Transmission Workflow Engineer
Company: NBC Universal
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Transmission Workflow Engineer
A Transmission Workflow Engineer is needed to support
Transmission engineering and operations technologies for the NBC
Sports Group. This position works with and supports all in the NBC
Sports Group Stamford facility including the NBC Sports Network,
NBC Network, Olympics, and Digital/Web content.
- Expert level knowledge of routing and switching concepts and
technologies. Must have subject matter expertise in core
routing/switching, firewalls, proxies, DNS, VoIP, and unified
- Working experience with scripting technologies. Emphasis on
network monitoring and automation.
- Oversee existing architecture renovations and updates.
Understand hardware and firmware currently in use and ensure
updates as appropriate for upgraded and obsolete equipment. Remain
current with latest technology regarding hardware, software and
- Maintaining and administering computer networks and related
computing environments including systems software, applications
software, hardware, and configurations.
- This role will work ensure compliance and interoperability for
- Work with the engineering staff to maintain the Broadcast
Production hardware, software and workflows. Including playout
server systems, production automation, and control interfaces.
- Be willing to work nights, weekends and peak periods as
required. Be on call for engineering support.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Interacts with transmission carriers to resolve issues,
escalations, maintenance, and overall performance.
- Assist and helps create standard operation procedures for all
transmission technologies activities, which include: audio/video
and communications check-in and QC process for remotes, outgoing
transmission activity, and ingest. This includes linear Broadcast
as well as digital stream creation.
- Create and develop preventative system maintenance plans,
problems resolution check list, and system for tracking
- Possess the ability to design, document and manage new system
Minimum of 5 years experience in engineering and operations for
major enterprise or carrier
Experience in virtualization technologies, Cisco ACI, AWS,
Azure, SDN, SDWAN a strong plus.
BS in IT Networking, Computer Science or equivalent
Must have knowledge of fiber optic technologies and coax
transport, video encoding codecs, multicast, and plant routing
systems a must.
Ability to quickly learn new or unfamiliar technology and
products using documentation and internet resources.
Ability to work with all levels of staff within and outside of
Engineering as well as outside the organization.
Ability to create and comprehend signal flow documents (CAD) as
well as systems level troubleshooting.
Excellent communicator and able to manage highly technical
operations teams while interfacing with Engineering, Operations,
Production, and 3rd party vendors.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Position requires a cool, level headed individual who works well
under the pressures of "live" television.
Ability to prepare and deliver written and oral communications
of complex matters.
- Position will require nights and weekend assignments.
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through
www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #:)
Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with
Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United
- Must be 18 years or older
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