Senior Software Engineer
Broadcast IT Specialist - Part Time
WLS-TV is seeking a Part-Time Broadcast IT Specialist
Duties include monitoring and support of the Broadcast IT and traditional IT infrastructure. This individual must be especially attentive to the stations Broadcast IT needs, including Newsroom Systems, Graphics and Master Control Room equipment, among others. The TV station is a demanding environment, and timely response to email and other forms of electronic communication, Zoom, Teams, phone & cellular based communication is a must. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, that schedule can be a mix of daytime, evenings and some weekends throughout the year.
Candidate must have a proven ability in diagnosing complex systems and be able to troubleshoot and remedy critical issues as they arise.
Other attributes of this position include the ability to work well in a fast paced rapidly evolving environment, work well in an unsupervised role, multitask remotely with others, being highly organized, take charge and triage when in a crisis situation. You will learn on the job, an aptitude for learning quickly on your own or from others, train others constantly and create/maintain professional looking technical documentation is a must.
This position requires a completed and verifiable four year degree in Computer Science or an engineering discipline. Strong knowledge of Linux operating systems is required, in addition to Windows or MAC. Administration of a cloud platform and VMWare ESXi or Cisco USC is also required. Strong knowledge of at least one scripting or programming platform such as PowerShell or SQL needed.
No phone calls please.
Equal Opportunity Employer--Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Reporting Location – Chicago, IL