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Broadcast/IT Engineering Specialist, WRC


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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Broadcast/IT Engineering Specialist, WRC

Jobid 23768-366932

Location: Washington, DC, 20044, USA

Description **Job Number** 33368BR

**Job Title** Broadcast/IT Engineering Specialist, WRC

**Business Segment** Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

**Sub-Business** NBCUOTS - WRC

**Posting Category** TV Content & Production

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** District of Columbia

**City** Washington, D.C.


Job Duties

+ Support day to day broadcast television, digital and IT / IP operations

+ Work on projects and assist with design and implementation reviews

+ Work closely within a larger team of Broadcast Engineers and IT Specialists to help bridge traditional broadcast practices with IT technologies.

+ Respond to outage calls regarding technical issues

+ Work with internal team members and vendors to resolve problems as necessary

+ Assist with implementation of software upgrades and system expansions

+ Perform periodic maintenance procedures such as system health checks and proactive system restarts

+ Document support procedures specific to Network systems to be utilized by the larger Engineering, IT and Operations teams at the facility

+ Manage and work on projects in the areas of Routers, Switches, LAN, WAN, WLAN, Proxies, Load Balancers, Firewalls (internet, 3rd party and internal), DMZ, Remote Access, Authentication, DNS, Intrusion Prevention/Detection Systems (IDS) and wireless authentication clients


Basic Qualifications

+ BS in Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent professional experience

+ 4+ years of support in in a live broadcast / IT environment

+ Demonstrated understanding of news operations, control systems, Network practices, systems, transmission, server based workflows and microwave, satellite, fiber and bonded cellualr systemsAdditional Job Requirements

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered

+ Must be willing to work in Washington, DC

+ Must be covered by Solutions, NBCUniversal's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

+ Willingness to travel and work shifts/overtime and on weekends with short notice

+ Available 24/7/365

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Qualifications

+ The ideal candidate will have experience with the following systems:Graphics branding devices (Ross XPression, Chyron), Video Server Systems (Omneon), digital editing systems (Final Cut / Adobe Premier), Transcoding and delivery systems (Telestream Vantage), Transmission Encoding/Decoding Systems (Harmonic, Motorola, Tandberg, Cisco), Storage systems (Isilon, Omneon, SANs, NAS’), Network infrastructure (Switches, Routers, etc.) , IT Systems such as Servers, Workstations, SQL Databases, Broadcast Infrastructure (Routers, Frame Sync’s, Intercom, etc.

+ CCNA/CCNP certified a plus

+ Knowledge of Cisco Network equipment a plus

+ VMware VCA/VCP certified a plus

+ Demonstrated ability in troubleshooting & analysis

+ Effective interpersonal skills

+ Demonstrated successful design, planning and implementation of wide and local area network architecture, including capacity planning and technical troubleshooting

+ Must have expertise in network security and access control systems and related strategies.

+ Expertise working on a team with motivated cross-functional individuals focused on a common goal of delivering cutting edge solutions to meet aggressive business demands in an ever-changing environment.

+ Operating Systems: Cisco IOS, NX-OS, IOS-XR, JUN-OS, Linux, MS Windows

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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