The IT / Assistant Engineer will provide and perform all information technology support for the station, and to assist with installation and setup of other digital broadcast systems. This individual is responsible for administering the IT policies and procedures of the company, maintaining servers, printers, VPN, wireless access points, domain controllers and PC workstations and will assist the Chief Engineer with overseeing the day to day operations of the Engineering Department.
Manage user accounts through Active Directory
Manage and assist users with E-mail and desktop support
Install, manage and maintain servers and workstations with various Windows and Linux OS
Administer antivirus and similar support systems
Assists in managing all aspects of the Engineering Department
Serve Engineering, News, Production, Promotion, and Sales Departments by providing quality support services
Works closely with Chief Engineer to implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the station
Manage and maintain News production server system, News content storage and playout system, graphics and editing systems
Manages and coordinates fiber connectivity, production setups, A/V routing and patching, audio equipment, graphics systems and editing systems.
Perform other duties as assigned
Requirements & Skills:
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, or equivalent combination of education and work experience required.
Strong Information Technology background and networking skills required
Microsoft and Cisco certifications are a plus
Experience with remote desktop applications and VPN required
Knowledge and experience with Adobe editing systems required
Experience in broadcast television or a related field preferred
Experience with AV switching, video encoding/decoding and file transcoding a plus
Fluency in English; strong communication skills, both verbal and written
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Ability to work extended hours, as needed