Manager of Technology 49110BR

Posted by Telemundo

Centennial, CO
Posted: 2019-07-19


Manager of Technology - KDEN Telemundo


Perform installation, maintenance, and repair of all technical equipment
Assist in design, development, and execution of station projects with or without supervision.
Help maintain UHF transmitters, microwave equipment, studio equipment, buildings and all other equipment associated with our facilities.
Ensure that all projects are completed in a timely manner and on budget
Develop and perform a preventative maintenance and safety inspections to reduce equipment failure or accidents
Partner with vendors to best service the needs of the station and troubleshoot issues as needed
Facilitate continuing education on emerging technologies with technical and operations staff
Keep maintenance logs and databases for problem resolution and identify recurring issues
Ascertain and satisfy other departments’ needs for service
Oversee our mission critical systems, including testing back-up systems, training employees on handling such situations in order to ensure no loss of air time
Have expert knowledge regarding equipment, technology, and systems and be able to step in an assist in emergency situations
Assist in developing and implementing Capital and Operating budgets
Stay current with emerging technologies and industry changes
Supervise and maintain support systems such as emergency power generation and switching systems, UPS and power distribution devices
Document and maintain strict FCC, EAS, and OSHA regulation compliance
Must be available to work during breaking news situations, severe weather, new system integrations and updates, and provide on-call services 24-7
Display and maintain professional appearance, based on station standards, and professional demeanor
Regularly receive and distribute information and instructions via telephone, email, memos and staff meetings, to station personnel or outside vendors/clients
Oversee local daily technical operations
Develop, communicate, and implement strategic and tactical plans
Diligently manage projects driven locally and corporately
Facilitate user and system break-fix and troubleshooting as needed
Manage purchasing, logistics, and asset tracking for the department
Technical champion for production, news, sales, and traffic departments
Around the clock phone/email access and remote troubleshooting required
Other duties as required



Basic Qualifications:
•Must be able to act with urgency, immediacy, and efficiency and make situation appropriate decisions
•Ability to meet deadlines and be resourceful to solve technical issues
•Able to work with other departments’ needs and schedules to accomplish goals
•Must be solution-oriented, proactive, and willing to dig to find a sound resolution
•Must be familiar with information systems infrastructure relating to broadcast technical systems
•Must have working knowledge of the latest operating systems software, including server and desktop operating systems; Familiar with network routing and IP addressing
•Bachelor’s degree required (additional 5 years work experience in lieu of degree acceptable)
•Minimum of 5 years of information technology experience
•Strong network engineering skills
•Strong communication skills, both oral and written
•Strong background and experience with Microsoft Operating Systems and tools
•Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office with emphasis in Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Project applications

Eligibility Requirements:
•Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
•Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
•Must be 18 years or older
•Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

Desired Characteristics

Desired Qualifications:
•Experience managing equipment used for production and broadcasting including but not limited to:
oVideo switchers, audio mixers, graphics systems, automation systems, editing systems, video servers, media asset management solutions, archive system, and transcoding systems
•Experience with Spanish a plus
•Prior military service a plus
•PMI, PMP Certification a plus


Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through to be considered.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer