Full Time Job

Quality Control Technician

A+E Networks

Stamford, CT 03-31-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Production Operations and Engineering consists of a wide range of media centric roles. We are responsible for managing the entire life cycle of A+E's programming. This is where we produce, transform, broadcast and distribute content as well as run the tech infrastructure for the Media Supply chain. We are an energetic team that fulfills the business objectives within a thriving dynamic industry. Developing new solutions to continually improve the user experience of our customers, consumers and colleagues is our mandate. If you have the determination and aptitude we are seeking for a role in this challenging and rewarding business and are eager to work for a department that sets the standard for our industry, then we look forward to speaking with you!

A&E Television Networks is seeking a Quality Control Technician who is responsible for the QC of AETN programs prior to Broadcast. Candidate will perform an extensive and detailed assessment of SD and HD media. Must have the ability to identify any impairments, anomalies, artifacts, and ensure that all content meets network standards and air critical deadlines. This staff position requires days, weekends and periodic overtime on short notice as needed.

• Evaluate show and movie master files for technical quality, Standards & Practices, grammar, spelling and closed caption accuracy.
• Perform technical quality check of live content.
• Monitor incoming emails, facilitate requests, prioritize air dates and communicate all technical issues to Lead Tech/Supervisor.
• Check edits and verify technical fixes, revise reports and update department records.
• Multitask in a fast-paced environment effectively and work autonomously with minimal supervision.

On our team, you will have the opportunity to watch great content. You will have exposure to all the inner workings of what it takes to get our content out the door and on the eyes of the world. Collaborate with Acquisitions and Producers to name just a few of the stakeholders in our organization. You will challenge your creative spirit as we embrace the technological advances to producing and delivering award winning content and sharing globally.

• 4 year bachelor's degree in TV/Film or Media Related Program and/or 2-4 years related job experience in the Media Industry.
• Bilingual Spanish is required.
• Extremely observant, with an excellent attention to detail.
• Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
• Practical knowledge of production, post-production and broadcast related problems.
• Strong knowledge of Broadcast file formats, and the ability to read waveform/vector and audio scopes.
• Knowledge of VTR machines a plus
• Knowledge of Adobe Premiere, SDVI and MediaFlex a plus.
• Knowledge of Baton Auto QC a plus
• Positive attitude with a passion to excel in a team-oriented culture.
• Interest in new technology and a desire to work in the entertainment/media industry.
• High-Speed home internet; ability to download large media files as needed.
Company Profile
A+E Networks

At A+E Networks, we believe that storytelling uncovers the human in humanity, the hero in heroism, and the ordinary in the extraordinary.