• TV Technician

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Requisition ID
    18-9923
    Division
    Networks
    Functional Area
    Other
  • Overview

    An industry leader in sports production, and content development and distribution, MSG Networks Inc. owns and operates two award-winning regional sports and entertainment networks, MSG Network (MSG) and MSG+, and a live streaming and video on demand platform, MSG GO. The networks are home to 10 professional sports teams, delivering live games of the New York Knicks; New York Rangers; New York Islanders; New Jersey Devils; Buffalo Sabres; New York Liberty; New York Red Bulls and the Westchester Knicks, as well as coverage of the New York Giants and Buffalo Bills. Each year, MSG and MSG+ collectively telecast approximately 500 live professional games, along with a comprehensive lineup of other sporting events, including college football and basketball, and critically-acclaimed original programming. The gold standard for regional broadcasting, MSG Networks has won 162 New York Emmy Awards over the past ten years.

    At MSG Networks Inc. we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG Networks Inc. and its direct and indirect subsidiaries and affiliates are Equal Opportunity Employers that provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status and, in addition to federal law requirements, comply with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations.

    Role Summary

    The TV Technician will keep our sports and entertainment television and internet production and post-production systems operating at optimum condition. As a member of our Technical Operations and Engineering group, the TV Technician will perform preventive and corrective maintenance and provide user support for all ENG/EFP, production and post-production systems used to acquire and produce content for MSG Networks linear channels and digital platforms in a fast paced, live environment.

    Responsibilities

    • First line of defense and troubleshooting when an issue is reported
    • Diagnosis and repair of all systems and escalation to engineering management where necessary
    • Thorough reporting of any actions taken or observations made in the course of carrying out daily functions
    • Responsible for preventive maintenance and daily walkthroughs
    • Responsible for the organization and management of spare parts and equipment.
    • Support project work as assigned. Includes but not limited to; cable terminations, cable installation/lacing, labeling, blue-lining, testing and installation of equipment, racks, etc.
    • Actively participate in the maintenance of neat and orderly workspaces and storage areas

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent military training preferred
    • Must be able to work nights and weekends as part of a rotating schedule
    • Must be a team player and able to take on the role of leader or team member depending on what is needed for each task, project or assignment
    • Candidate must be detail oriented and able to quickly assess a problem, determine near-term and long-term resolutions and follow through to final resolution
    • At least 5 Years of proven success as a television technical maintenance engineer supporting live production and mission critical systems.
    • Must demonstrate strong troubleshooting and configuration skillset for network based systems including but not limited to network switching and routing infrastructure, data storage systems, servers and workstations (Windows, Mac OS and Linux based systems), specifically in a live environment.
    • System/board/component level diagnosis and repair experience with (but not limited to) ENG/EFP cameras, video production switchers, audio mixing consoles, intercom systems, multi-rate routing systems and server based technologies
    • Must exhibit functional knowledge of electronic and television-specific test equipment;
    • Proficiency reading and updating AutoCAD or engineering drawings
    • Significant system installation/project experience. Experience working for a system integration firm is a plus.
    • Membership in SMPTE, IEEE; SBE certification (or equivalent) is a plus

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