Broadcast Technician (North York, ON, CA)

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Come play a key role in building the future of Sports & Media! Everyone wants to be part of a transformational team – and that’s exactly what we’re building at Rogers Sports & Media. A team that innovates and a team that wins.

At Rogers Sports & Media we are committed to creating and growing teams that are digital-first, fast-moving and bold-thinking and are focused on delivering impact with everything they do. Our impressive collection of assets includes media properties, sports teams, sports events & production, venues, e-commerce platforms and a close connection with our Connected Home and Wireless team. Collectively, we touch the lives of 30 million Canadians every month!

Not only is our business strong, but so is our culture. We genuinely care about each other and working in an environment that allows each of us to bring our best authentic selves to work. That starts with our firm commitment to a diverse, inclusive and safe workplace. We’re also dedicated to giving back by using our media megaphone to help Canadians who need it most. Our team is All IN on diversity and inclusion – find out more at

This role has been posted in locations where we have a Rogers corporate site. We encourage qualified candidates from across the country to apply who can reasonably commute  to one of these locations.

As we grow our team, the well-being of our team members remains our top priority. To ensure the health and safety of our team members, including those in the recruitment process, our team members are working from home, and are equipped to do so safely and efficiently.

Are you up for the challenge and the fun?  If so, consider the following opportunity!

We’re looking for a Broadcast Technician (8 month contract) in the Toronto region at Rogers tv.

What you will do…

  • As a Broadcast Technician with the Rtv Production Engineering team, you will work to support IT related production requirements including process improvements across all content platforms. 
  • Assess faults, prioritize, and report remedies or recommendations. 
  • You will assist with implementing capital strategy and participating in evolution of the Rogers tv infrastructure. 
  • You will be responsible for installing and supporting studio and mobile equipment, deployment of editing systems and related storage solutions.
  • Develop preventative maintenance plan, schedule and implement same.
  • Work with vendors to ensure equipment and software purchases are correctly delivered, deployed and inventoried.
  • Recommend, test and install new equipment and systems.
  • Provide training on new installations as required.
  • Support and maintain Rogers tv’s local media related IT systems including servers, network infrastructure, and applications.
  • Liaise with corporate IT to ensure hardware and application compliance with corporate standards and policies.
  • In properly maintaining and troubleshooting all related systems, you will allow the production to better perform their functions to provide the best viewer experience possible.

What you will bring…

  • Professionalism and accountability
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task and manage projects from concept to completion
  • A real passion for working with Video/Audio files and streaming
  • Deep knowledge of video and audio transcoding
  • Knowledge of MPEG2 / MPEG4 / h.264 / h.265 / J2K compression
  • Knowledge of SDI / ASI / IP data streams
  • Experience with TCP-IP Network Infrastructure
  • Knowledge of Asset Management Technology
  • Experience with editing systems.
  • In depth knowledge of Windows & Linux OS
  • Understanding scheduling automation systems
  • Some IPTV and VOD Experience
  • An excellent aptitude for trouble shooting
  • A willingness to train production teams to utilize implemented technology 
  • Solid networking knowledge, OSI network layers, (TCP/IP, MPLS, VLAN, VPN, VOIP), routing and switching IKE, DMVPN, PKI
  • Design, configure, and troubleshoot Enterprise class infrastructure and storage (SAN and NAS) solutions
  • Experience with cloud technologies and services a plus (AWS and Azure)
  • In-depth knowledge of analog and digital video/audio systems
  • Motivated to provide exceptional customer support, with attention to detail, and be an active member of the overall production process
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision, including managing multiple conflicting priorities
  • Valid class G license with excellent driving and workplace safety records
  • Be available on a rotating basis for on-call after-hours support and able to travel

Here’s what you can expect in return:

  • A manager who deeply cares about your development and long-term career at Rogers
  • A trusting team that wants to win together
  • Smart and accomplished colleagues who are focused on both the “what” and the “how” 

As a condition of hire, all new employees will be required to provide proof of vaccinations against COVID 19. Any request for an exception under Human Rights legislation must be supported by evidence to be considered by Rogers on a case by case basis.

Please click here to review conditions that may qualify for medical exemption to the COVID-19 vaccine.

What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You matter to us! For any questions, please visit the Rogers FAQ.

Shift: Day

Length of Contract: 8 Months

Work Location: 855 York Mills Rd. (022), North York, ON 

Travel Requirements: Up to 10%

Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & Broadcast Technicians

Requisition ID: 224663

Posting Notes:  Rogers Sports & Media 

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