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Senior Engineer

Twickenham Studios are looking for a Senior Engineer to join it’s Engineering department. You will be responsible for technical support, project management and maintenance across the site. This position would be ideally suited to an experienced engineer with a background in post production engineering, who has a strong interest in all aspects of technology/ engineering.

Applicants must be based in the UK, and have a valid UK work visa

**Please not that this is a technical role and will not provide a route through to a creative position.

The role

The role will include, but is not limited to, providing technical support to:

  • 3 AMS-Neve DFC equipped audio dubbing theatres
  • Picture editing and finishing facilities
  • Large number of cutting rooms & serviced offices
  • Extensive IT networking infrastructure
  • VoIP telecoms system
  • Large access control system
  • Site wide fire/ Intruder alarms
  • IP based CCTV system

Other responsibilities will include:

  • Managing and training assistant engineers
  • Preparing the dubbing theatres to client specifications
  • Installation of cabling and equipment across the site
  • Diagnosis and repair of faulty equipment
  • De-commision of redundant equipment
  • Planning and costing of technical upgrades throught the site
  • Preventative maintenance to ensure the smooth running of all technical systems
  • Ensure that cable schedules, inventories and technical drawings are kept up to date

Technical skills required

  • Applicants should have a degree in media technology or similar and be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of audio, video, electronics and IT engineering principles and practices.
  • Experience maintaining and supporting large format digital mixing consoles, with knowledge of the AMS-Neve DFC being advantageous
  • Knowledge of Avid Pro Tools software/ hardware setup and configuration
  • Understanding of professional AV signal and compression standards
  • A strong understanding of post production workflows
  • Experience working with immersive sound formats including Dolby ATMOS
  • Ability to manage enterprise level firewalls and IT equipment
  • Exceptional practical skills with the ability to install a wide range of equipment, and terminate cabling to a professional standard.
  • Experience working with Mac OSX and Windows operating systems at an advanced/admin level
  • Experience supporting Baselight/ Media Composer picture post production systems
  • Ability to produce technical drawings to company standards using MS Visio

 Personal skills required

  • A personable team player with a willingness to ‘roll your sleeves up’ to get the job done
  • Ability to manage heavy workloads and motivate a small team of engineers
  • Able to be flexible with working hours at short notice, and willing to work evenings/ weekends when required
  • A friendly and confident personality
  • Excellent customer care skills and telephone manner
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to stay calm under pressure
  • The ability to follow safety and security procedures, and put them into effect
  • A methodical approach to fault finding, with the ability to quickly find solutions or work-around’s to technical problems while working under pressure

If you believe you have the skills required to succeed in this role please submit a technical CV and cover letter outlining your qualifications, experience, and salary expectations to Due to the large number of applications, if you haven’t heard from us within two weeks, please assume that your application has not been successful this time.