Senior AV Engineer
Job Description

Senior AV Engineer

On behalf of our client in the Banking Sector, PROCOM is looking for a Senior AV Engineer.

Senior AV Engineer – Job Description

  • This team is responsible for all meeting rooms and A/V within the bank including auditorium and live events engineering.

LIFE CYCLE & ROADMAP

  • Manage A/V from inception to decommissioning, following all key process
  • Responsible for service quality, availability, optimization, and commoditization.
  • Support the execution of a technology-oriented Roadmap of Initiatives to improve the services
  • Support the currency strategy
  • Participate in the coordination among key functions such as, Service Owners, Engineering, Architecture, and Solutioning

STRATEGY

  • Provide Engineering direction and leadership aimed at the strengthening and maturing A/V Service
  • Understand current and future business needs and incorporate these into roadmaps and currency plans

VENDOR MANAGEMENT

  • Work with Vendors that supply technology for the related service through:
  • Reviews of vendor roadmaps
  • Assist in problem management of systemic issues as needed
  • Provide Vendor Governance and participate in Operational Governance sessions

POLICY AND STANDARDS OVERSIGHT

  • Manage A/V Technologies and make recommendations to the Service Owner for continued improvements.
  • Ensure that policies and standards are followed for the Services being managed. Typical policies / standards areas are:
  • Governance
  • Security
  • Technology Development Framework
  • Architecture / TAG

TECHNICAL SME

  • SME to act as consultant and leader in the A/V space
  • This role will be supporting updates to the BAU intake process
  • Working with the other AV engineers, the Intake and Solution Design teams, Architecture and security team, network team, and the business, potentially help desk, and 3rd-party vendors as-needed

Senior AV Engineer – Mandatory Skills

  • Extensive experience with A/V technologies such as AtteroTech, Crestron, Evertz, Biamp, Polycom, Shure, BlackMagic, MagicInfo, Samsung, Planar, Shure, Haivision, Triple Play and Yamaha
  • Experience with wireless presentation technologies such as ClickShare, WePresent, Mersive and AirServer
  • Experience with highly complex centralized audio solutions
  • In depth Networking experience, particularly with the Audio over Ethernet protocols such as DANTE, CobraNet and AES67
  • In depth experience deploying multicast audio and video solutions
  • Experience with Crestron Toolbox, Biamp Tesira and Dante Controller
  • Experience deploying Audio over Ethernet in an SDN network, through firewalls and SBC, and with Network security
  • Experience with Microsoft Skype, Microsoft Surface Hubs, Cisco CUCM, Cisco Video, Legacy Tandberg
  • Experience with the following deployment scenarios; Auditoriums, flex space, training rooms, meeting rooms, outdoor venues, broadcast events (TV)
  • CTI-P101 Foundations of Crestron Programming Certification will be considered an asset
  • Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) or Certified Technology Specialist Design (CTS-D) will be considered an asset
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) will be considered an asset
  • 10-15+ years of Audio/Visual Engineering experience aligned to the “Qualifications” section of the job description
  • Strong experience with Crestron A/V
  • Experience with DSP technologies (Biamp, Sennheiser, etc.)
  • In depth Networking experience, particularly with the Audio over Ethernet protocols such as DANTE, CobraNet and AES67
  • Experience deploying Audio over Ethernet in an SDN network, through firewalls and SBC, and with Network security
  • Relationship Management: Ability to establish and build healthy working relations and partnerships with clients, vendors and peers.
  • Leadership--Knowledge of approaches, tools, and techniques for gaining the cooperation and support of others.
  • IT Service Management--Knowledge of the asset and process management practices, requirements, and support services for the IT function.
  • Influencing--Ability to impact decisions within and outside own organization.
  • Decision Making and Critical Thinking--Knowledge of tools and techniques for effective use of a broad range of factors, assumptions, frameworks and perspectives when solving problems.

Senior AV Engineer – Nice to Have Skills

  • MS Surface Hub experience
  • AQAV AV9000 personal membership status will be considered an asset (strongly preferred, all other members of the team have this certification)
  • AVIXA certification
  • Any of the other technologies or certifications listed in the "Qualifications" section of the job description

Senior AV Engineer - Assignment Start Date

ASAP – 12 months to start

Senior AV Engineer - Assignment Location

Downtown Toronto



Job Requirements

 

Company Overview

For 35 years, Procom has been pushing the envelope in North American IT staffing solutions. Driven by a senior management team of seasoned recruitment professionals, we have offices in 14 locations in the US and Canada and service all major IT markets.

When we started out in 1978, tech jobs were just being integrated into the workplace. We have been a part of shaping the landscape of IT in Canada ever since, placing IT consultants in major businesses in all sectors, including banking, telecommunications, and retail.

Through all the peaks and valleys of the IT industry, we have consistently done one thing: helping IT professionals discover the next chapter in their career.



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