Responsibilities

Role Purpose

The Director, Remote Technical Operations will provide end-to-end technical operational oversite and representation for all planning and execution of NBC Sports remote broadcasts.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

Primary point of contact for Remote Technical Operations & Engineering staff on all NBC Sports remote technical operational matters.
Must be able to communicate all issues, mitigations, and resolutions to VP RTOE
Responsible for troubleshooting with onsite Remote Technical Managers as needed
Direct end-to-end technical operational planning for all NBC Sports remotes.

Responsibilities include:

Liaison to Production teams on all production requests
Assist in strategic financial planning processes
Develop and track short- and long-term budgets
Attend or delegate representation at all broadcasts and site surveys
Work with vendors to secure and allocate best facilities/systems for NBC Sports remotes within budgetary restrictions.
Coordinate with venue onsite person of contact
Assemble and supervise an organization of NBC staff and freelance

Remote Technical Managers. Responsibilities include:

Staff hiring
Freelance negotiations
Staffing assignments
Future workforce training
Standardize and streamline pre/post planning documentation across all NBC Sports remotes.
Institute uniform methodologies across NBC Sports remote compounds. Including:
Equipment placement
Cabling plans
Power systems
Best practices
Conduct regular staff meetings.
Manage all reported (pre/post-event) issues to resolution.
Participate in system design, integration, and deployment of new mobile unit facilities/systems builds.

Ensure that mobile unit vendors:

Provide facilities consistent within NBC contracted levels
Regularly maintain contracted facilities and hardware.
Operate systems on latest software versions.
Coordinate with Director, Remote Engineering and facilities vendors to
Identify and implement emerging technologies
Coordinate production demonstrations
Manage upgrades to existing equipment
Reconcile equipment rentals and missing-and-damaged charges against vendor invoices.
Travel onsite as required.
Act in capacity of Senior Remote Technical Manager as required

Experience / Skills

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

BS in Electronic Engineering or equivalent experience
Minimum 10 years’ experience as Technical Manger or Engineer in Charge of Network-level Remote Events.
Knowledge of MS Office suite, Adobe suite, AutoCad.


Eligibility Requirements:

Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
Willingness to travel and work nights and weekends
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must be 18 years or older

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.