Ealing, London, W5




Media Systems Engineer (MSE)
We are recruiting for a media Systems Engineer……could you be our next team member?


Timeline’s Ealing Broadcast Centre is situated within London’s historic Ealing Studios, supporting a wide variety of live broadcast, post-production and MCR activities for programming such as BBC Blue Planet Live, Formula 1, The Tour de France, Sail GP and Women’s Super League to name just a few.


You will be surrounded by a fun and friendly team, with a great supply of office refreshments, including breakfast, a variety of teas, coffees, and healthy snacks and fruit as well as the legendary Friday treats.



We require a Media Systems Engineer to join our fantastic team of specialist engineers.


This is an exciting, multi-faceted role, incorporating aspects of post-production support, broadcast engineering and MCR operation. As such, the role calls for an adaptable, multi-skilled individual.


The Engineer's primary duties will be to support operations at its Ealing Studios base and facility in Soho, to include:

Supporting a range of specialist systems including the following:

  • Windows Servers
  • EVS IP Director Workstations
  • EVS XT Access Servers
  • Avid Interplay Systems
  • Avid ISIS storage.


  • Clear understanding of the fundamentals of a file-based editing workflows and various file transcoding, processing & delivery systems
  • Accurate line-up of vision monitoring facilities. Configure and monitor incoming and outgoing lines. Carry out MCR downlinks, records and play-outs.


You will be required to work at high levels of technical complexity, under programme and/or operational pressures.



Our ideal candidate will have:

  • A passion for edit platforms and/or broadcast technology
  • Flexibility… to work around all sorts of issues!
  • Knowledge and experience of media, editing and general computer systems as they relate to a broadcast/post-production environment
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • The ability to work both alone and as part of a team, and a true ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • A positive, enthusiastic manner with the capability to react tactfully and sympathetically to requests from operational and production staff.
  • Ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines
  • Highly effective communication skills.

Next Step:

So, if you are looking to join a great team, have a great sense of humour (everything is objective…) and want to work for a busy but entertaining and inspiring company, we would very much welcome your application! 


Please ensure you are eligible to work in the UK before applying as we do NOT provide sponsorship.

The above is a very brief outline of duties. For the full job description and to apply, please  CLICK HERE.