Senior Ingest Transmission Controller Jobs in Doha at التلفزيون العربي
Title: Senior Ingest Transmission Controller
Company: التلفزيون العربي
Senior Ingest Transmission Controller
As a Senior Ingest/TX Controller you will be responsible for the playlist continuity of Alaraby channels, making sure playlists are running smoothly, in close partnership with our Scheduling Dept.
TX/Playout is the final point of the broadcast chain prior to distribution, so those in transmission have ultimate control of the channel output. You should ensure that the Alaraby channels are ON AIR without interruption minimizing loss of broadcast services by rapidly identifying and implementing alternative methods to restore them.
You will handle the daily communication within the Playout (e.g. playlist deliveries/updates, live transmission preparation, graphic scheduling etc.).
You will also be responsible for reviewing all programmes and commercial content prior to broadcast (QC – quality control) and must ensure it meets with technical broadcast standards as well as rules set down by Alaraby. In addition, as Ingest controller, will be responsible for ingesting, previewing and verifying file transfers of on-air content to the main playout storage and remote stations.
Demonstrable skills in broadcast equipment and technologies including several or all of the following:
TX/Playout Automation System, video servers, CTX Video Mixer, TX output chain
File-based technologies and their implementation in a broadcast environment
Broadcast IT Software Application including Media Asset Management and Traffic/Scheduling Systems
Editing facilities and post-production suites
Video Routers, Multiviewers and Glue items
Talkback; KVM system
Main Duties & Responsibilities:
Processing daily schedules and investigating missing items, liaising with internal and external clients to obtain and process material as required
Ensure the modification of on-air playlists as needed, including last-minute changes, to ensure setup and execution of on-air elements
Follow the program log to ascertain when the program will be recorded and aired
Manage the automation warnings process
Monitor automated workflows using the MAM platform, intervening as required for manual processes and dealing with exceptions requiring manual handling/processing
Ensure maintenance of online playout storage and maintain regular housekeeping of relevant systems, according to Alaraby standard operating procedures
Manage and respond to any technical issues performing emergency restoration procedures of the transmissions
Ingest, preview and verify file transfers of on-air content to multiple remote stations verifying and supplementing existing metadata
Transfer material from the video server to archive
Supervise TX/RX feeds ensuring the on-air presence of the channels at all times and monitor all assigned station return feeds to ensure quality and continuity
Processing the required tasks (including broadcast file management, registration, QC and database administration) according to current priorities
QA and a video and audio spot check of HD/SD movies as well as spot check of promos
Communicating issues that may affect the output of any channel to relevant parties and reacting to any potential issues in an effective manner
A good understanding of IT networking infrastructures, file-based technologies and their implementation in a …