Senior IT Broadcast Engineer

Position Title: Senior IT Broadcast Engineer

Date of Opening: September 29, 2014

Company: GMG - WDIV-TV 4

FT/PT: Full Time

Location of Position: 550 West Lafayette Blvd., Detroit, Michigan

Responsibilities: The Senior IT Broadcast Engineer will be responsible for supporting and maintaining the station Broadcast IT environment. These systems include commercial/program automation, graphics systems, newsroom computer systems, centralized nonlinear editing systems, control room automations, IPTV streaming, and specialized computer application. The environment contains a blend of Windows Servers, Windows Professional workstations, MAC workstations, WAN, LAN, VPN, Linux / Unix, Multicast, and Unicast. Broadcast products include, Florical, Harris, GVG Aurora Editing, SGL archive, Sony ELC automation, Vertigo Graphics, iNews NRCS, and Telestream. Extensive knowledge and experience in support enterprise-wide broadcast best practices. Software application experience in Windows programming in .Net, Visual Studio, and SQL.

Qualifications: Bachelors degree in a computing or engineering program preferred. Minimum 5 years of solid broadcast/IT experience. Formal training in IT or a related field. Excellent communications skills, both verbal written. Ability to work independently and support team responsibilities and be able to work under stressful conditions with a sense of urgency. A thorough understanding of network switch configuration and network troubleshooting. Experience in administration of broadcast master control automation systems (Florical preferred). Experience in administration of control room automation systems (ELC, Ignite or Ross). Clearcom intercom troubleshooting and configuration experience. Avid Inews NCRS system administration and troubleshooting. Wheatstone audio console administration and troubleshooting.

Comments: WDIV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In addition to complying with the requirements of federal law, WDIV will comply with applicable state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination.

Contact Information:

Name or Department: Marcus Williams, VP/Chief Engineer

Address: WDIV-TV, 550 West Lafayette Blvd. Detroit, Michigan 48226

Email: marcus@wdiv.com