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Production Engineer

Minnesota United FC

Application Deadline Ended
Apply by Ended 12/2/2022

Production Engineer | Minnesota United FC

Production Engineer

Minnesota United FC

Apply by Ended 12/2/2022

Posted 3 months ago

No Longer Accepting Applications



St Paul, MN, USA

Job Type

 Job Description

Minnesota United FC are currently seeking a talented individual to join as a Production Engineer. The Production Engineer will serve as the technical point of contact and manager of the Production Studio, Control Room Systems, IPTV system, Broadcast systems, and overall Production workflow/integration pertaining to those specified areas. The ideal candidate will have a combination of technical and operational live production skills that will ensure our department’s successful and efficient day to day operation. This is a full-time position based at Allianz Field in St. Paul, MN.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Oversee technical operations for the Production Studio, Production Control Room, and manage IPTV systems on daily basis. This includes building, loading, scripting digital content within control room for Match Day Presentation and within IPTV system to ensure proper Sponsor integration and scripting
  • Manage crewing and scheduling for all MNUFC events, non-MNUFC events and specialized club events for vendors, sponsors, and external groups
  • Maintain production equipment when needed. Coordinate and execute annual health checks, preventive maintenance schedules, and technical training on production equipment and broadcast systems. Manage event based technical requirements relating to the broadcast control room’s video display and IPTV system
  • Ensure effective setup and operation of, cameras, intercom systems, audio systems, IPTV system and related control room equipment as well as the video storage server
  • Handle day-to-day project management with technical vendors, general contractors, and third-party entities that interface with the department for relevant capital projects
  • Work with third-party groups and entities hosting events at Allianz Field, handling technical requirements relating to video display system functions, technical invoicing and production operations; including content load-in and scripting
  • Interpret, implement and ensure compliance with regulations, policies and procedures
  • Maintain, repair, and test all broadcast equipment and infrastructure throughout Allianz Field; including but not limited to fiber optic, SMPTE cable, and other audio/video cabling, master control room servers, router, switcher, IPTV, and related equipment, broadcast level cameras, and other A/V equipment
  • Assist with game presentation elements and enhancements to the overall fan experience
  • Assist with resources toward future production needs and technology for the club as a whole
  • Manage and maintain EditShare; Media Management and Storage System
  • Manage and maintain production equipment and update inventory list
  • Manage Live Production Coordinator day-to-day
  • Manage Inside Production Projects such as live training streams, in-house studio shows; simple directing and switching set-ups
  • Coordinate with VOR and VAR connections for official review and needs
  • Liaison for broadcast truck needs and coordination with Stadium infrastructure

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Three to five years of experience of maintaining broadcast systems and production workflow, event-production and technical execution required
  • Extensive demonstrated knowledge of control room systems, broadcast facilities, and live  production
  • A strong understanding of IP video encoding/decoding, multicasting over internal networks, video code, infrastructures and network management
  • Demonstrated excellent communication, teamwork, and time-management skills
  • A strong understanding of asset management and delivery, file structuring, and overall post-production workflow
  • The ability to work autonomously and during non-traditional business hours required, including days, evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Experience in live events, in-house production, and TV production. Must be able to perform hands on work with productions and live events while maintaining infrastructure including the ability to run ancillary event support
  • Ability to prioritize and to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proven ability to successfully plan, coordinate, and execute tactically and strategically
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