Contract Job

Boc Ops Specialist


Stamford, CT 05-11-2021
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  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Freelance BOC Ops Specialist


PLEASE NOTE: This is a project / limited term position with an estimated duration of up to 12 months, unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed.

Role Purpose:

The BOC Ops Specialist manages the daily operation of the Stamford facility supplying the On-Air needs of our Productions and provides in-BOC Operations support for shows involving Multiple Complex Remote facilities usage.

• Strategic transmission planning for remote shows.
• Disseminates information among all other production teams, Tech team and other facilities
• Informed and up-to-date on sporting events and sports knowledge
• Schedule all ingest and connectivity using ScheduAll
• Operationally support BOC during shifts, includes management of BOC and all scheduled events
• Help troubleshoot signal with vendors and help transmission engineering setup and perform check ins.
• Ability to operate routers, waveform monitors, and vector scopes
• Act as the 'traffic cop'' for NBC Sports BOC, understand how are feeds coming in being processed and being sent out or recorded.
• Knowledge of industry standard production workflows.
• Perform other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:
• College degree in communications /television production or related field, and/or equivalent experience
• Minimum three (3) years' experience in TV production / operations

Additional skill requirements:
• Knowledge of transports systems, formats and signal flows.
• Excellent computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
• Superb communications skills and ability to work in live sports environment.

Eligibility Requirements:
• Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
• Must be flexible for late or last minute scheduling changes
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older
• 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.

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics:
• Must be a team player, with the ability to also work independently, with little supervision
• Must be available for all shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays
• Connectivity and signal flow knowledge
• Must have the ability to work in fast paced, high pressure environment under extreme deadline pressure
• Basic knowledge working knowledge of available vendor facilities
• Knowledge of ScheduALL scheduling system.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gx38j4-3-236-117-38-42 in your application.

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