• Technician, Broadcast Maintenance Engineering

    Sirius XM Radio Inc.Washington, DC 20044

    Job #844387953

  • Requisition ID


    Job Title

    Technician, Broadcast Maintenance Engineering


    District Of Columbia



    Type of Position


    Job Description

    Location: Washington, D.C.

    Position Summary:

    Under general supervision, this position provides multiple levels of maintenance, technical support and repair to the broadcast operations facility. Supports a combination of on-site and off-site facilities, remote broadcasts, broadcast networks, digital transmission paths and RF systems.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Support of various broadcast systems, servers and data networks by the broadcast maintenance team.

    • Troubleshoot and repair daily routine and emergency problems within the broadcast environment.

    • Install broadcast systems and equipment according to specifications and standards.

    • Participate in new technical systems turnover and transition to production.

    • Perform routine inspections of broadcast system maintenance and installations within the data center and studios.

    • Work various shifts to support a 24 hour operation.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    • There are no supervisory responsibilities associated with this job.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Associate's degree or higher in electronics, broadcast technology, related course of study or equivalent, relevant experience.

    • At least 5 years of experience maintaining and installing broadcast equipment or other multimedia computer based systems.

    Requirements and General Skills:

    • Ability to multi-task and shift priorities.

    • Must be able to work all shifts required in a 24/7 operation in a high-pressure environment.

    • Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects.

    • Strong communication skills.

    • Strong organizational skills and attention to details.

    • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

    • Ability to pay attention to details and be organized.

    • Ability to project professionalism over the phone and in person.

    • Positive attitude and strong work ethic.

    • Ability to lift 50 pounds of equipment.

    • Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

    Technical Skills:

    • Experience with the following:

    • Digital and IP-based routing, playout and recording systems,

    • Broadcast audio digital consoles and related studio equipment,

    • PC and MAC based broadcast and production workstations,

    • Satellite receivers,

    • IP and ISDN broadcast codecs,

    • Telecom and networking equipment,

    • Familiarity with signal flow within in broadcast facility,

    • Ability to diagnose, detect and isolate equipment faults by equipment log review and signal flow documentation analysis.

    As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.

    The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.

    Company EEO Statement

    Our goal at SiriusXM is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. SiriusXM is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

    Updated 03/18/2019

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