At Viaplay Group, we entertain millions of people every day through our streaming services, radio networks, TV channels and production studios. We believe in the power of content not just as a way of telling stories and touching lives, but also expanding worlds.
We may have started in the Nordics, but we have a global mindset and consider ourselves to be the international entertainment provider. This means we’re constantly launching our Viaplay streaming service in new markets and on the lookout for talented, curious, driven professionals to join us on our journey.
Right now, we’re searching for an MCR Technician (EIC) for our Stockholm office – are you ready to hit play on an exciting career change?
The MCR in Stockholm is the central hub for all productions across the different markets, and as an MCR Technician, you’ll contribute by delivering quality content to millions of fans across Europe. The main responsibility of the team is to coordinate and configure live transmissions. Job responsibilities include maintaining transmission service, coordinating reception of incoming feeds and outgoing transmissions in a 24/7 environment. You will communicate and coordinate between the markets and your role will be central. You are also first-line support on maintenance in production areas. You will be troubleshooting live on-air issues, monitoring and switching Viaplay streaming content as well as being the first point of contact for the MCR.
Evenings, nights and weekends incl. holidays occur according to a rotational shiftwork schedule.
What we’re looking for
We understand you may feel confident ticking certain boxes more than others and that’s why we always keep an open mind in our recruitment process. But, in order to thrive in this role, we do believe you’ll have at least some experience in the following:
Great attention to details and a strong ability to multi-task and make effective decisions in a high-pressure deadline-driven environment.
We believe you come from a technical broadcast background and are a problem solver who’s willing to address interesting challenges head-on. You are a good communicator, a collaborator who enjoys interacting with both colleagues and suppliers and takes an interest in evolving as a professional.
- Basic Swedish language skill is required but also fluently language skill in English
- Experience from TV production and knowledge of broadcast signals and formats
- Knowledge of technical systems (e.g. RF and AV matrices, SMPTE-2110, VoIP, ISDN)
It’s a bonus if you have:
- Experience from working with and understanding live sport
- A can-do attitude, sense of humor and the ability to work humbly with others.
We’ve got the basics covered! 25 days of paid vacation every year, attractive pension scheme, insurance scheme with full health care coverage if should you need it and an extra compensation on top of parental pay lift. We also do an annually salary review. This position is eligible for compensation for overtime-work.
Your wellbeing matters. We provide you with wellness contribution.
A safe space to grow and up-skill. Our learning culture puts you in the driver’s seat of your own development, while always making sure you feel supported with regular knowledge-sharing sessions, technical training, mentorship opportunities and peer-to-peer networks.
An innovative environment with Hack Days, not once, but twice a year. This week-long initiative may be driven by our Product, Data & Tech department, but we know inspiration can strike anytime, anywhere, so everyone’s encouraged to participate after consulting their manager.
A genuinely international and diverse group of colleagues to connect with. We’re striving towards a 50:50 gender balance & we’re not far off – plus last time we checked, we have more than 60 different nationalities across our nine offices!
Entertainment is what we love, and entertainment is what we do. So, unlimited access to Viaplay seems only fair for you to get to know the product – including live sports & pay per view events, new release movie rentals, linear channels and more.
Hit play today
If this feels like your kind of challenge, make sure you apply by attaching your CV here – you may also want to add your LinkedIn profile. Please don’t send us your application via email because we won’t be able to accept it. We do, however, welcome any questions you may have about this particular position.
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