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Tech Manager

21 days ago by OS Studios

  New York City (New York), USA

Level: Senior

Contract: Freelance (Paid)

Sector: IT

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We're looking for someone to join our team in New York on a 6 month contract to work with our Creative Director to design and launch a new gaming and esports venue. The role has the opportunity to go full time.

The ideal candidate should have experience in professional esports or gaming with an emphasis on setting up technical infrastructure such as game admin, networking, live streaming etc… The venue will consist of 80 Desktops and 30 consoles.

Responsibilities

  • Generate innovative ideas to build a healthy gaming ecosystem and player community in the NYC region.
  • Always be on the cutting edge of what is possible in the world of gaming and esports technology, and to ensure it is in our venue first!
  • Have hands on attitude to technical operations with the ability to perform tasks such as technical maintenance and installation work yourself where necessary.
  • Manage a team of full time, part time and freelance staff to deliver all the technical requirements needed for tournaments, special events, daily operations and daily live streams
  • Drive the development and execution of all live streaming for the OS NYC social media channels.
  • Oversee the maintenance of all technical equipment and develop a working practise to ensure technical systems never fail.
  • Manage annual budgets and assemble reports (where necessary) for senior management.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in IT tech or similar
  • 5 years experience in IT / gaming essential
  • Gaming experience
  • Broadcast / streaming knowledge a bonus
  • Portfolio of work for review

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