IT Manager


San Francisco, CA, US, 94111

San Francisco



Overview and Role Details:

KPIX 5 is looking for an expert IT Manager to join our team.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Design, implement, and maintain the TV station’s information technology and software systems
  • Provide professional, courteous, and highly productive Help Desk support for our clients on a 24x7 basis
  • Develop security standards, procedures, and guidelines for multiple platforms
  • Maintain local compliance with Paramount Corporate IS&T Policies and Procedures
  • Work in partnership with the other BOE Managers to develop and implement new “broadcast” systems
  • Manage IT staff


Basic Qualifications:

  • Over 1,200 Network dedicated devices spanning 20 computer subnets over 3 locations
  • Provide “Helpdesk” Support for more than 200 users
  • Craft and maintain SharePoint WEB Sites and their associated applications
  • Work with Paramount Corporate IT to develop, maintain, and tackle Internet and Wide Area Network access for all TV, S.F. CBS News Bureau, and WEB groups
  • Networking Support for Local S.F. CBS News Bureau
  • Design and implement new computer and network systems
  • Install and maintain a variety of Business applications operating on wide variety of platforms
  • TV Automation system servers
  • Telephone and voicemail server system
  • Building Security Server System
  • CBS Wi-Fi network including 24 Wireless Access Points
  • AVID iNews and Grass Valley Stratus Newsroom Systems
  • Tele- Prompters Computer System
  • Anvato Video Encoder servers for WEB Group
  • News FTP Servers
  • Inventory Software Licenses and maintain legitimacy
  • Maintain computer network security system
  • Manage the daily backing up and protecting of Department data stored on the network
  • Configure and install new servers, workstations, and networking hardware
  • Supervise the local IT staff
  • Be “On Call” on a 24x7 basis for all the above

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, 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,, 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 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.  




Hiring Salary Range: $110,000.00 - 136,000.00. 


The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York City, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education.  The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable,  as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement. This position is bonus eligible.


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: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland