Broadcast Engineer

Posted: 11/25/2019 | Expires: 12/25/2019

Location: New York City, New York (US)
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: Commensurate to experience

We are looking for a Broadcast Engineer to work with our team in the Production Engineering Shop. As a Broadcast Engineer, you help the shop support studios, control rooms, edit rooms, video control/robotics, newsrooms and plant infrastructure 24/7/365. While our facility is populated with traditional broadcast technology, the rapid advancement of IP technology is now driving our infrastructure to a SMPTE 2110 IP centric topology.


You will be offered the following shift: WEDNESDAYS THRU SATURDAYS (2:00 pm-12:00 midnight)



  • Participate in shift coverage that is centered on responding to on-air technical issues and “pick up” work from previous shifts
  • Take shared ownership of infrastructure associated with our IP routing and routing control environment
  • Become involved with other Broadcast Engineers and Systems Engineers in new projects including upgrades, replacement or development of new technologies as time allows
  • Be available to handle small troubleshooting issues at remote locations (talent home studios, other News bureau needs, etc.)
  • Voluntary participation in small and/or large field remote productions
  • Flexibility required to cover a consecutive shift or to volunteer for vacation relief and/or other needs as situations arise




  • Minimum of 5 years' broadcast troubleshooting in a television network environment, preferably in a network News environment
  • Experience with A/V routing, studio and control room technologies inc (cameras, LED displays, lenses, mics, IFB, PL, icm), editing, intercom, graphics, automation, robotics and audio
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or demonstrated equivalent education
  • Knowledge of existing SMPTE television standards with a developing knowledge of the new 2110 standard as it becomes ubiquitous in our field
  • Experience with all broadcast and IP troubleshooting/analysis tools as well as AutoCAD, Excel and Word
  • Advanced expertise and experience in network IT infrastructures including routers & switches (Arista, Cisco), Firewalls and VPNs.
  • A firm understanding of TCP/IP, routing, access control, security, firewalls and network traffic analysis.
  • Familiarity with design and configuration of ACLs, VLANS, Port Security, Traffic Policing, IP Multicast
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills (this is a “teamwork” style environment)
  • Ability to lift heavy objects on an occasional basis and use lifts, ladders, etc.

Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the Fox Network, and the FOX Television Stations.

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