Full Time Job

Director, Engineering Remote Operations

Fox Sports

Los Angeles, CA 09-02-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

FOX Sports is searching for a Director of Engineering Remote Operations to join our team in Los Angeles. In this position, you will work with the award-winning all-star engineering team for FOX Sports and an engineering group made up of some of the brightest minds in broadcasting. Your responsibilities include managing and creating technology both behind the scenes and in front of the camera and being a part of the cutting-edge methods of producing sports programming from everything from a four camera college basketball games to the Super Bowl and everything in between.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Responsible for scheduling of Remote Kits, Control Rooms and Remote Workspaces with coordination between Sport Operations Managers
• Accountable for remote event coordination between Remote Operations and the Sports Transmission Operations, Studio Operations, Sports PICO & FNCC Engineering, Sports Crewing and Corp IT when utilizing FOX Network Center or FOX Remote Systems resources
• Responsible for Crew Management and Support while at FOX PICO
• Liaise with Technical & Operations Managers during the event to support their needs in conjunction with the planned usage of Remote Kits, Control Rooms and Remote Workspaces
• Manage shipping of equipment once released from FOX Sports Remote Operations Field Shop(s)
• Oversee rental of equipment for overflow or additional requirements
• Collaborate with Engineering management to determine event needs, equipment assignments and rental equipment necessary
• Partner with Sports Engineering Management and Field Shop Manager to replace, repair and re-integrate equipment
• Team up with Field Shop Managers to distribute equipment and equipment for testing and/or repair
• Manage employees supporting Remote Integration Operations
• Budgeting of costs related to Field Integration Operations
• Manage operational documentation for Field Operations teams of their integrated events
• Request Support Engineers and Technicians per event needs
• Coordination of scheduling databases for HRP and Remote Workspace events for FS Field Operations
• Event Support before, during and after live events as assigned – including engineering/operations, workspace assignments and time sheets, catering and weekly, daily and event schedules
• Setup and support of equipment shipping and tracking
• Create and distribute operational documentation for Field Operations teams for their events
• Rental equipment sourcing, ordering, shipment, tracking and billing

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• 15+ years professional experience required in network level environment (network, facilities company, etc) in engineering
• 5+ years of management experience
• Demonstrated experience in working with:
• live remote workflows, remote command and control workflows
• building and packaging hardware and software solutions for live broadcast
• bonded IP solutions
• drawing and maintaining engineering diagrams and documentation
• working in large show environments, such as Super Bowls, World Series, or other Championship type of events
• IP and network environment management
• Excellent verbal, written communication, presentation, and documentation skills
• Proficiency with Google Suite applications, and knowledge of both Mac and PC operating systems

NICE TO HAVE BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
• Education in Computer Science, Broadcasting, Engineering, or a related communications field
• Experience with applications like SmartSheet, Cheqroom, etc.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d28q7m-3-236-55-22-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Fox Sports

FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation's wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, the business has ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships. FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Deportes.