Broadcast IT Engineer Jobs in Doha at التلفزيون العربي

Title: Broadcast IT Engineer

Company: التلفزيون العربي

Location: Doha

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Broadcast IT Engineer


Doha, Qatar


Full Time





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As a Broadcast IT Engineer, you will be responsible for providing 2nd line engineering support across all areas of the facility including live studios, transmission, and production as well as broadcast creative and on-air graphics workflows. Day to day duties will focus on maintaining a wide range of specialist broadcast and IT equipment with responsibilities including providing routine checks, fault finding and confidently prioritizing the urgency of each fault or problem when they arise. Minimize loss of broadcast services at times of equipment failure by rapidly identifying and implementing alternative methods to restore the broadcast services. Ensure that the broadcast systems are ON AIR without interruption. Perform emergency restoration procedures for broadcast facilities and support operations team during an emergency.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

Must demonstrate skills in supporting a wide range of broadcast equipment and technologies including several or all of the following:

Routing & Control system

Video Routers, Multiviewers and Glue items


Master Clock (SPG) Glue and other equipment installed in Central Apparatus CAR Rooms

TX/Playout full support including Automation System, video Servers, CTX Video Mixer, TX output chain

MCR Broadcast-related systems Support; equipment and transmission links during outside broadcasts

On-air graphics, Broadcast Creative, Immersive System, Weather, Social

Studios and Gallery equipment support including Audio Mixer, Vision Mixer, Video Walls, Studio Cameras, Robotic System, LED System

Studios Lighting Systems

Editing facilities and post-production suites

KVM system

A solid understanding of IT networking infrastructures, file-based technologies and their implementation in a broadcast environment is essential along with:

Broadcast IT Software Application Support including Media Asset Management and Traffic/Scheduling Systems

Good knowledge of Newsroom Computer Systems NCS and Media Object Server (MOS protocol)

MS and Linux Servers, AD, Clustering, Virtual Machines, XML/XSLT, Network engineering

Basic knowledge of programming and scripting languages, SQL

Proficiency in maintaining the systems documentation library.

Train and mentor technicians.

Strong troubleshooting skills, a positive attitude, flexibility and teamwork.

Keeping up to date with the industry and changes in technology and investigating new systems and techniques.

Ability to work under pressure in a live news environment and available to work on-call as needed, including evenings, overnights and weekends.


Bachelor’s degree in Electronics/Telecommunication/Broadcast/Computer Engineering or relevant practical experience

3 years of professional experience in Broadcast Engineering and relevant equipment’s operation/maintenance/support

1 year Broadcast Projects Delivery Experience in projects delivery related to Broadcast/Broadcast IT domains

IT and Broadcast convergence

Knowledge in the use of computer, internet and software applications related to project planning including MS Office, Visio, AutoCAD as well as baseband test and measuring equipment

English Language , Arabic is a plus

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