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Sinclair Broadcast Group Broadcast Engineer in Saint Louis, Missouri

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Bally Sports mission is to build a transformative, participatory sports platform, anchored by the most exclusive and relevant live professional games, that provides fans a year-round opportunity to engage with content and communities they are most passionate about.

The Position :

Bally Sports Midwest is seeking a Broadcast Engineer to join the team in St. Louis, MO. Reporting to the Chief Engineer, this position will provide Engineering support for all live event transmissions and studio productions including, installing and maintaining all broadcast and editing equipment at the home office, as well as providing field support in Kansas City, MO and Indianapolis, IN.

The Game Plan :

(What you will do)

  • Ensure all transmission equipment is calibrated and operating correctly for live remote telecasts and studio productions. Conduct quality control of all network feeds, and correct / document technical problems.

  • Provide engineering support for all live and prerecorded studio productions and support field engineering tasks at our sports venues in St. Louis, Kansas City, and Indianapolis.

  • Maintain and technically manage two production studios used for daily broadcasts, including: camera shading, lighting, and wireless audio maintenance.

  • Troubleshoot equipment when problems occur and perform regular maintenance tasks including, repairs and replacement of equipment assigned by management and Engineering staff.

  • Consult with Bally Sports Engineering staff regarding corrective actions unable to resolve alone.

  • Interact and communicate effectively with Engineering and Production staff to understand and fulfill their requests during their shift.

  • Occasionally support Corp IT desktop PC’s and telecom equipment in the facility.

The Stats :

(What to bring)

  • 3+ years’ experience working in broadcast engineering and studio operations environment.

  • Knowledge of technical Live TV production and familiarity with studio production equipment.

  • Knowledge of AVID Media Composer and Interplay, EVS (XT-VIA and X-File), Evertz Routers and Multiviewer, Grass Valley K-Frame switchers and SSL Audio Consoles.

  • Knowledge of maintaining AVID systems with LTO archiving and ability to troubleshoot computer-based broadcast equipment.

  • Ability to build, repair and terminate all types of broadcast cable, including Video, Audio and Network cables.

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively in a team environment.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and weekend shifts, as well as the availability to respond to emergencies and urgent issues via phone calls or text messages during all times of on-air productions.

  • Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure.

  • Strong analytical skills.

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Knowledge of IP network related broadcast equipment.

  • Computer operating systems and networking knowledge.

  • Experience with Grass Valley and Ikegami Studio Cameras and Panasonic ENG Cameras.

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical or computer engineering

The Company is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidates’ relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location. Full time positions are eligible for benefits that include participation in a retirement plan, life and disability insurance, health, dental and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, sick leave, vacation time, personal time, parental leave, and employee stock purchase plan.

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Diamond Sports Group, L.L.C, an independently managed and unconsolidated subsidiary of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About us:

Diamond Sports Group LLC, an independently managed and unconsolidated subsidiary of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., owns the Bally Sports Regional Sports Networks (RSNs), the nation’s leading provider of local sports. Its 17 owned-and-operated RSNs include: Bally Sports Detroit, Bally Sports Florida, Bally Sports Great Lakes, Bally Sports Indiana, Bally Sports Kansas City, Bally Sports Midwest, Bally Sports New Orleans, Bally Sports North, Bally Sports Ohio, Bally Sports Oklahoma, Bally Sports SoCal, Bally Sports South, Bally Sports Southeast, Bally Sports Southwest, Bally Sports Sun, Bally Sports West, and Bally Sports Wisconsin. The Bally Sports RSNs serve as the TV home to more than half of all MLB, NHL and NBA teams based in the United States. Diamond Sports Group also has a joint venture in Marquee, the home of the Chicago Cubs, and a minority interest in the YES Network, the local destination for the New York Yankees and Brooklyn Nets. Diamond RSNs produce approximately 5,000 live local professional telecasts each year in addition to a wide variety of locally produced sports events and programs each year.

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