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I/O Operator

  • Motion Picture Solutions
  • 27/06/2024
Full time Operator / Media Management / MCR / TX

Job Description

Join our Employee Owned Company! 

The I/O Operator works to manage secure and time-critical electronic deliveries into and from the secure MPS production environment via various data transfer technologies, in addition to managing the content while within our network.

Job purpose

The I/O Operator works in co-ordination with the rest of the I/O team to manage secure and time-critical electronic deliveries into and from the secure MPS production environment via various data transfer technologies, in addition to managing the content while within our network, and archiving projects when necessary.

Due to the global nature of our business, this role will sometimes require these tasks to be carried-out outside of normal office hours.

You will report to the I/O Manager.

Who we are...

Motion Pictures Solutions (MPS) is a leading international film services company, providing end-to-end solutions at all stages in the field of theatrical film delivery. From 24/7 post-production and mastering through to secure electronic distribution, KDM delivery, live event management, creative services and specialist technical consultancy, MPS offers distributors, exhibitors and industry partners a culture of innovation, a high level of expertise and fast turnaround times.

We have spent the past 18 years building MPS into a company that major Film Studios and Distributors trust. We’re an industry leader and our aim is to make the global cinema industry run better, with our software already forming the basis of that ambition. We want to drive the cinema industry forward using the power of new, secure web-based technologies.

MPS is an energetic company, and we guarantee a fun workplace and maybe the odd movie in one of our state-of the-art screening rooms. Most of all we want ambitious, driven people who are passionate about technology and film.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

- Data Transfers

  • Electronic transfers of content in multiple formats, using Aspera and various other secure transfer technologies

- Data Verification

  • Performing data integrity and standards compliance checks using in-house and third-party tools.

- Content Storage Management and Archiving

  • Monitoring and organization of data within the Production and Distribution networks, including file permissions, and archiving to tape.

- Content Security

  • Constant awareness and application of physical and electronic security procedures, with consideration to data and client requirements.

Troubleshooting

  •  Technical support in the above areas for MPS and external teams.

- Account Management

  • Maintaining user accounts and settings on our Aspera server.
 
Requirements 
 

Qualifications:

  • Must exemplify MPS’s Core Values of Fun, Impact, Team, and Trust
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience.

Experience/Competencies:

  • 2+ years working experience in Post Production or Digital Cinema environments
  • Experience with Linux, OS-X, and Windows operating systems
  • Working experience with Aspera or other transfer technologies
  • Experience with LTO archiving format.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of Bash scripting, Python
  • Knowledge of Digital Cinema formats and content security.

Behaviours:

  • High level of written and spoken English
  • Strong communication and troubleshooting skills
  • Adaptable to new software and technology
  • Proactive, team-player
  • Focused and error-free under high workloads.
 
Benefits:
  • 25 days' Annual Leave -
  • Medicash Health Cash Plan
  • Cinema ticket discounts
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Dexters 'No Deposit' Option
  • Interest Free Deposit Loan
  • Company Sick Pay Scheme
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Summer & Christmas Parties
  • Training (including Study Support & Leadership Programme).