CBS Corporation Sr. Windows Engineer in Los Angeles, California

Sr. Windows Engineer

REF#: 26388


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand - "the Eye" - one of the most recognized in business. The Company’s operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, radio, local TV, film, outdoor advertising, and interactive and socially responsible media. CBS’s businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, TVGN (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS Radio, CBS Outdoor, CBS Television Studios, CBS Global Distribution Group (CBS Studios International and CBS Television Distribution), CBS Interactive, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Films and CBS EcoMedia.


This Sr Technical Engineer, Windows Operations will support the Windows environment in the NJ and CA datacenter, across all supported business units.


  • Support the Windows, VMware, SCCM environment including activities such as provisioning, maintenance & troubleshooting

  • Maintain the highest level of expertise in designated products and components of the Windows Operating System, associated hardware and VMware

  • Provide troubleshooting support and advanced analysis of requests within the Windows Environment

  • Building new VMs on our multiple VMware farms across our data centers based on a documented process and checklist

  • Owning, Tracking and Resolving Wintel 2003 - 2012 (physical and virtual servers) trouble tickets, related incidents and requests.

  • Develop and maintain server inventory and configuration documentation

  • Participate in on-call rotation; will require after-hours and occasional weekend work to implement patches and/or perform system maintenance

  • Prepare and maintains documentation of IT Infrastructure

  • Maintain infrastructure equipment inventory and manage hardware life-cycle


  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience in related field.

  • Graduate degree in Computer Science, highly desired.

  • 5-7 years’ experience as Windows Server Administrator

  • Strong knowledge of SCCM 2012 architecture and experience with SCCM Administration

  • Installation, evaluation, implementation, automation, integration, analysis, maintenance, and problem resolution of SCCM clients and release management deployments to 1200 servers.

  • Ability to create Deployments/Collections/Packages within an SCCM 2012 environment

  • SCCM 2012 deployment and infrastructure knowledge including troubleshooting, design, and implementation experience

  • Strong knowledge of other configuration management tool, including but not limited to, BigFix, Chef, Puppet.

  • Experience in VMware ESXi 5.x which includes the following: vMotion, DRS, Virtual Center, SRM

  • Experience in networking technologies which include virtual NICs and switches such as the Cisco Nexus 1000v and VMware vDS, heartbeat configurations, physical and virtual LAN topologies

  • Installations for security patches, functional patches and version upgrades

  • Ability to quickly obtain new knowledge of specific applications within the environment

  • Strong attention to details with the ability to troubleshoot issues and provide resolution

  • Demonstrates constant consideration of risks and impacts especially with regards to changes such as security patching (i.e., change management.)

  • Scripting ability (PowerShell, VBScript plus WMI extensions)

  • Familiarity with standard IT audit processes such as SOX, PCI, or HIPPA.




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