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Audio Support Engineer/ Sys Admin (Disney Entertainment Television)

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 10085824 Location Los Angeles, California, United States Business Disney Entertainment Television Date posted Apr. 08, 2024

Job Summary:

Disney Entertainment Television (DET) Marketing is seeking a qualified applicant for the position of Audio Support Engineer, who will work closely with FX Network’s award-winning Marketing team and DET Marketing in support of the FX Networks. These teams utilize industry standard post-production tools to generate and complete FX’s programming and promos in a fast turn television broadcast environment. The Engineer must have excellent communication skills and be able to consult, train, knowledge share, interact, and develop relationships with artists, creative directors, and management.

What You Will Do:

  • High-level front-line technical support for all post-production facilities.
  • Research, diagnose, troubleshoot, and identify solutions to resolve customer issues.
  • Follow standard procedures for proper escalation of unresolved issues to the appropriate internal teams.
  • Assess, troubleshoot, and resolve user issues and failures.
  • Perform system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems, and key processes, reviewing system and application logs.
  • Orchestrate workstation management, imaging, and configuration using JAMF and Altiris.
  • Document knowledge in the form of knowledge base tech notes and articles

Required Qualifications & Skills:

  • Expertise in Avid Pro Tools, S6 consoles, Nexis storage and signal routing.
  • Knowledgeable in storage systems, including Quantum, Isilon and Avid.
  • Understanding post-production workflows including Editing, Audio Mixing, VFX, Motion Graphics, and Print.
  • Strong analytical problem-solving skills.
  • Skilled in MacOS, Windows, and Linux operating system.
  • Effectively document problems and their resolutions
  • Work with the team to plan and implement upgrades for all post-production systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and experience with reading technical drawings and documentation.
  • Knowledge of room acoustical layout for stereo and 5.1 mixing, speaker SPL calibration and room tuning.
  • Can quickly prioritize decisions when given incomplete or conflicting information.
  • Highly self-directed; able to manage and (re)prioritize multiple concurrent and competing challenges and issues.
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills; you take pride in being able to deliver customer satisfaction.

Additional Information:

  • At least 4 years of work experience in the Audio industry as an engineer.
  • Candidates who seek employment with DET must be available to work any shift in a 24/7 facility.

This position is covered under the Company’s collective bargaining agreement with NABET-CWA. 

The pay rate for this role in California is $24.518 to $55.18 per hour. The base pay actually offered may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience, among other factors. Select benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, such as medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered. To learn more about our benefits visit:

About Disney Entertainment Television:

Disney Entertainment Television is a collection of renowned content brands at The Walt Disney Company creating original entertainment and news programming for the company’s streaming platforms Disney+, Hulu and Star, and its broadcast and cable networks. Its extensive portfolio is comprised of ABC Entertainment, ABC News, ABC Owned Television Stations, Disney Branded Television, Freeform, FX, Hulu Originals, National Geographic Content and Onyx Collective, in addition to Disney Television Studios, which include 20th Television, 20th Television Animation, ABC Signature and Walt Disney Television Alternative. Responsible for over 4,500 hours of programming a year across more than 300 programs of all genres, Disney Entertainment Television’s creative brands are at the forefront of groundbreaking storytelling, captivating audiences and generating critical acclaim. In 2023, Disney Entertainment Television’s programming excellence earned 163 Emmy® nominations across daytime, primetime, news & documentary, and children’s & family categories.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise that includes three core business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, and Disney Experiences. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with 21st Century Fox America, Inc PAY SVC, which is part of a business we call Disney Entertainment Television.

21st Century Fox America, Inc PAY SVC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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