Broadcast Technologist

Posted by Hearst Television

Manchester, NH
Posted: 2017-07-13


Dynamically diverse, fast paced, challenging position responsible for managing and maintaining the local area network utilizing leading edge infrastructure and systems, including Cisco Nexus, Cisco UCS, VMware, DELL/EMC VNXe & Isilon, and CISCO VoIP.  Support for specialized on-air broadcast systems; news, graphics and sales production systems, and associated end user systems support.  This is a hands-on position in a mid-sized news oriented broadcast television environment.


Job Responsibilities:                                                

  • Install / Maintain / Support Cisco LAN/IT infrastructure
  • VMware Virtual Environment Management/Support
  • Enterprise Backup Management/Support
  • Windows Server / Desktop OS understanding & proficiency
  • Production Storage Systems Management/Support
  • Desktop, laptop, and workstation computer systems installation/management/support
  • Provide technical guidance and support to end users
  • Office 365 Production Suite Support
  • WSUS, SEP, Cylance Management & Support
  • Wireless & Remote connectivity installation/management/support
  • Intrusion Detection Systems knowledge & management (IDS)
  • Cisco VoIP systems knowledge & support
  • Work in the ServiceNow ITSM system
  • Ability to work with enterprise shared services technology group
  • Potential to manage Broadcast Technologist (BT 1/2) staff
  • Provide strategic technical input for capital and operating projects
  • Advocate for the technical needs of end user
  • Oversee and implement complex projects


Qualifications Requirements:                                             

  • Minimum 7 years in advanced IT systems administration & management
  • 2+ years’ experience in the broadcast environment preferred
  • Management / Leadership skills
  • Must be able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment with constant deadlines
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, positive attitude, team player
    Scripting/Coding experience a plus
  • Ability to maintain corporate standards, policies, and procedures
  • May be required to be “on-call” outside of normal working hours


  • BS or BA in Computer Science, Information Science or Information Technology or an equivalent combination of training and real-world work experience. ‚Äč
  • MCSE, CCNA, VCP6-DCV or VCP6.5-DCv certifications preferred

Required Experience

  • In-depth experience with IP network connectivity & troubleshooting
  • In-depth experience with virtual environments & systems backup/restore
  • In-depth experience with current MS Windows server/desktop operating systems
  • Active Directory management/support
  • Experience with remote & mobile device support & connectivity
  • Experience with Enterprise & web-based applications
  • Advanced troubleshooting / analytical skills
  • Experience managing technical teams and complex projects


Apply Online at Hearst Television Careers

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer