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Broadcast Engineer III

Engineer - Development - Dublin, Ireland

Job Title Broadcast Engineer III
Job Description

The Broadcast Engineer III role is dedicated to the maintenance and iterative development of our technical esports infrastructure. This role acts as an engineering project lead tackling the design and deployment of cutting-edge systems to support our numerous esports broadcasts. This position works closely with the Esports Live Production, Broadcast Production Management, and the Technical Operations teams to support both on-site and remote event productions. We are currently seeking engineering talent experienced with studio, transmission, and IP workflows ready to push the technical boundaries of traditional sports broadcasting to captivate and inspire esports fans worldwide.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as a technical lead for studio/remote shows and support other broadcast engineers on technical implementation and delivery of complex projects
  • Meter, measure and manipulate audio, video and control signals using broadcast instruments and measurement tools to ensure desired outcome
  • Contribute to the design and deployment of Infrastructure architecture
  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair broadcast/production hardware, systems and servers
  • Evaluation of new technology and industry trends
  • Work varied schedules, nights, weekends, and/or holidays

Required Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of broadcast experience and/or an advanced degree
  • Extensive knowledge of switchers, audio boards, post production, ingest, playback, and transmission systems
  • Operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair complex electronic, computer based, optical and mechanical broadcasting systems
  • Strong understanding of video/audio encoding; formats, protocols and best practices
  • Ability to provide constructive feedback around practices, tools, and methods related to production, broadcast and post-production
  • Experience setting engineering best practices within your team, including design reviews, standards implementation, automation reviews, tool improvements, source control management, and testing

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to act as a technical project manager
  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple on-going projects
  • Outstanding problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to analyze problems across a variety of facets to design holistic solutions
  • Experience working on a team developing large systems from scratch, including gathering requirements and designing scalable, production-ready architecture

For this role, you'll find success through craft expertise, a collaborative spirit, and decision-making that prioritizes the delight of players. We will be looking at your past studies, experience, and your personal relationship with games. If you embody player empathy and care about the experiences of players, this could be the role for you!

Our Perks

We offer medical and dental plans that cover you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children. Life insurance, parental leave, plus short-term and long-term disability coverage are also available. Riot will support your retirement benefits with a company match, and double down on your donations of time and money to non-profit charitable organizations. Balance between work and personal life is encouraged with open paid time off, and flexible benefits fund.

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Sector Development
Category Engineer
Level Mid-Level
Contract Type Permanent
Hours Full Time
Salary Not Specified
Date Posted 17 May 2024
Reference REQ-1900007
Recruiter Riot Games
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