An IPTV Satellite RF Engineer position has become available for an experienced RF Engineer with one of our clients located in the Northern Virginia Area. The ideal candidate will have experience and a clear understanding of their service provider (Direct TV) Install and design options that would provide SD/HD TV content for their customers IPTV system. In addition to supporting their Direct TV content/feed you would need to have additional experience with receiving Off-air digital TV and radio from a local antenna on site. The Off-air TV and radio content will also be content that will be placed into the customer IPTV system. The RF Engineer will have knowledge and clear IPTV fundamentals and a strong understanding of the Direct TV's STB boxes, RF equipment which includes the slim line 5 dish/antenna and the SWM switch Technology using by Direct TV. The Engineer must have experience with commercial approved Direct TV receiver options such has the Comm2000. Must have experience with maintaining and configuring the Comm2000. Must have an understanding of how to intergrade Off-air content using the NTSC-8 into the Comm2000.
Install, Service and Upgrade Direct TV Satellite System.
Work with the Direct TV vendor to resolve issue with RF components, signal quality, and any access issues.
Work with vendors to order required hardware and software need to install, service and upgrade the Direct TV Satellite System which would include hardware and software associated with the Satellite System.
Knowledge of DVR and non DVR Set Top Boxes * Solid understanding of On Demand Content Delivery.
IPTV head end system monitoring and management (Satellite Dishes/LNBs, Splitters, and Streamers).
Troubleshooting of any alarm generated from the head-end or the end user equipment (EPG encoding errors, Satellite signal errors, STB freezes, TV errors, etc).
Provide/Produce documentation and technical reports on the IPTV head-end system performance on periodic basis.
Network IPTV Architecture Knowledge is a plus
A minimum of 5 years' experience in IPTV networks implementations and operations.
Must have all necessary equipment and tools to maintain and provide a stable content feed using Direct TV and off-air antennas.
Must have a sparing equipment plan.
Must be able to provide timely responses when called and must show up at the customer site with all equipment and parts to troubleshoot and correct and restore service.