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Clerkenwell, London, WC1X

Fixed Term - 9 Months



Broadcast Systems Engineer
Globecast opens up global opportunities in media services and broadcasting by making content distribution and management simple.

We are now seeking a Broadcast Engineer to join our team at our Gray's Inn Road site in Central London.

About the Role

Key requirements include:

  • Design, installation, operation, maintenance and support of DVB compression systems.
  • Design, installation, operation, maintenance and support of other related video systems.
  • Project Management of complex system builds, with particular attention to cost tracking, timescales and documentation.
  • Pre and post-Sales support roles, together with provision of accurate project costing forecasts.
  • Involvement in future technical strategy decisions.
  • Management of suppliers and external contractors.
  • Participation in a 24/7 on call support rota.


About You

The successful candidate will have:

  • Solid experience in the installation, operation, maintenance and fault diagnosis of various types of DVB/MPEG compression Systems and preferably Conditional Access Systems.
  • A demonstrable, thorough knowledge and practical experience of: Video facility equipment, including video routers, standards converters, reference timing systems, video monitors, multi-display systems, ‘digital glue’ etc.
  • Designing and building baseband video infrastructure.
  • DVB transport streams and their components and specifications.
  • Digital video concepts and SDI.
  • Knowledge of and practical experience of SDH, SDI and Ethernet telecoms circuits would be an advantage.
  • A good practical knowledge of IP networking and associated equipment would be an advantage.
  • The ability to produce quality system diagrams using both Visio and AutoCAD software packages and be very familiar with all other commonly used software packages.
  • Proven experience in the project management of broadcast related system installation.
  • Significant knowledge of playout automation systems and associated infrastructure as well as file based media, wrapper formats, trans-coding technologies and workflow systems would be an advantage.

The successful candidate must be:

  • Commercially aware, be able to produce accurate costing forecasts and have the ability to be customer facing.
  • Positive, methodical, enthusiastic, self-motivated and able work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Flexible and be willing to work outside normal working hours where required.


  • The position is based at our Gray’s Inn Road site in central London. 
  • The normal working hours are 09:00 to 17:30, Monday to Friday.

Next Step
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