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Broadcast Technology & Operations - Manager

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 10062889 Location Mumbai, India Business The Walt Disney Company (India) Date posted Nov. 15, 2023

Job Summary:

About the Role:

We serve high quality content to millions of customers across millions of devices, all of which are constantly evolving and changing. As we increase our scale, we plan to add to our existing user base through highly personalized and targeted marketing initiatives.


The role requires to ensure that all the Sports & other feeds from venue are made available in Disney - Star Production & Playout facilities and deliver the final feeds to pre-approved sub-licensees by ensuring appropriate connectivity & equipment and the quality is as per Disney – Star standards and usable for broadcast. Also provide technical support in playout facilities, MCR and channel broadcast systems.   

Key Responsibilities:

  • Understand the business & technical requirements, support in generating the RFQ, generate the daily feed schedule, manage the incoming feeds, ensure technical quality & signal quality is maintained as per Disney – Star standards, and coordination with source or destination as required.

  • Have the engineering & operational knowledge and know how to conduct these FMS (Feeds Management System) activities and have clear understanding of satellite, fiber, internet communication, baseband and compressed video and audio and data.

  • Capability to use all test & measurement equipment such as Waveform monitors, Spectrum analyzer, power meter, antenna alignment equipment, etc.

  • Capability to fluently coordinate with the technical teams at source or destination to ensure quick actions for delivery of signals. Generate technical document of satellite parameters, audio video parameters of the feeds in coordination with the venue production team. 

Performance Measures:

  • As per the KRA


  • Preferable an engineering background, BE / BTech in Electronics & Telecommunications with a flare to communicate with, in most common Indian languages (English and Hindi, any other language will be added advantage) as well as in English for communication with international affiliates and suppliers.

  • A sound knowledge of using computers, various application such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint Presentation, etc. as well as using various Test & Measurements equipment for RF & Baseband video & audio signal monitoring is essential.

  • 4 to 5 years of experience in similar facilities such as Sports Channels or News channels in MCR, Ingest & SNG is essential, with an experience of playout & uplink of channels.  

  • Work in shifts & Travel within India and abroad as required for business. 

Personal Attributes:

  • Good communication

  • Deep functional knowledge and industry experience

  • Knowledge of RF signals, monitoring all parameters on Spectrum Analyzer

About Disney Star:

Star India has defined the Indian media landscape for more than 30 years, and is the country’s leading media conglomerate, reaching more than 750 million viewers a month on TV across India and over 100 other countries.

Disney Star’s channel portfolio cuts across general entertainment, films, sports, infotainment, kids, and lifestyle content across eight languages. The network generates over 20,000 hours of content every year and broadcasts 70+ channels, reaching 9 out of 10 C&S TV homes in India.

The Star Sports network is the leading sports network with 14+ channels in its bouquet. It is home to a number of leading domestic and international sports and is making quantum leaps in transforming sports in the country, helping India become a multi-sporting nation.

Disney+ Hotstar India’s largest premium streaming platform has changed the way Indians watch their entertainment - from their favourite TV shows and movies to sporting extravaganzas. With the widest range of content in India, Disney+ Hotstar offers more than 100,000 hours of TV shows and movies in eight languages, and coverage of every major global sporting event, including the IPL.

The company is present in the Indian movie production and distribution space through Star Studios. Star Studios is responsible for the marketing and distribution of its Hollywood slate in the country.

About The Walt Disney Company (India):

Star India has defined the Indian media landscape for more than 30 years, and is one of the country’s leading media conglomerates, reaching more than 700 million viewers a month on TV across India and over 100 other countries.

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 Star India Pvt Ltd (SIPL), which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (India).

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