Sadeesh Gunasekaran

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Senior Broadcast Engineer

Kolkata, India

SADEESH GUNASEKARAN

PROFILE SUMMARY:
Self-motivated and experienced Engineer with 12 years of work experience in TV broadcast industry as a ‘Senior Broadcast Engineer’ thereby involved in Installation, operation and maintenance of many Satellite TV broadcast equipments.

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY:
Totally 12 Years real time work experience in Satellite TV Media as a ‘Senior Broadcast Engineer’ in News Studio, Programme Studio, PCR, Ingest, Edit Suite, OB cum Transmission, Central Apparatus Room (CAR) and MCR

1. Currently working in SATYAJIT RAY FILM AND TELEVISION INSTITUTE (SRFTI) which is under Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Govt. of India as a ‘BROADCAST ENGINEER’ FROM JAN’18 TO PRESENT (Under Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Govt. of India)

2. Worked in BAHRAIN TV as a ‘SENIOR BROADCAST IT ENGINEER’ from MAY’2014 TO SEP’2017 (3 Years and 3 Months) Under GBM IBM as a Contractual.

3. Worked in ‘MIKROS TECHNOLOGIES PVT. LTD., NEW DELHI (AN DMNG PRODUCT COMPANY) as a ‘TECHNICAL PRE-SALE & SUPPORT ENGINEER’ FROM MAY’2013 TO APRIL 2014 (1 Year)

4. Worked in CAPTAIN MEDIA PVT. LTD, CHENNAI (An News cum GEC Tamil satellite News channel) as a ‘SENIOR BROADCAST ENGINEER FROM FEB’2011 TO APR’2013 (2 Years and 2 Months)

5. Worked IN KALAIGNAR TV PVT. LTD., CHENNAI (An News cum GEC Tamil satellite News channel) as a ‘BROADCAST ENGINEER’ from NOV’2007 TO FEB’2011 (3 Years and 3 Months)

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION:

1. Completed B.E: Electronics and Communication Engineering graduation from
Sona College of Technology, Salem (State of Tamilnadu, INDIA) during the academic year 2001-2005

2. Completed MBA (Human Resource Management) Post graduation from University of Madras
(State of Tamilnadu, INDIA)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

1. EMPLOYER : SATYAJIT RAY FILM AND TELEVISION INSTITUTE, KOLKATA
Position : Broadcast Engineer
Duration : Jan’18 to Present
Responsibilities : Responsible for Installing and Maintaining of equipment in News Studio, PCR, CAR, News Room and Edit suites Installation, Operation and Maintenance of OB Setup
Involved in Vendor management for the TV broadcast equipment’s

JOB DESCRIPTION:
 Installation of equipments in News Studio, PCR and CAR with HD environment
 CCU Camera’s Such as LDX 82 for News Studio
 Vision Mixers: Ross Carbonite 2 Vision Mixers used in News PCR and
Data video Vision mixers used for OB application
 Soundcraft GB2 audio mixer
 METUS Ingest Pro for Ingest and DELL Quick Edge Playout server were used in News PCR
 VTR – Panasonic AJ-PG50 were used for News PCR
 Evertz Audio and Video glues and Evertz Topaz 16*16 router were handled
 Blaze NRCS and Samvad Teleprompter were handled
 Quick Edge Media Asset Management (MAM) used for Archival and HSM (LTO Gateway) with LTO Tape drive used for external storage of archived video files.
 DELL NX3230 used as a central storage
 Castalia Class X CG were used as a online graphics for the News production
 Monarch Virticast 3DE2200 were used as a trackless virtual system for the News studio.
 Telex – RTS Talkback systems
 Tektronix – Sync Pulse generator and Waveform monitor
 Handled Dell N1524 and Dell X4012 Network switches
 Smartscope Duo 4K test waveform monitor were used
 Telos HX2 telephone hybrid systems were used.

 Installation of equipment in Outside Broadcast (OB) with HD environment
(Outside broadcast were done for Sports and Programme coverage from different locations)
 OB Camera’s : Hitachi Z-HD5500 and AJ-PX 270
 Video Switcher: Data video HS-2800 Video Production switcher
 Audio Mixer : Yamaha digital audio mixer Ov196i
 Online Graphics such as WASP 3D
 Video Recorder : AJ-PG50 were used
 Datavideo slow motion server : HDR-10A with RMC 400 controller to control 4 recorders for sports applications
 Ross Open gear – Audio/Video glues and Ross 16*16 video router were used
 Blackmagic Smartscope Duo 4K test measurement device were used to monitor
waveform, vectorscope and audio level.

2. EMPLOYER : BAHRAIN RADIO AND TV CORPORATION (MANAMA, BAHRAIN)
Position : Broadcast Engineer
Duration : May’14 – Sep’17
Responsibilities : It is a Govt. TV Channel in Bahrain which consist of News, Entertainment and Sports TV channels

As a ‘Broadcast Engineer’ in Bahrain TV, I involved in installation,
Operation and Maintenance of broadcast equipment’s used for outside broadcast and transmission which includes LIVE Sports and News coverage’s through DSNG, Microwave and dedicated fiber link transmission. And also Operation and maintenance of Portable OB Setup.
Working knowledge on Gigasat Microwave equipment’s

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 Installation, Operation and Maintenance of equipments in OB Vans with HD environment
 CCU Camera’s Such as Sony HDC 2500 Studio Camera, Sony HDC 1700 model and
Hitachi Z-HD5000
 Vision Mixers: GVG HD 250 Vision mixer and Ross Carbonite 2
 Yamaha Digital audio console
 Harris Inscriber and Viz trio– Online graphics System
 VTR – DVCAM SD/HD Supported VTR’s, XDS-PD2000 Professional media station for recording and Playback purpose
 EVS XT3 LIVE Production server used for Ingest, Play out and Replay for sports and games
 Dayang ichannel2 automation server for ingest and Playout
 Telex – RTS Talkback systems
 Ross Open gear – Audio/Video glues and Ross NK Series Video Router
 Tektronix – Sync Pulse generator and Waveform monitor
 BARCO Video wall for News studio
 Network switches : Cisco switches
 Harmonics and Ericssion – Encoders and Decoders
 Gigasat Microwave transmitters and Receivers

3. EMPLOYER : MOBILE VIEWPOINT (NEW DELHI, INDIA)
Position : Technical Pre-sale and Support Engineer
Duration : May’13 – Apr’14
Responsibilities : It is a DMNG Product (LIVE streaming backpack company)
As a ‘Technical Pre-sale & Support Engineer’ I provide Installation, demonstration and further support in Mobile Viewpoint DMNG product to the client in South India region.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:
 Installation, Demonstration and Support of Mobile Viewpoint DMNG equipment’s
 WMT Playout server and Encoder configured and installed in the client location
 Demonstration about the product features to the clients
 Further Demo Pipeline report and daily report submit to my Technical Managers
 Handle discussion forum in case of any queries
4. EMPLOYER : CAPTAIN MEDIA PVT. LTD (CHENNAI, INDIA)
Position : Senior Broadcast Engineer
Duration : Feb’11 – Apr’13
Responsibilities : It is Tamil regional satellite News channel consist of Captain TV (GEC) and Captain News Channel. Here I involved in operation and maintenance of TV broadcast equipment’s in Studio, PCR, OB, Ingest, CAR and MCR. Co-ordinate for the installation of Captain News channel and also involved in Vendor management for the TV broadcast equipment’s

JOB DESCRIPTION:
 Installation, Operation and Maintenance of equipments in Studio, PCR, Ingest, CAR and MCR in SD environment
 CCU Camera’s Such as Sony D55 Studio Camera
 Vision Mixers: GVG HD-250C Vision mixer and Ross Carbonite 2
 Yamaha Digital audio console Ov196i
 WASP 2000 – Online graphics System
 AP ENPS for the News Production system
 Telos – Telephone hybrid system were used in PCR
 Playout Servers Such as EVS Xs Server for Ingest and Playback
 VTR – DVCAM DSR 1500 and DSR 45P for recording and Playback in OB and PCR
 Automation Playout Servers : Omneon mediadeck servers were handled
 Storage : Omneon Media grid and XNAS
 DEJERO – Mobile News Gathering Systems
 Telex – Zeus elite III RTS Talkback systems Server
 Evertz – Audio/Video glues and Topaz Video Router
 Tektronix – Sync Pulse generator and Waveform monitor
 Network switches : Cisco and Dell Force10 switches
 Harmonics and Ericssion – Ellipse Encoders and Proview 7000 Decoder

4. EMPLOYER : KALAIGNAR TV PVT. LTD (CHENNAI, INDIA)
Position : Broadcast Engineer
Duration : Nov’07 – Feb’11
Responsibilities : It is Tamil regional satellite TV channel consist of Kalaignar News, and Entertainment channels. Here I co-ordinate for the installation and involved in operation and maintenance of Studio, PCR, OB, Ingest, CAR and MCR and also involved in the operation and maintenance of DSNG Vans used for LIVE News coverage’s.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
 Operation and Maintenance of equipments in Studio, PCR, Ingest, CAR and MCR in SD environment
 CCU Camera’s Such as Sony HXC 1500 studio cameras, GVG LDK 400 and Hitachi SK 900 model
 Vision Mixers: GVG DD1 & DD2 Vision mixer
 Audio Console: Yamaha Digital audio console Ov196i and Sound craft BB100
 Vizrt – Online graphics System
 Video routers : GVG SDI Multiformat concerto(128×128)and Jupiter(64×64) Router were handled
 Telos – Telephone hybrid system were used in PCR
 Harris Automation Servers Such as ADC 100 model were handled
 Avid Airspeed 5000 for News ingest application used and Avid Mojo SDI used for News cutter
 Storage : SAN type storage for Avid ISIS storage
 Trilogy – Talkback systems
 Harris Audio/Video glues were handled
 Vizrt – Online graphics used
 Logo generators – For Logo motion
 DVCPro VTR’s (AJ-SD93E) were used for Recording and Playback Purpose
 Tektronix – Sync Pulse generator and Waveform monitor
 DL-100 and X-75 were used as Video legaliser and Digital Video Processor
 Harris Icon Station branding system were used
 inews – News room control systems
 Harris Velocity Edit suite system
 Tandberg encoders (E 8030&5710), Tandberg Decoders(1260&1290)
 Network switches : Cisco and Force10

 Operation and Maintenance of OB Vans and DSNG for LIVE News and
Programme events
OB – Outside broadcast of many LIVE News and Programme events were done with multi camera setup with Hitachi Camera SK900E studio camera GVG Kayak DD1 Vision Mixers, Yamaha Ov196i digital audio mixers, Harris AV glues, test measurement equipments such as vtm – 3100 were used for color correction and audio level monitoring, Panasonic DVC Pro VTR’s for recording and Playback purpose.
DSNG – Advent Communication antenna controller, beacon receiver, Satcom Series HPA,
Advent DVE 5000, Tandberg decoder (TT1260) in Ku band transmission were done for many LIVE News coverage

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

 Good Schematic knowledge on Studio, PCR, Edit suites, Ingest, OB, CAR and MCR used in satellite
TV broadcast
 Complete working knowledge on SD/HD Video broadcast technologies
 Good Knowledge on Video and audio codec’s
 Good Knowledge on Networking (TCP/IP), SQL database, manual testing and MS Office
 Good Knowledge on AutoCAD diagrammatic tool.
 Setting up and operating equipment in Outside broadcast and its transmission links

PERSONAL DETAILS:

Date of Birth : 20th September, 1982
Gender : Male
Nationality : Indian
Marital Status : Married
Languages known : English, Tamil and Hindi

DECLARATION:

I hereby declare that all the information furnished above are true and correct to the best of my knowledge.

 

[SADEESH GUNASEKARAN]

 

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