Broadcast Engineer
Date Posted

September 20, 2023

Contract Type

Full-Time

Location

Los Angeles, CA

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Cosm is a global technology company that brings experiences to life in immersive environments. We help our partners create spaces and content that blur the lines of real and virtual across three primary markets: Sports and Entertainment, Science and Education, and Parks and Attractions. Cosm was born from the fusion of some of the greatest innovators in the history of technology. Evans & Sutherland, Spitz, Inc., and Cosm Immersive combined forces to power the immersive experiences of the future as Cosm. Innovation is in our DNA.

Summary:

Architect and manage the delivery of new workflows and production systems for Cosm Immersive at 8K and beyond for Sports and Entertainment. Manage technical operations on major sporting events in the USA and around the world. Join a team where you can make an impact with the ambition to become the global leader in Immersive Entertainment. Contribute to advancing the field of immersive production and deliver incredible sports experiences.

Past productions include Beijing 2022 Olympics, NBA Summer League, Super Bowl, College Football, March Madness, MLS, Champions League Final, Just For Laughs Montreal, FIFA World Cup, FIBA World Cup, etc.

This person will join the live broadcast & video technology team. Cosm has teams in various locations in the USA and around the world. The ideal candidate will be willing to work out of the LA office and travel upwards of 40% of the time working on some of the industry's most well-known and immersive sporting events.

Responsibilities:

Contribute to architecting immersive production workflows at a resolution of 8K and beyond.

Maintain, manage and operate production technology that facilitates 8K delivery.

Implement new production workflows that allow lighter operation lift and more remote operations.

Work closely with production teams and other technical departments to ensure that the operational needs of Cosm Immersive and its production partners are met effectively.

Lead scaling production workflows and help manage technical contractor teams to support many productions

Prevent any interruption to live programs and ensure that any technical faults are resolved quickly, or alternative solutions implemented, so that live operations are not impacted.

Support technical installation and project work as required.

You will be required to travel (up to 40% of the time) and work on sites or on location during major events.

Ability to install/monitor broadcast equipment including switchers, routers, recorders, GFX, encoders, network, etc. that are built with cutting edge of technology in mind.

Engineers must have demonstrated competency in a wide variety of technology and business contexts, and are the organization's most versatile, deployable resources.

Experience:

A minimum of five years’ engineering experience in a live broadcast environment.

Training and qualifications relevant to broadcast engineering.

Comprehensive appreciation of end-to-end production processes and a good understanding of the ‘live’ transmission chain in a broadcast environment.

A positive, enthusiastic manner with the ability to react tactfully and sympathetically to requests from production staff and clients.

Experience of working in a similar customer facing technical support role.

Knowledge and experience of vision, sound, routing, communication and computer systems as they relate to a television studio or broadcast environment.

Excellent trouble shooting and technical diagnostic skills.

Demonstrated expertise in analyzing and solving complex technical problems and being able work independently and autonomously in a team-based environment is a must.

Able to make a critical assessment of television pictures and waveforms as necessary.

Able to monitor/report on the progress of tasks in a constructive and appropriate manner.

Good knowledge of file-based formats, workflows and technologies.

Good understanding of networking infrastructure.

Experience of writing clear documentation for projects

Effective communication and good problem-solving skills.

Ability to work as part of a team and to remain calm under pressure.

Must be enthusiastic, self-motivated and organized

The annualized base salary range for this position in California is $110,000 - $125,000. The base salary offered will factor in internal equity and may also vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and relevant experience, among other factors.

Cosm is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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