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System Engineer

NBC Sports Group

Location: Bethesda, MD
Job Status: Full-Time
Posted/Updated: 1/14/2020

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Job Description:

  • Work closely with all departments to help satisfy the technical needs of the facility and network.
  • Manage and support complex broadcast and IT systems over their complete life cycles
  • Acquisition, routing and quality control of incoming & outgoing Satellite, Fiber and IP feeds
  • Evaluate, test and install upgrades to all platform operating systems, applications, and hardware
  • Assist in responding to and resolving IT/Desktop Hardware/Network/VOIP related issues.
  • Facilitate repairs and preventative maintenance of various pieces of equipment in the facility.
  • Assist Content, Studio and Remote production staffs by providing Engineering support of live broadcasts.
  • Assist in construction, installation & documentation of new systems and equipment.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned


Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in Broadcast Engineering
  • Associates Degree or practical equivalent in Broadcast Digital Video, Management Information
  • Systems, or Electronics Engineering
  • Comprehensive knowledge of HD broadcast video systems, Networking, VLANS, and computers,
  • DANTE audio infrastructure a plus
  • Knowledge of wireless video, audio and communication systems
  • Thorough knowledge of broadcast cameras, video switching, audio, intercom, graphics and routing systems
  • Experienced in satellite downlink, fiber transmission, IP receiving systems
  • Knowledge of file based editing, workflow, file transcoding and storage systems

    Eligibility Requirements

    • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
    • Must be willing to work in Bethesda, MD
    • 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

    • Installation experience
    • Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment
    • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills are required
    • Strong work ethic, motivated, positive attitude and leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks and set priorities a must
    Knowledge of iNews is a plus


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