Systems Engineer

  • Victoria Island, Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Full-time

Company Description

Our client is an international news media company building a respected media brand, across television, mobile, and web. The company requires to fill the role of Systems Engineer.

Your role requires that you ensure all broadcasting and transmission equipment are always operational. In addition, in timely fashion carrying out design and implementation of new systems to improve broadcasting and transmission quality


Job Description


Key Responsibilities

  • Ensuring all broadcasting and transmission equipment are always operational
  • Carrying out design and implementation of new systems to improve broadcasting and transmission quality;
  • Setting up and maintaining studio & link systems required for all outside broadcast and news gathering operations;
  • Installing, configuring, and testing new broadcast equipment, systems & facilities;
  • Minimizing risk of service loss at times of equipment failure by rapidly identifying and implementing alternative methods of service provision;
  • Offering operational support to all broadcast systems users across the entire business:
  • Ensuring that News Central Technical Department keeps a breast with changing technology and always has the most appropriate technology applied ;
  • Diagnosis of faulty equipment and repair or make appropriate recommendations;
  • Planning maintenance schedules for all the equipment and ensuring its implementation;
  • Identifying required spares and seeking their approval for purchase;
  • Performing routine checks to ensure all equipment, hardware and software systems employed are fit for purpose.


  • University graduate in electrical and electronics engineering, telecommunication, broadcasting, or related field;
  • Good working knowledge of IP networking. Professional networking qualification will be an added advantage;
  • Good knowledge of transmission systems & mediums — satellite links, microwave links, OFC links, encoding & decoding systems, DVBT2 & CAS, etc
  • Good knowledge of Audio and Video Delivery over IP;
  • Proficiency in server & systems administration Windows server, Linux, Windows7/8/10 and Mac OS) is essential, professional qualifications here will also be an added advantage;
  • Good working Knowledge of Video Media Asset Management systems and file metadata management.
  • Good working administration knowledge of post, editing and graphics systems
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills;
  • High degree of integrity and dependability.
  • Over 3 years’ experience, relevant experience in media will be an added advantage;
  • Ability to administer SQL server & basic Web development will be a big advantage.

·         Ability to work well under pressure

·         Organizational and time management skills

·         Communication skills

·         Ability to think on your feet

·         Team player

·         Ability to think on Feet

  • Ability to work unsupervised

Additional Information

Deadline for submission is October 15, 2020. Interviews are on a rolling basis to this date. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Remuneration is competitive