Broadcast Operations Technician IIDISH Network L.L.C. - Cheyenne, WY
DISH is a Fortune 200 company with more than $15 billion in annual revenue that continues to redefine the communications industry. Our legacy is innovation and a willingness to challenge the status quo, including reinventing ourselves. We disrupted the pay-TV industry in the mid-90s with the launch of the DISH satellite TV service, taking on some of the largest U.S. corporations in the process, and grew to be the fourth-largest pay-TV provider. We are doing it again with the launch of the first live, internet-delivered TV Service \u2013 Sling TV, that bucks traditional pay-TV norms and gives consumers a truly new way to access and watch television.
Now we have our sights set on upending the wireless industry and unseating the entrenched incumbent carriers.
We have a bold sense of pride, adventure, and desire to win \u2013 it\u2019s in our DNA. And we\u2019re looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve to join our team as we embark on the next chapter of our story.
Opportunity is here. We are DISH.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Dish Technologies Digital Broadcast Centers provide advanced online video delivery and satellite video delivery for broadcasters and pay-TV operators across North America. Through our network of uplink centers, these world-class facilities are also home to Dish\u2019s 24/7 traffic, technical operations, and satellite access centers. This team is comprised of experienced professionals dedicated to providing customers with an unparalleled level of service delivering content and programming to over 16 million subscribers every day.
The Broadcast Operations Technician operates systems and performs technical quality control checks on all selected media within the Master Control environment. They will be a part of a team that will monitor, troubleshoot and resolve issues associated with the collection and retransmission of signals in Standard & High Definition. This individual would manage live events as well as server playback of recorded material. The successful candidate will be able to adapt to rapidly changing technology providing the highest quality signal to our customers.
Primary responsibilities include:
Coordinates live event programming, troubleshoot problems involving signal path, media, programming, and logs
Performs technical quality control checks on a variety of media
Ingest, encode, and transcode content for several platforms such as PPV, VOD and IPVOD
Ensures effective communications and service excellence between Master Control and internal/external customers including program providers and corporate departments
Reports, reviews, and determines impact of outages and discrepancies; recommends or performs preventative/corrective actions
Maintains logs and inputs data into established databases and assists in the development of new databases
Skills - Experience and Requirements
The successful Broadcast Operations Technician will have:
3-5 years of general work experience and/or 2-3 years of experience in a broadcast environment
Must be able to work any shift as assigned, as dictated by the needs of a 24/7 operation
Ability to stand, walk, and reach while performing the duties of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.
Prior audio and video or electronics experience desired
Ability to use Microsoft Office computer tools to access emails, enter data, access databases, etc.
Ability to remain calm in a high pressure situation
24 days 15 hours ago
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Three people – Charlie Ergen, Candy Ergen and Jim DeFranco – were hauling an enormous C-band TV dish antenna via pickup truck to a customer in remote Colorado. In the early 1980s this was one of only two dish antennas owned by the developing new business. A powerful gust of wind whipped up, blowing the antenna off its trailer and into a roadside ditch. There goes half of the company. Summed up as a bad day in the infancy of DISH, the founding trio overcame this setback to build what is now a Fortune 250 company that employs thousands and serves millions throughout the nation – a seemingly unlikely future on that blustery day.
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