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Hawk-Eye Innovations American Football Systems Technician - Freelance - Kansas City in Kansas City, Missouri

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Location: Kansas City, MO

Contract: Freelance

Salary: Competitive Day Rate

Start Date: from April 2021

YOU’LL BE AMAZED AT WHAT WE DO »

Hawk-Eye Innovations develops, markets, and delivers the most sophisticated officiating tools in sport. We continue to diversify and grow into new sports and new applications through our commitment to new ideas and cutting edge technology. We are a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony and are a fundamental part of officiating and broadcasting in over 20 international sports across our Tracking, SMART (Synchronised Multi-Angle Replay Technology) and SMART Production products. Every year we cover over 30,000 events and games across 500+ stadiums in over 90 countries.

We now deliver services to 17 out of the top 20 most valuable sports leagues in the world. Our opportunities are endless, as we push the boundaries of technology in all areas of Sport.

WHAT THE JOB IS ALL ABOUT »

As part of the Hawk-Eye team, you will be working on-site at football stadia, helping us to deliver cutting-edge technology services at live matches. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting in the set up of the video review systems

  • Conducting pre-match checks of the systems in accordance with standard procedures

  • Liaising with officials, broadcasters and Hawk-Eye staff, both on-site and remotely

  • Monitoring and maintaining the technology during the matches

  • Building and maintaining our hardware and equipment

Requirements

WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU »

  • Ideally a broadcast/engineering background with an understanding of signal flow

  • Strong technical grounding

  • Proactive attitude and ability to work on your own initiative

  • Time management skills and ability to work in a high pressure, live broadcast environment

  • Ability to liaise with clients and customers in a professional and approachable manner

  • Bright and enterprising

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and troubleshooting skills

Benefits

WHAT YOU’LL GET FROM US »

  • A high-autonomy role with real exposure to the forefront of the sports officiating and broadcasting world.

  • Access to some of the most intelligent, innovative and driven people in our industry.

  • Involvement in some of the top sporting events in the world.

  • Involvement in a fast-growing business where opportunities for progression are plentiful.

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