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Broadcast Engineer

Warner Bros. Discovery

London, Chiswick Park - Full Time



Every great story has a new beginning, and yours starts here.
Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.


Who We Are…

When we say, “the stuff dreams are made of,” we’re not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD’s vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what’s next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

As Warner Bros. Discovery Inc’s portfolio continues to grow – around the world and across platforms – the Global Technology & Operations team is building media technology and IT systems that meet the world class standard for which Warner Bros. Discovery is known. GT&O builds, implements and maintains the business systems and technology that are critical for delivering Warner Bros. Discovery’s products, while articulating the long-term technology strategy that will enable Warner Bros. Discovery’s growing pay-tv, digital terrestrial, free-to-air and online services to reach more audiences on more platforms.

From Amsterdam to Singapore and from satellite and broadcast operations to SAP, we are driving Warner Bros. Discovery forward on the leading edge of technology.

You will mainly be involved on WBD Sports. The company has carried out a technological transformation for all its technical facilities hosting all European countries on a centralised hybrid on-premise and cloud platform. 

The teams in Paris and London manage the engineering and support for all this at the heart of Eurosport's two broadcasting centres and the channel's various countries, not forgetting the group's other channels such as TNT Sports.

If you're not afraid of new technologies and want to be part of a dynamic, international team, come and join us at the heart of the sports channel that broadcasts in 21 languages.


The Role...

Join the M2P (Mam, Postproduction and Playout) team for engineering and level 2 support on MAM and Post-Production platforms in a hybrid virtualised on-premise and cloud environment.


• Tier 2 support,
• Manage the tickets escalated by support level 0/1,
• Follow up of the incident and problems with the different teams,
• Passing on information and platform upgrades on a daily basis with level 1 support,
• Plan maintenance,
• Upgrade phases and reboot action coordination,
• In charge of the global health of the system.


• Short-term project management,
• Work with tier 3 engineering team on projects,
• Gather of workflow requirements in all WBD Sports, TNT Sports and Eurosport offices,
• Drafting workflow, projects and engineering documents,
• Creation of centralised workflows and design for MAM and Post-Production,
• Help users in the change management or in the new projects.

Basic qualifications...

• BSc/BA degree (visual/sound or media engineering) or comparable demonstrable professional qualification in the field of (LIVE) TV and digital media,
• Fluency in English,
• French (optional),
• Communication skills,
• Stress management for major sporting events,
• Excellent troubleshooting, analytical and problem-solving skills,
• Minimum of 3 years of experience in Broadcast Technology in a support or engineering role,

• Experience in Sport, News, Production and Documentary environment,
• Experience with a MAM and Post-Production tools,
• Extensive Broadcast technical background (IP video 2110, AES 67, NMOS, video and audio formats and codec…),
• Good understanding of IT technologies and the associated challenge (network, virtualization, storage, cloud services, security…),
• Openness to constant technological developments.

Nice to have...

• Practical experience of basic/script development,
AWS knowledge,
• Micro-services knowledge.


• Shift work (evenings and weekends) and on call,
• Some nights may be required, depending on the events.


How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at www.wbd.com/guiding-principles/  along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.


The Legal Bits…

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability or any other category protected by law.

If you’re a qualified candidate and you require adjustments or accommodations to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please contact us at recruitadmin@wbd.com.