Job Description

Position Title:                                Studio Engineer                

Department:                                  Engineering       

Report To:                                      Chief Engineer   

Exempt/Nonexempt:                   Exempt

Location:                                        Scottsdale, AZ

 

Description:

As SNEAKY BIG’s Studio Engineer you will be part of a team that keeps the technical aspects of the studio running for all of your teammates and clients.  You know the studio inside and out with your passions being the intricate details around the wiring, equipment and processes.  You have a keen ability to work with your business development counterparts in understanding a prospect’s vision, building a communication bridge between those requirements and technical aspects, being a problem solver and helping bring the “right” type of clients into our studio.  You take pride in ensuring the studio is set up for delivery of a top-notch production and being the technical point person for your teammates.

Responsibilities:  

  • Maintain studio, webcast and broadcast control rooms, editing systems, signal distribution, lighting, cameras, video switchers and audio consoles along with audio/video monitors and data storage
  • Understand engineering practices and policies to ensure signal quality throughout the studio; must be able to read and understand schematic drawings, have a working knowledge of video/audio signal formats as well as computers and network systems
  • Ensure production equipment used by field crew is properly maintained
  • Inspect and perform preventative maintenance on all equipment according to routine maintenance program; provide upgrade suggestions for all equipment to include software and hardware
  • Work with external vendors to resolve equipment and technical issues when necessary
  • Manage and keep maintenance records and studio documentation current at all times
  • Ability to develop new processes which will improve the daily function of the studio
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience supporting studio engineering, webcast and broadcast systems
  • AAS degree or higher in electronics and/or industry certification(s) desireable
  • Experience with Grass Valley switchers / routers, RTS communications, and Sony camera controls
  • Familiarity with supporting Adobe Creative Cloud, Tricaster, and remote production
  • Strong understanding of both Apple OS and Microsoft Windows OS required
  • Strong communication skills to obtain effective results from staff and vendors; ability to communicate problems and solutions with both technical and non-technical staff
  • Effectively organize and prioritize tasks while working effectively under the pressure of production timelines
  • Must be able to meet deadlines and demands on their time while being flexible to change
  • Savvy technical skills and mechanical ability; will be required to troubleshoot, disassemble, repair and install electronic equipment by combining electronic theory and logic (both analog and digital)
  • Experience with small hand tools, power tools and test equipment
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and work on ladders over 12 feet in height
  • Must be able to lift and pull cable overhead and under flooring
  • Must be able to perform basic soldering of connectors and electrical parts
  • Self-motivation to grow core competencies; resourceful

WORKING CONDITIONS:

This position is in a combination office environment and production studio and will be required to sit or stand for long periods of time. This position will routinely perform manual tasks, work on a computer, and communicate on the phone. This position will be required to attend events and meetings outside of the office.


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