Uncubed
   

Systems Engineer- Production Technology

NBCUniversal, New York, New York

Innovative, fast-paced, challenging.. we're everything you want in a workplace.

Level: Manager (Supervisor)


The New York Technology & Operations department provides Technical Support, Engineering, Media Operations, Production, Studios and Facilities services for internal clients for the local portfolio of NBCU Owned Television Station businesses including a duopoly NBC and Telemundo News organization. The Technology team has responsibility for partnering with our local & division teams to build, deploy and support the technical systems used at NBCU Owned Television Stations WNBC and WNJU.

Reporting to the Director of IT, the Systems Engineer is a full-time position within the Technology & Operations Department that will be primarily responsible for helping gather requirements, planning, designing and implementing systems within our mission critical, multi-tenant broadcast and enterprise IT environment. The role will suit individuals who are excited by the opportunity to work with leading edge technologies in the design, implementation and transition to IP based and highly virtualized broadcast environments.

Job Responsibilities:
  • “A Hands on” accomplished systems engineer dedicated to help our business win by supporting mission critical broadcast and IT systems, projects and new initiatives.
  • Develop strong working relationships with department leaders and their teams including Production Operations, Engineering, IT, Creative Services, Sales, Traffic and News Operations groups to manage systems, documentation, follow best practices and implement new technologies & deliver projects on time & within budget.
  • Work with internal / external Technical Support teams to ensure timely resolution of customer requests and issues.
  • Provide troubleshooting & support for systems, infrastructure and applications, including root cause analysis.
  • Evaluate and optimize workflows related to all broadcast systems including linear and IP fabric for video infrastructures, virtualized Windows & Linux environments, encode / decode platforms, newsgathering tools, NLE, Media Asset Management systems, distribution / transmission systems and other workflow tools.
  • Evaluate, test and install upgrades to all platform operating systems, applications, and hardware
  • Install, commission and configure new technology
  • Develop and maintain system documentation for operational and troubleshooting purposes.
  • Work with operations teams to ensure SOP’s & documentation are written and up to date.


Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Broadcast Engineering or similar with 5+ years’ experience preferred. Equivalent experience considered.
  • Experience in a similar role with an ISP, media company, systems integrator or other relevant industry.

Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in New York and New Jersey.
  • Willingness to travel and work outside standard hours, and on weekends with short notice
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Ability to lift and carry 50+ pounds of gear
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program


Desired Qualifications

  • Experience supporting a major market or network News operation
  • Proficient with IT routers, switches, firewalls, and port management applications
  • Proficient in A/V file transcoding, data archiving processes and video compression technologies & standards.
  • Proficient with video storage systems and video playout servers.
  • Hands on experience with support of non-linear edit systems such as Adobe Premier.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of media over managed IP networks and protocols.
  • Knowledge and experience with hardware virtualization
  • Knowledge of media workflow tools and production systems such as Vantage, Dalet, Ross Overdrive or similar.
  • Strong ability to read and generate system documentation (Visio, ACAD).
  • Positive work ethic, ability to work well in groups to execute projects on time and on budget while meeting customer expectations.
  • Excellent organization, collaboration and communication skills.
  • Knowledge and experience with setup, testing and documentation of proof of concept systems

    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 Local is NBCUniversal’s local media division that delivers English and Spanish-speakers and bilingual audiences in 31 U.S. markets and Puerto Rico, the very best in local sports, news, weather, consumer and investigative reporting, and lifestyle entertainment across any platform and screen. NBCUniversal Local is comprised of three individual media groups including the NBC Owned Television Stations, the NBC Sports Regional Networks and the Telemundo Station Group. The division is also home to multicast networks NBCLX, COZI TV and TeleXitos, the regional cable news network NECN, as well as NBC Spot On, an advanced video advertising business designed for local/regional CTV and OTT advertisers and several in-house companies including production company LXTV, marketing and promotions company Skycastle, its out-of-home business NBC Everywhere, and the Arthouse, a graphics design group. With seven regional sports networks and 42 NBC and Telemundo stations serving 38 percent of U.S. homes, NBCUniversal Local is the only network-owned local media division that is home to the largest bilingual local newsrooms within the country’s top 10 TV markets. NBCUniversal Local’s stations and networks serve diverse audiences and communities across linear, streaming, OTT, digital web, mobile and audio, and cable platforms and work together to keep local audiences informed anytime and anywhere. For more information, visit NBCUniversal.com.

    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.


    Be a Better NBCUniversal Candidate

    Learn skills and get an insider's look at NBCUniversal when you watch classes taught by their top employees.

    Want to learn more about NBCUniversal? Visit NBCUniversal's website.