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Sr. Systems Engineer


Orlando, FL
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Sr. Systems Engineer

Jobid 23768-368202

Location: Orlando, FL, 32806, USA

Description **Job Number** 33615BR

**Job Title** Sr. Systems Engineer

**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


In this established broadcast position, the Senior Systems Engineer will be responsible for high level management of content-based platforms, with a strong focus on media operations and post production. The successful candidate shall possess expertise level abilities and will be tasked with designing, commissioning, and maintaining a cross-platform media environment, including ingest and playback systems, non-linear edit systems, storage systems, transcode systems, asset management and archive systems, and file acceleration systems.

Job Duties

+ Assume Engineering responsibility for all media operations and post production systems

+ Handle in-depth configurations and commissioning of complex, network connected, cross-platform media systems

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

+ Design and document systems, providing workflow diagrams, support procedures, and best practices

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

+ Lead and develop training initiatives that strengthen the larger Engineering and Operations teams

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

+ 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

+ Be innovative and think outside the box, creating smart and efficient workflows

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


Basic Qualifications

+ 7 years experience with a Systems design and Broadcast Engineering background

+ 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

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

+ Strong broadcast equipment configuration and installation experience

+ Working knowledge of broadcast systems, video and audio signal distribution, diagnostic tools and test equipment

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

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

+ Must possess strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills

+ Must possess strong written and verbal communication 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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