IT Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Tri Cities,TN-VA

Sinclair Broadcast Group

DESCRIPTION

WCYB/WEMT has an excellent career opportunity for a full-time IT Engineer to support the Engineering Department on its daily computer and network operations. This position involves maintaining computers and servers related to television transmission and video automation systems, as well as business-side work stations. The candidate will be directly responsible for hands-on support of modern broadcast equipment.


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REQUIREMENTS

WCYB/WEMT is seeking full-time IT Technician to support the Engineering Department on its computer and network operations. This position involves maintaining computers and servers related to newsroom editing, television transmission, automation systems, as well as business-side workstations. The candidate will be directly responsible for hands-on support of modern broadcast and IT equipment.  If you’ve been working with computers and are interested in the unique dynamics of media hardware and software this is the role for you!

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide technical support to operational users
  • Provide technical support in the management of Servers, Network Security and Network Services
  • PC/Mac hardware/software support of on-site installing, servicing and repairing workstations
  • Provide support for the technical needs of the News Department
  • Install and maintain video equipment, as necessary
  • Assist with maintenance and installation of master control equipment
  • Assist with LAN and WAN related hardware and software maintenance
  • Develop knowledge of broadcast specific IT needs and assist in supporting these systems
  • Apply regular security updates utilizing Tanium
  • Maintain physical inventory of equipment
  • Maintain digital telephone system (MS Teams)
  • Perform all technical work and equipment installations to engineering standards and practices
  • Other duties may be assigned

Requirements:

  • Associates degree or higher in IT, electronics or computer related field
  • 2 – 4 years of related broadcast experience
  • A great team-oriented attitude and dedication to quality
  • Strong familiarity with Microsoft, Mac and Linux operating systems
  • Knowledge and competency in core hardware and computer system technologies, including installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance and LAN/WAN networking
  • Proficiency in troubleshooting problems and responding quickly under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Familiarity with Avid related software and hardware products a plus
  • Qualified candidates must be technically inclined, able to complete training on station systems and able to provide excellent customer service to station customers
  • Must be a self-starter, able to work efficiently without direct supervision
  • Basic knowledge of video
  • Hold a valid driver’s license

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including mornings, weekends and evenings
  • Must be able to work overtime, when necessary
  • On-call duty, including weekends and holidays
  • Ability to lift computers and equipment generally less than 50 pounds

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!


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Sinclair Broadcast Group

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