Contract AV Design Engineer

$50 - $60 hourly

Job Category:Technology

Position Type:Contract / Temporary

Work Model:In Office

Location:Evanston, Illinois  [In Office]

Job ID:123097

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Job Description
LaSalle Network has partnered with a leading higher education institution in the north suburbs of Chicago to bring on an AV Design Engineer. This is a fully onsite position.

AV Design Engineer Responsibilities:
  • Perform as a system engineer/designer for audiovisual and VTC presentation systems in complex university network environments
  • Engineer end-to-end networks for the deployment of AV, collaboration and streaming initiatives
  • Provide architectural design solutions for complex or high visibility space types
  • Participate in the AV IT design efforts for architectural renovations and new room designs
  • Produce technical drawings and operational/training guides
  • Determine equipment requirements and cost estimates for installations ranging in complexity from simple to broad solutions for new or existing AV infrastructure
  • Engineer, build and maintain automated workflows for AV infrastructure
  • Enhance AV/IT network monitoring capabilities for current and future installed AV equipment
  • Troubleshoot issues with existing equipment including hardware, software and network issues
  • Work closely with the IT Service and Support Group to serve as an escalation point for complex AV events

AV Design Engineer Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5+ years of experience with AV system design, development and implementation of complex AV environments
  • 3+ years of experience with visual communications involving media streaming and video conferencing
  • Knowledge of media distribution server environments (Flash Interactive, Windows Media Server, Quicktime, HTML 5, etc.)
  • Experience and expertise in Evertz, Shure, Cisco, Crestron, Panasonic, Camera Auto tracking technologies
  • Experience engineering advanced audio video solutions in a complex IP network environment
  • Experience with BSS, QSC (Audia, Nexia, DaVinci) and Crestron environments
  • Experience capturing media content using a wide array of hardware and software.
  • Ability to read complex detailed electrical design schematics
  • Excellent technical and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong communication skills, in particular writing operational and technical support guides for service centers
  • Ability to work independently within a cross-functional, cross-cultural environment with project management skills

Thank you,

Josh Novekoff
Senior Project Manager
LaSalle Network

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.