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IT Systems Specialist

Hartford, CT
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title IT Systems Specialist

Jobid 23768-388134

Location: Hartford, CT, 06132, USA

Description **Job Number** 37342BR

**Job Title** IT Systems Specialist

**Business Segment** Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

**Sub-Business** NBCUOTS - WVIT

**Posting Category** Technology/Engineering

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Country** United States

**State** Connecticut

**City** Hartford


+ Provide frontline, hand-on support for IT systems within a high-availability, broadcast television environment

+ Work under the supervision of the Director, Technology & Engineering

+ Daily contribution and focus on systems integrity and adhere to all Information Security policies and guidelines

+ Respond to multiple trouble ticket and break-fix reporting systems (e-mail, web, phone and in-person)

+ Service multiple internal clients (News, Sales & Promotions) using a customer service approach

+ Maintain a rigorous sensitivity for the production needs of end-users and operations personnel

+ Regularly engage and interact with the broader corporate IT shared services organization, taking ownership of issues from reporting to resolution

+ Participate in team meetings and projects with regular contribution to the growth and evolution of IT & Digital Media platforms

+ Support Windows Server, Desktop environments (including Active Directory and related software)

+ Support of Apple/Mac environments (Final Cut Pro, Adobe CS, Open Directory and related software)

+ Write technical Standard Operating Procedures as needed


Basic Qualifications

+ Minimum 2 years’ experience supporting Windows server and client systems in a media production environment

+ Experience working digital media file formats, such as .XML, .MOV, .DV, .PSD, etc., and file conversion

+ Working knowledge of the post-production process from media acquisition to playback for air

+ Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communications, Information Technology, Media Management, Broadcast Engineering or equivalent experience. Eligibility Requirements:

+ Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered

+ Must be willing to work in West Hartford, CT

+ Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

+ Must be available for after hours and weekend support in an on-call team rotation

+ Must be willing to submit to a background investigation

+ Ability to lift and carry 50+ pounds of gear

+ Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

+ Must be 18 years or older

+ Must have a valid driver’s license

**Desired Characteristics**

+ Five years’ experience supporting Windows server and client systems in a media production environment

+ Knowledge of Microsoft Office software, as well as other digital production software such as Grass Valley Stratus and Edius, Photoshop, After Effects, Telestream, and Ross Video products.

+ Strong interpersonal and communication skills

+ Experience working in a broadcast and/or digital newsroom environment

+ Ability to quickly understand and size up opportunity and/or problems and respond with creative ideas and solutions

+ Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and successfully manage multiple assignments concurrently in a high pressure, breaking news, environment

+ Make priority decisions under deadlines

+ A pioneering spirit with desire learn emerging technologies and invent the future

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.


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