Lead EVS Server Engineer

Based in our Watford office, the Lead EVS Server Engineer will be responsible for leading Gravity’s broadcast server department; including a team of five engineers, as well as, preparing, planning and delivering the technical operation of fly away projects.


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General Summary

Based in our Watford office, the Lead EVS Server Engineer will be responsible for leading Gravity’s broadcast server department; including a team of five engineers, as well as, preparing, planning and delivering the technical operation of fly away projects.

As part of Gravity Media’s server department, the Lead Engineer will be a part of a team entrusted with delivering networks of EVS servers and edit suites to major broadcast clients across the world.  

Responsibilities of the Lead EVS Server Engineer:

  • Managing the team of server engineers
  • Prepare, plan and deliver technical operation of fly away projects
  • Investigate and deliver solutions for client requirements
  • Work closely with Rental, Assets and Engineering Departments
  • Maintain equipment and develop relationships with manufacturers

Requirements of the Lead EVS Server Engineer:

Previous experience with:

  • managing a technical team
  • client and project management of large broadcast operations
  • rigging and de-rigging fly-away outside broadcast
  • technical report writing and drawings using Visio or LucidChart

Proficient as an EVS XT operator:

  • Replay
  • Presentation
  • Co-ordination
  • Bench design

Proficient in engineering the Adobe CC Suite of applications:

  • Premiere, Media Encoder, Prelude, After Effects
  • Broadcast editing experience

Proficient with Cisco Catalyst and Nexus switching

  • Demonstrate understanding of OSI model, TCP-IP and UPD
  • Demonstrate experience of designing/implementing switched and routed networks
  • Access/trunk ports, Port channels, VLANs, OSPF, MTU sizes, QoS, DHCP

Detailed understanding of:

  • Codecs and wrappers
  • Windows, macOS and LinuxOS
  • File systems
  • Strong attention to detail and organisational skills

If you feel like you meet the above criteria for the Lead EVS Server Engineer, then please apply now!