Broadcast Checker Job Description Sample
AV Media And Broadcast Specialis - Broadcast & Distance Lrng
License and Certification Qualifications: None required.
High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree in related field preferred.
Three years of related experience in a technical customer service and support setting preferred.
Ability to diagnose and resolve school and district Audio Visual (AV) media and broadcast technology problems in a timely manner using effective troubleshooting techniques; knowledge in methodology and functionality of AV media and video broadcast technologies; strong ability to communicate and interact with others; ability to ensure and maintain a high level of customer satisfaction and confidence; possess professional competency to work independently and as a member of a media and technology team; ability to meet deadlines and perform under pressure; knowledgeable with using the Microsoft Office Suite products; and ability to act as a representative of Gwinnett County Public Schools.
Responsible for supporting AV media and video broadcast technologies used by the district and local schools.
1.Assist in the support of broadcast and AV media and video broadcast technologies for the district.
a. Assist in diagnosing and resolving district and local school broadcast video and other technical related issues.
b. Assist in diagnosing and resolving classroom AV media issues.
2.Provide support as it relates to the broadcast and AV media technology needs for district special event meetings and functions.
a. Assist customers with the acquisition, setup, and operation of the AV media required for special events.
b. Participate as a team member for special events of the district.
c. Assist vendors and contractors to ensure professional AV media services are provided for special events.
3.Provide support for broadcast and AV technology improvement projects.
a. Compose various reports and maintain project files as requested by supervisor.
b. Participate in school walk-throughs to document existing and proposed upgrades.
c. Deliver equipment to on-site installers or project managers as needed.
4.Resolve assigned help desk incidents in a timely and efficient manner.
a. Engage with local schools and district partners by phone or by on-site visits to troubleshoot incidents.
b. Take necessary actions to fix the problem or to determine the next steps needed for a resolution.
5.Assist with ordering, staging, and installing of AV media and video broadcast systems for classrooms, local schools, and district offices.
6.Assist in implementing and maintaining Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) and related digital media transport systems as required.
7.Perform other duties as assigned.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit for extended periods of time. The employee is also required to talk, hear, stand, and walk.
The employee may be required to use hands to finger, handle, feel, and/or reach. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
The employee may be required to climb a 6 - 8 foot ladder. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Reports To: Market President
Additional Reporting Responsibilities:
SVP of Engineering and SVP, Information Technology
FLSA Status: Exempt
Townsquare Media Lake Charles includes 6 well-known brands in the market with four FM signals and two AM in the mix.
Responsible for all Technical Operations for a multi-station broadcast radio facility.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Ensure compliance with all Company Engineering and Information Technology practices
Interface with SVP of Engineering and SVP, Information Technology on a regular basis
Interface with programming and other staff to achieve desired goals
FCC technical Rules Compliance
Technical Department purchasing, planning and budgeting
Studio equipment maintenance and updating
Transmission systems and transmitter plant maintenance
Digital storage and automation system maintenance (Nexgen experience preferred)
Web streaming systems maintenance
EAS systems logging compliance and equipment maintenance
Satellite systems installation maintenance and updating
Personal computer, servers, printers, software, LAN systems installation and maintenance
Telephone and voicemail systems maintenance and updating
Remote broadcast systems installation maintenance and updating
Promotion vans and station owned vehicle maintenance
Training and helping staff with equipment and computer issues
Building and physical plant HVAC , electrical and plumbing systems knowledge
After hours and weekend work as required
Other duties as necessary
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Technical training school, or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Candidate should be familiar with Microsoft Windows (all versions), Microsoft Office, Networking concepts and computer hardware, wireless and handheld devices.
Certificates and Licenses:
SBE or computer related certification helpful, but not necessary
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; expansive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly of fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes.
This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbent will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required by the supervisor.
Townsquare is a media, entertainment and digital marketing solutions company principally focused on small and mid-sized markets across the U.S. Our assets include 318 radio stations and more than 325 local websites in 67 U.S. markets, approximately 550 live events with nearly 18 million attendees each year in the U.S. and Canada, a digital marketing solutions company serving more than 11,750 small to medium sized businesses, and one of the largest digital advertising networks focused on music and entertainment reaching more than 50 million unique visitors each month. Our brands include iconic local media assets such as WYRK, KLAQ, K2 and NJ101.5; acclaimed music festivals such as Mountain Jam, WE Fest and the Taste of Country Music Festival; unique touring lifestyle and entertainment events such as the America on Tap craft beer festival series, the Insane Inflatable 5K obstacle race series and North American Midway Entertainment, North America's largest mobile amusement company; and leading tastemaker music and entertainment owned and affiliated websites such as XXLMag.com, TasteofCountry.com, Loudwire.com and BrooklynVegan.com. Additionally, Townsquare also operates Townsquare Cares, a non-profit organization that seeks to better the lives of troops and their families.
TOWNSQUARE MEDIA BROADCASTING, LLC MAINTAINS A DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE AND IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. APPLICANTS MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE U.S.
Townsquare Media provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Townsquare Media complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Townsquare Media expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Townsquare Media's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
Broadcast Systems Engineer
This position is responsible for the deployment, monitoring, maintenance and repair of broadcast production equipment and systems as well as computer and data network assets in the Broadcast Engineering environment.
Have full understanding of technical facilities, complex broadcast production equipment systems as well as computer and data network assets in the Broadcast Engineering environment
Ability to rapidly diagnose problems, and provide alternative solutions if needed to maintain production deadlines
Ability to comprehend complex concepts and workflows
Participate and contribute to the design, development and deployment of complex broadcast production equipment systems as well as computer and data network assets in the Broadcast Engineering environment
Participate and contribute to the training and ongoing education of Production personnel in the operation of equipment and systems
Must be able to lift heavy equipment for installation/maintenance when required
The employee must be able to work evening, weekend and/or overnight shifts.
The employee may be required to work a flexible rotating 24/7 shift.
Skills -- Broadcast
Strong technical experience and exposure to broadcast television production equipment, both standard and high definition, including tape, drive and memory based video recorders, production switchers, routers, cameras, transmission and encoding equipment
Strong knowledge of television systems engineering
Knowledge of design, documentation and integration of complex broadcast television systems, with a strong focus on broadcast style data centers
Skills -- Computer/Storage/Networking/Applications
Knowledge of Apple Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premier editing systems as well as StorNext, Xsan and Avid Isis SAN environments
Knowledge of Apple OS X client and server operating systems
Knowledge of Microsoft client and server operating systems
Knowledge of Linux operating system
Knowledge of advanced production applications such as those used for transcoding (Telestream Episode Engine and Vantage) high speed file transfer (Signiant and Aspera) media asset management (Interplay, Fork and CatDV) graphics (Adobe Creative Suite and VizRT)
Knowledge of Cisco networking, firewall and DCM equipment
Knowledge of high performance SAN and NAS storage systems
Proficient in AutoCAD, Visio and other concept and documentation applications
Knowledge of IPV4 and IPV6
Knowledge of industry standard data security best practices (i.e. ISO27001)
Knowledge of SNMP and network monitoring programs (i.e. Nagios, Solar Winds)
Knowledge of log monitoring programs
Knowledge of VMWare ESX
Skills -- General
Strong communication skills
Ability to express complex concepts verbally and in written documentation
Ability to work alone or as part of a team
Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism and motivation
Ability to maintain knowledge of technology and industry trends
Work in a large television production facility, in a department that supports numerous entities around the organization, across the country. Ability to perform functions under tight time constraints is critical to this position.
A minimum 5 years experience utilizing the aforementioned skill set in day-to-day support of a broadcast television production facility. Primary focus during this work experience should have been designing, building and supporting large, complex LAN and WAN environments.
Supervisor, Local Broadcast
Supervisor, Local Broadcast Investment
Reports to: Associate Director, Local Broadcast Investment
The following are the responsibilities and duties of the Supervisor, Local Broadcast Investment.
This is not an all-inclusive list and will vary by account assignment.
The Supervisor manages the day-to-day activities of all the local buying needs. The Supervisor acts as the liaison between all broadcast stations, vendors, and clients. He/she will oversee all local investment and maintenance for respective accounts thereof.
In addition, the position involves managing and training the Negotiator(s) and Assistant Negotiator(s).
n Manage solid client relationships
n Supervise the Negotiator(s) and Assistant Negotiator(s) on all day-to-day activities
n Present buys and post-analysis
n Issue directives to Investment group to guide buying process
n Meet with Negotiators and communicate approved plan for implementation
n Update account team on status of all client projects
n Manage the negotiation, presentation, and implementation of local television, radio, and cable schedules
n Train Negotiator and Assistant Negotiator in all aspects of local broadcast (schedule maintenance, strategies, programming, and negotiating), as well as the client(s) business and industry
n Interview applicants for junior-level positions
n Travel to markets: Investigate local market conditions, and meet with local station representatives to discuss media plans, upcoming buys, opportunities and concerns
Strategy and Plan Development:
n Develop strategies based on changing conditions in the marketplace for all aspects of local broadcast
n Allocate market funds across stations/groups
n Participate in Checkmate sessions:
n Understand – provide insights into consumers, brand, product and media
n Design – identify behaviors, barriers, drivers and apertures; develop communication strategies
n Create – create specific tangible executional ideas
n Capitalize – bring activity schedule to life; encompass negotiation strategies and implementation of the buy
n Advise client(s) of all fluctuations in the marketplace
n Coordinate efforts with the Strategy team(s)
n Evaluate media opportunities and make proper recommendations
n Seek out new and innovative media opportunities which can benefit client(s)
n Ensure integration and coordination between a client’s various communications programs
n Assist the Associate Director and Group Director in the negotiation of major, long-term media contracts
n Facilitate good relations and flow of ideas with the sales management contacts
n Assure that all buys for their accounts deliver the media strategy and investment specification
n Collaborate with the Negotiator(s) to ensure the negotiation strategy is sound and the rating projections are accurate
n Maintain accurate records of buys, budgets, revisions, credits, etc.
n Manage and monitor clearance of discrepancies and accounting functions for their particular accounts on a timely basis
n Meet with sales representatives and vendors
n Keep abreast of industry trends (trade press, current events, etc.) that may impact a client’s business
n Utilize and stay familiar with most current research tools
n Keep up to date on computer functions and upgrades as they become available
n Strong knowledge of buying systems and marketplace intelligence
n Technical Skills
n Interpersonal Skills
n Client Satisfaction
Chief Broadcast Engineer
ION Media has established a track record ofoperational success and financial growth in building out its company. Availablein 100 million homes, ION Media is the nation's largest operator of full-powerTV broadcast stations by national household reach, with 65 full-power stations.
Launched in 2007, the company's flagship, IONTelevision, is a top 10-ranked U.S. general entertainment network featuring a"Positively Entertaining" schedule of proven, award-winning programs, qualityoriginal series and popular holiday movies available on multiple platforms viaits state-of-the art distribution system.
The Chief Broadcast Engineer isresponsible for the leadership and management of all day-to-day technical andbusiness operations of one of the ION Media Station Group location. Thishands-on individual will manage and maintain all broadcast equipment andsystems used in the daily operation of the station as well as any ancillarysystems used in the support and troubleshooting of technical issues as theyarise. The Chief Broadcast Engineer will also work closely with the
Station Engineer/Technician in developing an understanding of theadministrative needs of the station should the need arise for coverage.
Manage and maintain all broadcast equipment/systems responsible for daily on-air operation of the station; Use of RF engineering knowledge to maintain and repair all technical equipment in studio and transmitter facilities, satellite downlink/uplink, and microwave transmission systems;
Manage and maintain all ancillary systems responsible for supporting the on-air operation, such as HVAC, networking, electrical, and mechanical;
Exercise knowledge of FCC rules and regulations to protect the entity's license;
Proactively engage with necessary third parties to resolve technical issues in an expedited manner as they arise;
Carry-out troubleshooting as needed or escalate to Engineering Support for further diagnosis;
Implement new engineering projects as directed by RDE, Quality Assurance, or Engineering Support. Manage project(s) and report status to Regional Director of Engineering as needed;
24/7 on-call availability to ensure continuous operation of the station;
May be responsible for certain administrative duties related to business and operation transactions;
Coordinate and oversee training program for Station Technicians;
Other duties as assigned
Degree in Engineering (Electrical or Electronic) or a related field and/or a minimum of five (5) years of experience in broadcast station operations or engineering; Bachelor's degree is preferred;
Broadcast Engineering Certification, i.e. FCC license, Society of Broadcast Engineer (SBE) certification would be a plus;
High proficiency with computers to include Microsoft Office Suite;
Excellent verbal and written communications skills;
Strong time management skills in meeting deadlines while maintaining attention to detail;
Ability and willingness to travel throughout the region on an as needed basis;
Must have a valid driver's license and a clean driving record;
Must have a strong understanding of applicable electrical, computer networking, mechanical, structural and civil engineering methods;
Must be physically able to bend, lift and carry up to a maximum of 35lbs., as well as climb on step-stools, ladders and other necessary equipment.
HBO Broadcast Installation Tech (Freelance)
To implement Engineering Design Department drawings, from environment preparation through final cable dress as directed by supervisory personnel.
Encompassing multiple disciplines and procedures you will be expected to terminate, test and install an assortment of broadcast, data, control and fiber optic cable. Install cabling in overhead and below floor cable troughs.
Connect the cabling on prescribed equipment/locations following schematic drawings and dress the cables in racks and channels using cable management tools to the department's standards and specifications.
Install fiber optic cable using prescribed industry standard techniques for handling and installation in the field.
Fusion splice fiber optic cable ends onto backbone fiber installations, prepare and install enclosures, properly protect and distribute fiber into enclosures.
Install local fiber optic patch cable from servers and/or storage devices to fiber optic patch panel interfaces.
Install electronic equipment in racks using rack elevation drawings.
Install (lift, carry and put into proper place) racks, bases and cable channels into controlled on-air environments using floor plan drawings.
Follow shop drawings to fabricate interface and chassis panels, read and understand schematic drawings to fabricate user-interface components for alarm monitoring and take back-up switches.
Maintain shop inventory of electronic, electrical and mechanical parts and supplies.
Send and receive corporate e-mail with MS-Outlook, occasionally prepare documents in MS-Word or Excel and have an understanding of PC use and concepts.
An understanding of basic electronic theory and concepts.
Ability to read, comprehend and implement schematic drawings for chassis panel fabrication and/or modification.
The ability to read floor plans and schematic drawings as they relate to rack placement, signal flow, cable placement, equipment elevation and interconnects.
The ability to work under pressure with deadlines and to work overtime. Familiarity with broadcast and data communication connectors and cable including but not limited to, RJ-11, RJ-45, BNC, F, N, SMA, AMP, Data, VGA, DVI, RG-6, RG-11, control, Category 5/5e/6 ethernet and heliax.
Experience with fiber optic cable/connector fusion technology is a plus.
Knowledge of the use and care of Sumitomo Electronics Fiber Optic Fusion Splicer including the skill set required to fusion splice fiber optic connectors onto backbone fiber installations.
Excellent interpersonal skills are required with the ability to work closely with others in a team environment.
A motivated self-starter with problem solving skills able to work unsupervised after instruction in somewhat constrained areas.
A willingness to learn new skills and stay current with broadcast technology trends.
Familiarity with several common broadcast equipment types and manufacturers: Grass Valley Routers, Cisco/HP Data switches, Evertz video distribution, frame syncs, E-O/O-E and associated backplanes.
Good organizational skills to actively maintain shop inventory of all parts, supplies, connectors, terminations, rack panels and cable.
Ability to lift, carry and put into place, racks, consoles, and heavy equipment up to 50lbs unassisted.
Familiarity and facility with hand and power tools and the ability to use heavy duty power tools including the band saw, drill press, and grinder safely and effectively.
An understanding of PC use and concepts is required.
About Us It's HBOSM
America's most successful premium television company, Home Box Office delivers two 24-hour pay television services—HBO®and Cinemax®. HBO continues to take advantage of the latest technological innovations with advancements that include the availability of HBO programming online though HBO GOSM and MAX GOSM, as well as HBO On Demand® and Cinemax On Demand® in HD. Just as HBO is a company noted for its commitment to excellence in the products and services it delivers to consumers, it makes the extra effort to create a work environment in which fairness, equity, trust, and individual responsibility are valued. HBO is committed to retaining and recruiting skilled and motivated employees, placing a priority on qualified team players who contribute to the diversity of their workforce. HBO offers competitive benefits to include medical, dental, vision, a matched 401(k) plan, flexible spending, a commuter benefit program and tuition reimbursement.
HBO is an equal employment opportunity employer. HBO does not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. HBO also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.
Broadcast Engineer #1880 (Fts Technician Iii)
Job Responsibilities Benefits Supplemental QuestionsAdditional
Duties include managing, troubleshooting and operating assigned audio/video equipment and providing directing/producing roles for audio/visual projects related to the Complex for Industrial and Economic Development/Industrial Training Center buildings. Due to the nature of the position, hours worked may include evenings and weekends. Candidates must be able to function in an environment characterized by continual changes in information technology.
Minimum and Additional
This position requires an associate degree in electronics plus four (4) years related experience.
Four (4) years in both the repair and maintenance of electronic broadcasting equipment is preferred. Extensive knowledge of electronic equipment, such as videoconferencing systems, audio/video routing, camera setup, computerized editing systems, switchers, computerized remote controlled camera systems, and other types of audio and video equipment is essential. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills are also essential.
Additional Comments:To be considered for this position applicants MUST complete the online SC State Jobs Employment Application. Resumes are NOT reviewed for qualifications.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. For assistance, contact Human Resources at 843.574.6201.
Official transcripts are required upon offer of employment.
Employment applicants may be subject to a background check. Failure to consent to a background check will result in the removal of your application from further consideration. Background checks are conducted in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).
Trident Technical College is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission or employment on the basis of race, gender, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or pregnancy.
NBCUniversal has an opening for an Engineer of Broadcast & On-Air Systems, Englewood Cliffs, in the Operations and Technical Services group. The Engineer of Broadcast & On-Air Systems will be part of a dedicated 24x7 team tasked with supporting and maintaining this facility and operation, including immediately addressing on-air and critical issues as they arise.
Responding to outage calls from operations team and lead initial response to any technical issues
Working with internal subject matter experts and vendors to resolve problems as necessary
Implementation of software upgrades and system expansion
Performing periodic maintenance procedures such as system health checks and proactive system restarts
Developing the skills to act as subject matter expert for a collection of technologies within the facility
BS in Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent professional experience
2+ years of support in in a live broadcast environment
The ideal candidate would have experience with the following broadcast systems:
SAM, Harris, or Florical Automation Systems
Graphics Branding Devices (Imagestore, Ross Expression)
Video Server Systems (ICE, GV K2)
Digital editing systems (Avid)
Transcoding and delivery systems (Telestream)
Transmission Encoding/Decoding Systems (Motorola, Tandberg, Cisco, Evertz)
Network and storage infrastructure (Switches, Routers, SAN's, DCM, etc.)
IT Systems such as Servers, Workstations, Database.
Monitoring and control systems (iControl, Vistalink, Dataminer)
Broadcast Infrastructure (Routers, Frame Sync's, Intercom, etc.)
Demonstrated ability in troubleshooting & analysis
Effective interpersonal skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
VMware VCA/VCP certified desired
CCNA/CCNP certified a plus
Knowledge of Cisco UCS
Knowledge of multi-cast video distribution
JOB DESCRIPTION: / SUMMARY OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Broadcast Associate will work in a LIVE television control room and coordinate LIVE graphics for many different studio & remote shows. Must work to ensure all graphics are spelled correctly, are factually & grammatically accurate, and reflect proper news judgment as stories develop.
Responsible for the development and implementation of on screen graphic elements
Work with the operator to build graphics, and monitor execution of graphics during the show
Communicate with line and edit producers to understand what material is covered in each show
Create graphics that reflect breaking news, current NFL topics, and statistics related to show content
Facilitate communication and exchange of ideas with the NFL Network graphics department
Strong attention to detail is required
Ability to establish open communication with all producers & others you will work with on a daily basis.
Excellent organization skills required
Strong command of language and writing skills needed
Understanding of the NFL, current players and other key individuals necessary
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and/or projects at once
Strong ability to decipher the most important & most up-to-date information for each story
Strong understanding of the workflow in a TV control room environment
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Ability to do basic stat/info research
Basic understanding of on-air graphic systems, specifically VizRT
Broadcast Technologist, Cnbc
Reporting to the VP of Engineering & Graphics Technologies (VPEGT), the Broadcast Technologist (BT) will be working within a team of Broadcast Engineers and Newsroom Systems Engineers to provide front line engineering support of all of the technologies that comprise CNBC's state-of-the-art cable network World Headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, as well as its domestic news bureaus and Financial Exchanges. A strong emphasis will be placed on the support of Core Plant technology, complex software systems and related ingest, storage, Media Management, Editing, Playout, image manipulation, transcoding, transmission technologies as well as the suite of hardware/software that supports Newsroom systems including Inews.
This is a new role, representing a hybrid position where there will be equal interest in proficiency in both IT and Engineering disciplines.
The successful candidate will demonstrate proficiency in four key areas:
Specific, detailed knowledge and understanding of the Architecture and technologies of newly emergent video over IP infrastructure.
Deep troubleshooting skill sets, across Broadcast and IT systems
Technical Acumen with a solid hands on foundation/technical background in Television Engineering with an associated understanding of IP based technologies
Detailed responsibilities include:
Networking and operating system trouble shooting skills in a broadcast video environment are essential.
Macro to micro knowledge set of Plant systems to identify wider implications of proposed system changes
Ensure that project's designs/implementation conform to established plant technical standards and maintain documentation standards
Work closely with the respective managers of the various Technical and Editorial teams to craft innovative and robust solutions to plant issues as well as shaping the technical vision to meet the immediate and future operational requirements of CNBC.
Develop deep understanding of operational needs through liaising with operations staff and immersion in the operation's processes
Assist the VPEGT to develop long and short-term Capital/Expense budgets as well as estimates to support new production initiatives and technology replacement cycles.
Assist the VPEGT to identify and implement cost reduction opportunities as well as streamlining non-value added processes.
Assist in tracking of budgets and on time delivery of projects and commitments
Proficiency in AutoCAD
Maintain relationships with vendors and suppliers
Ability to work overnights and weekends as required by Project and Plant support needs
Knowledge of broadcast television technologies including Analog/SD/HD SDI Video, 5.1 multi-channel audio, Audio/Video/IP signal routers, MAM systems, Control Room facilities, character generators/ graphics systems, play out systems, video servers, digital compression, transcoding and broadcast test and measurement equipment. Knowledge of IP based broadcast systems and the emerging standards under SMPTE 2110, understanding of networking hardware and configuration requirements as well as the vendor's products conformance to such standards.
Knowledge of IT based technologies/processes including Networking, SAN and NAS Storage architectures, asset management systems, server technologies including hardware architectures, real-time systems and custom application development
Basic knowledge and interest in advancement in cloud based systems and architecture.
Networking and operating system trouble shooting skills in a broadcast video environment are essential.
Minimum 5 years of experience supporting 24x7 Production environments.
Minimum of 5 years experience with Systems Design work, IT infrastructure and systems and as well as some degree of Project management experience.
Demonstrated success in leading technical projects to successful conclusions
High degree of self-motivation and ability to work independently
Be anxious to develop and advance their skill sets to keep pace with the rapidly evolving technologies of our industry.
Excellent interpersonal, written/verbal communication and organizational skills.
Be process-oriented and able to apply structure to complex problems
Be 'customer'-focused and have the ability to communicate complex concepts to non-technical groups
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Broadcast Engineering or equivalent industry experience
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