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Sr. Systems Engineer

The Golf Channel

Location: Orlando, FL
Job Status: Full Time
Posted/Updated: 5/17/2017

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Job Description:

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 experience

Additional Job Requirements

• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #:33615BR )
• 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


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