Broadcast IT Systems Engineer – Nexstar Broadcasting – Portsmouth, VA

Nexstar Broadcasting

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WAVY-TV 10, the NBC Television Affiliate and WVBT FOX43, the FOX Television Affiliate in Norfolk, VA, is looking for a for a well-rounded individual to fill the Broadcast IT Systems Engineer position. If you thrive in a fast-paced TV environment, that produces 11.5 hours of content daily, Monday-Friday, then this position may be for you.

The Broadcast IT Systems Engineer operates, maintains, updates and repairs hardware and systems used for broadcasting and business operations.

  • Manage user accounts through Active Directory
  • 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 system, News content storage and playout system, graphics and editing systems
  • Must be willing and able to work any and all shifts, including overnights, nights, and holidays, and monthly On-Call rotation.

Requirements & Skills :

  • Associates or Technical degree in Information Services, Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
  • 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
  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record

To be considered for this job you must apply online at .

Please remember to upload a copy of your cover letter and resume.

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