Lanka Education and Research Network (LEARN) is the National Research and Education Network (NREN) of Sri Lanka. We interconnect universities, other higher education institutes and research institutes in Sri Lanka, and provide network related services to them.
Applications are hereby invited from citizens of Sri Lanka for the Media Engineer position in our office located at the University of Peradeniya. This position will initially be offered as a TWO years Contract basis position with the possibility of permanency based on the performance.
Virtual Meeting (VM) environments have become an essential part of education today. LEARN is providing Zoom to its members at the moment while hosting it on-premise. With the increase in demand and usage, LEARN need to manage its resources and provide a better service continuously. Depending on the needs of the academic community, LEARN will also look at providing many such services in the future.
A media space will be another platform needed for education that helps in non-interactive meetings. It is used to is securely create, upload, share, search, browse, and watch live and on-demand videos, presentations, screencasts, and other rich media content, anytime, anywhere.
The LEARN Media Engineer (Administrator) is responsible for managing similar media related services offered by LEARN to its member institutions. It includes
Manage and administrate LEARN media related platforms
Perform necessary testing and implement new media related platform in consultation with the management
Take necessary measures to mitigate security issue of the systems
Maintain the platforms without significant service downtime
Provide a statistical report for LEARN management when required
Deal with vendors for systems upgrades, feature enhancements and troubleshooting
Provide recommendation for LEARN to improve its media related services and their service level
Support and guide institutional engineers/administrators to promote the services to their academics and provide the necessary support
Provide the necessary support to end-users, if and when necessary
Conduct training for network administrators and end-users as necessary Implement integration with other systems such as SAML SSO login
Qualification and Experience:
A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering / Telecommunication Engineering from a recognized institution
Programming/scripting experience in Java, Python, Perl or similar languages
Proven experience as a Media Engineer, and/or a genuine motivation to be able to take up the above responsibilities.
A resume with two non-related referees and their contact details, educational, professional qualifications with the records of past experience.
Proof documents including the copies of the certificates, service letters and other relevant documents.
All the documents should be in the PDF format and renamed accordingly. The resume should be renamed to the name of the applicant.
The applications should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject of the emails as “Application for the Position of Media Engineer”
*Applications which do not comply with the above instructions will not be considered.
Closing Date: 22nd July 2021