Video Engineer 2


SoFi Stadium is an unprecedented and unparalleled sports and entertainment destination being built in Inglewood, CA, by Los Angeles Rams Owner/Chairman E. Stanley Kroenke.  The first indoor-outdoor stadium to be constructed, SoFi Stadium will be the home of the Los Angeles Chargers and Los Angeles Rams when it opens in summer 2020.  The state-of-the-art stadium re-imagines the fan experience and will host a variety of events year-round including Super Bowl LVI in 2022, the College Football Championship Game in 2023, and the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Olympic Games in 2028.  Located on the site of the former Hollywood Park racetrack, the stadium is the centerpiece of a 298-acre mixed-use development, featuring retail, commercial office space, a hotel residential units, and outdoor park spaces.About SoFi Stadium Company

Position Summary

Candidate will be responsible for Overseeing Video and Audio Visual Engineering for SoFi Stadium and the Performance Venue. Technical implementation and maintenance of SoFi Stadium / Performance Venue Control Room, Audio, and Video Equipment, as well as assistance in overseeing and maintaining internal and 3rd party events, IPTV distribution.

Roles and Responsibilities

 

  • Have fundamental understanding of 4K/ UHD Broadcast technology, IP routing and IP 2110 multicast architecture
  • Install, maintain, modify, operate and support complex broadcast systems and equipment at SoFi Stadium
  • Set up and strike all equipment necessary for the event production
  • Demonstrates consistently high standard of Engineering practices, assists in install new equipment and has a strong understanding of CAD drawings and elevations
  • Assist users with difficulties associated with non-linear editing equipment, video server systems, digital audio mixing equipment, video productions switchers, graphic platforms, camera/robotics systems, intercom systems, etc.
  • Interact with visiting production crews to ensure a successful show by demonstrating strong interpersonal skills

 

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to interface with Broadcast Network Technical Manager, Gameday and Event Producer

 

  • Assist in planning equipment and facility maintenance, expansion, and improvements; coordinate facility maintenance with Senior Broadcast Manager and Director of Broadcast and Technical Facilities
  • Assist in preventive maintenance and/or troubleshooting on all broadcast device, including but not limited to: video equipment and /or audio switching equipment processing and monitoring equipment and streaming equipment
  • Daily multicast system monitoring of both primary and redundant infrastructure and network switches, equipment testing and optimization for continued operation of stadium technology
  • Maintains software updates on all audio and video equipment inside the control room; train and engineer all Evertz video routing systems
  • Assist in providing support material for development purposes; assess needed technological changes
  • Procure equipment and parts; ensure adherence to accepted engineering practices and standards; checkout and check in camera equipment and inspect upon return
  • Ability to rapidly diagnose video system and IT problems and provide alternative solutions if needed to maintain production deadlines
  • Assist with the installation and maintenance of IT equipment and systems; work closely with IT staff in supporting broadcast computing and networking systems

 

    • Experience with on-premise and/or cloud-based production and post-production storage servers, collaborative workflows, and use of applications and tools in these environments

 

  • Supervise, train and provide technical direction to staff; assist contract engineers and outside vendors in the installation and maintenance of broadcast equipment and systems as and when needed
  • Other duties may be assigned

 



Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor degree or equal Technical Degree in video engineering and/or 5 years of experience in video and broadcast engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in the sports/broadcast entertainment field

 

Required Skills

    • Exceptional communication skills 
    • Ability to work well with others within a team environment
    • Self-starter, able to work efficiently without direct supervision
    • Ability to work effectively with other departments receiving and communicating instructions via written communication, telephone, or in person
    • Ability to learn new technical systems
    • Ability to read and understand technical materials
    • Ability to solder and terminate cables and power connectors
    • Ability to set priorities under pressure of deadlines
    • Ability to concentrate for long periods of time
    • Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours, weekends, and evenings
    • Ability to adjust responsibilities as we develop new opportunities

 

  • Must be able to lift heavy equipment, climb stairs, walk long distances when required

 

 

Knowledge of the following equipment (Bonus)

  • Evertz Routing, Multiviewers, Dreamcatcher, IP Gateways, Sync Generators, Timecode Distribution, etc.
  • Ross Acuity Switchers, Xpressions, Tessera, Dashboard, Incoder, etc.
  • Sony 4K/ UHD Cameras, Controllers, Tripods, etc.
  • ChyronHego Paint and Virtual First Down
  • Riedel Intercoms

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