The Systems Engineer II is a member of a technical team that supports and enhances systems that record, edit, and play back video for broadcast and handle metadata and News information for CNN's family of networks.

The Daily

-Automating common tasks like software deployment, log analysis, and system recovery. Many systems were developed in-house, typically on Linux, while others are provided by vendors like Evertz, IPV, Avid, and Harmonic.
-This team works closely with internal development and quality/testing teams to make sure CNN has robust and properly operating tools.
-This engineer provides expert-level design, maintenance, configuration, and support of information technology systems in a 24x7x365 news and entertainment production environment with attention to availability, performance, capacity planning, and security.
-Frequently works on large projects in planning, execution and documentation phases in an Agile, DevOps context.
-This is a Monday-Friday, nine-to-five type role with off-hours deployment and on-call responsibilities.

Experience / Skills


The Essentials

-3+ years’ experience in systems administration or software development
-2+ years’ experience automating tasks in at least one scripting language (Perl, Python, Ruby, Bash, etc.)
-Advanced skills with Linux (as a server), preferably CentOS/RedHat
-Moderate skill with Windows Server
-Experience with our current technical stack is a plus: Evertz, Harmonic, IPV, Adobe, Avid, Telestream, ffmpeg; broadcast or post production experience are plusses
-Familiarity with our current slate of software tools is a plus: Chef, Apache, ELK, Redis, Mongo, Node.js
-Experience with general IT infrastructure (storage, networking, etc.) highly desirable
-Experience with enterprise support systems and the ITIL framework highly desirable
-Experience with application and infrastructure monitoring and analytics Core Competencies
-Good analytical thinking skills, esp. in the realm of system troubleshooting
-Strong communication skills, including written/drawn documentation and verbal customer/executive interactions
-Team spirit, enjoyment of collaboration

About WarnerMedia


WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Now, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others.

Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.