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Part-Time Broadcast IT Specialist

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Job ID 852604BR Location Chicago, Illinois, United States Business ABC Owned TV Stations Date posted Aug. 31, 2021

Job Summary:

WLS-TV is seeking a Part-Time Broadcast IT Specialist

Responsibilities:

Duties include monitoring and support of the Broadcast IT and traditional IT infrastructure. This individual must be especially attentive to the stations Broadcast IT needs, including Newsroom Systems, Graphics and Master Control Room equipment, among others. The TV station is a demanding environment, and timely response to email and other forms of electronic communication, Zoom, Teams, phone & cellular based communication is a must. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, that schedule can be a mix of daytime, evenings and some weekends throughout the year.

Basic Qualifications:

Candidate must have a proven ability in diagnosing complex systems and be able to troubleshoot and remedy critical issues as they arise. Other attributes of this position include the ability to work well in a fast paced rapidly evolving environment, work well in an unsupervised role, multitask remotely with others, being highly organized, take charge and triage when in a crisis situation. You will learn on the job, an aptitude for learning quickly on your own or from others, train others constantly and create/maintain professional looking technical documentation is a must.

Required Education

This position requires a completed and verifiable four year degree in Computer Science or an engineering discipline. Strong knowledge of Linux operating systems is required, in addition to Windows or MAC. Administration of a cloud platform and VMWare ESXi or Cisco USC is also required. Strong knowledge of at least one scripting or programming platform such as PowerShell or SQL needed.

Additional Information:

No phone calls please.

Equal Opportunity Employer--Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Reporting Location – Chicago, IL

About ABC Owned TV Stations:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with WLS Television, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call ABC Owned TV Stations.

WLS Television, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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