MCR Engineer

We are working with a leading provider of Satellite Service to the Broadcast industry who are looking for an experienced MCR Engineer to join their office in London.

The postholder will play a pivotal part in the smooth operation of the MCR carrying out first level fault finding, configuring broadcast and satellite equipment and acting as a first point of contact for both clients and supplier often in stressful and demanding situations. The ideal candidate will be an excellent team player who is also confident working alone, methodically minded and must have excellent people skills.

The core competencies include;

  • Understanding of DVB principals, digital modulation, forward error correction etc.
  • Operation of DVB transport stream analysers, SDI analysers etc.
  • Understanding of modulators, up-converters, down-converters, HPAs, amplifier intermodulation, back-off etc.
  • Antenna control systems – understanding of principles of tracking, beacon receivers etc.
  • Dataminer administration & operation.
  • Basic understanding of terrestrial services and interfaces, testing on these lines etc.
  • Use of analogue and SDI video test equipment – spectrum analysers, waveform monitors etc.
  • A degree or equivalent in communications or electronic engineering would be desirable.

Due to the 24/7 nature of the department MCR Engineers are on a 7 day fortnight rotation which can include early, mid and late shifts as well as overnight working. In return this role offers a competitive salary package including performance related bonuses, health care, life insurance, company pension and 25 days holiday.

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