IT Broadcast Engineer – WXXA

WXXA-TV IT/Broadcast Engineer – ALBANY, NY The IT/Broadcast Engineer assists in the day-to-day IT network maintenance including workstations, servers, databases, firewall and related broadcast television equipment.

Main Duties and responsibilities are:

  • Installation, support, maintenance, and troubleshooting of desktop, laptop, and network components as well as broadcast equipment.
  • Assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects, and demands.
  • Maintain integrity and consistent operation of the IT networks and mission critical operations.
  • Use effective communications skills and interpersonal skills to assist and communicate with tact and diplomacy.
  • Coordinate and plan complex projects with other members of the engineering team.
  • Use effective troubleshooting methods to quickly diagnose problems with IT or broadcast equipment and formulate solutions or recommendations, especially with systems in the direct air path.

Requirements and skills:

  • Technical degree in digital electronics, broadcasting, or related field or equivalent combination of education and work-related experience including military experience.
  • Experience with networked systems, security guidelines and procedures.
  • Minimum of two years in a IT environment – Broadcast IT a plus.
  • Excellent communications skills both oral and written.
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record.
  • Experience with digital transmitters, microwave equipment, and other broadcast-related equipment.
  • Experience with various audio and video equipment including analog, SDI, HDSDI, and video and audio over IP equipment.
  • Experience in fabricating and terminating cables and cable assemblies.
  • Ideal candidate should have a strong balance of education and experience, as well as, be able to adapt and learn new technologies as they are implemented into our station.

Contact and resume: Don Kline/Chief Engineer – ph:518-433-4229 email:

Job Categories: Engineering
Job Types: Full Time
Job Locations: Albany WXXA
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