15 hours

Sr. Broadcast Engineer

Phoenix, AZ
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Sr. Broadcast Engineer

Jobid 23768-383076

Location: Phoenix, AZ, 85067, USA

Description **Job Number** 36386BR

**Job Title** Sr. Broadcast Engineer

**Business Segment** Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

**Sub-Business** NBCUOTS - TLM SW Region

**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.

Telemundo Station Group, part of the NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations division of NBCUniversal, is comprised of 20 local television stations in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Producing and broadcasting more than 7,000 hours of unique and relevant local content each year, including award-winning news, public affairs, and entertainment programming, Telemundo Station Group serves Spanish-speaking viewers in the metropolitan areas of Los Angeles, San Diego, New York, Miami-Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Dallas-Fort Worth, Chicago, San Francisco Bay Area, San Antonio, Phoenix, Harlingen, Fresno, Denver, Philadelphia, Las Vegas, Boston, Tucson, Washington, DC, Conneticut and Puerto Rico. In Addition, Telemundo Station Group operates TeleXitos, the national multicast network that offers viewers popular action and adventure television series and feature films in Spanish. The group also provides support to 53 Telemundo affiliates across the country and manages dedicated local websites and applications, as well as a robust digital out-of-home operation.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** Arizona

**City** Phoenix


The Sr. Broadcast engineer is responsible for the troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of all on-air and news gathering equipment. As an integral part of the service and delivery team, the Engineer will proactively collaborate with stakeholders, manage from concept to delivery large scale projects and integrate solutions to enhance content delivery for NBCOTS.


+ Perform preventative maintenance and repair on all equipment

+ Provide operational support to News, Creative Services and other departments as needed.

+ Assist with new equipment integration.

+ Lead and support multiple Engineering and technology projects.

+ Develop new broadcast, IT and Digital initiatives that are in line with business direction and strategy.

+ Develop or enhance workflows & processes designed to improve quality and reduce flaws.

+ Design, support and implement permanent technical solutions across divisional lines.

+ Other duties as deemed necessary


Minimum Qualifications

+ Degree in Electrical or Electronic Engineering or equivalent work experience.

+ 10 Years’ experience working with television broadcasting systems

+ 3 years’ experience in networking with configuration, networking protocols, devices and routing, authentication TCP/IP, DNS and DHCP settings

+ Familiarity with Comark Inductive Output Tube broadcast high power (80 KW) transmitters or equivalent.

+ Understanding of network and server technologies including IP routing and switching technology.

+ Component level troubleshooting, large project conception and implementation and customer focused problem solving.

+ Working knowledge of both digital and analog video/audio systems, RF and ENG microwave, field and studio cameras and decks.

+ Must have flexible work availability to service 24/7/365 operation (including weekends, holidays and overnight)

+ Understanding of transmitter cooling systems, radio frequency filtering and Dielectric RF lines, waveguides and Antennas, HVAC systems and diesel powered AC generators.

+ Basic understanding of microwave transmission and reception specifically those of Vislink Ink. (MRC). Electronic News Gathering (ENG) receives antennas.

+ Must be able to lift/carry equipment (25 lbs-50 lbs)Additional Requirements

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: 36386BR)

+ Must be willing to work in Phoenix, AZ

+ Must be willing to take drug test and submit to a background investigation

+ Must be 18 years or greater

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

+ Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Qualifications

+ Knowledge of complex systems; encoding, media transport, web interactivity, automation, NLE, & fiber distribution, etc.

+ Experience troubleshooting and analyzing IP networks.

+ Hands-on experience with server/workstation/laptop hardware configurationmaintenance and repair (Dell, HP, Apple).

+ Knowledge of Windows XP, Windows 7, 2003/2008 Server, MS Office/Exchange.

+ Experience in networking with configuration, networking protocols, devices and routing,authentication TCP/IP, DNS and DHCP settings.

+ Deployment automation software.

+ Bilingual a plus: English/Spanish

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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