Broadcast Engineer

39623

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19130

Production
Philadelphia
Full-Time
On-Site

 

 

We are seeking a dynamic and tech-savvy individual to join our team as a Modern TV Broadcast Technology Specialist. In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring the seamless operation of innovative broadcast technology to deliver high-quality television & streaming content.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage and maintain state-of-the-art broadcast equipment to guarantee optimal performance during live TV broadcasts & streaming.
  • Assist in the setup, maintenance, and operation of virtual and augmented reality elements in a new state-of-the-art, immersive studio for enhanced viewer experiences.
  • Collaborate with the production team to implement and troubleshoot advanced broadcast systems, including cameras, virtual reality systems, audio equipment, and video editing tools.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and new technologies to recommend and implement upgrades that improve overall broadcast & streaming capabilities.
  • Conduct regular system checks, diagnose technical issues, and provide swift solutions to minimize downtime.
  • Collaborate with IT professionals to integrate systems with network infrastructure and ensure secure and efficient data flow.
  • Train and support production staff in the use of new technologies, fostering a culture of continuous learning, innovation, and inclusiveness.
  • Contribute to the development and execution of strategies to optimize workflow efficiency and enhance the overall production process.
  • Stay on top of relevant broadcast standards and regulations to ensure compliance and uphold the highest quality standards.
  • Collaborate with external vendors and technical partners to explore and implement new technologies that align with the station’s needs.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field or equivalent work experience.
  • Proven experience in leading and troubleshooting broadcast technology systems.
  • Familiarity with virtual and augmented reality technologies in a broadcasting context.
  • Knowledge of advanced broadcast systems, including cameras, audio equipment, and video editing tools.
  • Strong understanding of industry trends and emerging technologies.
  • Excellent diagnostic and problem-solving skills to address technical issues promptly.
  • Collaboration skills to work seamlessly with production teams.
  • Ability to train and support production staff in adopting new broadcast technologies.
  • Commitment to continuous learning and staying updated on the latest advancements in broadcast & streaming technology.
  • Experience in integrating broadcast systems with network infrastructure.
  • Familiarity with relevant broadcast standards and regulations.


KEY ATTRIBUTES:

  • Tech-savvy with a passion for staying at the forefront of emerging media technology.
  • Creative problem solver with a proactive and innovative approach.
  • Strong communication skills to convey technical information to non-technical partners.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and adapt to evolving industry trends.
  • Phenomenal teammate with a collaborative and inclusive approach.

 

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.  

 

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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. 

 

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Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia