Sr. A/V and Live Operations Engineer

  • Coinbase
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Jan 19, 2019

Job Description

Coinbase is one of the Bay Area's fastest growing, most exciting startups. Having completed Series E funding in November 2018, we are in a unique position to develop new product lines, while continuing to scale our operations globally. Having opened offices in New York, Chicago, Tokyo and London, we are looking to grow aggressively in 2019. If you have a positive, proactive, startup mentality, and are interested in joining a highly disruptive business on the forefront of the burgeoning cryptocurrency industry, I'd encourage you to apply today.

We are searching for a seasoned individual with a strong blend of technical depth and live event operation skills. Headquartered in San Francisco, with multiple field offices, you'll maintain the health of global AV technology and serve as the point person for successful live events from an operational and technological standpoint.

  • Implement, support and maintain AV technologies, including event spaces, conference rooms, digital signage, etc.
  • Operate and maintain AV control room and other event space equipment
  • Pilot the execution of live event operations
  • Ensure technology in all event spaces and conference rooms is stable, and up to date
  • Drive production quality standards of live streams, video calls and other live performances
  • Work closely with AV leadership to maintain AV technical stack and design
  • Resolve escalations from service desk team
  • Serve as the main point of contact for technical event operations
  • Responsible for the production of internal and possibly external company events
  • Responsible for troubleshooting and resolving issues related to AV hardware in conference room and event spaces
  • Work with stakeholders to evolve live event processes and advise on cutting edge technologies and implementations

  • 5 years in a relevant technical role
  • Profound knowledge of signal flow and AV technologies as it pertains to live event production and conferences, including control technologies, lighting, audio boards, video switchers, etc
  • Strong understanding of broadcast production equipment including switchers, audio consoles, encoders, etc
  • High level of experience using video conferencing systems and technologies
  • Great communicator: able to bridge between business stakeholders and technical implementers
  • Ruthless prioritizer
  • Work smarter not harder
  • Collaboration skills
  • CAD proficiency is a plus
  • 20% - 30% travel required

  • Strong operational and technical skills
  • Previous AV and live event/streaming experience
  • Familiarity with Crestron, Google Meet, BlueJeans, Cisco, Lifesize as well as industry standard event production hardware
  • Familiarity with component isolation and troubleshooting theory
  • Experience with Builds/Construction would be a plus

Coinbase is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Coinbase does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Coinbase will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with San Francisco's Fair Chance Ordinance and similar local laws.