Altice USA

Commercial Insertion Technician

2 weeks ago
Requisition ID
2017-15056
Area of Interest
Technician
Business Unit
Altice Media Sales
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
US-TX-College Station

Overview

Altice USA is one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States. We are a subsidiary of Altice NV, a convergent global leader in telecom, content, media, entertainment and advertising founded in 2001 by entrepreneur Patrick Drahi. We are driven by a philosophy to always challenge ourselves. We question everything so that we can find the best way forward for our customers. And in a world where continuous innovation is the only way forward, we are redefining the vision we have for our customers, enterprises, advertisers ‐ and our people.

 

The Company offers Suddenlink‐branded digital cable television, high‐speed Internet and voice services to residential and business customers across the western, midwestern and southern states. Additionally, for its business customers, Suddenlink provides targeted television and online advertising services.

Responsibilities

At Altice Media – Commercial Insertion, our business is fast paced and ever changing. As a member of our team you will be responsible for content and schedule distribution; monitoring insertion equipment performance; retrieval and processing of insertion verification data; and the maintenance and support of technical systems in service delivery of our business.

 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Provides quality internal and external customer service surrounding the Company   values.
  • Must have the ability to execute normal daily operating procedures:
    • Loading of schedules
    • Retrieval of Verifications
    • Spot Encoding (after hours)
    • Insertion equipment maintenance and trouble shooting
    • Assembly of Reports
  • Must be able to work effectively with the Traffic & Billing and Encoding departments to ensure high spot air success.
  • Ensure that all Headend Insertion Equipment is operating properly through the use of high speed network.
  • Responsible for the monitoring of all networks that air local advertising for audio and video quality, timing and success/failure of spot playback.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Related Associates Degree( preferred)
  • Strong knowledge in Windows/Windows NT/2000, Microsoft Office software, personal computers and local area networking equipment required
  • 1-2 years video operations or electronics experience preferred; college level technical, electronic, or telecommunications courses may be considered as equivalent
  • Strong professional verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and organize effectively
  • Strong people and relationship management skills
  • Background using computer graphics, character generators and digital effects in a television broadcast or postproduction facility is preferred
  • Video engineering or broadcast television work experience a plus
  • Knowledge of Linux (preferred)
  • Microsoft SQL platforms (preferred)
  • Possibility of 10-20% travel required

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet and maintain a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.

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