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Senior Technology Manager (Broadcast & Media)

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  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: London
  • Sector: New Media
  • Date posted: 17/09/2018
  • Job reference: J391255A

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Senior Technology Manager (Broadcast & Media)- London- 6 months.

The client is requesting a Senior Technology Manager (Broadcast & Media).

The client is looking for someone who is very hands on, with a project delivery mind set to understand the design decisions of the role.

This is a very hands on tech role project. The contractors will be building and engineering the TV Systems.

The role requires stakeholder management on-site. Setting up coders, so you need to have good tech experience and understanding of the systems with a project delivery mind set . Someone who can understand and review the designs. Ideally candidates will have experience in what was called Thompson - now known as Harmonic systems.

This experience should include, but is not limited to methods for supporting the carriage of data, aspect ratio signalling, access services (subtitles and audio description), Multimedia and Hypermedia Experts Group and Open TV data, schedule data, programme stream and component identifiers.

  • Technical design - Create, contribute, review and audit technical design for distribution and associated systems, taking account of resilience, operational and disaster recovery requirements. Establish detailed technical requirements from customer business requirements. Document technical designs.
  • System reconfiguration - Undertake hands-on reconfiguration, updates and changes to live systems in a controlled structured and methodical way. Create change requests and change plan for all work undertaken. Minimise risk to transmission.
  • Technical Knowledge and expertise - Detailed technical knowledge and domain expertise. Detail understanding of equipment configuration, set-up and commissioning. Keep abreast of industry developments and be fully across emerging technical standards. Go to person in the team for technical standards.
  • Testing and Commissioning - Create, develop, document and execute detailed test plans for type, factory and site acceptance testing. Undertake appropriate tests when accepting new equipment for use in the distribution chain. Keep up to date with the relevant regulations and undertake electrical safety assessment of equipment. Document configurations.
  • Technical Delivery - Hands-on technical implementation of upgrades, new build, refresh and event based projects within the distribution space.

Further technical details are as follows:

Broad knowledge of undertaking projects in broadcast and media environments over at least 10 years to a range of customer areas.

Experience in the type acceptance and electrical safety assessment of equipment

Experience in dealing with customers with tact and diplomacy using demonstrable interpersonal and communication skills.

Broad understanding of professional financial management and project management techniques.

Well-developed negotiating and communication skills.

Very detailed understanding of Harmonic digital television and radio coding and multiplex configuration and control systems and firmware, to enable the reconfiguration, modification and testing of Harmonic coding and multiplexing systems.

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