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Broadcast Engineer, Infrastructure Systems

Warner Bros. Discovery

Sterling, VA 03-20-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, ''the stuff dreams are made of,'' we're not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD's vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what's next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

Your New Role...

Global Broadcast Engineering provides technological infrastructure and operational support to for the company's global linear playout platform to ensure our global audiences can enjoy Warner Bros. Discovery's programming around the world and across platforms. Warner Bros. Discovery is a leading global media and entertainment company and is available in more than 220 countries & territories and 50 languages.

Global Broadcast Engineering is building technology and systems that meet world class standards for which Warner Bros. Discovery is known. We provide 24/7 support for the Global Broadcast Operations team and fulfill business needs through constant innovation. We have personnel in Sterling, VA, Atlanta, GA and London, UK.

The role is a leading member of the Global Broadcast Engineering team. This position will execute all aspects of infrastructure engineering and live on-air events. This person will ensure proper state of all playout infrastructure, coordinate regular maintenance, and perform necessary upgrades. This person will work jointly with Broadcast Engineering, Broadcast Operations, and network clients to realize all the requirements of each event. Must be able to balance technical requirements with creative desires and provide a solid and comprehensive production plan.

Your Role Accountabilities...
• Alignment of technology roadmaps with different business units and technology teams.
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively to complete requests in a timely manner.
• Ability to perform well in a high-pressure environment and prioritize multiple tasks.
• Must have strong leadership skills and the willingness to lead by example.
• Work with a team of engineers and operators in a collaborative, team-oriented environment, coordinate regular maintenance & necessary upgrades, and address critical problems through to resolution.
• Serve as primary interface for Global Broadcast Engineering with Operations & network clients on all live events.
• Travel may be required.
• Other job duties, responsibilities, and project assignments as necessary. Ability to work any shift schedule.
• This position is considered an essential position. This means that during times of inclement weather, emergencies, or when access to the workplace may be impeded, that employees in this position are expected to report to work to support business continuance, unless otherwise instructed by his/her direct manager.
• Must have the legal right to work in the United States.

Qualifications & Experiences...
• BA/BS in IT, Engineering or similar technical degree or equivalent TV & Media industry experience.
• Understanding of video and audio signals and standards.
• Strong skills with network protocols, standards, and policies.
• Basic understanding of AWS architectures and methodologies.
• Strong work ethic and positive attitude with ability to lead and handle high volume projects.
• Superior organizational skills with a high degree of flexibility, attention to detail, and ability to respond to changing priorities, timelines, and deadlines.
• Self-learner, independent, with outstanding problem-solving skills.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to manage time effectively and prioritize effectively.
• Ability to read and understand technical drawing

Championing Inclusion at WBD
Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

If you're a qualified candidate and you require adjustments or accommodations to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please contact us at recruitadmin@wbd.com.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5yenz-3-215-186-30-42 in your application.