Systems Engineer Job Description
Job Summary-Systems Engineer Job Description
Responsible for collaborating on, and contributing to, the planning, design, implementation, integration, commissioning, test and operation of systems.
Key Responsibilities Systems Engineer Job Description
• Delivering improvements in the operating environment and ensuring alignment with the overall architecture strategy.
• Key role within engineering teams in the planning, design, development, integration, commission and test of media systems.
• Contribute towards (in some cases lead on) the provision of technical advice and consultancy across a range of projects and products to shape and deliver technical production solutions.
• Work with project, product and technical leads, contractors and manufacturers to
design media systems and create implementable solutions to the business’ technical
• Integrate media systems with existing and new monitoring, and support tools.
• Where required, responsibilities may include elements of system operational
development and support.
• Write, review and take responsibility for technical documentation as part of project and product delivery.
• Contribute to test and resolution of issues throughout the project or the product life
cycle – including writing and running detailed test scripts and procedures.
• Operates processes that support the timely delivery of their maintenance, roadmaps
and/or project plans.
• Oversee acceptance testing of new installations, ensuring test logs/registers are kept up to date.
• Work with system vendors and suppliers to ensure successful delivery of solutions.
• Maintain knowledge of industry and competitor developments.
• Learn new technologies and keep abreast of existing technologies and drive the
introduction them where appropriate.
• Provide guidance to team members.
• Liaise with the project manager and project support staff to enable them to provide
effective and informed reporting.
• Provide effective communication to stakeholders, conveying technical information to
non-technical staff, either verbally or in written form.
Knowledge, skills, training and experience-Systems Engineer Job Description
• Experience assisting with the design, delivery or support of technical systems and
infrastructure within a media technology environment.
• Experience assisting with systems test and handover procedures.
• Knowledge of systems engineering for key operational criteria (monitoring integration, performance testing, security considerations).
• Experience of applying new and emerging technologies within media technology
projects and products.
• Motivated and organised, with the ability to manage multiple active tasks.
• Good communication (spoken, written, listening) and IT skills.
• Able to work in a dispersed and varied team, showing evidence of dealing with complex technical issues.
• Able to deliver to deadlines and demonstrate resilience to ensure the correct technical solution is selected.
• Experience translating project, user and product requirements into technical solutions.
• Ability to write and communicate complex technology solutions in a clear and coherent way.
• Experience of operational workflows as they pertain to complex media technology
• Knowledge or experience of working with media/technology tools (hardware and
• Some knowledge of web architecture and key technologies (Hypertext Transfer
• Knowledge of broadcast or datacentre infrastructure installations including power,
environmental and space layout considerations.
• Knowledge and experience of procurement processes.
• Experience working alongside third party service delivery or support in an engineering environment.
• Experience of mentoring and supporting less experienced members of the team.
• Knowledge of how media technology systems are supported by operational engineering teams and the tools and interfaces they rely on.
• Knowledge of cloud computing disciplines (Networking as a Service (NaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) or Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and
Internet Protocol (IP) technologies).