Full Time Job

Ingest Operator 1

NBC Sports

Stamford, CT 09-30-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

The Ingest Operator will be a key contributor to the success of all LIVE records for NBC Sports. In this role, you will help execute and oversee the reliability of content ingest across various systems and devices, including Olympics, NFL Football, Golf, Premiere League Soccer, MLB, Nascar, College Sports, and much more. This position requires proficiency with highly interoperable scheduling and device control software for recording a variety of broadcast signals. In this role, you will become a member of an innovative broadcast technology team, which requires effective communication, building key relationships, and a service-oriented approach.

• Interfaces with the Operations and Production departments to ensure all their recording needs are being met
• Executes Automated simultaneous recordings of production and off-air assets on over 200 + baseband ingest devices
• Controls Manual Stops for Automated recordings
• Executes ad hoc instant recordings on inbound program streams
• Verifies integrity of video/audio recordings on multiple formats, including 1080i,1080p (SDR &HDR) in 50 and 60Hz
• Confirms and validates ScheduAll metadata on each record
• Coordinates record streams in the Media Asset Management and Avid/EVS environment


• Minimum 1 year experience in the Broadcast Operations or Production related field
• Knowledge of Baseband ingest devices
• Experience with Broadcast Operations
• Knowledge of ScheduAll, Ingest Control, and Record Control a plus
• Must be willing to work overnights, weekends and holidays as needed

Desired Characteristics:
• Bachelor's degree preferred
• Knowledge of Broadcast workflow preferred
• A good listener with good interpersonal skills across teams and in service to the client
• Maintains cool under pressure and thrive in an environment where change is expected and embraced
• Extremely detail oriented and organized

Eligibility Requirements:
(note job #)
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older
• Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
• It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal' s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
• Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.
• Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced protocols in select work settings or where jurisdictionally mandated..
• Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d504v1-3-229-117-149-42 in your application.