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Technical Manager / Television Broadcasting
Technical Manager / Television Broadcasting
  Full-Time @ DishNation

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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Reporting to the Technical Supervisor, the Broadcast Systems Administrator will maintain, operate and administer the broadcast capture and post-production systems for a successful pop-culture show airing daily on the Fox Television Network. This is a challenging opportunity, ideally for an ACSR in the broadcast and television industry with an emphasis in post-production management and systems administration.

Key responsibilities and duties:


• Record live feeds via Fiber and Internet on Airspeed5000s while ensuring all technical and quality standards are met

• Support a multi-vendor broadcast equipment including Avid, Sony, TVU, Blackmagic, AJA, Cisco, Telestream Episode Engine and more.

• Respond to service outages in a prompt and effective manner.

• Install, test and configure broadcast application s/w and h/w

• Analyze, create and modify workflows throughout the content life cycle

• Ensure key vendor support tickets are raised and dealt with promptly

• Administer application security for internal users and customers to media industry standards

• Assist with planning routine system upgrades, and maintaining IT management & monitoring systems adhering to operational policies 

• Ensure routine data back-ups are carried out and are properly archived

• Create, update and maintain systems documentation as required


Responsibilities are not limited to the above description and may be modified at any time by the Company


Skills and experience:


* All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove they are able to work in the United States

• Proven exposure to working within a time critical 24/7 high availability broadcast IT system environment, possessing the right mind-set and approach to dealing with support challenges within high pressure environment

• Competency in Microsoft technologies including Windows 2008 Sever and Active Directory in a multiple domain enterprise environment

• Experience in supporting DNS, TCP/IP, DHCP, and 802.1Q network systems

• Must have Windows/MAC OS knowledge (MacPro, MacMini, and Apple Laptops)

• Must have high degree of computer literacy and advanced knowledge of MS Office/Google Docs applications and the capability to produce clear documentation

• Good understanding of traditional broadcasting standards, interfaces and formats

• Experience in one or more: post-production, broadcast workflow, playout and distribution

• Understand file wrappers and codecs and all video and audio manipulation parameters

• Good understanding of file acceleration and transcoding technologies including Sorenson Squeeze and Telestream Episode

• Able to demonstrate a sound understanding of DAM/MAM systems

• TCP and UDP technologies including supporting networking infrastructure 

• Excellent English written and oral communication; and the ability to build strong relationships quickly

• Ability to articulate well with non-technical team members and management on system design, support and maintenance issues

• Team player with a strong work ethic, but able to work effectively without close supervision

• Proactive with the confidence to assess a situation and take appropriate action

• ACSR: Shared Storage and Edit Systems (ISIS and Media Composer)


This job posting was last updated on May 1, 2018