Media Engineering Technician

Oakville, ON

Are you someone who pays attention to detail? Do you have an affinity to technology? Do you enjoy contributing to a team? If yes this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

Our client is looking for a Media Engineering Technician to join their Oakville Team.

Your Responsibilities as a Media Engineering Technician will be

  • You will maintain and administer our Media Systems based on Windows and Linux Server technology.
  • This will include daily testing and checking of software-based equipment, networks, image servers, image creation, image distribution, file servers, media asset management, transcoder and all video servers used within the studios.
  • Provide on-going communication and operational support to internal clients.
  • Perform a variety of technical tasks, including technical support to clients; maintenance; calibration; and repair
  • Modification and installation of different systems, devices, instruments, and electronic equipment used in the operation of a television studio
  • Provide knowledge transfer, coaching, and act as a mentor to other junior staff.
  • Some physical work required (lifting, pulling, etc.)
  • Shift work, 8 hours during the week, and possibly 12 hours on the weekend.
  • Roles, responsibilities, and duties may evolve and change over time

Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree in electronics engineering technology and/or completion of a Technician Technologist diploma in Electronics
  • A minimum of two years related experience in maintenance and repair of broadcast quality audio and video equipment is essential
  • Certification or experience with A+ Computer Hardware and Cisco Networking
  • Familiar with various processes like Audio and video transcoding, different file formats
  • System Administrator for Windows and Linux OS.
  • Experience with scripting languages: Python, PowerShell, JavaScript, bash and Linux shell scripting.
  • Understanding of IT networking, data protocol and standards
  • Knowledge of LAN, WAN and VPN required.
  • Familiar with transcoding applications, Media Asset Management software and video servers is an asset.
  • Understanding of TV play out automation, Video production switchers and NAM would be a great asset
  • Ability to read, write and understand signal flow diagrams with familiarities of software like VIDCAD, Visio or Auto CAD
  • Excellent soldering and cabling techniques


  • Demonstrates ability to work independently, manage priorities, handle deadline pressures, and effectively escalate issues
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Proactive project management and problem-solving skills
  • You have outstanding analytical, organizational, and time management skills. You know how to get things done!
  • Fluent in English (French will be an asset.)
  • Clear and concise communication, both verbally and written
  • Ability to work a variety of shifts either independently or part of a multi-disciplinary team..



Contract Info / Information sur le contrat
  • Job ID / No. du Poste: 25188
  • Open Positions / Postes Ouverts: 1
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