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Director Engineering, Systems Services


Orlando, FL
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Director Engineering, Systems Services

Jobid 23768-368199

Location: Orlando, FL, 32806, USA

Description **Job Number** 33614BR

**Job Title** Director Engineering, Systems Services

**Business Segment** NBC Sports Group

**Sub-Business** Golf Channel

**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.

Part of the NBC Sports Group family, Golf Channel is a multimedia, golf entertainment and services company based in Orlando, Fla. In addition to its high-quality news, instruction and original programming, Golf Channel is home to more live golf than all other networks combined. Our coverage includes PGA TOUR, LPGA Tour, NCAA National Championships, The Open, Olympics and a slate of other worldwide tours and events. Golf Channel continues to connect the world to golf through a wide array of digital and lifestyle services including: Golf Channel Digital platforms, GolfNow,, Golf Channel Academy instructional facilities and Golf Channel Amateur Tour.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** Florida

**City** Orlando


The Director of Systems Services will lead a team of Systems Engineers and is responsible for the management and oversight of all Golf Channel content-based platforms, including ingest and playback systems, non-linear edit systems, storage systems, server systems, asset management and archive systems, network infrastructure, and related broadcast systems.

Job Duties

+ Lead the Systems Services team and take Engineering responsibility for all content systems

+ Manage and prioritize competing high profile projects with a focus on completing assignments

+ Delegate projects and tasks to team-members and follow up on progress

+ Distribute goals, conduct performance reviews, and take disciplinary action as necessary

+ Recruit, reward, and retain a strong team of Engineers, and foster a service oriented culture of teamwork and collaboration

+ Establish and maintain strong partnerships with stakeholders, client departments, and vendors

+ Research new technology and optimized workflows to keep Golf Channel on the cutting edge

+ Adhere to the defined Engineering process and design standards and Justify Engineering requests from client departments

+ Participate in project planning, capital planning and long range planning exercises

+ Execute urgent projects quickly utilizing available resources to achieve production goals

+ Rally support efforts, troubleshoot and resolve escalated issues and systemic problems

+ Manage, evaluate, and maintain broadcast network Infrastructure, IP-based technology, digital asset management, transcoding workflows, and custom software

+ Create smart and efficient workflows for cross platform, content-based media systems

+ Manage upgrade schedules, version compatibility, and testing environments for content-based systems, including hardware, software, and workstations


Basic Qualifications

+ 10 years experience in a broadcast engineering environment with a focus on digital media technology, content systems, and network infrastructure

+ Undergraduate degree in either Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, CIT or demonstrated equivalent experienceAdditional Job Requirements

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #: )

+ Must be willing to work in Orlando, FL

+ Flexibility to work with varying hours, work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Qualifications

+ Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills

+ Previous personnel management experience required, Engineering management preferred

+ Strong understanding of Avid and EVS systems required, ACSR Certifications preferred

+ Familiarity with Windows, MAC, and Unix/Linux OS, Server administration preferred

+ Proficient with network topology, routers, VLANs, switches, firewalls, and port management

+ Understanding of Software Engineering, Database Management, and Broadcast Protocols a plus

+ Experience in Research and Development and knowledge of Agile methodologies preferred

+ Must possess strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills

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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