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Engineer
We are seeking an Engineer to work as an integral member of the Creative Engineering team supporting our features, television and dailies businesses in house and on location.  

You will be responsible for maintaining all production IT equipment and infrastructure to achieve maximum production levels.

About the Role

Overall Responsibility 
Working as an integral member of the Creative Engineering team supporting our features, television and dailies businesses in house and on location.  To be responsible for the maintenance and up keep of all production IT equipment and infrastructure to achieve maximum production levels. To also provide first line technical support to all Operators in technical areas. 
 
Key Responsibilities: 

  • To respond and prioritise requests from operational staff and clients. 
  • To communicate with stakeholders to understand their requirements and deadlines. 
  • To advise and improve post production work flows. 
  • Support of all technical operations. 
  • Maintenance and repair of all production IT equipment. 
  • Installation of new production equipment. 
  • Responsible for building, maintaining and configuration of servers and workstations. 
  • Support of network hardware/configuration, storage, backup systems etc. 
  • Daily data management tasks and monitoring of internal IT systems. 
  • Maintain Technical Records of systems, software and Infrastructure. 
  • Responsible for equipment movements and subsequent testing. 
  • To liaise with third party suppliers and keep up to date on new products. 
  • Maintaining best practices for content security and client confidentiality.   


About You

Key Requirements/Background:

  • Formal qualification in Computer Science or Engineering. 
  • Previous experience of working in a Broadcast engineering environment is essential. 
  • Knowledge of current IT standards and procedures. 
  • To have a good knowledge of post production IT equipment and suppliers. 
  • Previous experience of supporting SAN and NAS storage and servers. 
  • An understanding of network file sharing protocols i.e SMB, NFS, FTP. 
  • IT experience to include a comprehensive understanding of Linux (centOS), Windows & MAC OS. Active Directory skills important. 
  • Metworking – VLANs/Static Routes/Understanding of Firewallsand switches.
  • Experience in supporting and maintaining Avid Media Composer, AutoDesk Flame, Blackmagic Resolve and Avid Protools is essential. 
  • VMWare knowledge.
  • Monitor calibration.
  • Previous experience of day to day media management on file servers and tape libraries as well as proactive health checks and drive replacements. 
  • Be able to maintain the company’s digital security to MPAA specification. 
  • Identify changing requirements, recommend and develop solutions. 
  • Health & Safety awareness and training an advantage. 

Production Systems Experience:  

Autodesk Flame Suite, Davinci Resolve, Colourfront, Baselight, Clipster, Scanity, Arriscan, Adobe Creative Suite, Avid Nuke.


Business Systems Experience: 

Microsoft Office – Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Word  Proficient with web applications and portals for job management. 


Skills: 

  • Eager and ready to learn. 
  • Strong organisational skills. 
  • Self motivated. 
  • Detail oriented problem solver, capable of working well under pressure in a deadline driven, environment with a commitment to continuous improvement. 
  • Ability to interpret and demonstrate a solid understanding of the latest workflow trends with filmmaking.
  • Innovative approach to work and problems. 
  • Flexible to work around customer and studio needs; ever changing delivery schedules and enduring long hours during peak periods of business. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Friendly and approachable manner. 
  • Leads by example. 
  • Team worker. 
  • Leads by example with a can do, will do, won’t quit approach. 
  • Commitment to continuous improvement with an innovative approach to work and problems.


Next Step
To Apply:
Please CLICK HERE to see this role on our own careers site and apply.