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MCR Engineer - work at the hub of global news

  • Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum + Overtime, pension
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Docklands, London
  • Sector: Support, Systems Engineering
  • Date posted: 17/10/2017
  • Job reference: J373956A

The role

The MCR Engineer will be part of a team that is responsible for the technical assessment, co-ordination and supervision of incoming news feeds and the transmission of news coverage to the company's video products. The MCR Engineer will work directly with journalists and reporters, both editorially and technically in order to facilitate daily and on-going news coverage. The MCR Technical Operations Engineer will also have the opportunity to work on projects, in accordance with their specific skills.

The Requirements

The MCR Engineer will have:

  • Minimum 6 months' experience in video/broadcast
  • Good knowledge of video (including associated signal formats and standards), conversion techniques for linear and file based video, file transmission methods and practical infrastructure and connectivity
  • The ability to think logically, prioritise and work under pressure
  • Strong skills in collaboration and diplomacy

The Opportunity & Benefits

The MCR/Technical Operations Engineer will join a friendly and collaborative team who work in a fast-paced, exciting business area. The news area is at the heart of the company's offering, and the MCR Engineer will experience the global environment of a market-leading news company. There is a large opportunity to grow to your strengths within this role, getting involved in project work, according to where your talents lie.

The company believes in rewarding talent and hard work and as such, offers an impressive benefits package including private medical care, a dental plan, eye care, employer contribution to pension, share scheme, life assurance, long-term sickness benefit, long service awards, trading annual leave, employee assistance scheme, season ticket loan and more.

Please send your CV through for immediate consideration.

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