Application Support Analyst - Broadcast

Posted 16 May by Xact Placements Limited
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Our client is a commercial broadcaster who has been at the forefront of digital television for more than 20 years.

Principal Accountabilities

  • To support the media management workflow from supply inwards through to delivery to third parties.
  • Utilise IT and production monitoring and process checks to identify and diagnose complex service impacting issues across a range of technologies and platforms.
  • Analysis and resolution of a diverse range of incidents impacting live workflows. Initiate and communicate response to service disruption and support proactive measures aimed at preventing a recurrence.
  • Logging all incidents accurately and documenting all investigative activities; including all technical means employed to ascertain the nature of the fault and remedial action is taken.
  • Managing incident and escalating as appropriate as per defined process.
  • Keep up to date with operational changes, ensuring that actions are taken in line with best practice.
  • Use strong communication skills to articulate accurate information to technical and non-technical audiences in the course of addressing an incident, and in related actions afterward.
  • To become the support export with the content platform, including Freeway, Vidispine, DataDog and any other system/software required.
  • Write specification documents for system enhancements, process and organisation change and improvements.
  • To maintain the content security standards required by the business and report any breeches immediately to line manager or Infosec manager.
  • To develop, document and constantly review standard operating procedures for the role, including training guides, disaster recovery procedures and contact lists.
  • Such other related duties as the management may from time to time reasonably require.

Experience, knowledge & skills required

  • Demonstrable IT support experience in a software-based environment
  • Understand about networks, IP and IT environments - Knowledge and understanding of TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP desireable
  • Active Directory
  • Knowledge of ITIL support model, ideally foundation certified in ITIL v2 or greater
  • Experience with dealing with internal and external providers professionally and calmly, even when under pressure.
  • Ideally to have experience and passion in media industry, with media assets and asset management systems, video codecs and transcoder profiles.
  • Knowledge of best practice in IT security, policies and procedures
  • Commercial awareness
  • Working knowledge of scripts, XML, XSLT or an interest in learning is desirable
  • Some experience of public cloud experience, ideally in AWS, is desirable
  • To have experience of platform monitoring tools, ideally DataDog and CloudHealth.
  • Experience of Jira and Confluence.
  • A genuine interest in learning how TV works and broadcast workflow

Person specification

  • A strong desire and focus on continued improvements and personal development.
  • A desire to be part of a team and achieve team goals
  • To continually strive to improve overall Technology & Operations effectiveness
  • Strong communicator
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Strong time management and self-motiviation skills
  • A lateral thinker
  • A genuine interest in learning how TV and content management works. Keeping up to date with current industry trends and emerging technologies and best practices.

Hours of Work

  • This position is office hours with after-hours call out on a rota basis.

Required skills

  • Application Support
  • LAN

Reference: 37993715

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