4.03(g) Maintenance Technician / Broadcast IT Engineer

CBS Corporation • New York, NY 10001

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

4.03(g) Maintenance Technician / Broadcast IT Engineer

REF#: 34024

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Network

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 110 million people a week during the 2017/2018 season. CBS has been the #1 network in primetime for 10 consecutive seasons. The network has the #1 comedy/scripted program, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; #l late night program, THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.


Provide Networking and Windows engineering maintenance support, troubleshooting, and administration for television IT based video/audio and automation systems at the CBS-NY Broadcast Center, in a 24x7x365 environment.

  • Interface with system users, technicians, engineers and other Technical Maintenance personnel to install, configure and debug automated broadcast applications and systems

  • Manage and administer software deployment

  • Provide day-to-day support of networked systems within the broadcast network infrastructure

  • Commission network edge switches, routers, firewalls and related systems

  • Configure, troubleshoot and repair IT computer networks

  • Assist Operations and Technical Maintenance personnel in resolving on-air problems

  • Develop software test routines and monitoring solutions

  • Write standard operating procedures

  • Generate and update system documentation



  • Extensive experience required with Microsoft Server 2003, 2008, 2012 and Win7/8 operating systems

  • Experience with setting up and maintaining IT firewalls, routers, IP subnets, and networked storage systems

  • Must be detail oriented with ability to multi task and prioritize in a fast paced environment

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills required

  • Proficiency with MS-Word and MS-Excel

  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering or other advanced technical or science degree

  • Minimum of 5 years experience working in IT or broadcast engineering required.


  • Experience with Linux, HP Blade subsytems, Symantec Endpoint Protection, VMware virtualization, and Amazon Web Services desired

  • Knowledge of Symantec Altiris Solutions, Big Fix, and Red Hat Satellite for managing IT infrastructures preferred

  • Avaya ERS and VSP series switches/routers, and Cisco Nexus switches and ILS networks experience preferred

  • Experience with management and administration of Red Hat and IP tables desirable

  • Experience with Riverbed Cascade / SteelCentral, Riverbed Steelhead, Gigamon Solutions, and Amazon Web Services desired

  • Knowledge of Audio, Video, Control Systems, RF, Fiber-Optics, and MPEG broadcast distribution systems preferred


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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