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Senior IT Systems Engineer

NBCUniversal, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Level: Manager (Supervisor)


Who We Are:
Spanning three floors of the Comcast Technology Center, the stunning new home of NBC10 and Telemundo62 is an 80,000-square-foot broadcast center and Philadelphia's news epicenter. It features cutting-edge newsroom IP technology and LEED energy-efficient design.

We are seeking a "hands-on" multi-faceted Senior IT Systems Engineer to join our team. This role requires that you possess the necessary self-discipline to take ownership and responsibility for supporting our critical infrastructure & delivering technical solutions considering all customers' business and technical needs. You will be part of a talented hands-on team that demonstrates superb technical competency, providing internal customer-oriented solutions, mission-critical infrastructure, and ensuring the highest levels of availability and performance. The candidate's primary focus will be on managing our mission-critical IT infrastructure. Extensive experience in the management of critical IT systems, applications, Networks, and Servers, including Cisco DCNM / IPFM Fabric / Cisco UCS. Experience in a similar role within a TV Station, ISP, media company, systems integrator, or other relevant industry desirable.

Job Responsibilities
  • “Hands-on” multi-faceted Senior IT systems engineer focusing on mission critical IT systems management and availability.
  • The role will work alongside our existing technical teams to manage and support our complex broadcast and IT systems over their complete life cycles.
  • Lead upgrades, security compliance of critical IP production & associated IT systems
  • Lead advanced support, monitoring & troubleshooting for IP networks, systems and applications.
  • Manage WAN / LAN networking administration and security management including remote sites in conjunction with Corp IT
  • Manage IPFM Nexus 9000 & DCNM as well as Cisco UCS Virtualized Windows environments
  • Markup language and coding / scripting experience with XML, Java, perl desirable
  • Evaluate and optimize infrastructure and workflows that support critical Media systems. Knowledge in IP fabric video infrastructures, virtualized environments, Isilon Storage, encode / decode platforms, newsgathering tools, Adobe creative suite, Newsroom Systems, distribution systems and other workflow tools is advantageous.
  • Evaluate, test and install upgrades to all platform operating systems, applications, and hardware.
  • Ongoing assessment of workflows, identifying manual processes that can be streamlined or improved upon with new hardware, software or automation.
  • Evaluate and test new technology and make recommendations to Management for inclusion in strategic plan.
  • Develop training strategies to help grow and develop technical teams to better support the environment
  • Liaison with corporate IT to ensure station is adhering to company policies, practices & standards
  • Implementation of Corporate led technology initiatives
  • Must be Customer driven and comfortable in 24/7/365 environment


 Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Systems Engineering or similar with 10+ years' experience preferred. Equivalent experience considered.
 Experience in a similar role within a TV Station, ISP, media company, systems integrator, or other relevant industry.
 Project Management experience
 Extensive experience in management of critical IT systems, applications, Networks, and Servers
 Cisco DCNM / IPFM Fabric / Cisco UCS very desirable
 Administration of Windows Server & Virtualization technologies

• Media and/ or Broadcast experience preferred.
• MSFT & Cisco Certifications desirable
• Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interface with all levels of management & user community
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Bilingual (Spanish and English) a plus

At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

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.

About NBCUniversal

At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU.

Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.


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