Listed 16 Jul 2021

Broadcast Technologist

Australian Radio Network, Sydney
Application Close: 6 Aug 2021

Share your voice. Make quality ​connections. Shape the future ​of audio.

As part of ARN, the recognised leader in audio in Australia, you have an opportunity to share your voice on the future of audio. Audio is booming and we are defining it. We are entertainers. We create moments that move people, and that people move to. We are investing in audio’s smartest advertising, experts and innovations. This gives us unparalleled understanding of our audience and the content that moves them and helps us form quality connections with our customers. It’s our commitment to creating moments that move people that makes us memorable.​

We’re shaping the future of audio – our success as the leader in the Australian radio landscape means we can complement our great radio people with others whose skills will help us dominate the digital audio landscape of the future, just as we have the radio landscape of today.​
We have the best people and the best future. Why not come along and be part of our story?

We currently have an exciting role available for a Broadcast Technologist. This role will work as part of the technology team to maintain and provide technical support for all transmission, broadcasting, studio and broadcast IT equipment, ensuring broadcasting and technical standards of quality and performance are always maintained.

Key role outputs include:
Ensure the effective functioning of broadcasting and streaming equipment, both within studios as a priority and production environments, by responding to and resolving any technical malfunctions or operator issues regardless of the time the malfunction occurred
Ensure the preventative maintenance schedule for broadcasting and technical equipment is adhered to, in accordance with quality standards, policy and priorities
Ensure any additions or changes to infrastructure are documented clearly and accurately
Assist the Technology Manager to determine requirements for outside broadcasts and coordinate resources
Always ensure the effective operation of ARN’s radio transmitter sites and transmission by monitoring signals and fail-safe systems
Provide hardware and software support for all computer systems including: on-air presentation systems (NexGen/Zetta), news presentation (NewsBoss), audio streaming and associated systems
Provide expert technical advice on special projects e.g. reconfiguring studios, building or customising technical equipment, to ensure sound engineering and acoustic principles are applied
Develop project management schedules to ensure projects are appropriately resourced and carried out on time and within budget

The successful candidate will have:
Excellent organisational and leadership skills
Excellent time and project management skills
Skilled at managing conflicting priorities
Flexible and adaptable with an ability to work well under pressure
Great communicator with the ability to explain technical issues to non-technical users
Analysis and problem-solving skills
Broadcast transmission equipment knowledge
Advanced IT skills
Audio visual/live performance knowledge

Our Culture:
We have four behaviours that make up our “Culture in Action” which describe how we act everyday to create a great place to work:
Aim High​ – We set big goals and work together ​to achieve them.
Own It​ – We take personal responsibility for our ​actions and have a solutions mindset.
Be Your Best Self​ – We create the environment we need ​to thrive.
Make a Difference​ – We look for every opportunity to improve and we seek out diverse perspectives ​to help us achieve that.

Bring your skills, genius and energy along on our journey, please press the APPLY button and upload your cover letter and resume by close of business 6 August 2021.

ARN is a HT&E company. For more details, head to and connect with us via Twitter (@ausradionetwork) and LinkedIn (Linkedin /australianradionetwork)

EEO Statement
ARN is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

Disability Accommodation
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