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IT/Digital Media Manager, WRC


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Company NBC Universal

Job Title IT/Digital Media Manager, WRC

Jobid 23768-354432

Location: Washington, DC, 20044, USA

Description **Job Number** 30959BR

**Job Title** IT/Digital Media Manager, 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

+ The role is part of the Technology & Operations team at WRC. The ideal candidate will have a track record in systems administration, support and upgrades of large scale IT / Broadcast centric technologies within Media. Experience in IT based technologies within a 24/7/365 News production environment is desirable. Duties include:

+ Supervise Station Systems Analysts and IT Tech Support personnelForge and foster positive relationships with internal clients and external support teams

+ Provide support, maintenance and upgrades across all IT based systems

+ Administer servers, storage, networking, mobile devices, Lap Tops, software and security updates

+ Provide first class support to newsroom users and associated critical production systems

+ Plan, design, implement projects as assigned

+ Develop a close working relationship with Corporate and Division IT & support teams

+ Bring new ideas and operational practices to enhance the overall effectiveness of the team

+ Maintain vigilance around Security of systems and work with Corporate Security to ensure compliance

+ Work closely with key vendors including support, projects and evaluating new technology offerings

+ Adhere to NBCUniversal policies, procedures, and best practicesPartner with Studio Operations, Engineering and Field Operations groups to troubleshoot and maintain systems and complete technology projects.Lead and manage multiple projects from conceptual stage through to launch including budget tracking and reporting.Seek opportunities to reduce spend / increase newsgathering efficiency by implementation of smart technology

+ Administration and Support of mission critical News production systems including but not limited to: Dalet Digital Asset Management, Isilon Storage, Omneon Servers, Panasonic P2 workflows, video codecs and transcoding, edit platforms including Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premier, Ross Automated Production Control, WSI Traffic and Weather systems, Chyron & Ross Expression graphicsCreation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for existing and new workflowsEnsure staff is highly trained, cross trained and able to function independently with accuracy

+ Project management, risk mitigation and on-time delivery

+ Administration and support of Mobile devices (IOS/Android/Hot Spots), Web based technologies, VOD encoding and Windows & Apple Desktops

+ WAN / LAN network and security management including remote sites

+ Administration of Active Directory Users & Groups, Servers (including VMs)

+ Administration of Cisco Networking devices

+ Evaluation and implementation of Broadcast and IT technologies in order to drive station operations, efficiency and competiveness.

+ Capital recommendations in order to develop and enhance technology infrastructure

+ Adhere to strict change management procedures and perform systems outage management


Basic Qualifications

+ Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent work experience

+ Minimum 5 years working in a mission critical Broadcast / IT environmentsMinimum 3 years in a managerial role

+ Experience in administrating large scale systems to support business needs

+ Extensive experience in Broadcast Systems, Networking, Servers, Security, Desktop, Lap Top, Monitoring as well as supporting a large user baseExperience with Digital Asset ManagementAdditional Job Requirements

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

+ Must be willing to work in Washington D.C.

+ Must be willing to submit to a background investigation

+ Must be willing and available to be on-call and work evenings, overnights, weekends and holidays as required

+ Must accept Solutions as NBCUniversal’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

+ Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

+ Must be 18 years or older

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Qualifications

+ Cisco certifications desired

+ Microsoft Certifications desired

+ Strong analytical and problem solving skillsExperience in Field Operations desired, including Trucks, satellite, microwave, bonded cellular and IP newsgathering technologies.

+ Demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively interact with individuals at all levels of an organization

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills

+ Detail orientation

+ Ability to adapt and work well in a rapidly changing environment

+ A team player who can also work independently and is a self-starter

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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