21 days old

Ingest Operator

Discovery Inc
London, England W4 5YB
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Discovery Inc

Location: London, United Kingdom,
Req ID: 12298


Department: Ingest
Reports to: Ingest Operations Supervisor

Based in the London Tech Hub Ingest Operators are responsible for the preparation, routing, ingesting and monitoring of incoming feeds required for recording content across both the Eurosport and FTA platforms. Duties will also include QCing processing and sharing content. Preparing meta data and audio configurations. Managing bookings of Live and non-Live feeds. Whilst working closely with production and other departments.


- Responsible for the QCing of entertainment and sports content sent from distribution or recorded internally using AMPP (Asset manangement) GV.
- Ensuring all ingested material is ingested in timely fashion.
- Escalating to relevant departments when material fails QC by not adhering to broadcast standards.
- Managing the transfer of recorded assets to Cloud and Archive.
- Routing sources for recordings using BNCS panel.
- Following Fast Track workflows to allow assets to be made ready for broadcast quickly.
- Preparing scheduled Eurosport and FTA recordings into SCS cloud recording system including production feeds.
- Adding critical metadata for recorded feeds for Archive and edit management.
- Monitoring live playlists across 5 territories, making sure scheduled events are running on time and amending bookings and recordings when changes to schedules are made.
- Preparing live playback to transmission, Cloud or MCR (for further distribution).
- Running searches in WON scheduling software to ensure requests are up to date and accurate whilst liaising with territories if any booking discrepancies occur.
- Tracking and updating new localised events using Box.
- Prioritizing ingest requests from schedulers and sports co-ordinators.
- Coordination with the Preview and edit teams to confirm assets have been made ready.
- Co-ordinate with MCR to assign decoders for scheduled feeds
- Close interaction with the Sports Co-Ordinators department to achieve the same goal of processing requests to air.
- Submitting daily shift handovers including errors and / or discrepancies etc


- Knowledge of television terminology
- A minimum of 2 years experience working in a broadcast environment.
- Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
- Knowledge of video / audio equalization equipment including waveform, vector scopes
- The ability to effectively prioritize requests
- Ability to work unsupervised and remain proactive
- Ability to work and remain calm under pressure
- Excellent people and interpersonal skills, good team player
- Excellent communication skills
- High levels of initiative, motivation and time management
- Ability to deal with and resolve issues in a timely fashion
- Prepared to operate in a fast paced, high pressure and deadline driven environment
- Ability to work a shift pattern roster including weekends and night shift

Why Work for Us

You will be working in a fun, fast paced environment with cutting-edge technology.

We value our staff and put people at the centre of everything we do. Consumers, Customers, Partners and Employees. In addition to our excellent benefits package we also have employee-centric offerings such as our on-site medical centre, back-up child & elder care sessions and enhanced family leave. We are proud to be a proactively diverse organisation with a variety of employee groups that we engage with to ensure continuous improvement of our organisation.

If you are looking for a challenging role with real business impact, we'd love to hear from you!



Posted: 2021-09-03 Expires: 2021-10-04
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