Engineer- NBC Sports Boston

Posted: 12/6/2017

Location: Burlington, Massachusetts
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

Job Scope

The Broadcast Engineer at NBC Sports Boston is responsible for on-air quality control, end user technical support, and new equipment installation/maintenance/repairs at a state of the art broadcast, media, and IT environment.

  • Act as technical quality supervisor for studio productions, live events, remote feeds, etc.
  • Perform equipment repairs, system installation/integration, and training/guidance for operations personnel.
  • Assist users with difficulties associated with satellite feeds, non-linear editing equipment, video server systems, digital audio mixing equipment, video productions switchers, graphics platforms, camera/robotics systems, studio lighting, intercom systems, etc.
  • Contact vendors, peers, and/or technical support services to facilitate timely resolution of operational and technical problems.
  • Perform other duties as required.

  • Qualifications/Requirements
  • 2 1/2 years of broadcast/media facility experience
  • Ability to identify and resolve a diverse mix of logical and technical problems.
  • Solid understanding of modern broadcast television equipment and methodologies.
  • Significant experience with IT/network administration.
  • Working knowledge of control room, non-linear editing, IT, ENG, studio and remote transmission technologies and systems.
  • Familiarity with audio and video signal measurement equipment, standards, and practices.
  • Experience with the operation and administration of file based media workflows and electronic newsroom automation technologies.
  • Excellent people skills with the ability to effectively address, manage, and resolve the concerns of co-workers and peers.
  • Strong technical aptitude.
  • Ability to function efficiently and effectively with minimal supervision.
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude and leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks and shifting priorities.
  • Punctual, regular, and consistent attendance.
  • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume/CV through
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends & holidays
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be willing to work in Burlington, MA
  • Ability to travel as required
  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

    Desired Characteristics
  • Experience in a modern high definition live television production environment preferred.

    NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.
    NBC Sports Regional Networks, part of the NBC Sports Group, consist of 9 regional networks that deliver more than 2,400 live sporting events annually, along with award-winning breaking news, comprehensive analysis, digital content and original programming to more than 43 million homes. The NBC Sports Regional Networks are: NBC Sports Bay Area, NBC Sports California, NBC Sports Chicago, NBC Sports Washington, NBC Sports Boston, NBC Sports Northwest, NBC Sports Philadelphia, NBC Sports Philadelphia+ and SportsNet New York.

  • We are one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience.

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