Provide front line broadcast engineering and technical support across five studios and eight control rooms. The main duties of this position are supporting all broadcast systems and technology within the Stamford Sports facility for day of air live programs, troubleshooting of broadcast hardware and systems, complying with computer security protocols as well as handling a project load including system design, integration and system commissioning. This job entails a broad combination of Maintenance and Project Management/System Engineering. The support needs span 7 days a week and at many points in the year are part of a 24x7 schedule.
Perform system level troubleshooting of technical facilities, including, but not limited to, control rooms, studio equipment, audio equipment, and computer systems associated with those areas
Perform preventative maintenance on studio, control room and core equipment
Assist Studio Operations with control room and studio technical setup
Interface with production and operations teams to implement technical solutions to meet production initiatives
Perform equipment and systems software installation and updates.
Repair and troubleshoot equipment to module level utilizing industry standard test equipment
Manage projects, design facilities, and assist integration
Experience / Skills
Three (3)+ years of recent experience in a television broadcast environment or equivalent combination of education/experience.
College degree in engineering or related field, and/or equivalent experience.
Proficient with broadcast production systems and software including audio consoles, intercom systems, video switchers, wireless audio, and video playback devices
Understanding of TCP/IP networks and other PC networking technologies.
Understanding of digital TV (HDSDI, 3G SDI, and UHD) as well as core technical and plant workflows.
Ability to read and understand system signal flow diagrams for television control room and studio facilities.
Position requires excellent interpersonal skills. Position requires a cool, levelheaded individual who works well under the pressures of “live” television
Hands-on, problem solving skills with broadcast-related equipment and systems.
Understanding of the urgent needs of the on-air sports environment; ability to stay focused and productive in a fast-paced environment with constantly changing assignments.
Ability to support 24x7 production environment.
Strong customer focus
Must be a self-starter who is able to meet deadlines.
The ability to work both alone and in a team environment with fellow engineers, operations, IT and other departments.
Excellent written and verbal communication as well as diplomacy skills
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
Willingness to work extended shifts on short notice to cover live sports productions and system maintenance
Must be able to lift equipment packages weighing up to 50 pounds.
Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment
Must be fully vaccinated upon commencing employment, subject to legally required exemptions
Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols
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.
Ability and willingness to learn new production technologies.
Live production experience preferred.
Specific experience with Sony cameras and switchers, EVS Servers, Evertz and Grass Valley Routing, RTS Intercom, Calrec Audio Consoles, and Tektronix and Leader Test and measurement systems
In-depth understanding of wireless audio and communication technologies.
Experience with system design, documentation, and project management.
Knowledge of computer server installation and maintenance.
Extensive Knowledge of Mac OSX, Microsoft Windows platforms.
Proficient in software-driven broadcast video equipment.
Knowledge of 2110 video standards
System Design, AutoCad, Project Management Experience
Television production and workflow experience
Experience with 1080P and 4K HDR