WXIA-TV

Category:
Engineering
Position/Title:
Head of Technology & Operations (560)
Details:
WXIA/WATL, the TEGNA-owned NBC and MyNetworkTV affiliates in Atlanta, GA, have an opening for an experienced, versatile Head of Technology and Operations. We are looking for a proven leader with strong technical judgment, effective communication skills, possessing an understanding of current and future technology needs with a passion for innovation.

The Head of Technology and Operations is responsible for leading the engineering, IT and production teams which support the overall WXIA/WATL broadcast technologies in a 24/7/365 environment. This position is responsible for (including but not limited to):

  • Managing short-and-long term technology strategy.
  • Day-to-day operations including equipment integration, maintenance for the core infrastructure, studios, control rooms, facility, post-production and transmission for all live programming.
  • Oversee compliance of FCC rules and regulations.
  • Manage compliance of critical security policies, including account, password security, vulnerability protection, virus protection, untrusted network, and IT incident reporting policies.
  • Manage business continuity and disaster/cyber security contingency plans.
  • Maintain financial responsibility for the engineering department including expense budgeting, approvals, and reviews.
  • Oversee station OSHA compliance.
  • Monitor and scrutinize daily on-air technical quality.
  • Lead workflow improvements for both on-air and online products.
  • Manage vendor contracts including technology, building maintenance, security, and janitorial services.
  • Manage leases relating to technology.
  • Lead capital planning and submission process for station.
  • Lead project planning and project management for station wide initiatives.
Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
7/1/2024
Closing Date:
8/1/2024
City:
Atlanta
State:
Georgia
Experience:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of experience and education and a minimum of five years’ experience in a broadcast operations/technology management role
Requirements:

  • Strong customer service skills and unfailing professionalism. Impeccable written and verbal communication and presentation skills for both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Demonstrated strong leadership with a focus on team management.
  • Understanding of IT processes including security, workflow and management.
  • In-depth knowledge of broadcast technologies including: ENPS, production control room automation, RF transmission, broadcast switchers, router systems, field cameras and signal path workflows.
  • Strong project management experience.
  • Ability to work well and make quick decisions under pressure.
Contact:
https://boards.greenhouse.io/tegnainc/jobs/4407451007
Apply Online URL:
https://www.tegna.com/careers/explore-technology-and-engineering-careers/
Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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