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Director of Media Technology

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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Director of Media Technology

Jobid 23768-388789

Location: London, GBR

Description **Job Number** 37441BR

**Job Title** Director of Media Technology

**Business Segment** Operations & Technology

**Sub-Business** International Operations & Technology

**Posting Category** Technology/Engineering

**About Us** NBC Universal 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. NBC Universal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.

**Country** United Kingdom

**State** - -

**City** London




• Proven track record in a senior engineering leadership role at either a major broadcaster, broadcast service provider or software vendor delivering content or broadcast systems

• Able to demonstrate the ability to design, review and successfully implement linear and non-linear media workflows

• Proven experience of designing, initiating and leading complex change

• Adept at building and maintaining a strong network of contacts throughout the industry

• Excellent track record in managing customers needs

• A background of successful delivery of major change initiatives that have added clear value to internal/external customers

• Strong experience of file based workflows and associated IT systems, including DAM, MAM, Channel Management, On-Air Graphics etc.

• Expert understanding of distribution technologies deployed in the media industry

• Have a deep and comprehensive understanding of any relevant International standards that may impact the core reference architecture supporting the business

• Relevant experience of financial planning, budget management and cost out activities

• Experience of managing and co-ordinating with multi-functional teams in an International environment

• Good understanding of using agile development approaches to web based design & web services

• Strong analytical EAI and B2B architectural skills with middleware software experience

• Experience of leading teams responsible for the development, administration and support of software systems such as BizTalk Server, Windows Server and MS SQL Server applications, Oracle PLSQL and database manipulation via ASP.NET, XML, XSLT, CSS, DHTML, HTML, JavaScript, BizTalk Itineraries, BRE, BAM, XREF, Orchestrations, .NET Framework & C#


• Ability to operate effectively across diverse cultural and business environments

• Experience and willingness to work under a matrix structure and dual reporting lines

• Comfortable in dealing with senior management and international contacts

• Must have high degree of computer literacy and advanced knowledge of software tools relevant to this role; and the capability to produce compelling presentation materials.

• First-rate written and oral communication; and the ability to build strong relationships quickly

• Able to communicate complex technical concepts to multiple audiences

• Superior organisational skills and ability to manage complicated and conflicting agendas

• Detail orientated but ability to see the big picture and priorities accordingly

• Team player with a strong work ethic but able to work effectively without close supervision

• Proactive, with the confidence to assess a situation and take action

• Ability to demonstrate strong negotiating skills and a track record of sound business decisions and good judgment calls

• Ability to collaborate effectively and manage relationships with key internal and external clients

• Confident and assured in circumstances where there are complex /contentious issues and conflicts of interest. To remain robust in the face of unreceptive contacts. To possess the resilience to sustain performance under such pressures.

The responsibilities associated with this position are not limited to the above description and may be modified at any time by the Company.


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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