Client Description:

The Client is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate, headquartered in Burbank, California.

Why Aquent?

  • Highly competitive salaries: commensurate with experience
  • Insurance: Excellent medical benefits with premiums largely subsidized by AQUENT
  • 401k Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Perks and Discounts at leading major retailers
    • 24-hours Paid Sick Leave in CA


If you are a fit for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to Jennifer at jelee@aquent.com