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Position Summary: Provide support for Ballpark Camera local and remote systems.

Responsibilities:

  • Support local Ballpark Camera Operators and troubleshoot issues in tandem with Senior Engineers.

  • Support and maintain computer network and subsystems.

  • Support and maintain inbound/outbound Ballpark Camera transmission systems.

  • Support and maintain large networked intercom systems.

  • Support and maintain robotic camera controls and related mechanical systems.

  • Support and maintain small router and multi-viewer systems.

  • Interface with MLBN Operations for specific park needs and communications with their respective staffs.

  • Assist in organizing maintenance trips to winterize, re-commission and upgrade the systems.

  • Work with on-site technicians to verify operation and troubleshoot all equipment.

  • Support both on-site and in-studio studio shows that generate through Ballpark Cam systems.

  • Other such duties as required.

Skills & Experience:

The ideal candidate must have most if not all of the following skills and experiences:

  • A minimum of 2 years of hands-on experience in remote production environment with digital video encoding required.

  • Previous experience with intercom systems is required.

  • In-depth knowledge of computer and IT network systems with proficiency in MS Project, Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and use of the Internet is required.

  • This position requires a highly organized, self-motivated individual who can interface with a diverse group of people and situations, while maintaining confidentiality.

  • Demonstrate the tact, diplomacy, decisiveness, and superior people skills required in the pressurized environment of live television.

  • Ability to create processes in a dynamic environment.

  • Basic understanding of encoding systems.

  • Basic understanding of fiber transmissions.

  • Understand the effects of hostile environments on electronic systems and adjust each system accordingly.

  • Must be able to analyze complex electronic problems and make recommendations for corrective action.

  • Basic understanding of HD & UHD television systems and formats.

  • Strong oral, written and presentation skills.

  • Ability to work effectively with individuals at remote locations.

  • Ability to routinely travel independently domestically and internationally, especially on short notice.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays.

  • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds.

  • Ability to climb stairs, sit, stand, and walk for extended periods of time.

  • Ability to work effectively while exposed to varying and unpredictable weather conditions, including heat, cold, rain, wind, etc.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in broadcast technology / engineering or equivalent related experience.

All in-office and ballpark-based positions are subject to MLB's mandatory Covid-19 vaccine policy

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