The Madison Square Garden Company
The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment experiences. The company presents or hosts a broad array of premier events in its diverse collection of iconic venues: New York's Madison Square Garden, Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, CA; and The Chicago Theatre. Other MSG properties include legendary sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA) and the New York Rangers (NHL); two development league teams - the Westchester Knicks (NBAGL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL); and esports teams through Counter Logic Gaming, a leading North American esports organization, and Knicks Gaming, MSG's NBA 2K League franchise. In addition, the Company features the popular original production - the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes - and through Boston Calling Events, produces New England's preeminent Boston Calling Music Festival. Also under the MSG umbrella is TAO Group, a world-class hospitality group with globally-recognized entertainment dining and nightlife brands: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Avenue, Beauty & Essex and Vandal. More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com
Role SummaryThe TV Technician will keep our sports and entertainment television and internet production and post-production systems operating at optimum condition. As a member of our Technical Operations and Engineering group, the TV Technician will primarily provide live-event support at Madison Square Garden, but will also be required to perform preventive and corrective maintenance and provide user support for all ENG/EFP, production and post-production systems used to acquire and produce Specific Functions/Activities Summary
* First line of defense and troubleshooting when an issue is reported• Candidate's primary duties will focus around setup and production of live events at Madison SquareGarden - facilitating, managing, and troubleshooting all interfaces between mobile production unitsand interconnects to the Arena, MSGN's production and post-production facilities, and transmissionproviders• When no live events are happening at Madison Square Garden, work will be assigned to supportMSGN's production and post-production environment where candidate will be expected to participatein diagnosis and repair of all systems and escalation to engineering management where necessary• Expected to provide thorough reporting of any actions taken or observations made in the course ofcarrying out daily functions• Responsible for preventive maintenance and daily walkthroughs• Support project work, as assigned. Includes but not limited to; terminations, cabling, various labelingefforts, blue-lining, testing, moving and installation equipment and racks, etc… when applicable.• Assist with regular workspace and storage cleanup and organization, garbage disposal, as well asassignments around special projects, as required.
* Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or equivalent military training preferred• Must be able to work nights, weekends, holidays and extended shifts as part of a rotating schedule• Must be a team player and able to take on the role of leader or team member depending on what isneeded for each task, project or assignment• Candidate must be detail oriented and able to quickly assess a problem, determine near-term andlong-term resolutions and follow through to final resolution• At least 5 Years of proven success as a television technical maintenance engineer supporting liveproduction and mission critical systems.• Must demonstrate strong troubleshooting and configuration skillset for network based systemsincluding but not limited to network switching and routing infrastructure, data storage systems,servers and workstations (Windows, Mac OS and Linux based systems), specifically in a liveenvironment.• System level diagnosis and repair experience with (but not limited to) ENG/EFP cameras, videoproduction switchers, audio mixing consoles, intercom systems, multi-rate routing systems andserver-based technologies• Must exhibit functional knowledge of electronic and television-specific test equipment;• Proficiency reading and updating AutoCAD or engineering drawings• Significant system installation/project experience.• Membership in SMPTE, IEEE; SBE certification (or equivalent) is a plus.
EducationCandidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or equivalent military training preferred EEO StatementAt MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations.
About The Madison Square Garden Company
The Madison Square Garden Company is a live sports and entertainment provider.