Information Technology

IT Network Engineer

The primary role of the IT Systems/Network Engineer will be to provide and perform all information technology support for the station, and to assist with installation and setup of other digital broadcast systems. This individual is responsible for administering the IT policies and procedures of the company, maintaining servers, printers, VPN, wireless access points, domain controllers and PC workstations. As an important part of the engineering team, this employee will also be expected to perform critical facility maintenance duties as required.


Vacancy Type:
Full Time

Date Posted:

Closing Date:

Columbus – 31901



A qualified candidate should expect to be able to perform the following duties

Manage user accounts through Active Directory
Manage station IP phone system (Currently a Cisco Call Manager, Unity Environment)
Manage and assist users with E-mail and desktop support
Install, manage, and maintain servers and workstations with various Windows and Linux OS
Administer antivirus and similar support systems
Serve Engineering, News, Production, Promotion, and Sales Departments by providing quality support services
Work closely with Engineering to implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the station
Manage and maintain News production server systems, News content storage and playout system, graphics and editing systems
Work in various environments both indoors and outdoors including on ladders, facility roofs, tight spaces, and other potentially uncomfortable conditions.
Safely lift and work with heavy components and packages
Perform and assist with facility maintenance tasks
Perform other duties as assigned

Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, or equivalent combination of education and work experience required
Strong Information Technology background and networking skills required
Microsoft and Cisco certifications are a plus
Experience with remote desktop applications and VPN required
Knowledge and experience with Adobe editing systems required
Experience in broadcast television or a related field preferred
Experience with AV switching, video encoding/decoding and file transcoding a plus
Fluency in English; strong communication skills, both verbal and written
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Ability to work extended hours, as needed
Must successfully pass MVR and criminal background check.


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