NASCAR

  • Senior Transmission Engineer

    Job Locations US-NC-Charlotte
    ID
    2018-1977
    Category
    Broadcast/Production
    Company
    NASCAR Productions
  • Company Overview

    The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States. NASCAR consists of three national series (Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR XFINITY Series™, and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series™), four regional series, one local grassroots series and three international series. NASCAR is a company driven by technology and innovation, both of which are central to competition and are at the core of our sport.  The sport’s impact is demonstrated with a strong corporate and media footprint. In 2017, more than 1 in 4 (28%) FORTUNE 500 companies continue to invest in NASCAR; while 58 million unique TV viewers, 55 million unique visitors to NASCAR’s in-house operated digital properties and 12 million followers on social platforms consume the sport at home. The International Motor Sports Association™ (IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship™, the premier U.S. sports car series. Based in Daytona Beach, Fla., with offices in eight cities across North America, NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races in more than 30 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico and Europe.


    For more information visit http://www.NASCAR.com and http://www.IMSA.com, and follow NASCAR on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and Snapchat (‘NASCAR’).

    Job Description

    NASCAR Productions seeks a talented professional to join us in the role of Senior Transmission Engineer based in our Charlotte, NC office. 


     


    The Senior Transmission Engineer is responsible for the successful execution of all inbound and outbound broadcast transmission feeds.


     


    Travel: Less than 5%


     


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


     



    • Supervise daily feeds, routes, and procedures in the Transmissions room

    • Build complex Encoding schemes, MUX, and manage bit rates for At Home Productions

    • Perform file based technical quality control evaluations of exported media content

    • Perform preventive maintenance on transmissions equipment per manufacturers' recommendations

    • Perform in-depth troubleshooting and repair on defective or malfunctioning transmissions equipment

    • Coordinate video programming feeds to multiple clients

    • Assist in training other engineers to perform necessary facility functions in a team environment

    • Collaborate with Transmissions department to identify and correct logistical problems in a timely manner; work with team to reduce and/or prevent future problems when possible

    • Coordinate broadcast equipment resources


     


    QUALIFICATIONS                                           


    Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school and a minimum of six (6) years related Broadcast Engineering experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


     


    OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES 



    • Proficient navigating in both PC and MAC platforms 



    • Understanding of video signal flow, ASI and Baseband video 



    • Administration of Video encoders and decoders; including set-up and operation 



    • Expert knowledge of ASI stream analyzers and their use in troubleshooting 



    • Proficiency with broadcast video/audio routing systems 



    • Proficiency of baseband video formats, aspect ratios and conversion of those formats 



    • In-depth knowledge and troubleshooting ability for: Analog Video, SDI video, HDSDI, ASI, analog audio and AES audio 



    • Understanding of packetized video transport streams 



    • Understanding of file-based workflows 



    • Ability to read and comprehend drawings and schematics


     


    Apply Now:


    Learn more about this role and our team by applying for consideration at www.careers.nascar.com.


    We are a company unlike any other in the world. At NASCAR you will find a community of diverse individuals focused on our history, with an eye toward the future. We want you to bring your experience, skills and passion to our close-knit, high-energy environment in which our employees thrive and where you can prosper. The key to our success is our employees and we offer highly competitive salaries, benefits second to none, and opportunities for you to grow and develop both personally and professionally. It won’t take you long to find out that you are on the right track here at NASCAR!


     


    NASCAR is committed to fostering a diverse work environment where all employees feel valued and empowered. NASCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). We seek to attract and retain the best qualified people available. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, national origin, age, color, disability, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, or any characteristic that is protected by law.


     


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