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As a Broadcast Engineer on the EMEA Esports Production team you are dedicated to the maintenance and iterative development of our technical esports infrastructure. You will act as part of our Engineering team to support our numerous esports broadcasts.

You will work closely with regional live production teams and our global esports partners to support both on-site, remote, and international event productions.

We are looking for engineering talent experienced with studio, transmission, and IP workflows ready to push the technical boundaries of traditional sports broadcasting to captivate and inspire esports fans worldwide. You will report to the Broadcast Engineering Manager and be based from our Adlershof, Berlin office.

As part of your role you will travel approximately 30 days per year on the road for roadshows, training, trade shows.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor audio signals to detect sound-quality deviations or malfunctions

  • Contribute to the design and deployment of Infrastructure architecture

  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair broadcast/production hardware, systems and servers

  • Evaluate new technology and industry trends

  • Work varied schedules, nights, weekends, and/or holidays

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of broadcast experience

  • knowledge of switchers, audio boards, ingest, playback, and transmission systems

  • Operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair complex electronic, computer based, optical and mechanical broadcasting systems

  • understanding of video/audio encoding; formats, protocols and best practices

  • Ability to provide constructive feedback around practices, tools, and methods related to production, broadcast and post-production

  • Experience following engineering best practices within your team, including design reviews, standards implementation, automation reviews, tool improvements, source control management, and testing

Desired Qualifications:

  • Outstanding problem solving and critical thinking skills

  • Experience working on a team developing large systems from scratch

  • Experience with audio consoles and their support

For this role, you'll find success through craft expertise, a collaborative spirit, and choices that focus on your fellow Rioters, who are the customers of your work. Being a dedicated fan of games is not necessary for this position!

Our Perks:

  • Open paid time off

  • Retirement benefits with company matching

  • Life insurance, plus short-term and long-term disability

  • Family Bonding leave

  • Commuting and Travel allowance

  • Play funds so you can broaden and deepen your knowledge of our players and community through games

  • Wellness/Gym allowance

  • Daily lunch, snacks and fruit in the office

  • We will double down on your donations of time and money to nonprofits

Riot Games fosters a player and workplace experience that values teamwork embodied by the Summoner's Code and Community Code. Our culture embraces differences as a strength, and our values are the guiding principles for how we approach work. We are committed to putting diversity and inclusion (D&I) at the center of everything we do and promoting a fair and collaborative culture where Rioters treat one another with dignity and respect. We encourage you to read more about our value of thriving together and our ongoing work to build the most inclusive company in Gaming.

Let's Thrive Together:

Because together we are better

It's our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and members of Riot Games. Riot Games makes reasonable accommodations for individuals with a disability and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy, medical condition, political affiliation or activity, genetic information, religion, trade union membership or activity, age, sexual orientation, family status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital or civil status, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status or characteristics. We interpret these protected statuses broadly to include both the actual status and also any perceptions and assumptions made regarding these statuses. We know that fresh and varied perspectives will make us better at what we do, so however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, we’re excited to hear from you. Don’t be discouraged if you feel you don’t fully meet every single one of the requirements for a particular role, there’s always room for growth at Riot. If you spot a role that will make you want to jump out of bed in the morning, we are waiting to hear from you!

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