• Principal, Connectivity

    Job Locations US-NY-New York | US-CA-San Francisco
    Requisition ID
    Functional Area
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    MSG Ventures was created to advance MSG’s goals of creating the “venue of the future,” along with immersive experiences that revolutionize the way fans, artists, and events engage and connect – both in and out of the venue.  Ventures will explore and create technologies that redefine the limits of connectivity, video and acoustics, and content distribution, with the ultimate goal of creating immersive experiences that take place before, during and after an event.  MSG Ventures will strategically invest in and partner with companies and institutions developing next-generation technologies that redefine the live entertainment experience.


    The MSG Ventures Principal Engineer, Systems role will be part of a multi-disciplinary team developing technology ranging from high density wireless to dynamic audio systems to immersive video and gaming platforms. This role is based in NY.



    EEO Statement

    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, 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.



    • Lead the re-definition of what is meant by ultra-dense connectivity in and out of the venue, pushing the limits of existing and yet-to-be defined solutions
    • Rethink traditional approaches to venue connectivity including RF, wireless and transport, as well as local processing for immersive content and experiences
    • Develop reference architecture for unlicensed and licensed technologies, including but not limited to 802.11x, LTE, and respective roadmaps
    • Develop strategies to smartly allocate spectrum and find unconventional uses of emerging spectrum
    • Architect middle mile and transport networks, with an eye on future proofing
    • Develop methods to automate network planning, optimization and monitoring across a range of venue cut down scenarios, formats, and emergent artist/guest experiences
    • Be at the forefront of automated and real-time UX testing, including QoE across latest mobile operating systems
    • Where strategically necessary, align with key standards, regulatory, or alliance agencies.



    • Four-year degree in STEM, Masters preferred
    • Minimum of 15 years’ relevant work experience
    • Proven track record of commercializing new products and complex systems, including underpinning technology development and product specifications
    • Track record of new IPR development and patent authorship
    • Comfortable reviewing deep technical specs, as well as user experience design
    • Intellectual curiosity, with a healthy appetite for debate
    • Ability to work in an unstructured environment


    Highly Preferred:

    • Proven track-record performing in a “start-up” environment, and being supportive of the entrepreneurial process
    • Experience in a technical sector, preferably in an engineering or product development role
    • Experience in a professional services firm including management consulting, system integrators, or industrial design




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