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Manager of Technology - 25701BR

JOB DESCRIPTION:
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. 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. Telemundo Station Group, part of the NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations division of NBCUniversal, is comprised of 16 local television stations in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Producing and broadcasting more than 5,000 hours of unique and relevant local content each year, including award-winning news, public affairs, and entertainment programming, Telemundo Station Group serves Spanish-speaking viewers in the metropolitan areas of Los Angeles, New York, Miami-Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Dallas-Fort Worth, Chicago, San Francisco Bay Area, San Antonio, Phoenix, Fresno, Denver, Philadelphia, Las Vegas, Boston, Tucson and Puerto Rico. In addition, Telemundo Station Group offers support to 52 affiliates across the country and manages dedicated local websites and applications, as well as a digital out-of-home operation that reaches consumers in 17 Hispanic markets.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform installation, maintenance, and repair of all technical equipment
  • Must be familiar with information systems infrastructure relating to broadcast technical systems
  • Must have working knowledge of the latest operating systems software, including server and desktop operating systems; Familiar with network routing and IP addressing
  • Assist in design, development, and execution of station projects with or without supervision.
  • Help maintain UHF transmitters, microwave equipment, studio equipment, buildings and all other equipment associated with our facilities.
  • Support maintenance engineers’ SOP-workflows to ensure that all projects are completed in a timely manner and on budget
  • Develop and perform a preventative maintenance and safety inspections to reduce equipment failure or accidents
  • Partner with vendors to best service the needs of the station and troubleshoot issues as needed
  • Facilitate continuing education on emerging technologies with technical and operations staff
  • Keep maintenance logs and databases for problem resolution and identify recurring issues
  • Ascertain and satisfy other departments’ needs for service
  • Oversee our mission critical systems, including testing back-up systems, training employees on handling such situations in order to ensure no loss of air time
  • Have expert knowledge regarding equipment, technology, and systems and be able to step in an assist in emergency situations
  • Assist in developing and implementing Capital and Operating budgets
  • Stay current with emerging technologies and industry changes
  • Supervise and maintain support systems such as emergency power generation and switching systems, UPS and power distribution devices
  • Document and maintain strict FCC, EAS, and OSHA regulation compliance
  • Must be available to work during breaking news situations, severe weather, new system integrations and updates, and provide on-call services 24-7
  • Other duties as assigned by the Chief Engineer
  • Display and maintain professional appearance, based on station standards, and professional demeanor
  • Regularly receive and distribute and information and instructions via telephone, email, memos and staff meetings, to station personnel or outside vendors / clients

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to act with urgency, immediacy, and efficiency and make situation appropriate decisions
  • Ability to meet deadlines and be resourceful to solve technical issues
  • Able to work with other departments’ needs and schedules to accomplish goals
  • Must be solution-oriented, proactive, and willing to dig to find a sound resolution
  • Verbal and written communication must be clear, precise, and accurate
  • Must possess the ability to explain technical issues clearly and patiently to all levels of technical users
  • Excellent and proven personnel management skills; Strong attention to detail and organization skills
  • Must possess excellent technical skills and be able to troubleshoot difficult technical issues
  • Ability to effectively multi-task, meet deadlines, and work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-directed and self-motivated; Must have excellent customer service skills to best service all station department’s needs
  • Ability to consistently prioritize and adhere to deadlines
  • Ability to work amid distractions and handle stress appropriately
  • Ability to work with different personalities and take constructive criticism well
  • Must demonstrate situational flexibility and adaptability
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Publishers, Access)
  • Ability to promptly transition among and between job assignments, projects, and functions

DESIRED CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Associates Degree in technical field, Technical or IT College Degree; will consider equivalent work experience :
    • Minimum of 5 years of Technical Management Experience
    • Strong IT networking experience and experience with operating systems software including server and desktop
  • Must have a working knowledge of newsroom production software packages, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, control room automated production systems, Communications Systems, Centralized Post production Systems, master control systems, and news gathering equipment.
  • 5 days a week, full time hour shifts, weekends and holidays required for special events
  • Schedule may change based on business needs
  • On-call 24-7 for technical emergencies

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com

www.nbcunicareers.com
Job Number: 25701BR

DEADLINE: 2016-02-13