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CBS Corporation Broadcast Systems Engineer in New York, New York

REF#: 33400

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.


This position will be required to design, install, and debug a variety of Broadcast systems including Audio, Video, Control, and IT as relates to broadcast equipment. This role will be responsible to work with our in-house IT department and design basic networking for the support of broadcast equipment.

  • Design and support in-house video, audio and control systems.

  • Support maintenance department for troubleshooting and repair of above mentioned systems.

  • Maintain network and system documentation.

  • Conform to CBS security policies, initiatives, and compliance reporting.

  • Some supervision of project as relates to wiring technicians is required.



  • Working knowledge of broadcast systems: audio, video, control

  • Basic understanding of networking, subnetting, and VLAN implementation.

  • Strong knowledge of AutoCAD and Visio.

  • Working technical knowledge of current broadcast systems software, protocols, and standards.

  • Basic understanding of network administration.

  • Hands-on software and hardware troubleshooting experience.

  • Experience documenting and maintaining configuration and process information.


  • College diploma or university degree in the field of Electrical or Broadcast engineering or five to ten years’ equivalent work experience.

  • Excellent listening, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

  • Skilled at working within a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

  • Ability to conduct research into hardware and software issues and products as required.

  • Experience with Microsoft Excel and Word

  • Preferred, but not required skills in Microsoft Project and Database.


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