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Broadcast Systems Design Engineer

The Engineer will work closely with the sales staff to provide both general and specific recommendations on equipment, technologies and implementation. Upon sale, the Broadcast Engineer shall provide drawings, configuration and testing of equipment/systems, and in some cases may act as project manager. Alpha places a heavy emphasis on a collaborative work environment.

• Consult with the Sales team to establish customer needs and present solutions.
• Determine client expectations for system functionality through communication with the sales department and client
• With the sales department, recommend general and specific solutions to clients
• Design complete systems for quoting including equipment, parts, consumables and labor
• Write scopes of work to convey system expectations
• Respond to bids
• Diagram systems using AutoCAD and Visio
• Work with a project manager to manage proposals including coordination of installers with end client and tracking of time and materials
• Provide technical support to Alpha Video employees and clients in any areas of expertise
• Research new products to remain current on technology solutions
• As an expert, solve technical problems as requested by clients, sales, and management
• All other duties as assigned and deemed appropriate

• Up to 30% travel, occasionally on a last-minute basis
• Occasional evening and weekend work

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Comprehensive knowledge of system configurations, with an emphasis placed on client workflow
• Comprehensive knowledge of industry best practices
• Audio design and theory
• Video design and theory
• RF design and theory
• IT knowledge
• Self-motivated
• Resourceful
• Ability to solve unusual or unexpected technical or installation problems

• Previous employment with an integrator, with a TV station, or sports facility space
• Experience programming and configuring Harris, Evertz, Ross, Sony, Grass Valley, Panasonic, JVC, and AJA routers, switchers, cameras, servers, and plant distribution

• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience required with a minimum of five (5) years relevant experience

Computer Skills:
• Proficient with Microsoft Office, including Word, Outlook, and Excel
• AutoCAD experience
• Microsoft Visio, Great Plains, and QuoteWerks experience preferred

Certificates and Licenses:
• Valid driver’s license
• InfoComm CTS certification required within one year of employment
• SBE certifications preferred

Physical Demands:
• Lift, push, or carry up to 40 lbs
• Sit, stand, bend, crouch, and kneel
• Walk on uneven surfaces
• Climb ladders up to 10’ tall