A quick summary about the Technical Operations Video Engineer role:

Technical Operations Video Engineer will focus primarily on day-to-day maintenance and operation for the Amway Center video control room, Basketball Operations, Truck Dock IO, IPTV/Digital Signage and for the Amway Center, technical event support for all Amway Center events both Magic and Orlando Venue clients and provide limited support for the Basketball Operations Training Facility and Lakeland Magic games at the G-League Facility.

What the role will focus on:

  • Serve as Video Engineer for all Amway Center and Orlando Magic Corporate facilities with engineering related services, including the affiliate G-League facility (Lakeland Magic events only), Basketball Operations Training Facility, Orlando Magic eGaming and Orlando Solar Bears (as needed); lead Engineer as assigned by the STOVE.

  • Operate and maintain proper video engineering tools and equipment.

  • Assist with the training of all Technical Directors

  • Advise department management with research, planning and oversight and project management assistance on Amway Center and Orlando Magic technical projects with an emphasis on the broadcast systems.

  • Assist department management to continue to develop and maintain department protocols for technical operations of Amway Center.

  • Assist STOVE with management with establishing budgets and line items for Technical Operations of Amway Center and Orlando Magic Corporate facilities.

  • Work with STOVE and Director of Broadcast Technology and Services on project planning, innovation opportunities, and vendor coordination.

  • Oversee and perform routine maintenance for all Orlando Magic owned broadcast and AV systems in the video production facility and Amway Center video room.

  • Ensure proper operation and upkeep of the video switcher, CGs, router and other broadcast equipment.

  • Assist with management of the digital signage and IPTV systems.

  • Advise and provide regular “check-in” support with the Lakeland Magic as needed, both on a preventative nature and as limited game support.

  • Oversee and perform engineering support and maintenance for Basketball Operations located at the Amway Center and future facility.

  • Provide advanced and timely troubleshooting and repair of all broadcast and AV systems owned by the Orlando Magic and within the Amway Center and other Orlando Magic managed facilities. Make recommendations for utilization of external vendors for equipment repair, as required. Coordinate and facilitate repairs upon approval.

  • Work with the Assistant Director of Broadcast Services to identify any technical issues, production challenges, and consult on all upcoming events in coordination with the STOVE.

  • Work with the Control Room Senior Manager as liaison and EIC between national and local broadcasters and the Amway Center to facilitate connectivity and transmission for event coverage and broadcasts, supporting and training operators of video control room equipment and cameras, and providing timely feedback on crew and operation in coordination with the STOVE.

  • Provide timely technical response and updates on any repair tickets submitted for control room and broadcast equipment.

  • Meet with Broadcast and IT Management on a regular basis to determine engineering requirements.

  • All other duties as assigned.

What the role needs to have:

Must Possess:

  • Proven live video production skills with an emphasis on teamwork and problem solving.

  • Five or more years experience in the broadcast or audio/video field, primarily in the areas of HD-SDI multi-camera control room operations, experience with IT network infrastructure, video routing and production flow.

  • One year of experience or working knowledge covering the following skills:

  • LED Video Display technology (Daktronics systems knowledge preferred)

    • Analog, SDI and HD SDI video distribution standards

    • Digital video filtering and scalable video coding

    • Scan rate conversion, genlocking, color phase

    • Experience with IPTV based video distribution systems, including encoding and DirecTV IP distribution

    • Knowledge of Digital Signage Systems, including content management, best practices.

    • Image and video processing

    • Multimedia signal processing and technology

    • AES/EBU or AES3 digital audio interface standards

    • Set-up and maintenance of various record and playback broadcast machines and broadcast cameras

    • Operation and set-up of various video production switchers

  • General knowledge of the operation and maintenance of audio mixers, microphones, and various audio decks

  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office products and other related computer skills required.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with an emphasis on business writing skills

  • Ability to work independently without supervision, be self-directed and demonstrate initiative.

  • Ability to take direction without follow up.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with others whom you have no direct authority over.

  • Exhibit good judgment and decision-making skills.

  • Excellent ability to establish rapport with others and ability to build strong interpersonal relationships.

  • Availability and willingness to work extended hours, including nights and weekends and be on-call as necessary.

What we offer you:

  • Competitive total rewards

  • Staff tickets

  • 18 days of personal time off per year + 12 holidays (that is 30 paid days off year!)

  • Fantastic benefits that include: medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with company matching

  • Company sponsored events & outings

  • Reduced summer work hours (every other Friday off)

  • Culture built on Community, Innovation, Legendary and Teamwork!

Physical requirements

  • Position will be required to stand and be on feet for prolonged periods of time during event shifts.

  • Occasional lifting of heavier objects up to 25 lbs +. necessary when setting up for events.

  • Occasional lifting of heavier objects up to 40 lbs +. necessary when setting up for events

  • Capability to climb ladders and scaffolding

  • Capability to lift in excess of 50 pounds

  • Capability to work in high places