Real-Time Graphics Programmer

Posted: 7/9/2019

Location: New York, New York
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Digital Marketing, Web Production
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

NBC News is seeking a Real-Time Graphics Programmer to join the Real-Time Graphics team. The RTG Programmer will help develop and maintain the back-end applications that distribute election data in real time to on-air graphics platforms, as well as the control applications that drive the graphics for live events. A successful candidate will have experience in software development, web development, and database management as well as experience using multiple programming languages and web technologies. Experience supporting live TV productions and exposure to Vizrt and Unreal graphics engines is a plus.

This is a staff with end date position, slated to end December 2020.

  • Code and test programming for in-house software programs
  • Debug code for existing programs based on immediate need
  • Conduct end-user training upon completion of software
  • Balance workday between multiple projects and respond immediately to tech support requests from staff
  • Implement systems in in-house production environment
  • Troubleshoot system bugs and issues

  • Skills
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Programming or related field
    • 3+ years’ software development experience
    • Experience with multiple computer languages (C#, HTML, CSS, Python, JavaScript, VBScript, C++, etc.)
    • HTML, CSS and C# experience required
    • Experience working with Transact-SQL, MS SQL Server, NoSQL Databases (MongoDB, Redis, etc…)
    • Familiarity with Web server technologies like Node.js, J2EE, Apache, Nginx, ISS, etc.
    • Familiarity with JavaScript frameworks like AngularJS, React, or Ember etc., or JS-based build tools like Grunt, Gulp, and Bower
    • Advanced knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems
    • Organization and analytical thinking skills with the ability to attend to details
    • Ability to focus on multiple projects at once and to troubleshoot problems quickly
    • The ability to work within and adhere to established deadlines

    At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

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