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Digital Broadcast Engineer

Open until suitable candidate is identified

Please quote vacancy number: TEC1512-1701

Reporting to Manager, Broadcast Engineering and under the guidance of the Lead Digital Broadcast Engineer, the Digital Broadcast Engineer specializes in the installation, operation and corrective maintenance of the selected audio & video digital systems and, as part of the Broadcast Engineering team, participates in maintenance and installation of digital broadcast equipment. Provides trouble call customer assistance for the broadcast staff.


  • As an Engineer specializes in the installation, operation and corrective maintenance of the digital audio and video systems.
  • Manages digital audio and video system servers in Windows Active Directory environment.
  • Performs administration tasks on VMware and Network Attached Storage (NAS) / Storage Area Networks (SAN).
  • Executes day to day troubleshooting and maintenance of digital broadcast applications on Windows desktops and servers.
  • Creates and maintains systems documentation.
  • Troubleshoots faulty equipment and develops solutions to support the broadcasting mission.
  • May be assigned to support bureaus and help them with solving their specific digital broadcast systems problems throughout Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Middle East, North America and other locations, as necessary.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Competencies

  • Combination of education and experience;
  • Engineering or related degree.
  • 3+ years’ experience with supporting MS Windows Servers 2008 or higher (physical / virtual), MS SQL Server and Active Directory;
  • Experience with supporting VMware and vCenter;
  • Support of Linux systems, preferably CentOS;
  • User experience with digital audio and video editing software packages (Adobe Premiere and Audition).
  • Ability to work with others on a team - be a team player, who can interact and operate effectively with peers and other associates within a collegial, and yet demanding work environment.
  • IT systems engineering;
  • Digital audio and video engineering;
  • Relevant software knowledge (sw for processing audio/video)
  • Czech language Proficient (Mandatory)
  • English language Working Knowledge Oral+Written (Mandatory)

Should you be interested in this position please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter in English.

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Appointment against this post is on a local basis only. Please note that for the locally advertised positions preference will be given to those with a work permit and/or a valid residence status in the Czech Republic. Locally recruited employees should reside within commuting distance of Prague, Czech Republic, or be willing to move to take up work. They are not eligible for allowances applicable to candidates who are internationally recruited. Rather, they receive statutory benefits as per Czech labor law. Salary scales for locally recruited employees are based on the best prevailing local conditions. RFE/RL does, however, cover the costs of interview travel and, upon appointment, some relocation costs.
Note: In response to changing operational requirements, RFE/RL retains the discretion not to make an appointment, or to modify the job specifications for a particular vacancy.

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Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) is an international news organization based in Washington, D.C. and Prague, Czech Republic. RFE/RL's programs -- via radio, the Internet, and television -- reach influential people in 23 countries, including Afghanistan, Iran, Russia, the Caucasus, and Central Asian nations. RFE/RL's mission is to provide accurate and reliable news and information to domestic audiences in the local language. RFE/RL broadcasts in 26 languages and attracts more than 26 million weekly listeners and online visitors. With more than 400 journalists, 750 freelancers, and 17 local bureaus, RFE/RL is one of the most comprehensive news operations in the world. It is funded by the U.S. Congress through the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG).

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