Pros: Job security, fair pay, friendly environment
Cons: Rotating/bidding on schedules, working 10+ hours a day, no clear path for advancement.
The job in of itself isn't a difficult one. Our job is to manage the signal flow coming in in order to compress the data, make it efficient, and process it through our varies tools and equipment in order for customers to enjoy their tv viewing experience. We also are responsible for maintenance on equipment and systems, problem-solving, and troubleshooting outages. It is essential in this position to make quick but educated decisions, decrease outage times, and create processes to make the systems run smoother and more efficiently. It is a 24/7 operation, which requires the flexibility of constantly rotating or changing shifts. It is a relatively secure job, provided you show up to work with a willingness to learn, be a team player, and follow procedure.