Summary

DeSales Media Group is constructing a brand new, state of the art media center in the heart of Brooklyn, New York! We are hiring talented, driven people to join our team. Do you have what it takes to help us take Faith based Media to the next level?

We are looking for a Media Information Systems and Technology Engineer to support and help manage the network infrastructure for our new Media Production Center.

Duties:

Participate in technology evaluation, system design and documentation, and deployment of new technology and architectures.

Maintain software and firmware updates on all equipment, software and infrastructure.

Preventive and corrective system maintenance on Production, Post-production, News, Digital Media, Media Management and Master Control IT systems.

Resolve issues through analysis and troubleshooting. Assess technical operations issues and provide enhancements to existing systems and workflows. Analyze technical systems to identify potential issues and identify solutions.

Work directly with end-users to understand their needs in order to recommend, implement, and maintain the best technology solution to meet each challenge.

Develop standard operating procedures for IT, Engineering and Operations staff.

Fabricate cabling, install and wire new systems, utilizing proper tools, labeling, and engineering documentation methods as directed by the Chief Engineer or Director of Engineering.

Prepare and maintain system documentation and keep Operations personnel informed of changes to the production environment.

Participate in developing priorities, resource requirements, project scope, and objectives.

Maintain a high level of technical expertise and business knowledge.

Maintain, track, and report project status and metrics and service request disposition.

Skills & Experience:

Required:

Computer Science or Information Technology related Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree or equivalent experience.

An appetite for Continuing Education on emerging technology and practices in Media IS&T.

3-5 years experience providing Media IS&T support of Studio and Production Control, Newsroom, Master Control, Acquisition and Distribution, Postproduction, Media Server, Automation (Play to Air and Production), Media Encoding and Live Streaming.

A working knowledge of media LAN and WAN networking technologies, topographies, and troubleshooting techniques used in broadcasting.

Ability to read and understand technical documentation including schematics, single-line functional drawings, block diagrams, system drawings, connector detail drawings, cable pull sheets, and wire lists.

Experience with the initial configuration and deployment, as well as routine maintenance of, Cisco and Meraki network infrastructure.

  • IPv4 Routing and Switching
  • Layer 2 and 3 switch configurations (Cisco Catalyst and Meraki)
  • Firewall (Layer 3 and 7) installation, configuration and maintenance (Meraki)

High performance network storage systems

Content Delivery Networks (CDNs)

Ability to terminate and test a range of cable/connector combinations including CAT 5, CAT6, CAT6e and fiber. Experience with structured cabling in a professional broadcast media environment.

Command of MS-Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Must be a self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented, and a team player

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a strong command of written and verbal English and a natural ability to liaise with all levels of the organization

Valid NYS driver’s license, the ability to lift up to 50 pounds, and ability to climb ladders.

Must be able to work flexible hours and weekends as required

Preferred:

Experience with Adobe CS, Ross, Harmonic, Sony, Telestream and Evertz professional media and broadcast equipment.

AutoCAD, Visio, MS-Project drawing and documentation skills preferred

CCNA/E/P certified is a plus

Virtualization

Cloud Systems as utilized in Media environments

Asset and Device Management Systems

Media File Quality Control / Quality Assurance

Production Workflow Engines and Orchestration

DRM and Encryption

Knowledge of SMPTE Standards and Recommended Practices.

Demonstrable knowledge of the use and purpose of test and monitoring equipment (oscilloscopes, multi-meters, waveform monitors, vectorscopes, transport stream analyzers, audio level meters and monitors, network diagnostic systems).

Full cabling, wiring, equipment configuration, installation, system integration and Project Management experience helpful.


About DeSales Media Group:

DeSales Media Group is the non-profit communications and technology arm of the Diocese of Brooklyn. Services include news, media relations, marketing, ad sales, educational support, and video production. DeSales Media Group operates NET-TV, a cable television channel that reaches more than two million people in the New York area. Its news group produces an award-winning nightly television program, two award-winning newspapers (The Tablet and Nuestra Voz), and original digital content.