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CBS Corporation Graphics LAN Administrator/Engineer in Washington, District Of Columbia

REF#: 35677


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff


JOB LOCATION: Washington, DC


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.


CBS News seeks a Graphics LAN Administrator/Engineer that will offer daily technical support of our broadcast television graphics system(s). Assist with all aspects of installation, maintenance, and support of the broadcast systems including workstations, servers, and support equipment. This will include troubleshooting hardware failures and take the appropriate action to ensure resolution and optimal performance. Logging support calls and conducting general diagnostic and troubleshooting functions. Maintain security patches and regular malware scans.


Experience Required:

  • Minimum 3 years direct technical support experience in a broadcast environment.

  • Expert knowledge of Viz Multiplay, Engine required.

  • Ability to maintain a variety of broadcast graphics equipment helpful.

  • Excellent knowledge of networking concepts.

  • Excellent knowledge of signal processing, transport and transmission equipment.

  • Experience working with graphics workstations, servers and network storage.

  • Excellent knowledge of digital audio and video standards and equipment.

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills in both baseband and file based workflows.

  • Bachelors or Technical degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Info systems, Media Production, or equivalent experience.

Competences Needed:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to learn and adapt to new technology.

  • Effectively communicate with various stakeholders; users, support personnel, management and vendors.

The chosen candidate must be able to work in a team-oriented environment, communicate effectively with various levels of the organization and be flexible enough to adjust and operate within the fast paced, deadline driven 24/7 news environment. Ability to multitask and demonstrate sound judgement when working independently will be essential.#LI-PS1



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