Nexstar Media Group

  • IT Engineer

    Requisition ID
    2018-3570
    Category
    Engineering
    Job Locations
    US-UT-Salt Lake City
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation.  Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC.  Learn more at www.nexstar.tv.

    EEO Statement:

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    Position Summary

    IT Systems/Network Engineer will provide and perform all information technology support for the station, and to assist with installation and setup of other digital broadcast systems. This individual is responsible for administering the IT policies and procedures of the company, maintaining servers, printers, VPN, wireless access points, domain controllers and PC workstations.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Manage user accounts through Active Directory
    • Manage and assist users with E-mail and desktop support
    • Install, manage and maintain servers and workstations with various Windows and Linux OS
    • Administer antivirus and similar support systems
    • Serve Engineering, News, Production, Promotion, and Sales Departments by providing quality support services
    • Work closely with Engineering to implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the station
    • Manage and maintain News production server system, News content storage and playout system, graphics and editing systems
    • Perform other duties as assigned

     Requirements & Skills:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, or equivalent combination of education and work experience required
    • Strong Information Technology background and networking skills required
    • Microsoft and Cisco certifications are a plus
    • Experience with remote desktop applications and VPN required
    • Knowledge and experience with Adobe editing systems required
    • Experience in broadcast television or a related field preferred
    • Experience with AV switching, video encoding/decoding and file transcoding a plus
    • Fluency in English; strong communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
    • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Ability to work extended hours, as needed

     

    Physical Demands & Work Environment:

    The IT Systems/Network Engineer  must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the effectiveness of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. The IT Systems Engineer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required.

     

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