Supervisor - SNG - Technology & Network Operations (Newsgathering)

Technology & Network Operations Division Doha, Qatar


Description

Position at Al Jazeera Media Network

Job Purpose Summary:

Supervisor - SNG is responsible for the planning and execution of SNG deployments, the operation of technical facilities on location associated with the acquisition and transmission of live news and programmes and the supervision of the SNG team.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

• Rig & operation of SNG equipment on location for transmission of news and programmes material
• Rig & operation of technical facilities associated with newsgathering on location
• Follow and work within all safety guidelines produced by the network or contracted security advisors
• Work closely with editorial team to deliver technical solutions for newsgathering needs.
• Conduct technical recces for planned news events and provide site reports for editorial planners
• Provide on-site technical and engineering support for the newsgathering teams on location
• Provide remote technical support for staff camera crews globally
• Conduct routine testing, preventative and corrective maintenance of transmission and ancillary equipment prior to and during deployments
• Seek and develop new technical workflows & equipment associated with newsgathering
• Engage with third party suppliers and managers to procure new technical equipment

Minimum Required Academic Degree: Bachelor degree

Experience:

  • A minimum 8 years working in SNG or related fields.
  • A minimum 3 years working at a senior SNG level
  • Previous experience working with IP or IT based systems is an advantage