Engineer In Charge

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Posted: Jan 15, 2019
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200013433
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Works with in house video and theater production team to provide engineering support for events at Apple’s campus and other locations, and other locations as needed. Provides leadership to the technical team and production team with respect to signal flow, new technology, IP infrastructure and gear maintenance.

Key Qualifications

  • Router experience including Imagine, Evertz, Grass Valley
  • 12G/3G/HD-SDI with embedded audio and metadata
  • Experience with 4k video including 2SI and SQD and HDR
  • Familiarity with audio formats: Dante, AES and MADI. BluLink a plus
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP and data protocols.
  • Timecode
  • Sync, Black-Burst, Tri-Level
  • Peripheral broadcast equipment:
  • Distribution amplifiers
  • Frame synchronizers
  • Cross-converters and scalers
  • Closed-caption and open-caption encoders
  • Computer networking fundamentals - Cisco Catalyst switch configuration a plus
  • Knowledge of camera systems, Sony 4300 a plus
  • Familiar with Fujinon Lenses
  • Familiarity with Sony switchers
  • Experience with Telemetrics robotic camera systems a plus


10+ years’ experience as a truck or studio engineer in a live broadcast environment. Commensurate knowledge of video and audio signal flow in a broadcast environment. Knowledge of large format projection and LED screens, including media servers. Driven to handle multiple projects and thrive in a very dynamic environment Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills You've got an ability to see the big picture and have a level of ambiguity You are flexible and versatile in nature, able to tackle challenges while maintaining and even keep and sense of humor Strong troubleshooting and critical thinking skills. Leads technical video setup for all event productions. Runs outbound broadcast signals and on-site recordings. Troubleshoot broadcast equipment and perform routine maintenance. Maintains and supports intercom systems including RTS ADAM/OMNEO, Clearcom Freespeak and two-wire infrastructure. Craft and lead projects which will expand production capabilities and streamline workflows. Maintain documentation and work with integrator to keep system drawings up to date. Run technical systems and signal flow; network, production, distribution and storage. Engineer signal distribution and system maintenance of non-production spaces (Green/dressing, track, conference rooms). Functions as the technical lead for the facility, in concert with the technical production manager and technical director. Remains current with technological developments in the video, presentation and broadcast fields by attending conferences like NAB and InfoComm annually. Acts as a strong team player, remains open to performing in an array of crew roles and learns new skills. Adheres to Apple’s High production standards and codes of ethical conduct. Remains flexible, and willing to work late nights, mornings and weekends as needed.

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in related field from an accredited institution with field experience. SBE certification, and General Class FCC preferred, but not required.

Additional Requirements