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MSG Sphere Studio

Burbank, California - United States
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Audio Technician


Who are we hiring?
MSG is looking for an Audio Technician to join our cutting-edge live production team based in Los Angeles. As part of the Playback Department, the Audio Technician will work with our internal departments and external vendors to install, program and maintain our audio systems in Sphere Studios. The Audio Technician role will supervise and manage all audio playback systems, including DAW consoles, DSP processing, Audio over IP Networks and speaker systems. This position requires a creative thinker with the ability to self-organize and work seamlessly with other MSG departments in our studio. This role requires someone who has expertise in large-scale, live multi-channel experiences and can work within an end-to-end audio pipeline. This role will interface directly with other departments to define needs, recommend solutions, and provide timely feedback to steer their efforts to support and optimize sound processes required for the accurate performance of our audio playback systems. This role requires experience in the design, installation, configuration, and operation of end-to-end audio playback systems. The role will have extensive experience in Audio over IP network configurations and protocols, including Dante, Ravenna, AES67. Experience in systems such as QSC, Meyer, L’Acoustics, d+b, Digico, AVID, EAW, Allen & Heath, Holoplot is a must, with emphasis on delivering accurate audio reproduction.

What will you do?

• Architect, design and maintain advanced audio playback systems based on specific needs of projects.
• Define and apply best practices for audio workflows and systems, from media delivery to final audible output.
• Collaborate with Post-Production, Playback, Advanced Engineering & other business units to ensure audio capture systems are fully integrated and in alignment.
• Manage the testing of new audio playback solutions.
• Evaluate and recommend audio tools from outside vendors as needed.

What do you need to succeed?

• Minimum of 5+ years experience FOH (A1), Systems Technician & Monitor Engineer roles in live audio reproduction, including Corporate, Rock ‘n Roll, Broadway, Touring etc.
• Thorough knowledge of mixing software such as Reaper, Pro Tools, Logic Pro and Ableton, and common post-production software such as Waves, Izotope and Cedar Studio.
• Thorough knowledge of QSC, and spatialized audio reproduction software & hardware.
• Minimum 5+ years working with Audio over IP protocols including management of IP network configuration
• Ability to multi-task, prioritize, take criticism, and work under high pressure with tight deadlines while maintaining team cohesion.


The Company requires that all individuals, subject to certain limited exceptions, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The Company will consider requests for reasonable accommodations regarding this requirement.

Why is MSG for me?
With MSG Sphere, we are creating an entirely new medium that will deliver immersive entertainment experiences at an unparalleled scale. Beyond a venue, Sphere is a multi-sensory platform with experiential technology programming directly to your senses. You will see in ways never imagined, hear with every fiber of your being, and experience like never before. To deliver on this promise, we are building the largest immersive venue in the world, MSG Sphere at The Venetian in Las Vegas, with a second Sphere venue planned for London, pending necessary approvals. To create immersive experiences, and content unique to Sphere, we are growing our full stack creative, experience, design, production and engineering team across our Burbank studio in Los Angeles and Ventures headquarters in New York.

We focus on Career Development and Invest in YOU
Candidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred. Educational requirements may differ from job to job based on the role.

We value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds
At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations. #LI-DW1

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