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Broadcast Engineer

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANYFox TV StationsFOX Television Stations owns and operates 29 full power broadcast television stations in the U.S. These include stations located in 14 of the top 15 largest designated market areas, or DMAs, and duopolies in 11 DMAs, including the three largest DMAs (New York, Los Angeles and Chicago). Of these stations, 18 are affiliated with the FOX Network. In addition to distributing sports, entertainment and syndicated content, our television stations collectively produce approximately 1,200 hours of local news every week. These stations leverage viewer, distributor and advertiser demand for the FOX Networks national content.

JOB DESCRIPTION

WTTG/WDCA TV Broadcast Engineer (Regular Full-Time)Fox 5 WTTG / Fox 5 Plus WDCA, the #1 local television news operation in the Washington, DC metro area, is seeking a Broadcast Engineer (Full-time) to support the operation of our ST 2110 IP facility. IT Network Engineers with some broadcast experience may be considered for this role.JOB HIGHLIGHTS:Support an ST 2110 media network running on Arista network switches

Work with Lawo VSM, SMART, Arista Cloudvision and other tools

Maintain complex broadcast systems and equipment such as cameras, production switchers, graphics systems, non-linear editing systems, cloud-based systems, intercom, production audio consoles, ENG equipment, etc.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

:Hands-on experience working in a television facility

Experience providing technical support for production video and broadcast operations

Experience with IP routing & work?ows

General understanding of the SMPTE 2110 suite of standards

Ability to troubleshoot computer and network-based systems

Ability to read technical drawings and follow signal flows

Strong analytical, reasoning, and technical troubleshooting skills

Ability to take direction and work under deadline pressure

Must be organized, creative, and detail-oriented

Strong sense of urgency

Ability to work independently and as part of a cohesive team

NICE TO HAVE:Bachelor's degree, preferred focus in electrical engineering or computer science or related field

Arista or Cisco certification, Arista CloudVision

Experience maintaining a television transmitter

Specific expertise with Chyron graphics, Sony production switchers, Lawo control systems, VxRail or other VM servers and storage systems

Knowledge of Microsoft tools, including MS Visio

Autocad experience

Experience with SNMP servers

Candidates must be able to work flexible hours. Must have a clean motor vehicle record (MVR) and be willing to obtain a valid drivers license.FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus operates out of state-of-the-art studios and facilities in the heart of downtown Bethesda, MD. FOX offers excellent benefits, 401k with company match, generous paid time off, and professional development opportunities. Our studios air the most hours of news each week throughout the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and surrounding areas with a viewing audience that is unmatched. Fox 5 is surrounded by a restaurant scene offering cuisines from around the world, high-end boutiques, outdoor markets and so much more! The Bethesda Metro station is just steps away. Employees have access to the onsite fitness center and building accommodations. Learn more about our team:

https://bit.ly/fox5rocksFederal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. Please send an email to Mary.Baker@FOX.com, Call: 202-895-3232, or visit our readily accessible station located at 7272 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814 and a member of our recruiting team will assist you.We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our companys success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.WTTG/WDCA is an Equal Opportunity

Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/VeteranWe are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our companys success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

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About Us

Were disruptors. Were big dreamers. Were believers in the future, in possibility, in potential. Were reinventing the world, every day. We create content for audiences big and small, global and local. We put our audiences first, and work hard to bring them stories theyll love, wherever they are and however they watch, listen and learn.Whatever your discipline, from on-air talent to behind-the-scenes tech guru to business and finance, the career opportunities at FOX are exciting, rewarding and game-changing. We seek out the most talented individuals the dreamers, the disruptors and the visionaries and we want them to know that they matter. Were committed to helping every single one of our employees feel valued and inspired, every day.

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