MCR Technician Jobs in Doha at التلفزيون العربي

Title: MCR Technician

Company: التلفزيون العربي

Location: Doha

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MCR Technician


Doha, Qatar


Full Time





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As an MCR Technician, 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 for scheduled production and transmission of video signals to concerned parties. Day to day duties will focus on the acquisition of live feeds and recorded media via Satellite, Fibre and IP technology. You should ensure the operational stability for the delivery of both, Alaraby channel to viewers and the contribution incoming to the station.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

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

Effectively receive and record contribution feeds (Live 2way / Tape feed) and Live programs via Satellite, MPLS, CDN, Fibre and 3G-4G cellular devices such as TVU

Make sure the quality of the transmission is up to Alaraby TV standards

Maintaining the quality of receiving feeds according to Alaraby’s quality standards

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

Identify faults and take immediate preventative action to restore traffic

Reacting to MCR system failures in an appropriate manner and minimise troubleshooting time to avoid any failures or delays, prioritising response according to the transmission and business criticality with assistance from MCR engineers

Monitoring the receiving tape feeds and live programmes

Make sure follows up and reports clearly in the booking system on all technical or operational issues observed during transmissions

Performing routine testing, preventative and corrective maintenance of transmission systems and ancillary equipment, and reporting to seniors with the outcome

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

Clearly reporting all technical or operational issues observed during transmissions

Clearly fill regular reports for Handover mentioning incidents, changes to workflow and anything needs follow up, etc.


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

Understanding of a live 24-hour broadcast environment

The consciousness of the IT and Broadcast convergence

Understanding of IP networks and Video Compression

A keen interest in broadcast technology, enthusiasm, and willingness to learn

A positive attitude, flexibility, team working

Ability to work without supervision and to handle responsibility working under pressure in a live news environment

Availability to work on-call as needed, including evenings, overnights and weekends

English Language , Arabic is a plus.

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