Media Systems Engineer

Job Locations US-NC-Cary HQ
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Are you a problem solver, explorer, and knowledge seeker – always asking, “What if?” 


If so, then you may be the new team member we’re looking for. Because at SAS, your curiosity matters – whether you’re developing algorithms, creating customer experiences or answering critical questions. Curiosity is our code, and the opportunities here are endless. 


What we do  

We’re the leader in analytics. Through our software and services, we inspire customers around the world to transform data into intelligence. Our curiosity fuels innovation, pushing boundaries, challenging the status quo and changing the way we live. 


What you’ll do

We are looking for a Media Systems Engineer who will be responsible for the development, implementation, operation and maintenance of video, audio encoding hardware and software for the business unit or division. Assist in maintaining the physical library of video assets.


You will:

  • Recording of live studio/auditorium events.
  • Installation, maintenance and repair of video and audio hardware in a control room and studio environment.
  • Assist in the ingestion, transcoding and delivery of video/audio assets to SAS and external clients.
  • Provides technical expertise in identifying, evaluating and developing department systems that are cost effective and meet user requirements.
  • Evaluates and reports on cutting edge technologies in the digital media industry.
  • Recommends production equipment to ensure that technical standards are met.
  • Trains others on new and existing systems.
  • Generates, compiles, and analyzes reports to identify system performance trends, recurrent system problems and user training/documentation needs.
  • Configures system settings and options; plans and executes unit, integration and acceptance testing; and creates specifications for systems that meet business requirements.
  • Monitors projects statuses and communicates findings with project participants.

What we’re looking for

  • Knowledgeable in use of Telestream Vantage encoding software (or equivalent), Facilis Storage systems (or equivalent), Microsoft Server OS, Database management
  • DANTE audio troubleshooting
  • Utah Scientific a/v router programming
  • Riedel intercom setup
  • Studio camera shading operation
  • You’re curious, passionate, authentic and accountable. These are our values and influence everything we do.

Other knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Considerable knowledge of department systems and familiarity with related organizational systems, hardware systems and other software programs
  • Good organizational, problem-solving, and communication skills
  • Ability to understand and articulate users' business requirements and needs
  • Understanding of networking protocols for video/data over IP


  • We love living the #SASlife and believe that happy, healthy people have a passion for life, and bring that energy to work. No matter what your specialty or where you are in the world, your unique contributions will make a difference. 
  • Our multi-dimensional culture blends our different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Here, it isn’t about fitting into our culture, it’s about adding to it - and we can’t wait to see what you’ll bring.


Additional Information:

SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Read more: Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law. Also view the supplement EEO is the Law, and the Pay Transparency notice. 


Equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered in place of the above qualifications. The level of this position will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience. Resumes may be considered in the order they are received. SAS employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To comply with these regulations, SAS may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. SAS collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process. 


In order to work at SAS, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If there is a medical or religious reason preventing you from receiving an available COVID-19 vaccination, and you are selected as a candidate for consideration, we have an accommodations process in place to evaluate those requests.


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