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Director, Technology Operations & Engineering

CBS Television Stations

Philadelphia, PA 06-21-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
CBS Philadelphia & Philly 57 has an immediate opening for a Director of Technology, Operations & Engineering. This is a multifaceted position with many responsibilities - technical, financial, operational, contractual, vision, strategy, and people leadership. The position reports to the President & General Manager with a dotted line to the division senior vice president of engineering.

Job description:
• Responsible for all day-to-day broadcast & streaming transmissions, including compliance with all regulatory and governmental agencies (FCC, FAA, OSHA, etc.), station asset management, information technology, ENG/DSNG operations, transmission facilities, remote facilities, and building operations.
• Responsible for crafting and aligning with all department expense budgets and coordinating the station's capital budget.
• Leads all aspects of staff training, employee safety, and quality control for all broadcast & streaming productions.
• This position has the ultimate responsibility for the TV technical plant/transmitter and must maintain a proactive role in maintenance to prevent on-air failures of any kind 24/7/365.
• Work in concert with the VP of News and VP of Marketing to identify new technologies for innovative, efficient, and ground breaking operations.
• Coordinates the maintenance and repairs of the office, studio, transmitter, and telephone systems.
• Coordinates and innovates in a new, innovative AR/VR studio, the first of its kind on the East Coast delivering, news, weather, storytelling, and information distinct from the competition

Provide facilities (sometimes on short notice) to support any in-house production efforts.
• Lead local engineering, IT, directing, and building maintenance staff.
• Own the company's relationship with represented employees and their union agents.
• Ensure the contract is fairly applied. Participate in negotiations for contract renewals.

Requirements:
• A spirit of innovation.
• A yes-mindset. A passion for leading people and encouraging others to be their best.
• Deep experience and training in broadcast operational, personnel, and facilities management.
• Experienced contemporary knowledge in broadcast, streaming, IT, digital, and automation technologies, including design, integration, maintenance, and project management.
• Proven ability to collaborate with inter-departmental colleagues and third parties.
• Excellent communication, analytical, design, planning, and management skills.
• Shown success in handling represented employees within a large corporate environment.
• Six years minimum of broadcast engineering management experience, including studio, RF systems, telecom, and digital mass storage systems or equivalent.
• Bachelor's degree in engineering/technical area or business or equivalent experience handling local television station broadcast operations and engineering department.

Organizations that wish to receive job vacancy notices from this posting's television station should contact sf_recruitingsupport@paramount.com.

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rbbj1y-3-92-91-54-42 in your application.