The Big Ten Network is searching for a Production Engineer/ M.I.C.R. Engineer to join their team in Chicago. The position is responsible for overseeing the engineering for our camera aggregation (M.I.C.R.) productions onsite. Duties include overseeing all technical aspects of their assigned MICR vehicle and driving the vehicle to remote events between Universities. Additional responsibilities include connecting feeds, quality control, troubleshooting and repairing all video, audio, data and communications feeds during our camera aggregation productions.
Operation, maintenance and driving of MICR van for productions
Connecting, troubleshooting and repairing feeds during camera aggregation
Troubleshoots any problems that may occur in a timely manner
Quality control of outgoing audio and video feeds during the show
Manage onsite crew and complete necessary paperwork
Execute and complete projects as assigned
A minimum of 2 yr technical degree plus a minimum of 3 years broadcast equipment repair experience in a television production environment
Outstanding communication skills are a must
Must have excellent reasoning skills in order assist in troubleshooting problems
Must be able to troubleshoot production support equipment, camera chains, HD-SDI to IP encoding/decoding equipment and intercom systems
Must be proficient in the use of broadcast related test equipment including, but not limited to, waveform monitors, vectorscopes, multi-meters, oscilloscopes, test signal generators, etc
Must have competence in MS Office software applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, Visio etc.)
Networking/Systems experience required.
Valid Drivers License required - Must adhere to Department of Transportation rules an regulations as they pertain to commercial motor vehicles
A joint venture between the Big Ten Conference and Fox Networks, BTN is the first internationally distributed network dedicated to covering one of the premier collegiate conferences in the country. With more than 1,500 events across all platforms, the 24/7 network is the ultimate destination for Big Ten fans and alumni across the country, allowing them to see their favorite teams, regardless of where they live. BTN2Go is the digital extension of the Big Ten Network, delivering live games and on-demand programming to Big Ten Network customers via the web, smartphones, and tablets. Events include football, men’s and women’s basketball games; dozens of Big Ten Olympic sports and championship events; studio shows; and classic games. Original programming highlights activities and accomplishments of some of the nation’s finest universities. The groundbreaking Student U initiative provides real-world experience for students interested in careers in sports television. The network is in more than 60 million homes across the United States and Canada, including carriage by all the major video distributors, such as DIRECTV, DISH, Verizon FiOS, AT&T U-Verse, Charter Communications, Comcast Xfinity, Time Warner Cable, Cablevision, Cox Communications, Mediacom, RCN, WOW!, and approximately 300 additional video providers across North America. For additional information, go to http://www.btn.com/.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.