CBS Corporation Information Technology Specialist in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Information Technology Specialist
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: Minneapolis, MN
CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).
This role spans both traditional IT and broadcast engineering disciplines including:
Work effectively with both the Manager of Technology Infrastructure and Director of Engineering to ensure the availability and proper operation of the computer network, servers, workstations and associated equipment.
Project manage and implement the installation, configuration and integration of complex systems including broadcast equipment.
Candidates must have a strong understanding of local and wide area computer networks, their components and be able to resolve issues quickly. Availability for supporting our 24x7operation.
The Specialist will assist and train end users in the best use of technology and file based video workflows. Also, provide best practices support for remote desktop and VPN access.
Create and maintain accounts in Active Directory, Open Directory. Manage user permissions, access rights and help desk systems.
Confirm that software updates and patches are properly installed. Maintain security solutions including anti-virus, firewall, malware and intrusion detection systems.
Provide and maintain system backups and recovery. Provide strong leadership for implementing disaster recovery protocols.
Assists with tracking and compliance for device data and equipment disposal, fixed assets inventory, access control and environmental health and safety.
College diploma or university degree in the field of computer sciences and/or 4 years equivalent work experience.
Microsoft Certified Administrator (MSCA) or equivalent experience.
Highly self-motivated and directed with an attention to detail.
Thorough knowledge of media encoding, transcoding and management.
Strong written, oral communication and interpersonal skills.
Proven customer service orientation.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled