Media Systems Engineer

Media Systems Engineer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Media Systems Engineer to join our team.


  • Special projects as required;
  • Maintains media server software and associated hardware;
  • Instructs technical and production staff on proper operation and procedures of media systems;
  • Works with global counterparts and team members to design, install and document new media production systems;
  • Creates and maintains documentation for systems;
  • Provides frontline maintenance, troubleshooting and installation of equipment for all technical and operational departments throughout studio;
  • Achieves and maintains expert knowledge of existing AV, Data, Network and other systems at the facility;
  • Works to ensure best security practices are met and maintained;
  • Conducts research and evaluation of new technology and trends to assess their impact on current and future projects;
  • Provides high-level Avid Media Composer support to studio.


  • Basic scripting experience with Python or other script languages;
  • Troubleshooting experience;
  • Basic to intermediate color theory knowledge and practical application preferred;
  • SAN and NAS storage management preferred;
  • Experience with projection technology and applications;
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced production environment as part of a team;
  • Familiarity with AV networking streaming technology;
  • Installation and maintenance experience in post-production facilities with complex audio/video systems;
  • Communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical staff;
  • Certified or wide-spread experience with media composer software preferred;
  • Advanced Linux, Mac OS, Windows configurations skills.