11 hours

Remote Technical Engineer - NBC Sports

Stamford, CT
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Remote Technical Engineer - NBC Sports

Jobid 23768-383403

Location: Stamford, CT, 06912, USA

Description **Job Number** 36462BR

**Job Title** Remote Technical Engineer - NBC Sports

**Business Segment** NBC Sports Group

**Sub-Business** NBC Sports, NBCSN, & Olympics

**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.

Sports & Olympics

NBC Sports is synonymous with superior production that elevates the event, broad promotion, and mutually-beneficial partnerships. Known as America’s Olympic Network, NBC has broadcasted 14 Olympic Games including the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, more than any other network. NBC Olympics is also renowned for its award-winning production including more than 90 Emmy Awards. Its ability to amass large audiences with broad promotion, particularly for the Olympics, has resulted in NBC Sports broadcasting nine of the top 10 most-watched events in U.S. television history, including the 2012 London Olympic Games which stands at No. 1 all time with 217 million viewers. In 2009, NBC Sports won the prestigious Peabody Award for its production of the Beijing Games and was named ‘Best in Sports Television’ at the Sports Business Awards.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** Connecticut

**City** Stamford


RESPONSIBILITIES: Role Purpose & Responsibilities (4,000 character limit)

PLEASE NOTE: This is a project / limited term position with an estimated duration of up to 18 months, unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed.


+ Work closely with existing team members to learn the NBC Sports remote at-home production model.

+ Responsible for maintaining and engineering the NBC Sports remote production flypacks.

+ Provide assistance in planning and deployment of technical systems for NBC Sports remotes.

+ Operate internal software programs to track inventory and purchase equipment.

+ Work with Technical Logistics department to prepare equipment for shipping.


Basic Qualifications

+ At least 5 years of experience in television broadcast engineering.

+ At least 2 years of experience in remote television broadcasting.

+ Ability to learn new processes and procedures quickly.

+ Ability to adapt quickly to a changing technical environment.

+ Willingness to work long hours during the week and weekends.

+ Position could require 100% travel, both domestic and international.

+ Ready and willing to work with cutting edge modern television production systems, and adapt to rapidly changing technical requirements.

+ Must be proficient with broadcast test and measurement equipment in addition to MS Office, Visio, and AutoCAD.

+ Knowledge of fiber optic and coax transport, h.264 encoding and decoding, ASI, MPEG and JPEG video encoding systems, Dolby-E, multiview video processors, standards converters, frame syncs, matrix based communications systems, and video and audio routing systems.

+ Knowledge of audio consoles and routing systems, with emphasis on experience with Calrec and Lawo systems.

+ Experience with Lawo commentary systems.

+ Experience with using Evertz routing systems, RTS intercom systems, and Cisco networking systems.

+ Cisco CCNA certification or equivalent desired.

+ Advanced CAD knowledge and experience desired.Eligibility Requirements

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

+ Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT

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

+ Must be 18 years or older

+ It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Characteristics

+ Clear Oral Communication

+ Written Technical Summaries

+ Diplomacy

+ Organization

+ Planning

+ Time Management

+ Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects

+ Spelling, grammar, proofreading and editing skills

+ High School Diploma or Equivalent

+ Ability to learn new processes and procedures quickly.

+ Ability to adapt quickly to a changing technical environment.

+ Ability to work in a fast-paced, team oriented environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously

+ CAD functionality including creating, redlining, and printing.

+ Desire to learn new and emerging technologies.

+ Strong work ethic, positive attitude and leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks and set priorities a must

+ Ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends & holidays

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.


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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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