Full Time Job

Engineering Manager

Nexstar

Chicago, IL 04-20-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Ready for some major market television engineering at one of the most exciting television facilities in the country? This is your chance!

News Nation has an immediate opening for an Engineering manager to be a part of our unique, multifaceted broadcast operation.

Responsibilities:

The News Nation Engineering Manager will assist the VP Technology with technology innovation, support and maintenance of our state-of-the-art broadcast technology installation for News Nation. Reporting to the VP Technology and in conjunction with the Director of Engineering you will be responsible for hands-on day-to-day technical work associated with the News Nation operation. As a rapidly growing news operation News Nation is pushing the envelope in all areas of local and remote news production. With three studios, two control rooms, remote facilities and nearly non-stop production, your skills in project management and innovation will be tested on a daily basis.

Required Experience/Skills:

Ability to use AutoCAD for wiring and design

Experience in large systems integration/installation a plus
Strong IT skills including TCP/IP networking concepts and equipment, storage systems, redundant computer system concepts, administration, etc.

Expert-level knowledge of current and next generation digital television architecture, equipment and standards including video-over-IP, encoders, decoders, distribution, routing, switching, newsroom systems, etc.

Ability to lift 50 lbs.

Ability to respond to trouble calls 24×7

Ability to work nights, weekends, holidays as required

Excellent verbal, written and people skills

Excellent project management skills

The News Nation broadcast operations center is located seven miles North West of downtown Chicago just minutes from I-94. We offer excellent benefits and a competitive salary as well as free on-site parking for employees. Do you have what it takes to be on our team? Send us your resume and take your first step towards becoming a part of the News Nation crew!

Equal Opportunity Employer

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d889nm-3-236-122-9-42 in your application.

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Nexstar

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.