Bitcentral Careers

If you are solution focused and have an interest in broadcast careers, then come and talk to us.

Our Approach

We deliver advanced functionality that is based on our customer input for the right balance of features, ease of use, speed, and reliability.

It is not enough to build a product that does the job, anyone can do that but there is something so special about Bitcentral that allows us to do so much more. We are all about freeing broadcasters from restricted production environments with flexible, non-proprietary content workflow systems on premium hardware, and best in class support. Our non-proprietary tools enable unprecedented access to content from anywhere creating end-to-end digital workflows that seamlessly collaborate with existing hardware and software.

Our Mission

Our solutions are designed to create simple and consistent workflows that minimize complexity, mistakes, and production time.

Bitcentral products are for broadcasters and media companies striving to improve efficiency, reach, and revenue in a TV-everywhere world, we develop and implement innovative, elegantly simple, IT-focused solutions, backed by our expert, proactive professional services teams. All you need to know about Bitcentral can be seen when you compare us to other vendors, we deliver exceptional overall value with an ideal balance of functionality, ease-of-use, reliability, and unsurpassed customer experience unlike anyone in the industry.

Responsible for planning, development and implementation of all of Bitcentral’s marketing strategy, marketing communication, and public relations activities. Oversees development and implementation of support materials and services in the area of marketing and communications. Directs the efforts of all marketing activities and coordinates at the strategic and tactical levels with the other functions of the organization.

Marketing Communications, PR, and Sales Support:

  • Responsible for overseeing the creation, implementation and measurement of a comprehensive marketing, social media, public relations plans and videos, that will enhance the organization’s image and position within the industry and amongst company’s target customer segments;
  • Help make sure that the organization’s mission, corporate and product branding vision are included in marketing communications.
  • Responsible for making any updates to the website.
  • Support the Product team in any revision or creation of a new website.
  • Will facilitate internal and external communications of all Bitcentral’s marketing, communications and public relations activities and materials, including media relations.
  • Contribute in the development of Bitcentral’s desired brand identity and positioning; assure consistent communication of brand identity and position throughout the organization, and assure communication of corporate and product are positioned to all constituencies, both internal and external.
  • Responsible for overseeing the design, editorial content, production and distribution of all organization publications.
  • Ensure that the CEO is Bitcentral’s face to the media.
  • Negotiate any media placement activities.
  • Oversee the updating of current product logos, as well as any new logos, to fit within the corporate brand look.
  • Provides Sales Support as it relates to sale collateral.
  • Oversee and participate in the organization of all sales and marketing support databases as it relates to marketing materials (in Box), and sales customer information (in NetSuite.)
  • Updates the corporate graphics Style Guide as needed, and ensure all materials adhere to the Style Guide standards.
  • Leads any special and/or cause related events, as they relate to marketing.
  • Responsible for the coordination of trade shows, including marketing initiatives and campaigns surrounding the trade shows.
  • May supervise one subordinate; as well as an occasional intern.

 

Qualifications Required:

  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in marketing, communications or public relations with demonstrated success, and a minimum of 5 years of broadcasting media experience.
  • The ideal candidate will have marketing campaign and trade show coordination experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to interface with outside contractors in the design and execution of marketing, communications, social media and public relations activities.
  • Strong strategic, analytical, and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated successful experience negotiating with media.
  • Experience overseeing the design and production of print materials and publications.
  • Commitment to working with shared leadership and in cross-functional teams.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at a time.


Education:
Bachelor’s degree in marketing preferred; communications. Knowledge of public relations.


About Bitcentral
Bitcentral is a recognized innovator of television news production, distribution and aggregation solutions. For more than 20 years, Bitcentral has demonstrated a unique ability to develop and deploy revolutionary technologies for major networks such as CNN and CBS as well as hundreds of local TV stations across the country. Bitcentral continues to transform the way news content

Our engineers provide support to Television Stations around the country, troubleshooting both software/hardware problems, the ideal candidate should be highly focused both technically and communicational with an emphasis on providing excellent service.

Employment type: Full-time with Benefits

Position summary: Bitcentral is a recognized innovator of Television News content production, distribution and aggregation solutions. For over 20 years, Bitcentral has demonstrated a unique ability to develop and deploy revolutionary technologies for leading content producers. Bitcentral integrates a hardware and software system platform for Television News stations to playback and archive their video, and we are looking to add to our Technical engineering department to help maintain a professional standard of service.

Technical engineers are responsible for responding to and resolving client’s technical issues in a timely, efficient, professional manner. Responsibilities also include documenting all issues, Technical troubleshooting, provide root cause analysis and resolution, create knowledge base articles.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to provide first level troubleshooting and resolve hardware/software issues over the phone, through email communications
  • Communicate effectively with clients to determine root cause and appropriate course of action
  • Report to Technical Engineer manager
  • Performs proactive maintenance, inspection on servers
  • Analyze equipment configurations for optimization purposes for hardware and software peak performance
  • Configure and Install software and hardware on client’s servers through remote connections (VPN)

Requirements:

  • Advance knowledge of current window operating systems (Server 2003 and 2008)
  • Knowledge of network topologies
  • Raid configuration (Raid 5 and Raid 6)
  • Great communications skills (Oral and Written)
  • Previous experience in Technical environment supporting server and network infrastructure (2 Years minimum)
  • Superior customer service skills
  • Ability to take ownership of issue, researches the problem, develop a solution, and strive to complete
  • Some SQL query experience
  • Remote connectivity (Terminal services and VPN’s)
  • Experience with working with CRM (Netsuite)

Education/Certifications:

  • Associates Degree in computer science, preferred or equivalent work experience
  • MCSE
  • A+ Certification
  • HP Certification
  • Network +
  • MCP

Employment type: Full-time with Benefits

Position summary: Bitcentral provides the software used by major media companies to produce and deliver video to your screen. We have a deep belief in simplifying the complex while delivering a great customer experience. With our customer centric approach we have become #1 in Local TV News software market. Through a recent acquisition and new product offerings, this year our addressable market has increased over 7 times.

We are looking for C# Developers to help us design/code/test new features for existing and future products. We build systems for broadcast TV including News production systems and Master control. Most of the work we do involves manipulation of video files, recording/playout of video to SDI, and integration with 3rd party systems.

The technical requirements of the job include Windows, .Net, C#, and SQL Server.
We’re looking for a team player who has excellent object oriented design skills, high programming productivity, and who is interested in learning about video, TV, news, master control, etc.

We run our projects using SCRUM and we operate in relatively stable teams. We have some legacy software that must be maintained, but are ramping up a major new software development effort.

Requirements:

  • Fluent in C#, .Net
  • Proficient with SQL Server
  • Object oriented thinking

Additional Skills:

  • Proficient at C++ & video manipulation with tools like MainConcept or Matrox
  • Experience with MongoDB, Cassandra, MemcacheD, SOLR, Elastic, and others can be useful
  • Bootstrap and jQuery. AngularJS

Currently Using the Following Technologies

  • Environments: Microsoft .Net, SQL Server, Windows Server, IIS
    Languages: C#, C++
  • Libraries & Tools: Matrox, MainConcept, FFMPEG
  • UI: ASP.MVC, Razor, JavaScript, jQuery

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Employment type: Full-time with Benefits

Position summary: Bitcentral provides the software used by major media companies to produce and deliver video to your screen. We have a deep belief in simplifying the complex while delivering a great customer experience. With our customer centric approach we have become #1 in Local TV News software market. Through a recent acquisition and new product offerings, this year our addressable market has increased over 7 times.

We are looking for C++ Developers to help us design/code/test new features for existing and future products. We build systems for broadcast TV including News production systems and Master control. Most of the work we do involves manipulation of video files, recording/playout of video to SDI, and integration with 3rd party systems. The technical requirements of the job include Windows, MFC, C++ and MariaDB(MySQL).

We’re looking for a team player who has excellent object oriented design skills, high programming productivity, and who is interested in learning about video, TV, news, master control, etc. We run our projects using SCRUM and we operate in relatively stable teams. We have some legacy software that must be maintained, but are ramping up a major new software development effort.

Requirements:

  • Fluent in Visual C++
  • Object oriented thinking
  • Multi-threaded programming
  • Comfortable with MFC and dialog based applications

Additional Skills:

  • Proficient at C++ & video manipulation with tools like Matrox
  • Windows sockets
  • COM object programming

Currently Using the Following Technologies

  • Environments: Microsoft Visual Studio, MariaDB, Windows Server, Mercurial
    Languages: C++
  • Libraries & Tools: Matrox
  • UI: MFC

Serving 200+ U.S. News Producing Stations

Managing Collaboration for 50M+ Assets

Delivering News to 100M households daily