12 hours

Systems Architect

NBC
Englewood Cliffs, NJ
  • Job Code
    31818BR
Company NBC Universal

Job Title Systems Architect

Jobid 23768-359229

Location: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 07632, USA

Description **Job Number** 31818BR

**Job Title** Systems Architect

**Business Segment** Operations & Technical Services

**Sub-Business** Global Media Operations

**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.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** New Jersey

**City** Englewood Cliffs

**Responsibilities**

The Systems Architecture Team within NBCU’s Operations & Technical (O&TS) Project Strategy Organization, has an opening for a Systems Architect. The successful candidate will report to the Director of Systems Architecture to plan the execution of projects related to Media QC & Editing, Master Control, TV Everywhere, VOD, Video Contribution and Distribution. Projects will have an emphasis on migrating to IT centric infrastructures involving video over IP, virtualization, and public cloud. Responsibilities will be at NBC Universals Operations in Englewood Cliffs, NJ with required travel to additional facilities. • Develop technology solutions through collaboration with operations and engineering staff • Plan long and short term infrastructure requirements for compute, storage, networking, video router I/O, rack space, power, etc. Lead technology portion of POC initiatives and evaluation of new equipment • Define the high level steps of projects across disciplines and oversee progress and transitions • Create high level documentation and work with staff and vendors who will be configuring newly built systems • Take part in budget planning & evaluations of project proposals • Support transition to operations & support teams as systems are brought online • Share best practices across multiple facilities

**Qualifications/Requirements**

• B.S. degree in an Engineering discipline, Computer Science, or equivalent practical experience • Broad understanding of broadcast television technologies from Post Production to Master Control & Distribution • Good understanding of infrastructure related to IP networks, digital video & MEP • Can view systems from high level concepts to in depth signal flow • Work well in a collaborative environment, understand and meet the needs of others • Ability to communicate details of complicated systems at a level appropriate detail to different audiences • Ability to build conceptual diagrams of systems using MS Visio • Self-motivated independent worker with a positive and professional attitude • Strong written and verbal communications and reporting skills

**Desired Characteristics**

• Experience defining technical solutions designed to exceed 99.999% reliability • 5+ years Systems Integration experience with a demonstrated ability to complete multi-million dollar system integrations on time and on budget • Knowledge of Broadcast operations with a clear understanding of signal flow and the relationships between sub-systems • Ability to see technical systems from the perspective of operators and support engineers • Works to involves others throughout the design & build process to ensure smooth transition to operational state • Experience with programming in major computer languages and ability to write scripts (Javascript, PHP, Python) • Experience with creating/interfacing with relational databases • Understanding of data center design and deploying systems using virtualization (Cisco UCS, VMWare)



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