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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

requirements.


• 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


Essential


• 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.



Desirable


• 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

systems.


• Knowledge or experience of working with media/technology tools (hardware and

software).


• 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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