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IT Field Specilist

NBCUniversal, LLC, Long Island City, New York

Create the extraordinary.


The Field Operations IT department is charged with supporting NBC News and all its subsidiaries and digital properties, including MSNBC and NBC News Now, with remote broadcast capabilities to cover all major news events worldwide. The ideal candidate for this position must be able to work with a team or alone under extreme conditions and deadlines and deal with a flexible work schedule including the possibility of holidays, weekends, evenings, and overtime. Candidate must be available for overnight and/or overseas travel to natural disasters or conflict-ridden parts of the world, or otherwise hazardous locations as news warrants.

-Maintain and apply current knowledge of information technology; keep abreast of new and emerging technologies and help determine if/how they can be used to add value to the business.
-Work with a team of both represented and non-represented employees to advance new computing and connectivity concepts to innovative solutions to support emerging global News Gathering and communication technologies.
-Provide IT support for local users, remote broadcasts, foreign and domestic news bureaus, and company-wide initiatives.
-Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including immediate response to breaking news.


- Minimum 5 years’ experience in an IT support role.
- Thorough knowledge of PC and Mac hardware,
networking equipment, and assorted computer
peripherals and printers.
- Intermediate knowledge of routing and switching
concepts and technologies. Experience working with
firewalls, proxies, QoS, SDWAN, unified
communications, VoIP, and VPN.
- Experience deploying, maintaining, and troubleshooting
the following in a corporate environment: Windows 10,
Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019, Mac OS
X, and iOS.
- Advanced skills with all MS Office and O365 applications
particularly MS Outlook.

Additional Requirements:
- Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through
www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered.
- Must be willing to work 5 days a week in Long Island
City, NY.
- Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the
United States.
- Valid US Driver’s License and passport with no limitation
on international travel.
- Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19
vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated,
submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days
following commencement of employment.
- Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the
commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced
protocols if Company determines your job position
requires accessing an NBCUniversal worksite.
- Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19
workplace safety policies and protocols.

- BS Degree in Information Technology or equivalent work
experience.
- Detail oriented and self-starter with the ability to work in a
team environment.
- Hands on ability to troubleshoot, diagnose and repair IT
related issues.
- Knowledge of physical connectivity and procedure for
terminating Fiber, Ethernet, and Coax cabling.

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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.

NBCUniversal is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws.

About NBCUniversal, LLC

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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