Digital TV Platform Maintenance Engineer at StarTimes Media

StarTimes Media is a well-recognized pay TV provider with over 9 million subscribers worldwide, founded in 1988 with headquarters in Beijing. We have adopted Digital TV technology to establish a powerful and secure multi-frequency and multi-channel digital wireless TV transmission platform. Combining satellite with terrestrial technology has facilitated the transmission of more than 140 local and international channels over our platform which we are well capable of hosting, thanks to our eight uplink stations in the region.

StarTimes Media (K) Co. Ltd seeks to appoint a suitably qualified persons to assume the role of Digital Platform Maintenance Technicians.


To provide maintenance support to the technical operations department of the company.

Ensure all transmission equipment is working at all times and faults and repairs are done in a timely manner.


  • To oversee the optimal performance of the company’s digital TV platform.
  • To maintain the digital TV platform, including transmitters, digital TV front-end, broadcasting networks.
  • To oversee and assist the construction of the digital TV platform.



  • Advanced knowledge and experience in digital TV platforms, transmitters, digital TV front end systems, and broadcasting networks.
  • Capable of working long shifts (night and weekends required).
  • Have strong interest in digital television technology.
  • Hard working, good attitude, strong sense of responsibility, and enthusiasm for work performed.
  • Knowledge of and fluency in Somali language is an added advantage.


  • Diploma OR Bachelor’s Degree in any relevant field from an accredited College/University is required.
  • Experience in the electronic media and communications industry and related maintenance experience preferred.
  • Prior experience in maintenance and support of transmitters and broad casting equipment is an added advantage.

Please note, Initial training will be done in Nairobi for 2months.

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to  [email protected]
Use the title of the position as the subject of the email

Closing Date : 15 October. 2021


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