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WPVI, Broadcast Systems Specialist

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 7105134120220427 Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Business ABC Owned TV Stations Date posted Jul. 25, 2022 Flex Type On-Site

- This role is considered on-site, which means the employee will work from a Company designated location on an ongoing basis.

Job Summary:

The WPVI-TV Broadcast Systems Specialist candidate will be involved in the installation, troubleshooting, and support of the infrastructure and systems within the broadcast facility. The candidate must have a passion for broadcast engineering/IT and be comfortable with current media technologies, concepts, and emerging trends (i.e. Media over IP, Cloud Computing, etc.).

Responsibilities :

  • Installation, configuration, and daily maintenance/troubleshooting of broadcast systems

  • Provide operational support for end-users; respond to help desk tickets and calls

  • Interface with third-party vendors and support technicians

  • Lead, execute, and complete projects as directed by management

  • Adhere to Disney policies and best practices in a broadcast environment

  • All other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications :

  • Possess strong engineering, IT/networking, and troubleshooting skills.

  • Have experience with RF equipment such as broadcast transmitters, microwave equipment, etc..

  • Demonstrate excellence in documentation and system drawing.

  • Have excellent interpersonal and communications skills.

  • Be a self-starter and able to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment, working both independently and as a part of a diverse team. 

  • Be project-oriented, organized, and able to show a list of previously executed projects from concept to completion.

  • Demonstrate the ability to pivot and manage to change priorities and tight deadlines.

  • Be willing to expand their knowledge with emerging broadcast industry concepts/technologies.

WPVI-TV is a 24/7 operation and the candidate may be required to work non-traditional shifts, weekends/holidays, and be willing to be on call and/or work extra hours as needed. The candidate should be able to lift and carry equipment as necessary.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • AutoCAD and Visio software

  • Automated Production Control software

  • Broadcast Automation Systems and related equipment

  • Newsroom NRCS/MAM Systems

  • Adobe Creative Software Products

Preferred Education :

  • A degree in a technical related field, appropriate certifications, and/or equivalent experience.


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 WPVI Television (Philadelphia), LLC, which is part of a business we call ABC Owned TV Stations.

WPVI Television (Philadelphia), LLC 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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