EchoStar is a billion dollar company with over 5,000 employees worldwide and more than 25 years of experience designing, developing and distributing award-winning television set-top boxes, services and related delivery products for television. EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) is a premier global provider of satellite operations and digital TV solutions that enhance today's home entertainment lifestyle. It’s wholly owned subsidiary, Hughes, is the world's leading provider of satellite broadband for home and office, delivering innovative network technologies and managed network services for enterprises and governments in more than 100 countries.
Among the many offerings of this combined powerhouse in broadband data and video are HughesNet®, the market's #1 high-speed satellite Internet service; Sling Media's award-winning SlingLoaded® technology; Move Networks' adaptive bit-rate streaming technology; and Troppus’ software suite that combines a Client Application, an Agent Application and a powerful Semantic Knowledge Management System and Blockbuster.
The Broadcast Operations Technician III is responsible for gathering event information from multiple sources and organizaign it into format easily utilized by systems or other uplink teams.
Duties and Responsibilities
Coordinates broadcasts for Pay-Per-View events such as WWE, UFC, cricket and DISH Season Ticket packages.
Maintains close contact with providers such as ESPN, FOX Sports and other program providers in order to assist in troubleshooting discrepancies that occur with on air broadcasts.
Tracks and reports discrepancies
Verifies the accuracy of data entered by other team members on a daily basis.
Coordinate with internal and external departments for updates and troubleshooting.
Responsible for documenting departmental roles and responsibilities by wirting technical procedures.
Position is for day shift (M-F 8:00 – 5:00)
Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work.
On-Call rotation after hours and on weekends
Will be exposed to adult content
Skills and Qualifications
High School or equivalent
General computer skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access)
Candidate must be self-reliant and self-motivated
Must possess exceptional organizational skills.
Must have impeccable attention to detail.
Also possess excellent communication skills, both oral and writing required.
Must be able to work well in a team environment.
Additional Details Working conditions are normal for a 24/7 office environment. Work may require weekend and evening work.
Additional Details Benefits of the position
Medical, Health Savings Account, Dental and Vision Insurance
Flexible spending options and Employee Assistance Plan
401(k) and Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Employee Referral Program
FREE DISH Network Satellite TV System and Programming
FREE Hughes Network Service
50% Discounts on Sling technology and service
Corporate discounts for retail and personal travel
Opportunity for a level of responsibility that could take years to reach in other companies
EchoStar - 20 months ago
EchoStar provides satellite services for video transport and digital cinema distribution. Whether delivering multichannel digital services...