MCR Engineer Jobs in Doha at التلفزيون العربي

Title: MCR Engineer

Company: التلفزيون العربي

Location: Doha

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MCR Engineer


Doha, Qatar


Full Time





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As an MCR Engineer, you should ensure that the Alaraby channels are ON AIR without interruption minimizing loss of broadcast services at times of equipment failure by rapidly identifying and implementing alternative methods to restore them. You will be also responsible for managing the successful delivery of scheduled production and transmission services. Day to day duties will focus on the acquisition of live feeds and recorded media via Satellite, Fibre and IP technology. You should be able to manage the loading of multiple traffic strands on the Alaraby fibre and Satellite network and ensure the operational stability for the delivery of both, Alaraby channel to viewers and contributions incoming to the station.

Demonstrable skills in broadcast equipment and technologies including several or all of the following:

SAT farm, IF routing & control system; Downlink and uplink chain

SNG and ENG equipment, point-to-point video links and 3G/4G cellular IP streaming from the field

Video Routers, Multiviewers and Glue items

Talkback; KVM system

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

Manage Control of the channel Off Air and escalation process with DTH providers

Effectively manage Feeds/transmissions via Satellite, Fibre and 3G-4G cellular devices such as TVU making sure the quality is up to Alaraby TV standards

Minimize troubleshooting time to the minimum to avoid any failure or delay

Identify faults and take immediate preventative action to restore traffic

Make sure to follow up on all technical or operational issues in the booking system observed during transmissions

Escalating technical issues to relevant support units as well as to external providers

Make sure all IPDs and steerable antennas are set up to the required satellites

Coordinate effectively with operators in the field to support remote operations via satellite, fibre, and IP networks

Ensuring successful delivery of scheduled transmissions resolving any troubleshoot if any crisis occurs to the service


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

3 years of professional experience in Master Control Rooms and relevant equipment’s operation, maintenance and support

Comprehensive understanding of a live 24-hour broadcast environment

Understanding of broadcasting standards including 3G-SDI, HDSDI 1080i, SDI, AES/EBU, MPEG, PAL 625, NTSC 525 and Relevant measurement tools

The consciousness of the IT and Broadcast convergence

Understanding of Broadcast media server workflows – Ingest – Transcoding – Video Compression

IP networks (TCP/IP, FTP, UDP, Streaming and Store and Forward)

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

Proficiency in maintaining the systems documentation library

English Language , Arabic is a plus

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