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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

Protocol, (HTTP), Domain Naming system (DNS), distributed design).

• 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).

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