205468 - Senior Media Systems Engineer
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
Santa Monica
Up to $160000.00 DOE
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Senior Media Systems Engineer for a hybrid contract opportunity in Santa Monica, CA.

o Knowledge of M&E Creative Tools: must be familiar with non-liner editors and 2D and 3D computer graphics programs (such as Adobe or Autodesk suites)
o Ability to build a Render Farm: understands scheduler and node relationships, able to offload to cloud environments
o Knowledge of Video Resolution, Bitrates and Codecs: understands their impact on storage and real-time performance in video and computer systems
o Ability to read and follow a signal flow diagram: understands a variety of media connections and both copper- and fiber-based connectivity
o Fluent in Remote Editorial: experienced working with PCoIP, VPN, and Cloud Storage; familiar with the vendor landscape and technology stacks to accomplish this
o Familiar with M&E Workflows from Asset Creation to Distribution: able to articulate the needs of each phase
o Good Bedside Manner: able to present an approachable and friendly demeanor, especially in challenging situations
o Works Well Under Pressure: able to keep a level head and manage customer expectations when problems occur
o Effective Time Management: able to correctly prioritize duties to keep up with shifting deadlines; efficient in completing tasks both individually and as a team member
o Flexible Schedule: willing to work a modified schedule with sufficient notice to meet project demands
o 3+ Years of Relevant Experience in IT Pre or Post sales
o Available to Work Onsite: able to transition between remote, on-site, and in-office work as needed

o Has been involved with planning, implementation, support, and evaluation of complex systems
o Has made recommendations to maintain infrastructure requirements and meet expected service levels
o Able to provide technical assistance and implementation strategies in future planning, engineering, and architecture on top of existing systems
o Has interfaced with customers and vendors to determine requirements and resolve issues
o Able to provide and interpret regular metrics for system availability and usage, as well as other data points as requested
o Familiar with diagramming tools to map and maintain rack elevations and network diagrams (e.g. Microsoft Visio)
o Able to perform various equipment, OS, and firmware upgrades
o Experienced in generating and keeping up-to-date documentation of procedures, diagrams, layouts, and related materials
o Has handled user issues and questions, and change tickets
o Has worked with other departments to resolve interdepartmental issues, and provided root cause analysis
o Network, Storage, Virtualization, Cloud, and/or Microsoft certifications

Accredited Bachelor's Degree


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Zachary Fasano
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x252 or (800) 927-9318 x252

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.