Aged 16 or over, we’re looking for candidates with good communication skills coupled with an analytical and inquisitive mind to troubleshoot and resolve problems in a live broadcast environment, and most importantly a passion for excellence.
About the programme
We develop, support and manage all the applications that are used to schedule and broadcast our content – whether that goes out via satellite, online or our ‘On Demand’ platform.
Your key responsibilities
This Technology work experience in TV Operations will provide you with an opportunity to rotate around our four key areas:
Broadcast Delivery Planning – This team organise and co-ordinate live and non-live content feeds that come into Sky Studios. Arranging the delivery of all of Sky’s content from a Premier League football match to a live interviews with guests for Sky News. It can be a fast paced, hectic environment, with daily challenges but it’s very rewarding watching content you’ve helped organise get ‘on the air’.
Live Content Delivery – receives all the live broadcast signals coming in to Sky for the Studios and Transmission and Ingest areas. Whether it’s SD, HD, UHD or New Media they quality control and troubleshoot on a constant basis to make sure we get the best pictures and audio for all our live programmes.
Playout – manage over 100 TV channels delivering award winning live coverage to our customers. Our team makes sure that live feeds coming in from around the world are integrated seamlessly into the programme schedules and ensure that this remains so even when events change, responding to delays, overruns and postponements which are all possible in a live TV environment.
Broadcast Platforms – Integrate, monitor and support various systems that form Sky’s Satellite and Online TV Platforms consisting of areas in Digital Broadcasting, Satellite Uplink, Video On Demand and Online Streaming ensuring all these systems and services are working correctly for a perfect customer service.
We’re looking for candidates with good communication skills coupled with an analytical and inquisitive mind to troubleshoot and resolve problems in a live broadcast environment, and most importantly a passion for excellence. TV Operations deliver the content to our customers and ensure quality of delivery and experience, this is very different to production so if you’re interested in content production or want to be a presenter this is not the experience for you.
All our opportunities are unwaged but we pay £15 a day expenses which you can claim after you’ve completed your week.
If you’ve got any questions then get in touch either at firstname.lastname@example.org or @EarlyCareersSky