Mediacom Video Engineer in Springfield, Missouri

Video Engineer




Exempt Status:Exempt

Employment Duration:Full time

Working Hours:Mon. - Fri., 8a- 5p

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Core Responsibilities:

  • Design, purchase, install, repair and maintain analog, digital and high-definition broadcast equipment as well as computer and IT equipment associated with the operation and the broadcast signals of the network.

  • Maintain the technical integrity of the Mediacom operating facilities including but not limited to the control room/truck, studio, production equipment and facilities.

  • Ensure high-quality video and audio content from both live events and edited productions, and ensures a predictable production experience and outstanding results.


  • Implements technical vision and strategies.

  • Consults on internal projects and initiatives, researching and recommending leading-edge-technology solutions.

  • Abstracts and applies new technologies and relays processes.

  • Work as a member of the network’s engineering team and the division’s technology team to implement state of the art technical facilities. Ensure all equipment is FCC compliant.

  • Stays knowledgeable of competition and important emerging technologies and standards.

  • Monitors and reports on the progress of the department and all technical projects towards the company's engineering goals and communicates feedback and analyses into actionable insight.

  • Mentors team members.

  • Respond to employees’ requests regarding tools and resources they need for their job. Determine solutions through process improvements with existing technology or purchasing new equipment. Identify solutions where new equipment may result in savings to the company.

  • Examine all solutions to ensure implementation of process improvement and/or new equipment is cost efficient.

  • Act as technical quality supervisor for studio productions, live events, remote feeds, etc.

  • Adjust, align and integrate all elements of truck equipment inventory to provide a mobile production facility as required by events. Elements include but are not limited to: camera, lenses, video servers and other video recording devices.

  • Read and understand signal flow diagrams. Understand, configure and maintain broadcast transmission including audio, video, and fiber systems. Understand video and audio file formats and structures for both import and export to post-production and IP-delivered sources and destinations.

  • Participate in evaluating and recommending solutions.

  • Fill in as necessary in different production roles (ie, camera operator, graphics, replay, etc.). Help with basic operational training when required.

  • Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Preferred Experience/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Computer Science or relevant production experience.

  • Experience with video technologies.

  • Familiarity with Digital Rights Management.

  • Experience with MPEG2 Transport Stream.

  • Good communicator, able to analyze and clearly articulate complex issues and technologies understandably and engagingly.

  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills, adaptable, proactive and willing to take ownership.

  • Ability to prepare and present to executive level.

  • Missouri Class E driver’s license, experience driving large trucks and/or towing.