Venue Tech Manager

3+ months agoSecaucus, NJ

Position Summary: Supervise and provide local oversight for technical and personnel needs related to MLB Replay, MLB Broadcast Products and Services, and MLB Network Ballpark Cam.

Locations:  We are seeking a Venue Tech Manager for each of the following ballparks.  The Venue Tech Manager at each park will be required to work on site:

  • Arizona Diamondbacks
  • Boston Red Sox
  • Colorado Rockies
  • Houston Astros
  • LA Angels
  • LA Dodgers
  • Miami Marlins
  • NY Mets
  • NY Yankees
  • Oakland Athletics
  • San Diego Padres
  • San Francisco Giants
  • Seattle Mariners
  • Tampa Rays
  • Texas Rangers



  • Manage and support local Venue Technicians.
  • Troubleshoot issues in tandem with local Venue Technicians and Senior Engineers.
  • Support and maintain computer network and subsystems.
  • Support and maintain inbound/outbound Ballpark Camera transmission systems.
  • Support and maintain large networked intercom systems.
  • Support and maintain robotic camera controls and related mechanical systems.
  • Support and maintain small router and multi-viewer systems.
  • Support and maintain Baseball Game Operations gear. This includes, but is not limited to dugout phones, beacon testing, player/coach iPads, and BPS gear.
  • Interface with MLBN Operations, Replay Operations, BPS, BTC, and Infrastructure for specific park needs and communications with their respective staffs.
  • Oversee and organize maintenance of the equipment installed in the ballparks with the appropriate MLB Department and the venue.
  • Other such duties as required.


Skills & Experience:   The ideal candidate must have most if not all of the following skills and experiences:

  • A minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in stadium preferred and remote production environment with digital video encoding required.
  • Previous experience with intercom systems is required.   
  • In-depth knowledge of computer and IT network systems with proficiency in MS Project, Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and use of the Internet is required.
  • This position requires a highly organized, self-motivated individual who can interface with a diverse group of people and situations, while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Demonstrate the tact, diplomacy, decisiveness, and superior people skills required in the pressurized environment of live television.
  • Ability to create processes in a dynamic environment.
  • Basic understanding of encoding systems.
  • Basic understanding of fiber transmissions.
  • Must be proficient in use of troubleshooting devices such as video scopes and fiber meters.
  • Understand the effects of hostile environments on electronic systems and adjust each system accordingly.
  • Must be able to analyze complex electronic problems and make recommendations for corrective action.
  • Basic understanding of HD television systems and formats.
  • Strong oral, written and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Must be able to regularly travel domestically and/or internationally, often on short notice.
  • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds.
  • Ability to climb stairs, sit, stand, and walk for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to work effectively while exposed to varying and unpredictable weather conditions, including heat, cold, rain, wind, etc.
  • MLBN provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.
  • MLBN complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. 


Education:   Bachelor’s degree in broadcast technology / engineering or equivalent related experience.  


Note – As per Major League Baseball’s Covid-19 requirements, all employees working in MLB ballparks must be vaccinated for Covid-19.

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Client-provided location(s): Secaucus, NJ, USA
Job ID: 4821948