Broadcast Automation Engineer

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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

NBC Aurora, CO

Aurora, CO
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Job Description

One of the nation's leading media companies seeks a Broadcast Automation Engineer, who will be responsible for ongoing reliability and growth of the Master Control Automation systems.


*Maintain a high degree of personal expertise in all Automation and Media Management Systems, primarily Snell Morpheus/VNM
*Provided level 2 support to internal teams who are tasked with maintaining these systems including 24x7 on-call support
*Provided training and documentation of systems and support procedures to be utilized by the larger engineering and operations teams at the facility
*Investigated issues within automation systems and their integration points to identify systematic issues and root causes
*Follow up with vendors to resolve system issues and drive future development
*Test and deploy software patches and upgrades in the production environment
*Implement and configure additions to Automation and Media Management systems
*Report current status of systems and on-going projects


*BS in Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent professional experience
*5+ years' experience supporting IT/Broadcast Automation systems from vendors such as Snell, Harris, Crispin
*5+ years' experience in a 24x7 On-Air or similar type of environment
*2+ years' experience with server build and configuration
*Experience with database technologies such as Oracle or MS-SQL
*Experience with IT infrastructures including LAN, WAN, SAN, NAS, Firewalls
*A passion for investigating issues, driving towards resolutions and effective problem solving
*Strong contributor in a collaborative team environment
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills are necessary
*Flexibility with regard to schedule; ability to work a rotating shift schedule including after hours and weekends as required

Relocation assistance is available.