Production Technical Job Description

Production Technical Job Description

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Production technical provides thought leadership in researching, innovating, and designing new audio/video experiences to showcase Dolby technologies as future digital playback and experiential systems emerge.

Production Technical Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Responsible for content development, design and coordination of content development
Attends rehearsals and tech checks prior to programming events confirming and/or correcting AV equipment selection and placement, calibration of picture and sound against media materials, media and curtain cues and playlists for main events and adjacent halls
Facilitates the creation of file delivery packages by third-party vendors including SMPTE Digital Cinema Packages including audio, image and metadata and encryption keys
Function as a “go-to” technical generalist responsible for the overall performance and health of our systems
Develop tools to automate the deployment, administration, and monitoring of a large-scale Linux environment
Gain deep application-level knowledge of the systems
Contribute to the overall design and specifications of our next generation applications
Work with development teams to harden, enhance, document, and generally improve the operability of our systems
Assist in the configuration/build-out of new deployments to facilitate rapid growth
Support technical operations of the studio

Production Technical Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Production Technical

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ITIL, NET, SRP/SPM, PMP, SSL, AWS, PMI, CD, CI, SQL

Education for Production Technical

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Employers hiring for the production technical job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Technical, Engineering, Education, Computer Science, Management, Business, Supervision, Science, Communications, Associates

Skills for Production Technical

Desired skills for production technical include:

Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photo Shop and Esko Automation Engine
Digital audio and video file formats
Dolby Atmos
Gomez
Introscope
Local and regional Post Production industry
Networking
Preferably experience with IMF
Sitescope

Desired experience for production technical includes:

Experience with the coordination of soundtrack mastering/re-mastering to dialog and mix parameters normalized for cinema exhibition
History of working with Pro Tools (to v 11.xx) for content preparation and mastering
This position requires 30-40% travel, including some international travel
Substantial experience administering and performance-tuning of UNIX Systems, Apache, MySQL, DB, network latency
Good knowledge of release engineering concepts, tools, and processes, knowledge of svn, cvs, make
Prior experience with a 24x7, high availability, broadly distributed production environment

Production Technical Examples

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Production Technical Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a production technical. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for production technical
  • Oversee pre-production of clips, Snapstream clip management system, avid pre-production suites, graphics and editors
  • Manage work-flow and priorities for all pre-production materials and control room deliverables
  • Facilitate open communication between editors, producers, writers and post production department
  • Responsible to manage the day-to-day operation of Avid Interplay/ISIS5500 and SnapStream Clip Servers
  • Responsible for managing Digital Media solutions for the production and editing of originally syndicated daytime talk show programs
  • Prepare clear and concise scopes of work for various projects throughout the year
  • Works as the contact with various disciplines and compliance agencies (Building and Safety, Fire Safety, EHS, ) to develop safety guidelines and measures for each project
  • Generate SOP and other technical documentation train staff for event operation
  • Processing all new hires, union compliance, assisting in the payroll, and resolving scheduling conflicts
  • Create, distribute, and update production schedules for COE management, maintenance, TX & EC, and facilities
Qualifications for production technical
  • Strong problem-solving skills in Unix environment
  • Apache, HTTP, DNS, routers, switches, load balancers, VIPs, Akamai
  • Scripting in shell, Perl, or PHP, regular expressions
  • Prior System Administration and Web Administration experience
  • Developing Monitoring infrastructure for applications monitoring
  • Prior experience in developing capacity planning and bench marking infrastructure
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Production Technical Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of production technical. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for production technical
  • Completion of programming material which meets or exceeds technical standards
  • Examine available personnel and technology to execute daily operational needs
  • Efficient use of resources to create high quality, high volume programming
  • Determine and execute best practices on top quality production and post production enterprise
  • Set policy for successful and efficient technical facility operation for new and archival material
  • Explore new processes, equipment, capabilities, updates, integration and workflow optimizations
  • Efficiency gains to create more output product with minimal increase in expenses
  • Liaison and advisor to other departments to create successful products
  • Standards compliant products are created for Domestic and International Air and Digital portals
  • Determine viability of future production and post production tools and processes
Qualifications for production technical
  • Automation experience in monitoring, deployment, and troubleshooting
  • Interpret system condition by viewing system stats/profiles, , CPU, Memory, Swap, disk capacity
  • Excellent hands-on Linux – preferably Red Hat Enterprise Linux or equivalent (CentOS)
  • Working knowledge of database systems such as MySQL
  • Working knowledge of Apache, Ngnix, or other Web servers and performance tuning concepts
  • Oracle knowledge and/or SQL programming
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Production Technical Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a production technical. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for production technical
  • Documentation on Audits, Reports, Processes
  • Works closely with talent to ensure they are prepared prior to shooting each scene
  • Assign, establish and coordinate IFB and PL lines
  • Responsible for managing and maintaining control room intercom and monitor wall incoming source router assignments
  • Train/support editorial/production staff on use of control room technology including intercom, routers, and prompter systems
  • Provide support to President and Senior Vice President, with necessary management skills for both day to day project team management and project responsibilities
  • Partnering with the Technical Director the TPM is responsible for managing and maintaining control room intercom and monitor wall incoming source router assignments
  • Serve as the primary contact with various disciplines and compliance agencies (Building and Safety, Fire Safety, EHS, ) to develop safety guidelines and measures for each project
  • Obtaining all information related to show timing from the Producers, Traffic and Master Control
  • Insert and remove branding graphics during pertaining show segments (Leitch LogoMotion)
Qualifications for production technical
  • Specifying, developing and deploying architectures and infrastructure for online software applications in a multi-tiered application environment
  • A good technical knowledge of could technologies
  • Conducting code and system reviews
  • Translating business and feature requirements into technical specifications, ideally including content management, metadata publishing, online media production, or production user workflow tools and services
  • Applications Operational Knowledge - Extensive knowledge and experience using the system with a clear understanding of operational and procedural aspects the applications running on UNIX and WebSphere
  • Minimum of 2 years Production experience
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Production Technical Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a production technical. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for production technical
  • Assess, research and analyze business and system needs, exploring alternative options to recommend technology solutions and designs that meet sponsor needs and Project Life Cycle (PLC)
  • Design, code, document and execute unit test, system, integration and acceptance test
  • Prepare high level and detailed technical specifications for small to medium projects in accordance with Project Life Cycle (PLC), security and architecture documentation objectives
  • Provide accurate estimates for completion of build, system testing and implementation phases of project
  • Contribute to and participate in walkthrough reviews of all technical specifications, programs and unit test plans
  • Provide the necessary support to ensure the highest level of service for all online systems
  • Responsible for ensuring day to day problems of a technical nature within the mainframe systems are dealt with quickly and efficiently or otherwise escalated to the appropriate areas within Technology and Operations
  • Responsible for the seamless implementation of all hardware and software changes
  • Works in conjunction with the Systems Managed Storage area of Global Hosting Services to ensure disk resources are allocated in a cost efficient manner
  • Collaborate and assists Production Supervisor in all evolving support needs, daily scrums, calendar booking, updating schedules, creating and revising Jira dashboards
Qualifications for production technical
  • Working knowledge of SSH, TCP/IP, sockets, and other necessary protocols
  • 1 year of proven experience with Avid ISIS Storage Networks, Interplay and Media Composer Systems and SnapStream Clip server preferred
  • Must have knowledge of tapeless workflow procedures necessary to develop, manage and improve processes from production, post-production, playback and media archiving
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues, update software and drives, load OS and hotfixes, and perform maintenance on systems preferred
  • Candidate should have an IT background and be familiar with Microsoft Windows OS for desktops and servers
  • HTML or CSS knowledge
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Production Technical Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of production technical. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for production technical
  • To represent the Technical function in the assigned operational area
  • Presenting problem statements and documentation in a form appropriate for a non-technical audience appropriate proposals for resolution and progress
  • Aid in providing a technical training service to selected members of the Operations teams
  • To monitor plant processes through statistical analysis, proactively identify out of control processes and investigate root cause in a timely fashion in order to minimise impact on Business and Operational performance
  • Through investigation methods establish root causes of issues and identify appropriate solutions within the existing operations, using the appropriate principles & structured problem solving methodologies
  • Facilitate technical & logistical traffic to support live news shows and events (including communications, lines coordination, field efforts)
  • Safeguard CNN air ensuring that feeds meet CNN quality standards
  • Partner with editorial & production to book studios, live locations
  • Roll satellite trucks for field production for live air
  • Work with show directors to set-up look of live shots
Qualifications for production technical
  • Advanced proficiency with page composition and web software and technologies, including InDesign, InCopy, InMath, HTML5, CSS and Sass
  • HTML, HTML5, XML, CSS and Sass experience
  • Advanced proficiency with page composition and web software and technologies, including InDesign, InCopy, and MathTools
  • Position requires solid planning/organizational skills, effective written and verbal communication skills, well-developed technical/computer skills and effective problem solving skills
  • Bachelor’s degree or in Theatre, Performing Arts, Stage Management, Production or related field required
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in theatrical or live entertainment production

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