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Core Systems Engineer - Virtualized & IT


Centennial, CO
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Core Systems Engineer - Virtualized & IT

Jobid 23768-381996

Location: Centennial, CO, 80111, USA

Description **Job Number** 36213BR

**Job Title** Core Systems Engineer - Virtualized & IT

**Business Segment** Operations & Technical Services

**Sub-Business** Engineering

**Posting Category** Technology/Engineering

**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. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** Colorado

**City** Centennial


The Core Systems Engineer will be responsible for helping to develop engineering architecture and workflow for the NBCU's broadcast facility in Centennial, CO, and to roll out and commission workflow systems for integration across the facility. This role reports to the Lead, Core Engineering and works closely with the entire Engineering organization, including Projects & Integration, Automation, and On-Air Support.


• Lead the commissioning of certain critical systems including but not limited to: Cisco UCS and other virtualized server systems, VMWare, SAN storage

• Create conceptual documentation for new projects to guide the design and build engineer team.

Work with operations and engineering build teams to appropriately plan and coordinate timing for commissioning of projects

• Work with internal subject matter experts and vendors to resolve problems as necessary

• Coordinate commissioning, testing, and release of critical systems to operations

• Work closely with the Project Engineering group to ensure the architectural design of the facility ties out with the overall design objectives of NBCUniversal.

• Manage and plan for upgrades on critical systems

• Working with internal subject matter experts and vendors to resolve problems as necessary

• Implementing software upgrades and system expansion

• Performing periodic maintenance procedures such as system health checks and proactive system restarts

• Work closely with the Technical Operations Group to enhance existing system, workflow, and process

• Produce documentation on systems, networks, policies and procedures as well as communicate the documentation to the larger engineering and operations community

• Train the 24x7 engineering team in support of critical systems

• Train the engineering team in overall architectural objects and provide guidance in making design decisions

• Act as level II escalation support for core systems described above


**Basic Qualifications:**

• BS/BA or equivalent work experience in Engineering/Computer Science

• 4+ years experience in IT systems support and configuration

• Experience with IT infrastructures including LAN, WAN, SAN, NAS, Firewalls

• Experience with Database technologies such as Oracle and/or MS-SQL

• Strong understanding of user and system support, including TCP/IP, Ethernet cabling, and infrastructure devices

• Working knowledge and understanding of Network Infrastructure, DNS, Cisco switches, routers and firewall

• Demonstrated expertise in network security and access control systems and related strategies

• Proficient in MS Office a must

• Excellent Troubleshooting skills

• Excellent verbal and communication skills

• Excels in documenting new systems and new technology

• 2+ years experience with design, implementation and support of VMWare vSphere

• In depth knowledge of Windows Server Operating Systems installation and management

• Basic understanding of Linux Operating Systems

• Excellent understanding of server installation and management

**Additional Job Requirements:**

• Potential candidates must apply via in order to be considered (note job #36213BR)

• Must be willing to work in Centennial, CO

• Must have some flexibility with regard to the schedule in order to meet the needs of a 24x7 operation

• Must have unrestricted employment authorization to work in the United States

**Desired Characteristics**

• Understanding of broadcast automation technology

• Working knowledge of AutoDesk AutoCAD software

• Demonstrated ability in troubleshooting & analysis

• VMware VCA/VCP certified desired

• CCNA/CCNP certified a plus

• Knowledge of Cisco UCS and VCE vBlock desirable

• Experience installing and supporting Storage Area Networks (DDN, Quantum, NetApp, Isilon preferred)

• Cisco and Brocade switch management

• 3+ Experience with Cisco, HP, Supermicro, and Dell servers/blade servers

• Strong scripting skills in several languages

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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