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The Broadcast Engineer III role is dedicated to the maintenance and iterative development of our technical esports infrastructure. This role acts as an engineering project lead tackling the design and deployment of cutting-edge systems to support our numerous esports broadcasts. This position works closely with the Esports Live Production, Broadcast Production Management, and the Technical Operations teams to support both on-site and remote event productions. We are currently seeking 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as a technical lead for studio/remote shows and support other broadcast engineers on technical implementation and delivery of complex projects

  • Meter, measure and manipulate audio, video and control signals using broadcast instruments and measurement tools to ensure desired outcome

  • Contribute to the design and deployment of Infrastructure architecture

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

  • Evaluation of new technology and industry trends

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

Required Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of broadcast experience and/or an advanced degree

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

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

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

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to act as a technical project manager

  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple on-going projects

  • Outstanding problem solving and critical thinking skills

  • Ability to analyze problems across a variety of facets to design holistic solutions

  • Experience working on a team developing large systems from scratch, including gathering requirements and designing scalable, production-ready architecture

For this role, you'll find success through craft expertise, a collaborative spirit, and decision-making that prioritizes the delight of players. We will be looking at your past studies, experience, and your personal relationship with games. If you embody player empathy and care about the experiences of players, this could be the role for you!

Our Perks

We offer medical and dental plans that cover you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children. Life insurance, parental leave, plus short-term and long-term disability coverage are also available. Riot will support your retirement benefits with a company match, and double down on your donations of time and money to non-profit charitable organizations. Balance between work and personal life is encouraged with open paid time off, and flexible benefits fund.

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 based on 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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