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ViacomCBS Broadcast TV Maintenance Technician / Broadcast IT Engineer in New York, New York

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 Network and Systems 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 Television Broadcast Maintenance personnel to install, configure and debug automated broadcast applications and system.

  • Manage and administer software deployment.

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

  • Configure, troubleshoot and repair IT computer network switches, routers, firewalls and related systems.

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

  • Generate and update system documentation.



  • Experience required with Microsoft Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012 and Win7/8/10 operating systems

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

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

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills required

  • Proficiency with MS-Word and MS-Excel

  • Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or other advanced technical degree

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working in IT or broadcast engineering field.


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

  • Knowledge of Symantec Altiris, Big Fix, WSUS and Red Hat Satellite for managing IT infrastructure preferred.

  • Avaya ERS/VSP and Cisco router/switch experience preferred

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

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


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