Head of IT willuse knowledge of all IT systems, hardware and software used in theenvironment to manage and support the infrastructure and providesupport on hardware, software, and broadcast systems.
He will alsoprovide backup support and troubleshooting for the engineers onbroadcast technologies and equipment. Head of Broadcast IT : Keyresponsibilities and accountabilities Manage broadcast serversincluding patching, backups, and file system access controlProactively notify staff of changes, upgrades and maintenancewindows and address any concerns Provide backup for stationengineering staff with ability to troubleshoot IT broadcastequipment and provide support when needed Extensive support of amulti-channel automation system’s components andworkflows, with ability to quickly execute troubleshootingprocedures Advanced working knowledge of commonly used SD / HD / UHDSDI / 4K video and digital audio standards in both a Primary Uplinkand a Disaster Recovery setting Direct technical support of QC / CCsystems, QA, Post Production Video and Audio editing systems, andGraphics systems with file-based workflows Metadata Controllermanagement, Asset Management and File Archiving / LTO procedures andsupport Competence in navigating Storage Area Network file systems,Fibre Channel infrastructure and workflows encompassing fileingest, transcoding and delivery Supervise and manage IT Broadcaststaff and other duties, as assigned.
Knowledge, skills, trainingand experience Degree or equivalent experience in televisionengineering, broadcasting, computer science, or related fieldrequired.
Minimum years technical experience, and years in technical management position, in broadcastengineering and / or video production or equivalent with HD andIT-based systems with a stress in the following areas : Broadcastplay-out and automation systems and workflow as well as livedigital workflow.
Familiarity with fiber installation andoperations as implemented in IP or in video use. Expertise with ITBroadcast systems and IT network administration, implementation aswell as management of IT solutions for a multi-site organizationincluding file-based content, back-up systems, website anddatabases.
Expertise in encoding and transferring multimediafiles.