CBS Corporation Principal IT Systems Design Engineer in New York, New York
Principal IT Systems Design Engineer
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Corporate
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: New York, NY
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 position will be required to be a subject matter expert across infrastructure and cloud technologies. This role will be assist in developing the strategy to ensure new technology remains at the forefront the organizations infrastructure needs. This individual will assist in scoping, evaluating, testing, optimizing, designing, and developing infrastructure solutions with on premise and cloud technologies. They will also collaborate with other Corporate IT personnel and act as the technical conduit for the business and application owner needs.
Maintain an expert level of knowledge in area of expertise by maintaining certifications current, attending seminars or though other related activities
Document the baseline infrastructure architecture, including reference to the relevant business, information and technology components
Assist in the planning, design, and implementation of new products and solutions to improve performance, service and cost
Engage with project teams to define the technology architecture components of a solution, provide ongoing assurance of technology solutions through to delivery
Identify and analyze business needs and drivers associated with infrastructure change, assessing their feasibility and propose solutions
Assist in the development of the technology roadmaps, covering lifecycle planning, capacity planning, obsolescence, availability of support, major version upgrades and vendor roadmaps
Carry out research and development to explore emerging technologies and investigating how they may be incorporated into the technology roadmaps
Ensure company standard server technology policies is followed by practice areas across Operating Systems, databases, hypervisors, storage, server hardware and cloud platforms.
Build technology reference models for Windows and Linux platforms
Serve as a SME to diagnose and resolve problems in infrastructure, operating systems, database and cloud based platforms, coordinating with coworkers and vendors as necessary to facilitate maximum availability of services
Mentor less knowledgeable/experienced Infrastructure team members as needed
Facilitate knowledge sharing by creating and maintaining detailed engineering documentation and specifications for implementation
Work with the IT Infrastructure team to ensure the quality of coordinated projects and business needs
Work closely with and occasionally supervise the teams and resources that will implement infrastructure solutions
Develop process improvements and implement automation to improve operations across IT practice areas
8+ years’ experience in an Infrastructure Technology role
Proven infrastructure architecture experience.
Experience in infrastructure design, re-engineering or re-platforming, involving broad-based information systems and utilizing tools and techniques to effect change.
Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies and implement advanced solutions at a rapid pace
Expert knowledge in building, supporting and administration of Linux, Unix, and Windows Operating Systems
Experience designing, developing and building solutions with Private Clouds, AWS, Azure and Google Cloud
Technical knowledge of Citrix/Horizon/RDP a plus
Monitoring and logging tools and strategies for management and troubleshooting of issues in a fast-paced environment
Experience of using automation tools and technologies for build and deployment
Experience working with Hyper Converged Infrastructure including vBlock, vXRail and Nutanix
Performance testing, benchmarking, stress testing
Work independently and as part of a matrix team
Proficient in the use of Visio, PowerPoint, Word, Excel
Strong experience in scripting, automation, Pearl, Python and Power Shell
Proven ability to design, build and publish results of technology proofs and pilots
Self-motivated and able to grasp new concepts quickly. Comfortable and confident in an ambiguous environment.
Ability to work under pressure and interface with senior management
Good verbal and written communication skills
Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent
Graduate Degree in Computer Science or Engineering highly desired
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled