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Manager of Technology

JOB DESCRIPTION:
KDEN is an NBC Telemundo owned-and-operated television station in Aurora, Clorado that airs Spanish-language programming from the Telemundo network.

Telemundo Network Group LLC is a U.S. Spanish-language television network committed to broadcasting unique and outstanding national and local entertainment, news and sports programming to the fast-growing U.S. Hispanic audience. Telemundo targets this growing and vibrant audience by delivering the best in Latino entertainment. The network's schedule features a wide range of original programming, including novelas, talk shows, original sitcoms, sports and news, children's programming, blockbuster movies, reality, entertainment and music programs. Telemundo Communications Group, Inc. is an operating subsidiary of NBCUniversal.

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. Comcast Corporation owns a controlling 51% interest in NBCUniversal, with GE holding a 49% stake.

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Manager of Technology is responsible for the functional operation of KDEN`s Technology Department.

This position will be based in Aurora Colorado at Telemundo Denver’s offices.

Responsibilities include

  • Oversee the daily operations of project integration, repairs & maintenance, cameras and satellite operations for KDEN office as well as the remote news team offices at KUSA Gannett affiliate station in Denver
  • Manage, troubleshoot, repair, and install various studio, field, and IT equipment and systems
  • Install and test technical equipment and systems
  • Manage the Master Control Operators, including filling in on a weekly, sometimes more frequent basis, as an operator
  • Maintain and set up IT systems for Denver, including program upgrades
  • Work in conjunction with the Regional Director of Technology on capital planning, long-term strategies and projects
  • Work closely with vendors and internal sourcing to establishing relationships that will foster new opportunities, solutions and cost savings
  • Formulate and organize in-house and external development and training programs
  • Actively participate and collaborate with the company’s Environmental Health and Safety programs
  • Write and conduct annual performance appraisals
  • On Call 24/7 for emergency problem resolution

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum 3 years Production and Broadcast Engineering/IT experience
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to drive for the company on a daily basis
  • Knowledge of digital television transmission systems
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
  • Applicants must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
  • Able to work a flexible schedule and shifts including evenings, overnights, weekends and holidays
  • Must be willing to work in Aurora/Denver location
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be willing to travel between multiple markets multiple times a month and at a moment`s notice in emergency situations
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU`s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

HOW TO APPLY:
APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A RESUME/CV THROUGH WWW.NBCUNICAREERS.COM TO BE CONSIDERED.

DEADLINE: 2012-12-14