NBC Universal Broadcast Engineer in Centennial, Colorado

Job Number 36093BR

Job Title Broadcast Engineer

Business Segment Operations & Technical Services

Sub-Business Engineering

Posting Category Technology/Engineering

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Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province Colorado

City Centennial


NBCUniversal has an opening for an Engineer of Broadcast & On-Air Systems, Dry Creek, in the Operations and Technology division. The Broadcast Engineer will be part of a dedicated 24x7 team tasked with supporting and maintaining this facility and operation, including immediately addressing on-air and critical issues as they arise.


• Responding to outage calls from operations team and lead initial response to any technical issues

• Working with internal subject matter experts and vendors to resolve problems as necessary

• Assisting with implementation of software upgrades and system expansion

• Performing periodic maintenance procedures such as system health checks and proactive system restarts

• Developing the skills to act as subject matter expert for a collection of technologies within the facility


Basic Qualifications

• BS in Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent professional experience

• 2+ years of support in in a live broadcast environment

• Strong understanding of SDI video and IP networking

Additional Job Requirements

• Must apply via nbcunicareers.com in order to be considered

• Must be willing to work in Centennial, CO

• Must have flexibility with regard to schedule, including the ability to work overnights, holidays, and weekends as required

Desired Characteristics

• The ideal candidate would have experience with the following broadcast systems:

  • Master Control Automation Systems

  • Video Server Systems (Omneon, SAM ICE)

  • Transmission Encoding/Decoding Systems (Ericsson, Tandberg, Cisco, Sencore, Evertz)

  • Network and storage infrastructure (Switches, Routers, SAN’s, etc.)

  • IT Systems such as Servers, Workstations, Database

  • Broadcast Infrastructure (Routers, Frame Sync’s, Intercom, etc.)

• Demonstrated ability in troubleshooting & analysis

• Effective interpersonal skills

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• VMware VCA/VCP certified desired

• CCNA/CCNP certified a plus

• Knowledge of Cisco UCS and VCE vBlock desirable

• Graphics Branding Devices (Imagestore, Chyron)

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