SUBSIDIARY ABS-CBN Corporation
POSITION Operations Engineer (Digital Consumer Tech Division)
WORK LOCATION National Capital Region
DATE POSTED June 21, 2022

BUSINESS SUMMARY

ABS-CBN is considered one of the country’s leading media and entertainment companies, with service offerings across the different platforms of media, servicing a wide array of customer segments. 
 
As an organization, ABS-CBN affirms its mission of being in the service of the Filipino and all of its stakeholders worldwide. The company is driven to pioneer, innovate and adapt as it continues to provide information, news and entertainment that connects Filipinos with one another and with their community - wherever they may be. ABS-CBN is firmly committed to pursuing excellence. 

Prior to the shutdown of its broadcast operations in 2020, ABS-CBN was the largest television network in the Philippines. As a radio broadcast company, it operated 22 radio stations including anchor radio stations in Mega Manila, DZMM and DWRR, in the AM and FM bands, respectively. 
 
The company delivers television programming outside of the Philippines to over 3 million viewers in North America, the Middle East, Europe, Japan, Australia, Canada, and other countries in Asia, through the internet and the Company’s global distribution platform, TFC, using DTH satellite service, cable television channels, IPTV, mobile applications and video streaming services. Its offerings are further complemented by subsidiaries focused on other multimedia services such as film production, music recording, telecommunications, and magazine and book publishing. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

    The Operations Engineer provides clear communication and rapid response for every business-impacting, service-related event.

    The position religiously checks for system metrics and validates them against standard limits or thresholds. He or she applies an appropriate response depending on the significance of the event and the type of trigger (incident, change, etc.). For incident management and problem management, he or she assigns the right classification levels based on policies and standards.

    The Operations Engineer is also responsible for following documented procedures and scheduled tasks that underpin services provided by Digital Consumer Technology Team
    • Functional system validation
    • Incident conference call facilitation and issue documentation
    Moreover, the position communicates timely and accurately to appropriate channels during, before and, after incidents using standard templates and guides. He or she releases advisories and triggers escalations as necessary for the rapid restoration and resolution of the issues.
    • Ensures that each of the parameters and its corresponding standard is up to date.
    • Monitors and keeps attention on the performance of each assigned metric by verifying its actual status relative to the set thresholds. Apart from tracking the exact measure, the Digital Application specialist observes trend patterns for proactive responses.
    • Performs functionality tests for critical business applications and services.
    • Records and classifies service-related events or as required by the standard operating procedures.
    • Correctly identifies events as either incident, problem, or change and triggers the appropriate process to manage them.
    • Classifies incidents following defined standards based on the level of severity and urgency. 
    • Uses the right communication channels or media to notify, advise, or escalate to the appropriate individuals or groups for speedy restoration and resolution of incidents.
    • Provides active logging of activities that occur on conference calls during significant Service Incidents.
    • Engages requested support resources from additional teams following documented procedures during conference calls for significant Service Incidents.
    • Documents and maintains common symptoms, incident recovery steps, and standard application activities in the knowledge base.
    • Partakes in Digital Application Operations-related projects on process improvement, problem resolution, or risk mitigation.

REQUIREMENTS

    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, information systems, or similar technical field.
    • At least two (2) years of IT or technology-related experience
    • At least one (1) year experience as a tier-1 specialist in a technology or network operations center
    • Experience in an application testing and or application support environment is a plus
    • Experience with event management tools is preferred but not required
    • Experience in creating technical support documentation a plus
    • Able to deal effectively, think, act decisively based on available information, and maintain a correct level of urgency while in the heat of the situation
    • Must have a strong customer service orientation
    • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Must be willing to work on a shifting schedule

Preference will be given to candidates who APPLY ONLINE.