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IT Manager

33560

Minneapolis, MN, US, 55403

Production
Minneapolis
Full-Time
Hybrid

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.  

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

This role is responsible for managing Media and Information Technology Systems resources and staff, including:

•    Manages a team of technical professionals, guides and empowers them to plan, design, implement, and follow-through to ensure its integration with the station’s strategic plans.
•    Acts as a trusted advisor, builds and maintains relationships with station department leaders and executives to develop a clear understanding of business needs. Ensures cost-effective delivery of IT services to meet those needs, and is able to respond with the agility required to address our 24x7 operation and changing business priorities.
•    Maintains consistent currency on new technologies and platforms including service automation, machine learning or AI for operational efficiencies, edge computing, and provides direction on what emerging technologies align with the current and future business strategy.
•    Developing excellent support and training for all employees.
•    Project management including purchasing, design, documentation and implementation.
•    Installation of new equipment.
•    Operation and maintenance of the local area network, Wi-Fi, servers, workstations as well as other network devices including broadcasting equipment.
•    Data infrastructure trouble-shooting and monitoring.
•    Regulatory compliance and documentation.
•    Compliance with company security policies, SOX and best practices.
•    Desktop computer management, deployment, patching and monitoring.
•    Maintaining a hardware inventory of all IT equipment.
•    Plant network cabling buildout and documentation.
•    Maintaining Active Directory and Open Directory accounts.
•    Application support and administration for iNews, Grass Valley Stratus/Edius, Telestream Vantage and other production systems.
•    Managing telecom systems including VOIP, data circuits, telephones, cellular phones and mobile device management and end user support.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
•    Minimum five years experience working in Information Technology Systems with a minimum of two years in a Supervisory role.
•    Telecom knowledge including VOIP, Cellular, and data transmissions.
•    Excellent communication and leadership skills.
•    Degree in computer science related field or equivalent experience.
•    Experience with Media transcoding, transports and storage.
•    Project management experience including design, purchasing, staffing and implementation.

 

 

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: Minneapolis