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Vizrt is seeking a customer System Engineer to join our team in our New York City office location. The ideal candidate is a quality focused customer System Engineer with initiative to exceed customer expectations. Successful candidates are curious, excellent problem-solvers, self-motivated, collaborative and structured in the work environment. The System Engineer has the responsibility to manage several active projects simultaneously without daily supervision as well as successfully communicate with external customers and co-workers.

The selected candidate will be working with Vizrt's internal and external customers to support and commission our suite of graphics and video playback products for the broadcast and digital industry. This job may require a significant amount of travel for setup of new systems as well as on-site support. The selected candidate will also work with internal and external customers over the phone and via remote support sessions. Strong written and verbal communication skills are absolutely required.

 Responsibilities:

  • Strong listening and interpersonal communication skills
  • 2+ years television maintenance engineering experience
  • 2+ years experience maintaining a computer network
  • Familiarity with real-time 3D graphics systems, Vizrt a plus
  • Programming Microsoft .Net C# and Visual Basic a plus
  • Desire to constantly expand knowledge of new technologies
  • Ability to work in a cross platform development environment, consisting of primarily Microsoft Windows with some Mac OS X and Linux
  • Willing to work nights and weekends as needed
  • Ability to travel to client locations within North America, occasionally overseas
  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop and lift up to 60 pounds as needed

Desired skills:

  • Technical BS in Computer Science degree or equivalent required
  • Design of broadcast graphics (2-D and 3-D)
  • Manipulating data in and managing relational databases, Oracle preferred
  • Understanding of XML/XSL
  • Experience in scripting

Benefits

We offer an exciting opportunity in an expanding international company with a competitive salary and benefits package. We feature a friendly and welcoming work environment with highly skilled colleagues. We utilize innovative software development technologies and methodologies. We create software and services that push creative boundaries and develop new ways of telling stories.

Do you want to be a part of our team? Please send your resume and application by clicking the “Apply Now” button. We look forward to your application.

About Vizrt

Vizrt creates leading-edge content production tools for the digital media industry - from award-winning 3D graphics through integrated video workflow solutions. Our product line includes interactive and virtual solutions, studio automation, sports analysis, animations, maps, weather, video editing and online publishing tools. Leading broadcasters worldwide including CNN, CBS, MSNBC, Fox, the BBC, BSkyB, ITN, ZDF, Star TV, Network 18, TV Today, CCTV and NHK utilize Vizrt solutions. This is possible due to 600 engaged and very competent employees in multiple worldwide locations. The global headquarters is in Bergen, Norway. Vizrt Americas (65 employees) is based in New York City and provides all of the company’s product lines for clients in North and South America. Read more at www.vizrt.com.

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