Contact Name   Melanie BonnetCompany (if applicable)   BYU BroadcastingContact Phone   (866) 662-9888Address, City, State   BYU Broadcasting, Provo, UT 84602Email Address   byub-hrasst@byu.eduJob Title   Senior Broadcast EngineerJob Description   Job Summary      The Senior Broadcast Engineer architects, installs, develops, services and maintains all broadcast equipment and systems at BYU Broadcasting. This position serves as a member of a team of broadcast engineering professionals, with frequent assignments to lead projects, teams and strategic research initiatives. The Senior Broadcast Engineer works closely with end users to determine business needs and aligns broadcast system capabilities to meet those needs as efficiently as possible. This position reports to the Manager of Engineering and also works with other managers at BYUB to provide cross functional support to all areas of the division.Requirements / Qualifications   Essential Functions      Maintain Broadcast Infrastructure      Maintains and modifies broadcast RF (radio frequency) for both studio and remote sites, digital and web/internet broadcast equipment to maximize the quality of the broadcast signal and ensure that broadcasts are not interrupted.   Serves as an active member of the 24/7 on-call engineering rotation for all systems, including IT-based systems   Evaluates remote sites for broadcast feasibility and specifies any necessary facility/site changes   Provides and oversees routine and emergency maintenance of division wide broadcast systems in accordance with industry accepted best practices and standards as well as FCC compliance. These systems include, but are not limited to:         (Primary) Television and Radio Transmitters, Satellite uplink/downlink systems, Broadcast Encoders and Decoders, Television and Radio Broadcast Automation, Studio Equipment            (Secondary) Computers, Media Servers, Media and IT Networks, Media Management, Web Streaming Equipment, Media and Business Backup Systems            These systems support 24/7 media production and distribution activities, which requires that they operate at all times to precise and reliable technical performance standards.            Broadcast Engineering Design & Integration      Designs, develops solutions for and applies engineering concepts to broadcast transmission facilities to meet the organization's broadcast requirements.   Creates equipment lists, floor plans, rack and console elevations, and audio/video control diagrams.   Creates test plans and test systems for broadcast equipment.   Ensures proper integration of test systems by working with maintenance engineers.   Function as the lead engineer and project manager on small to large projects with teams of cross functional members, including responsibility for evaluating all reasonable options and making presentations to management.   Manage expectations of stakeholders, including management, throughout the project and product lifecycle.   Provide input to management about potential performance issues related to members of project teams.   Provides peer review for other team members performing similar functions.         Event Support      Provide technical support for assigned BYUB productions.   Work with producers, directors and talent to determine technical needs.         Research Strategic Options and Industry Trends      Keep abreast of trends, best practices and standards within the industry and provide information to management regarding potential impact on current and future infrastructure needs and regulatory compliance.   Attend trainings and conferences as appropriate to maintain needed skills and industry knowledge.   Develop close working relationships with all end users to ensure that systems are meeting their needs.         Education/Experience      Minimum required: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a related field plus at least 3 years of experience in an engineering discipline relevant to broadcast engineering (i.e., Electrical Engineering, RF Engineering, and/or Information Technology), OR equivalent combination of education and experience.   Preferred: Master’s degree or equivalent experience in a related field plus at least 5 years experience in an engineering discipline relevant to broadcast engineering (i.e., Electrical Engineering, RF Engineering and/or Information Technology), OR equivalent combination of education and experience.         Skills, abilities, knowledge, licenses, certifications:      Specific broadcast and transmission equipment certifications are a plus   Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with components and complexities of broadcast automation required   Functioning knowledge of technical standards in the broadcast industry required   Ability to train and teach technical requirements and techniques to students is required   Ability to prioritize tasks according to urgency, handle multiple tasks concurrently, work with others to accomplish complex technical goals and be able to interact and contribute in a team environment required   Ability to lift up to 60 pounds over long distances and up and down stairs, with occasional lifting beyond 60 pounds requiredStart Date   As soon as possibleDuration / End Date   until finishHours   full-timePay / Wage   Approximate Starting Salary: $72,000 - $93,000How to Apply Deadline   Open till filled