TRT World

Broadcast IT Specialist

Istanbul, Turkey - Full Time


To design, implement and maintain TRT World’s key broadcast IT applications, including Stratus, iNEWS, VizRT and maintain broadcasting systems in peak condition 24/7/365


  • Support broadcast and post-production at TRT World in Istanbul and the broadcast centres.
  • Installing, configuring, troubleshooting as well as helping to launch systems into production in an efficient and professional manner.
  • Understanding VizRT, Stratus and iNEWS projects models.
  • Working independently and keeping promises.
  • Planning and estimating the time needed for you to complete various tasks, according to your own skill level and experience.
  • Taking responsibility and initiative to constantly learn more about the broadcast industry, broadcast equipment, cloud technologies etc.
  • Coach or lead other teammates and is also depended on to provide recommendations to the leadership team.
  • Collaborating with team members and other support groups is required to troubleshoot and resolve issues with broadcast/multimedia systems and computers in our production environments.
  • Perform on site and remote installations of Broadcast systems for Media Asset Management.
  • Troubleshoot and solve complex issues related to Broadcast Systems.
  • Participate in capture of specifications, follow up, test and debug of software developments.
  • Software installations, verification of user interface and performing Site Acceptance Test, and template construction (Show Design and Metadata configurations)


  • University degree in a relevant field or equivalent work experience.
  • 4+ years in a System Engineer role as consultant, developer or support engineer in the digital media and broadcast industry
  • At least 3+ years in a System Engineer role in various industries.
  • Fluency in English, both oral and written communications.
  • Ability to work in a cross-platform development environment, consisting primarily of Linux and Microsoft Windows.
  • Linux administration and scripting experience in Unix environment.
  • Familiarity with network protocols and libraries, network troubleshooting, storage, switch and router configuration. CCNA Certıfication is a plus.
  • Familiarity with relational databases (PostgreSQL, Oracle, or DB2 preferably) and SQL.
  • Experience in working in high-pressure situations.