Full Time Job

IT Network Engineer


Columbus, GA 04-21-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
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.

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

Requirements & Skills:
• 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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gwy3en-3-234-244-105-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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.