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MCR Operator, Sports & Events

Requisition Number:  13194
Contract Type:  Permanent

Hawley, PA, US

Role description summary

Monitor, operate, and support all of company’s Sports & Events global and domestic content distribution services. Perform occasional use services (uplink, downlink, conversion, turnarounds etc.) for the company's customers.


Extended Job Description:

Primary responsibilities / key result areas

  • Configure, test and execute Occasional Use feeds via Satellite, Fiber, or OTT
  • Maintain and operate high end technical equipment and troubleshoot and fix technical issues
  • Quality check feeds and recorded material to ensure it meets SES specifications
  • Customer support – initial point of contact for all company’s clients during events - responding via email, phone, and monitoring systems
  • Supervise the functioning of technical components and make sure that they are active and problem free
  • Accountable for managing events and ensuring that they are resolved while maintaining a clear, accurate, detailed record of any issues or faults, methods used to solve them, and communicating them to key parties
  • Manage escalation process through to resolution including coordination with in-house engineers and 3rd parties



  • Ability to execute several complicated tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to operate under pressure and in a stressful environment


Qualifications & Experience


  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to work shift rotation, minimum 5 shifts per week - including nights, weekends and

holidays per scheduling needs



  • 2-year degree or equivalent combination of experience/education in RF, satellite, video and/or electronics
  • Practical engineering experience
  • Experience with broadcast equipment
  • Technical or customer support experience
  • Sports knowledge/interest


In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, we offer you a truly global opportunity in an exciting industry and all the support you’ll need for both your professional and personal development. But most of all, we offer a truly unique opportunity to play your part in making a difference for those who need it most. We strive to uphold honesty, transparency and courage in everything we do. We’re proud to belong to the SES team and collaborate towards success.



SES and its Affiliated Companies are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. In conformity with U.S. Government technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and/or other applicable U.S. law, regulation or other requirements imposed by the U.S. Government, certain positions may require U.S. Citizenship, status as a lawful permanent resident of the U.S. or a “protected individual” as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligibility to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.

Nearest Major Market: Scranton

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