Broadcast Systems Engineer



Position: Broadcast Systems Engineer

Department: Production Technology

Reports To: Sr. Manager, Broadcast Production Technology



The Broadcast Systems Engineer will play a pivotal role in maintaining entertainment properties of Canucks Sports & Entertainment (CSE), including Rogers Arena’s broadcast, live production, and AV infrastructure. This position involves technical and operational support for a variety of sports venue technology, including cameras, replay and graphics servers, audio/video switching and distribution, LED scoreboard, graphics and timing systems, content editing, transcoding and asset management systems, and our Central Patchbay and JBT infrastructure.


This role will focus on:

  • Providing primary technical support for all Production Control Room systems, Scoreboard graphics and timing systems, and general facility A/V technology
  • Creating physical and router patches for all types of production signal flow including audio, video, cameras, telephone, internet, intercom, and fiber, catering to inhouse live production, home and away broadcast, in-house events, radio, live transmissions, and concerts
  • Collaborating with and supporting our stakeholders including live production staff, Content and Game Entertainment departments, restaurants, suites, and event management
  • Troubleshooting and resolving issues arising between the NHL or NLL league operations, broadcast trucks, and the in-house production systems
  • Creating and updating maintenance reports, submitting shift reports, and detailing hardware malfunctions, damages, and personnel errors
  • Innovating with design recommendations and efficiency improvements for all production technology, including equipment replacement and operational workflows



  • A team you can belong to and believe in
  • A fun, high energy environment
  • An open mind for new ideas
  • The opportunity to embark on a career development journey



  • At least five years of relevant experience working with Broadcast systems
  • Expert knowledge of arena production signal flow
  • Proficiency with AV router and multiviewer configuration, electronics handling, troubleshooting, and repair of professional analog and digital Broadcast audio and video equipment
  • Strong computer, server, and networking skills, including both Windows and MacOS
  • Working knowledge of all types of audio and video procedures pertaining to event operations
  • Working knowledge and ability to troubleshoot and repair broadcast physical cabling and distribution hardware including video and audio patch bays, cable trays and cabling bulkheads, telco/riser rooms, and equipment rooms
  • Experience working on catwalks and near rigging systems
  • Capable of handling physical aspects of equipment maintenance, including some lifting and working up ladders
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to establish cooperative working relationships with internal and external vendors, contractors, technicians, and clients
  • Self-starting personality with a keen attention to detail and task completion
  • Availability and willingness to work evenings and weekends as required by the event schedule
  • Onsite role at Rogers Arena in downtown Vancouver


Vancouver is one of the most diverse cities in the world and Canucks Sports & Entertainment strives to create a workforce that is inclusive, equitable, and represents our beautiful, unique community. We value unique perspectives, ideas, and creativity that support a diverse, inclusive, respectful, collaborative, and fun work environment.  Canucks Sports & Entertainment is committed to building and supporting a diverse team.


This position will remain open until filled.

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Additional Details

Code: BROAD004065
Category: Audio / Music
Canucks Sports & Entertainment (CSE)
800 Griffiths Way
Vancouver, BC, CA
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Posted: Jan 27, 2024
Deadline: OPEN
Type: Full-time
Experience: Intermediate
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