RF Maintenance Engineer - Fox Technology
Phoenix, AZ 
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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANYFox Corporation

Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world's leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the Fox Network, and the FOX Television Stations. We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The RF Broadcast Maintenance Team is looking for RF Maintenance Engineers to build and maintain cutting-edge compression and distribution platforms for one of the premier national broadcasters. You will have Broadcast Maintenance responsibilities, but with the addition of certain job functions, such as the mastery of compression systems, writing systems documentation, and training others.

At FOX, you will have full permission to bring your best tech game to invent and build technology that delivers a high-quality viewer experience to millions across FOX networks, digital platforms, mobile applications, websites, and licensing partnerships.

The way we consume media has fundamentally changed. We watch on our laptops, phones, tablets, and TV. We stream, record, and binge. Who knows what we'll do next? You do - because you will help build the technology to realize it!

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as engineering liaison with interdepartmental personnel in order to ascertain technical support requirements. This position plays a critical role by ensuring that online operational systems documentation is accurate and up to date

  • Install complex broadcast systems and equipment according to specifications and standards

  • Troubleshoot and repair broadcast equipment to the board and component level

  • Ability to read schematics, follow manufacturers repair manuals and use digital and analog test equipment

  • Perform regular tests to ensure optimum performance and improve existing systems

  • Write and maintain technical documentation in reference to equipment installation and operation

  • Lead projects as assigned/needed

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Bachelors' degree in Electronics or Computer Science (preferred) or equivalent training/experience

  • Seven (7) years of experience as a technician in broadcast or network broadcasting operations or equivalent experience

  • SBE certification preferred

  • FCC license preferred

  • Must be able to lift fifty pounds

  • Must be willing to work flexible hours, including overnights and weekends

  • Thorough knowledge of SDI video systems

  • Experienced in satellite and fiber transmission & receiving systems

  • Understanding of all aspects of Standard & High Definition television

  • Understanding of MPEG, JPEG and other New Media applications

  • Understanding of electronic, electrical, computer and mechanical systems

  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills are required

  • Ability to work independently

  • IP and networking experience, CCNA, CCDP, or CCIE certifications

  • Experience maintaining High Power Amplifiers

  • Experience in satellite communications

  • Programming and repair of HT and mobile radios

ABOUT YOU

  • You care about your team and their diverse perspectives and are invested in their success

  • You are excited by new technology and its potential to change how things are done

  • You have an entrepreneur's spirit and enjoy problem-solving

  • You LOVE getting stuff done, not just talking about it!

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

 

Job Summary
Company
FOX
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7 years
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