Broadcast Network Engineer - Contract

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Posted Aug 18, 2016 - Requisition No. 53613

Bloomberg TV delivers business news, insights and analysis to more than 360 million homes worldwide - 24/7. We're looking for an experienced Network Engineer to join our Broadcast Engineering group on a consultancy basis. Depending on the program, this role would average about 10 days per month for the next 6 months to start. Working with our London-based team, you will contribute to the design and support of a leading edge Video over IP network and traditional network LAN. You will be experienced when it comes to working with routers, switches and firewalls.

We'll trust you to:

  • Analyse, advise, design and contribute on latest network architectures for new Video over IP designs
  • Be the point of escalation and troubleshoot 3rd line network issues in our mission critical environment
  • Handle installation and troubleshooting of Data Centre, WAN and LAN environments
  • Remain calm under the pressures of our live environment
  • Be a team player with a flexible and customer-focus

You need to have:

  • A thorough understanding of TCP/IP connection setup, teardown and trouble-shooting with sniffers
  • Switching and routing protocol experience with a least 2 of the following protocols: OSPF/BGP/MPLS/VRF/VXLAN
  • Experience in planning, installing, troubleshooting and managing network projects to strict time-scales with change control
  • In-depth knowledge of configurations using Arista / Cisco / Juniper / Nortel
  • Knowledge of zero touch provisioning / automation with tools such as ansible
  • Qualification such as Arista ACE, Cisco CCNA, CCIE, CCNP, Juniper JNCIA-M or equivalent
  • Strong communication skills

We'd love to see:

  • Experience of multicast deployments using IGMPv3/PIM/MVR
  • Timing protocols such as PTP, NTP, Black and Burst
  • Experience of working in a broadcast environment
  • An understanding of emerging Video over IP standards such as SMPTE2022-6,7 TR03,TR04, AES67

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match and we'll get in touch with you to let you know next steps but in the meantime, check out

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