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Technical Ops (Ad Sales) - Millersville, MD or Connecticut
Ref No.: 17-00734
Location: Millersville, Maryland
Job Title: Technical Ops (Ad Sales)  
Job Location: Millersville, MD or Connecticut
Position Type:  Contract
Pay Rate:  $26/hr. on w2

US Citizen, Green Card and GC EAD only

Job Description
What You Will Be Doing 
  • Maintains all head ends and troubleshoots network issues  and  hardware  failures pertaining to Ad Sales equipment; assists  third  party  affiliates  and  ""Comcast  Owned and  Operated""  through  all  methods  of  delivery  analog  and  IP  video  systems.
  • Assists local staff and remote locations with maintenance and preventative maintenance of Ad Sales equipment.  Notifies  leadership  of  potential  risks;  develops and implements plans  to  detect  potential  negative  impact  to  regional  market  systems in  order  t
  • Configures and installs hardware and software necessary to encode/transcode mpeg content and maintains associated hardware and software to ensure they are within ATSC and FCC guidelines.
  •  Conducts analysis on market systems and interfaces with Sales & Traffic departments on technical issues (i.e. audio and video problems, servers, modems, etc.) Applies systems analysis techniques and procedures to  determine  system functional specification
  • Installs and configures Starnet Insertion equipment (including Satellite dish installation, alignment and receiving equipment.)
  •  Interfaces with outside vendors for installation and/or configuration of satellite delivered paid programming.  Interfaces with software vendors per local   agreements.
  • Evaluates system performance through status monitoring (via modem or visual inspection.) Utilizes test equipment such as  mpeg  analyzers  and  video  and  audio  test sets  to  ensure  content  is  within  ATSC,  SCTE,  Cable  labs,  and  FCC  standards
  •  Interfaces with local headend engineers and provides support, as necessary.
  • Works with Technical Operations Supervisor and/or Manager, as required, to ensure issues are resolved in a timely and appropriate manner.  Schedules maintenance work and ensures completion by assigned Technicians.
  • Designs and seeks budgeted capitol for system improvements.