Broadcast Technologist – Master Control Technology – Corus

25 Dockside Dr, Toronto, ON M5A 1B6, Canada Req #978
Monday, January 18, 2021
Are you creative, dynamic and passionate? Do you like to think outside of the box and find new ways to achieve your goals? Corus Entertainment has an exciting opportunity for you. If you have a passion for excellence, and would like to work for Corus Entertainment, we encourage you to apply.
About the Role:

Reporting to Manager, Technical Services, you will be responsible for providing technical support to the broadcast systems for on air channels, Media Asset Management system the post production facilities in the Corus Quay Broadcast Centre as part of a team of other passionate and multi-disciplined Broadcast Technologists.

Responsibilities:
Provide technical support to air chains and feeds (satellite and IP), MAM and playout systems, and post production facility
Assist with and perform system upgrades, configurations or modifications
Assist in installation and commissioning of technical solutions
Maintain, troubleshoot, test and repair broadcast equipment and systems
Maintain documentation in AUTOCAD and MS Visio, present new documented solutions to the team
Assist in day-to-day operation of the Engineering department as required
Participate and support your team members in finding solutions to complex problems
Support the Manager, Technical Services and the department by completing any other duties assigned
Able to work a modified work schedule within a 24/7 continuous operation

About You

What We Need From You:

Minimum 3 years’ experience working as a Broadcast Technologist supporting mission critical broadcast environments
Experience in supporting Apple, Windows and Linux systems
Demonstrable knowledge of broadcast systems, media processes and post production
Demonstrable ability to propose technical solutions and implement alternative methods
Demonstrable knowledge of Enterprise class storage, servers and communication protocols
Demonstrable knowledge of networking topology and infrastructure
Demonstrable collaborative skills
Ability to work in a matrixed environment, supporting many customers
Ability to pivot according to changing priorities in a fast paced environment
Self-motivated and thrives working in a team environment
Able to accommodate shift work and on-call emergencies as required
Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
Able to work effectively with users in broadcast environment and understand their requirements

Why Corus?

Corus is a driving force in the media industry with a diverse portfolio of strong brands that entertain and inform audiences through great storytelling and compelling content, reaching millions of people around the world every day.

We have a passionate drive to connect with the world around us: to express, to share, to be part of people’s lives. Walk around our offices, our stations, our studios across the country and you’ll feel it. You’ll see it in action.

You’ll see it in the open communication and the approachability of our people. You’ll see it in our care for quality work and the interest in new, creative solutions. You’ll see it in how we work with external partners, and how we care about our communities. These are all core to the values we commit to living each and every day – Win Together, Think Beyond, Make It Happen, Learn Every Day, Show We Care. Our values describe what makes us pretty unique – and amazing – place to work.

At Corus we value and actively involve the full range of what makes people unique in order to create a strong and innovative company where amazing people thrive. A company where people have the full opportunity to show their unique value and develop their potential. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people of colour, people with disabilities, people from all gender and sexually diverse communities and people with intersectional identities.

Corus is also committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

How to Apply

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