Full Time Job

Transmission and Doc Support Engineer

Bally Sports

Atlanta, GA 03-07-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Our roster has an opening with your name on it!

Bally Sports mission is to build a transformative, participatory sports platform, anchored by the most exclusive and relevant live professional games, that provides fans a year-round opportunity to engage with content and communities they are most passionate about.

The Position:
We are currently seeking an experienced Transmission and Digital Operations Center (DOC) Support Engineer to join our team in Atlanta, GA. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Operations and Transmission, this position will manage the day-to-day support of Diamond Sports Group nationwide video network, game broadcast transmission, associated networking, audio/video hardware and digital operations support.

The Game Plan:
(What you will do)
• Expert level knowledge of routing and switching concepts and technologies.
• Oversee existing architecture renovations and updates. Work with Diamond Sports Group Video Network vendors to define software updates and upgrades.
• Maintain and administer computer networks and related computing environments including systems software, applications software, hardware, and configurations.
• Interact with Diamond Sports Group video network vendors to resolve issues, escalations, maintenance, and overall performance.
• Assist and help create SOPs for all transmission technologies activities, including audio/video and communications check-in, QC process for remotes, and outgoing transmission, including linear broadcast as well as digital stream creation.
• Create and develop preventative system maintenance plans, problems resolution check list, and system for tracking transmission logs.
• Maintain and updates flypack transmission units sent to remote venues.
• Identify replacement parts for repair work on Diamond Sports Group gear.
• Test and evaluate Diamond Sports Group transmission equipment and create RMA's for repair work, as necessary.
• Manage system tools in DOC for signal monitoring and as run logs for QC and troubleshooting.

The Stats:
(What to bring)
• 5+ years' experience in broadcast engineering and operations.
• Knowledge of fiber optic technologies and coax transport, video encoding codecs, multicast, and plant routing systems.
• Expertise in network routing/switching, firewalls, DNS, VoIP, and unified communications.
• Familiarity with SCTE Automation
• Familiarity with Slack and Teams for communication with RSN and MU Engineering
• Ability to quickly learn new or unfamiliar technology and products using documentation and internet resources.
• Ability to work with all levels of staff within and outside of Engineering as well as outside the organization.
• Ability to create and comprehend signal flow documents (CAD) as well as systems level troubleshooting.
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to manage highly technical operations teams while interfacing with Engineering, Operations, Production, and third-party vendors.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work well under the pressures of ''live'' television.
• Ability to prepare and deliver written and oral communications of complex matters.
• Must be able to work nights, weekends, and peak periods.
• On-call engineering support required.
• Must be able to work nights and weekends.
• Sports background a plus.

The Company is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidates' relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location. Full time positions are eligible for benefits that include participation in a retirement plan, life and disability insurance, health, dental and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, sick leave, vacation time, personal time, parental leave, and employee stock purchase plan.


Diamond Sports Group, L.L.C, an independently managed and unconsolidated subsidiary of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About us:

Diamond Sports Group LLC, an independently managed and unconsolidated subsidiary of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., owns the Bally Sports Regional Sports Networks (RSNs), the nation's leading provider of local sports. Its 17 owned-and-operated RSNs include: Bally Sports Detroit, Bally Sports Florida, Bally Sports Great Lakes, Bally Sports Indiana, Bally Sports Kansas City, Bally Sports Midwest, Bally Sports New Orleans, Bally Sports North, Bally Sports Ohio, Bally Sports Oklahoma, Bally Sports San Diego, Bally Sports SoCal, Bally Sports South, Bally Sports Southeast, Bally Sports Southwest, Bally Sports Sun, Bally Sports West, and Bally Sports Wisconsin. The Bally Sports RSNs serve as the TV home to more than half of all MLB, NHL and NBA teams based in the United States. Diamond Sports Group also has a joint venture in Marquee, the home of the Chicago Cubs, and a minority interest in the YES Network, the local destination for the New York Yankees and Brooklyn Nets. Diamond RSNs produce approximately 5,000 live local professional telecasts each year in addition to a wide variety of locally produced sports events and programs each year.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d9y1vz-3-230-143-213-42 in your application.