Technical Operations Engineer

Location: Chicago, IL

Department: Technical Operations

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

Stadium is seeking an entry level technical operations engineer. The primary role of this position is to ensure that the 24/7 stadium linear channel is being broadcast error free.

Major Responsibilities/Activities

  • Ensure live studio show and live events are being broadcast and error free
  • Responsible for bringing in guests over Skype and phone for use in live show
  • Troubleshoot broadcast and network equipment including but not limited to: cameras, monitors, playback devices, audio equipment, master control equipment, editing equipment, lighting, and switchers
  • Responsible for bringing in live feeds for use in master control via ltn, teradek, liveu, etc
  • Operating master control when necessary
  • Work with technical staff in identifying new and innovative ways of accomplishing video production goals

Minimum Requirements

  • Education: Associates degree or equivalent in broadcast/digital video field or similar
  • Experience: Entry level – 1 year experience
  • Special Skills/Competencies: Troubleshooting, ability to think and act quickly, basic understanding of audio and video workflows. Knowledge of master control systems (grass valley itx) is a plus. Comfortable working under pressure and acting quickly to ensure a seamless operation.
  • Other Information: Work days will vary but will be based on a 4 day work week and a 10 ½ hour shift per work day.

Working Environment

Physical/mental demands of the position: Lifting up to 50 pounds of audio/video equipment. 

Why Stadium?

Stadium is a new, fully programmed, 24/7 multi-platform sports network that brings together exclusive live game and event coverage, extensive highlights, classic games, original programming, and daily live studio programming. Stadium includes a 24/7 linear feed distributed across both digital and broadcast platforms, as well as a comprehensive array of on demand content including additional live events and VOD highlights accessible via owned and operated STADIUM platforms and select distribution partners.

Stadium was formed when Campus Insiders, 120 Sports and The American Sports Network combined forces to take advantage of a combined collection of professional and collegiate rights and unique access to both digital and television distribution opportunities. STADIUM is owned by a collection of industry leaders including Silver Chalice, Sinclair, MLBAM, the NHL, the PGA TOUR, and Time, Inc. 

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