Watford Permanent

Job description

Based primarily in our Watford office, the Vision Engineer will be required to travel globally as required by the projects department. The Vision Engineer will have a keen interest in broadcasting technology and the ability to work effectively with varying groups of people. Gravity Media’s Engineering department delivers on our customer requirements by ensuring we are at the top of our game with the adoption of new and emerging technologies, and ensure client projects are delivered on time and on budget.


On-site responsibilities
 To work as part of a crew to install temporary broadcast systems following technical documentation. Guarantee the smooth running and reliability of the equipment, whilst maintaining a professional service to clients. Configure and operate a wide range of video, audio and computing equipment. Design and configure networked control systems. Integrate tally networks, multiviewers and video switcher, programs include VSM, Aurora & Tallyman. Configure video matrix and switchers, manufacturers include Sony, and Grassvalley. Identify and resolve faults within live systems with minimal interruption to the program’s production. Communicate in a professional manner, directly with production staff to facilitate their production needs.

Office Based Requirements
Undertake general routine maintenance and planned work. Prepare and test equipment prior to its shipping date. Work closely with the Assets team to prepare equipment, ensuring it is available to project account managers and the rental department. Assist in the planning of projects to fulfil the requirements set by the client. Research and source ‘equipment solutions’ to client needs if there is no solution available in stock. Assist in the preparation of equipment according to technical project documentation Identify and repair faulty equipment. Remain up-to-date with evolving technology and process through continuous self-learning and professional development.

International Travel
This position is based heavily on location which requires a large amount of international travel. Therefore, flexibility and a keen sense of adventure are a key requisite for the position.


A relevant degree level qualification is desirable but not essential.


Project planning and generation of technical documentation. An understanding of emerging IP standards and technology. Programming of broadcast control systems including - video/audio routing, GPIO and tally systems. Flexibility and willingness to travel to multiple locations across the world.


Previous experience working with outside broadcasting facilities/equipment. Experience of working in networked environments. Experience in CAD and Visio.

Location Watford
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