Lead Media Engineer (playout)

Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution
Texas, US

The Lead Media Engineer (Playout Systems) is a hands-on leader providing advanced support-engineering dedicated to the day-to-day sustainment and triage of The Woodlands broadcast facility (DC3) core and all related systems, DC3 supports the acquisition, playout, and distribution of media for event and studio production for the Disney family of networks.

This system expertise role is responsible for the high-level sustainment of playout, distribution, conditioning, monitoring, and routing infrastructure, among others, throughout the facility as well as to and from DMED’s other facilities for content ingest and network distribution.

This person is expected to become intimately familiar with the facility’s operation, as well as leading and training others on the MOE staff at DC3 on critical systems such as all forms of playout technologies. They must have comprehensive knowledge of broadcast-specific playout equipment and conventions, IT-centric solutions, and novel approaches to solving traditional broadcast-related challenges.