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Engineering Manager

34562

Miami, FL, US, 33172

Technology
Miami
Full-Time
On-Site

CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News Streaming local platforms, local websites and cbsnews.com, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nation’s #1 news program 60 MINUTES, the CBS News Streaming Network, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND EVENING NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network,  CBSNews.com, CBS News Radio and podcasts, Paramount +, all digital platforms, and the CBS News Streaming Network, the premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service that is available free to everyone with access to the internet. The CBS News Streaming Network is the destination for breaking news, live events, original reporting and storytelling, and programs from CBS News and Stations’ top anchors and correspondents working locally, nationally and around the globe. CBS News’ streaming services, across national and local, amassed more than 1.01 billion streams in 2021. Launched in November 2014 as CBSN, the CBS News Streaming Network is available on 30 digital platforms and apps, as well as CBSNews.com and Paramount+. The service is available live in 91 countries. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today’s digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast news division.  

 

Primary responsibilities include leading and handling a technology team to design and innovate technology project delivery, daily maintenance of hardware and software systems, as well as technical design. 

This opportunity will lead and develop in coordination with the Director of Operations & Engineering capital project designs and implementation plans. This position will create work plans, timelines, and budgets. Providing hands-on operational troubleshooting of technical issues related to audio, video, transmission, IP encoding, cloud control applications, QC testing, risk mitigation planning, and workflows for automation, on various technology platforms. 

Working with Operations you will lead a team of engineers in the daily support of news and content production, including studios, control rooms, remote content acquisition, streaming playout systems, remote sites, microwave systems, encoding, routing, Dejero, PSIP, guide data, Sony ELC automation, lighting controllers, and intercom systems. 
Run and maintain Brand New Gates Air UHF solid state Transmitters, control systems, and fiber STL delivery systems. RF Engineering knowledge is required. 

Candidate will possess knowledge of technical configuration and metadata required for content delivery to digital media, and ATSC platforms.

Creativity
We believe the right candidate must be able to solve audio technical related issues, video assets and workflows that occur across the digital workflow and distribution chain. Collaborate with vendors, selecting and ordering equipment, orchestrating, and scheduling engineering staff for daily operation. Providing new technical and workflow designs as well as being responsible for the maintenance team within the studio and field environment.

Add QC processes in place to improve products, flag issues, and reduce content downtime. They will participate in the creation of disaster recovery plans, as well as maintain FCC compliance in operation, transmission licenses, EAS, and closed captioning.

The position will support and conduct testing related to back up systems, identifying and correcting shortfalls.

Basic Qualifications:
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to provide constructive and motivating feedback to staff on practices, tools, and performance, related to leading a team of system engineers.
•    A Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience, in a technology field is preferred with 5+ years of staff management experience in a systems environment related to streaming media production, studio, and RF broadcasting.
•    Coach, mentor, motivate and evaluate staff, putting them in the best place to succeed.
•    A hard-working and collaborative standout colleague with a vision for process and delivery. 24x7x365 support on an as needed basis.
•    Proficient in Microsoft office, TEAMS planner, and Slack.
•    Make sound independent decisions, know when to escalate issues. Ability to prioritize multiple priorities with a sense of urgency and adaptability.

 

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 

 

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 

 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.paramount.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. 

Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.


Nearest Major Market: Miami