Fixed Term - 12 Months



Broadcast Engineer

We are seeking a Broadcast Engineer to play a key role keeping our customers on air with high availability for Arqiva, global leader in communications infrastructure.

About the Role

Based at our Feltham Broadcast Media Centre as Broadcast Engineer, reporting to our Broadcast Operations Manager for this 12 month fixed term contract, you’ll provide engineering support for our playout, MCR and studios for Eurosport, Perform and ad hoc clients, in addition to working on system upgrades and new installation projects.  

Key Responsibilities:

This is a varied role in a great team with lots of autonomy to identify improvements in services.  

You will be helping to ensure that all Arqiva studio facilities, equipment, and systems operate to appropriate technical standards and are available for use continuously

You’ll also be responsible for: 

  • Undertaking fault analysis 
  • Replace equipment/systems and/or make temporary hardware/system changes 
  • Act as point of contact for building faults, air-conditioning, power, security systems etc.

About You

Key Skills, Knowledge & Experience:

With strong computing skills, including a good practical understanding of Windows OS and networking, you ideally have experience of both broadcast playout and supporting live studios.  

Your good working knowledge of SDI, AES, HD, Dolby and MPEG systems complements your understanding of current Health & Safety legislation, along with knowledge of digital broadcast techniques, terrestrial, cable, and satellite.  

With experience of studio systems and a broadcast engineering background, ideally within a media company, you will also have:

  • Working  knowledge of broadcast automation and workflow systems both for studios and transmission
  • Working knowledge of post-production equipment
  • Technical awareness of emerging technologies.


Please Note: This Broadcast Engineer role is on a shift rota: 7am-7pm and 2pm-2am on a 7-day per fortnight, including weekends.

About the Company

At Arqiva, our vision is to be central to every vital connection in a world which depends on a continuous stream of information.  Always.  At the forefront of communications infrastructure and media services, we’re the people who make connections happen in the digital world.  Our values are about being ingenious, straightforward and collaborative, clearly and simply, to enable us to go that extra mile for our customers.    

Next Step
To Apply:
If this describes you and your career aspirations please click here to see this role on our own careers site and apply.