Engineer Post Production

Sydney, Australia
1 May, 2017 - 31 Dec, 2017

FMA are seeking a Senior Engineer – Post Production.
Key Responsibilities
Maintain a high technical standard and offer front line technical support at the most senior level to productions and creative talent
Responsible for all technical operation of edit facilities and associated kit
Design, install and remove temporary control rooms and edit facilities including implementing hardware and software upgrades
Offering a high standard of technical support to all edit staff and productions – including efficient levels of communication with a friendly and helpful approach
Maintain a secure, reliable and efficient media management system for the department and ensure all protocols are adhered to by the team – including rushes and project backups
Storage and bandwidth planning and ongoing management
Maintaining and configuring MAM, HSM, Aspera, transcode and Ingest systems
Configure and maintain proprietary editing & NAS storage
Configure and maintain SOE’s and deployment servers
OB/Post i ntegration
Facility and suite diagrams
Networking & Remote Access
Thoroughly research and test technical projects as required, in relation to industry best practice and with a full project risk assessment to support any recommendation
Essential Skills & Experience
A thorough knowledge and working experience of AVID editing systems including AVID Storage solutions, Media Composer, Symphony and Pro Tools
Outstanding IT and systems integration skills
Understanding of modern post production workflows
Working knowledge of all current file acquisition formats
Strong organisational skills and ability to handle busy workload, understand priorities, deadlines and complete all requested tasks efficiently
Confident and clear communication skills to deal with various levels of production staff and management and to ensure seamless communication
Appreciation of the production process including the needs of stakeholders’ deadlines
Knowledge of AVID Interplay systems and EVS
There will be some flexibility required in this role for occasional evening and weekend work for out of hours maintenance and other production requirements.


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