Full Time Job

Transmissions Engineer


Remote / Virtual 10-20-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
We are looking for a Transmissions Engineer to join Disney Streaming in Amsterdam!
Our global Disney Streaming Transmissions Engineering Team provides a 24-hour operation, with tier 1 and tier 2 support for various broadcast systems in a diverse international environment.

As a Transmission Engineer you will operate from the Transmission Operation Center (TOC) or work remotely, managing all A/V transmission paths into our data centers. Engineers also monitor and analyze the delivery of all A/V transmission to our external partners. You are responsible for distribution, switching, and quality control monitoring of event-based and linear acquisition signals, regardless of the format (linear television, IP, fiber, etc.).

You will also ensure that assigned partner distribution transmission is configured and routed as ordered. You have the responsibility to act as a technical liaison to clients and our partners to remotely troubleshoot signal issues, as well as notifying internal and external parties of signal outages. You should also have an eagerness to learn and adapt to new broadcast and IP technologies in order to meet our current and future needs.

What you'll do:
• Ensure all signals meet our control standards and adjust video, audio and captions Routing and monitoring multiple A/V feeds to and from our facilities.
• Quickly identify and resolve issues in a live production environment.
• Remotely configure hardware as required for live events and linear acquisition and distribution.
• Provide professional, courteous and timely technical support.
• Keep notes on any troubleshooting and help to compose documentation

Your background:
• 3+ years in Broadcast Engineering, Acquisition, Transmission or a similar work environment.
• Working knowledge of SD/HD-SDI, ASI, MPEG and J2K signal types.
• Experience with transmission and acquisition equipment and systems.
• Understanding of analog and digital audio signals.
• Knowledge of networking and TS Over IP principles.
• Experience with Evertz, Snell, Grass Valley, Ross, Ateme, Sencore and other leading manufacturers in routers, switchers and terminal gear.
• Understanding signal flows and CAD drawings.
• Some knowledge of elastic search and real-time analytics/visualizations.
• Experience in similar fast paced environments.

About Disney Streaming:

Comprised of the Company's international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney's stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with The Capitals B.V., which is part of a business segment we call Disney Streaming.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-roxm54-54-161-98-96-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Disney Streaming Services is responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including the ESPN+ and Disney+.