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Broadcast / IT Systems Specialist

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 525776BR Location Houston, Texas, United States Business Media Networks Brand Disney ABC Television Group Date posted 02/23/2018

KTRK-TV, the ABC/Walt Disney Company owned station located in Houston, TX is seeking an experienced Broadcast and IT Systems Specialist.

Duties – This position will be responsible for the following:

  • Providing technical and IT troubleshooting for all systems within the station
  • Installing, configuring, and maintaining broadcast television and IT equipment
  • Interfacing with third party vendors and support technicians
  • Responding to user submitted help desk tickets and phone calls
  • Providing back-up Master Control support as needed
  • Testing and updating software
  • Leading projects for new system installations
  • Adhere to local and corporate IT policies and best practices for Broadcast IT Infrastructure
  • Facility support
  • Completing regular training and continuing education
  • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications – the ideal candidate must meet the following criteria:

  • Associate degree in a television or IT related field, or at least five years experience in television or IT related industry
  • Advanced knowledge of computerized television broadcast equipment and systems including but not limited to master control and newsroom automation, asset management systems, non-linear editing systems, and networked storage systems
  • Strong administrative and troubleshooting skills for computer workstations, laptops, and servers
  • Knowledge of IT networks, switches, routers, and firewalls
  • Proven track record managing projects
  • Ability to work singly as well as with clients and colleagues
  • Ability to work a schedule that may include weekdays, nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Must be willing to be on call and/or work overtime
  • Excellent organizational and documentation skills required
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs
  • Must be self-motivated and possess strong interpersonal skills

To be considered all interested candidates must apply online at, ref job # 525776BR. Please upload a cover letter, resume and list of references.

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

No Telephone Calls Please

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