Full Time Job

IT Support Specialist


Lancaster, PA 09-01-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
WGAL-TV, the Hearst Television affiliate in Lancaster, PA is looking for an IT Specialist to join our station. This position is responsible for supporting the IT operations at our station. The IT Specialist will perform day-to-day maintenance and carry out upkeep of computers, network infrastructure and printers and provide user support.

Job Responsibilities:
• Support station IT operations under the direction of the IT Manager, Assistant Chief Engineer and Director of Engineering.
• Maintain LAN/IT infrastructure, installation and support of network hardware & software
• Consult with end users and install desktop, laptop and workstation computers based on company direction
• Provide technical guidance and support to end users
• Ability to work as a part of a large collaborative group
• Consult with end users to determine and troubleshoot hardware, software and system problems
• Advise on and perform upgrades, after consultation, tailored to the end user's specific needs
• Analyze and implement corporate data back-up, disaster recovery and security procedures
• Control and coordinate hardware and software inventory
• Design and integrate complex systems
• Occasional travel to two news bureau locations , transmitter site and remote receive sites
• In-person attendance is required

• Some IT work experience and the desire to succeed
• Two years in LAN & WAN systems administration
• Experience in the television broadcast setting is preferred
• Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered

• Current knowledge of Microsoft Windows desktop and server operating systems
• Network and stand-alone printers and digital copiers
• Mobile device support & connectivity
• Enterprise and web-based applications
• VPN, Cisco equipment, TCP/IP and subnets, NAS, LAN Management
• Possess the positive attitude of a collaborative team player
• Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment with constant deadlines
• Demonstrate professional interpersonal and communication skills

• BS or BA in Computer Science, Information Science or Information Technology or an equivalent combination of training and real world work experience.
• Microsoft, Cisco, VMWare, or other certifications are preferred
• Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered


Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d89qxm-3-238-132-225-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households.