Lead Systems Eng, Broadcast Systems & Workforce

  • Job Reference: 90465106-2
  • Date Posted: 26 May 2019
  • Recruiter: CBS
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Broadcasting, Post Production, Production
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description


We are looking for a Lead Systems Engineer, Broadcast Systems and Workflows to support CBS Sports Network. The position requires a solid technical IT background to maintain on-air operations of server-based digital video and audio control systems, graphics and non-linear editing systems, automation systems and their associated software and hardware infrastructure, as well as maintenance, installation and design of traditional broadcast equipment.
  • Configure, service and support all aspects of on-air and post-production broadcast automation systems; specifically network configurations and control platforms.
  • Provide technical (hardware, software, and networking) support for NY-based Post Production facility including: Adobe Premier, Microsoft and Apple Operating systems, IP networking and video equipment including EVS.
  • Coordinate and execute the implementation of new project initiatives and technologies as well as the routine day to day troubleshooting and maintenance functions on all broadcast network systems.
  • Provide system integration in both production and post-production infrastructure including but not limited to: System build out and integration, cable fabrication, cable installation, equipment installation and documentation creation/revision.
  • Support, troubleshoot, and maintain the integrity and security of the storage area networks and asset management systems.

Manage Transcode (Vantage) orchestrations

  • At least 2 -4 years of On-Air and Post Production systems experience.
  • Significant experience with production/post-production software (MAM infrastructure, Adobe Premier, After Effects, Chyron based Graphic Systems, etc.).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft and Apple Operating systems.
  • Working knowledge of Network infrastructure and operations including Cisco switches (Nexus 5K).
  • Knowledge of Quantum/NetApp storage system.
  • Comprehension of a SAN connected environment and all related hardware and networking protocols.
  • VM environments and configurations.
  • Familiarity with IP addressing, file and directory permissions and networking concepts and terminologies.
  • Excellent communication & organization skills.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team setting.
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced live broadcast environment.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience.