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Position Summary: Supervise and provide local oversight for technical and personnel needs related to MLB Replay, MLB Broadcast Products and Services, and MLB Network Ballpark Cam.

Locations: We are seeking a Venue Tech Manager for each of the following ballparks. The Venue Tech Manager at each park will be required to work on site:

  • Arizona Diamondbacks

  • Boston Red Sox

  • Colorado Rockies

  • Houston Astros

  • LA Angels

  • LA Dodgers

  • Miami Marlins

  • NY Mets

  • NY Yankees

  • Oakland Athletics

  • San Diego Padres

  • San Francisco Giants

  • Seattle Mariners

  • Tampa Rays

  • Texas Rangers

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and support local Venue Technicians.

  • Troubleshoot issues in tandem with local Venue Technicians and 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.

  • Support and maintain Baseball Game Operations gear. This includes, but is not limited to dugout phones, beacon testing, player/coach iPads, and BPS gear.

  • Interface with MLBN Operations, Replay Operations, BPS, BTC, and Infrastructure for specific park needs and communications with their respective staffs.

  • Oversee and organize maintenance of the equipment installed in the ballparks with the appropriate MLB Department and the venue.

  • 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 5 years of hands-on experience in stadium preferred and 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.

  • Must be proficient in use of troubleshooting devices such as video scopes and fiber meters.

  • 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 television systems and formats.

  • Strong oral, written and presentation skills.

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

  • Must be able to regularly travel domestically and/or internationally, often on short notice.

  • 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.

Note – As per Major League Baseball’s Covid-19 requirements, all employees working in MLB ballparks must be vaccinated for Covid-19.

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