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Overnight Broadcast Engineer (PT/Hourly)

Company: MLB Advanced Media
Department: MLBAM - Multimedia
City: New York
State: US-NY


MLB’s broadcast engineers operate and maintain broadcast systems, including the latest in next generation multimedia technology. Broadcast engineers work in MLB’s state of the art transmission operation center, which is the nerve center and starting point for all video and audio transmissions before their signal is distributed.

The work is based out of our Chelsea head end and is an hourly overnight position. Shift times would be 11pm/12am - 7am/8am and in most cases 40 hours a week.

Typical work activities:

  • Operations include provisioning, routing and monitoring multiple A/V feeds to and from our facility.
  • Managing all of that nights assets, as well as setting up the next day of events for the following shifts.
  • Completing an overnight checklist, which includes setting up a series of A/V routes, updating several excel sheets, writing a nightly technical report, and other required tasks.
  • Analyzing and rectifying technical faults.
  • Identifying and implementing alternative ways of meeting requirements to cover equipment failures, with minimum loss of service.
  • Investigating new techniques and workflows.
  • Handling and maintaing requests from outside departments and partners throughout their shift.
  • Communicating effectively with own team and other project members.


  • Requires a minimum two years of prior experience in broadcast engineering or similar field.
  • Experience with PC and Mac Systems. Basic computer networking skills.

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