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Walt Disney Television Broadcast Technical Specialist (Part-Time), Technology & Operations in New York, New York

WDT Technology & Operations is seeking a Part-Time Broadcast Technical Specialist. This position is responsible for preparing content for Set Top Box Video on Demand. This involves recording ABC Daytime, Primetime and Late Night content, editing it, encoding to VOD specifications, performing quality control and delivering the content to our partners in Burbank. The position works in coordination with Network Release, Media Operations and Acquisition & Ingest to package and deliver this content to our affiliates in a timely manner.

Responsibilities :

The candidate will be responsible for all technical operations required to record, encode and deliver VOD programming for distribution to our cable partners. This includes operating broadcast Versio playout servers, Nexio record servers, Adobe editing software, Telestream video encoding servers, routing switches and diagnostic tools.

Basic Qualifications :

  • 3 - 5 years of professional broadcast technical experience, preferably in areas such as encoding and file-based content delivery are desired.

  • Technical skills: Knowledge of broadcast video file servers, editing equipment, video encoding equipment, and quality control systems.

  • Computer Skills: Advanced ability in operation of Windows based PC’s and servers. Computer software/hardware troubleshooting skills are also required.

  • Attention to detail and the ability to work independently are also necessary skills.

  • This position will require working nights, weekends and holidays.

  • Solid knowledge of recording, editing video, preferably with Nexio, Adobe and Telestream Vantage.

Required Education :

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.

Job ID: 684140BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks

ABC Cable Networks Group is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.