Full Job Description
SportsMEDIA Technology – (SMT) is the pioneer in sports technology, having re-imagined the fan experience 30 years ago. Since then, we’ve revolutionized how sports fans watch their favorite events, whether in the stands, livestreaming or on television. Through innovative real-time and wireless data and display systems, SMT’s impact is evident in every major international sport on the world’s stage, from football and soccer to tennis and golf. Along the way, SMT has grown to become the premier technology provider for pinnacle world-renowned events, including the tennis Grand Slams, golf majors, the Olympics, NHL, NBA, the New York City Marathon and CrossFit Games. SMT designed and developed the official scoring, statistics, and onsite live presentation systems for the NBA, the NHL, the PGA TOUR, NASCAR, the CrossFit Games, all four golf majors, and the four tennis slams.
SMT services hundreds of major U.S and international sports events, as well as major sports broadcasters, teams and organizing bodies, resulting in a sports technology powerhouse unequaled in the industry. SMT continues to blaze the trail in sports technology with innovative biometrics and player and object tracking, mobile apps, analytics, video production services, wireless information systems, and on-site services. SMT’s products have become a regular part of the viewing experience for fans and an invaluable asset for clients. SMT's growth has led to the creation of several divisions, with divisions in Durham, NC, Fremont, CA, Jacksonville, FL, and Toronto, Canada.
We are looking for multiple Lead Installers to install technology systems in sports venues around the US. The candidates chosen for this role will build and strengthen a broad array of skills, including: problem solving, computer technology, understanding of sports broadcasting, video/audio technology, knowledge of real-time data processing, & live broadcast environments.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Install technology systems in sports stadiums/parks that provide live information for the Internet, television broadcasts, and DRE
Assist in maintaining the infrastructure for data, network, and broadcast systems
Interact with venue staff, broadcast engineers, system operators and technical support to resolve system issues.
Create system documentation for each installation
Participate in preventive maintenance process
Support remote installation of hardware and software
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or equivalent
Experience installing camera systems preferred
Experience installing cabling preferred
Additional requirements include:
A valid driver’s license.
Willingness to work weekends
Willing to work non-traditional business hours when necessary, including nights and weekends.
Proof of vaccination for Covid-19 (required to work remote production events)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Well organized, with excellent verbal and written communication skills
Comfortable working on a catwalks (height 90-120 ft), lifts, and ladders
Proficient with power tools
Familiar with principals of electricity
Familiar with terminating copper cable: coax, CAT
Fiber termination skills a plus, or ability to pass a fiber termination class
Comfortable lifting heavy objects
Willingness to learn new skills
Structural knowledgebase to determine appropriate mounting of cameras and hardware
General knowledge of computer components and Windows Operating System.
Good understanding of professional sports a plus. (Hockey, football, motorsports, & baseball)
General knowledge of the remote production and live sporting event environments a plus.
Are you ready to join the SMT Team and be a Game Changer?
SMT is an equal opportunity employer.
Final candidates are subject to criminal background checks.
SMT participates in E-Verify.