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Systems Engineer, Broadcast & Media Technology

Job Number: R10006218
Brand: Fox News Channel
Job Type: Engineering, News, Operations
Location: New York, New York, United States of America
Job Posting Date: February 7, 2019
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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Channel

FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOXNews.com and the soon to launch OTT platform, FOX Nation. FOX News also produces FOX News Sunday on FOX Broadcasting Company and FOX News Edge. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched news channel in the country for more than 16 years. According to a 2018 Research Intelligencer study by Brand Keys, FOX News ranks as the second most trusted television brand in the country while a Suffolk University/USA Today survey states that FOX News is the most trusted source for television news or commentary in the country. FNC is available in 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape while routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Systems engineering position will be responsible for providing top-layer support & maintenance to our large infrastructure of media and broadcast systems. The systems engineer will work closely with multiple support teams across all systems and services in a 24/7 live news environment.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage large infrastructure of media and on-air broadcast systems
  • Perform software installations and maintain system updates
  • Design and implement security systems, perform system backups and monitor health of key systems
  • Track issues through resolution, while communicating with both engineering, management and operational production teams
  • Interface with vendors and manufacturers to research and address support issues, feature requests, create bug reports
  • Provide product and support training as well as develop documentation for both technical and non-technical groups pertaining to media workflows
  • Manage software platforms such as Autodesk Flame & Maya 3D, Adobe Creative Cloud, Maxon C4D, Viz Engine real-time graphics platforms, Telestream Vantage workflows, Deadline Render manager

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 3+ years of system maintenance experience with proven expertise in media and systems support
  • Administrate & Support Window 10, Windows Server 2012 & 2016 platforms
  • Administrate & Support Redhat and Centos OS platforms
  • Experience in AWS Infrastructure and Cloud services
  • Administrate & Support VM and Virtualized environments
  • Experience with software deployment and centralized system management such as SCCM
  • Experience with Anti-Virus, Networking, and Firewalls
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with modern television production methods and equipment
  • Demonstrate strong skills in the areas of analysis, organization, and escalation
  • Excellent communication skills, with a cool levelheaded approach
  • Ability to clearly communicate actions and/or next steps
  • Strong desire to learn and cross-train in new technologies and passion to maintain current knowledge of relevant technologies
  • Demonstrate strong skills in the areas of analysis, organization, and escalation
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, working independently and as part of a team in a collaborative manner

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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