NBC Universal Technical Manager in Centennial, Colorado

Job Number 34646BR

Job Title Technical Manager

Business Segment Operations & Technical Services

Sub-Business Global Media Operations

Posting Category Technology/Engineering

About Us NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province Colorado

City Centennial


Technical Managers will be responsible for all aspects of maintaining and ensuring the on-air reliability for NBCUniversal’s on-air channel streams.

Job Duties

  • Manage and drive reliability within a fast-paced, multichannel on-air operations environment and maintain 99.999% on-air availability and reliability for all channels.

  • Approve and maintain awareness of all maintenance procedures within the operations center.

  • Lead a team of staff and contract employees in the execution of all master control functions including commercial integration, manipulations and edits to the on-air playlists, and live-event workflows.

  • Facilitate day-of-air issue resolution across multiple departments (including Sales, Traffic, Programming, Promotions, News, and Production).

  • Serve as the point of contact to business functional leaders in coordinating daily schedules and broadcast operating conditions for live events.

  • Manage the end-to-end execution of all live events including preparation, in-event execution, and off-air adjustments.


Basic Qualifications

  • BA/BS in a related field

  • 5 years of experience in a master control environment

  • 5 years of experience leading the execution of live television events.

  • 3 years of experience performing TOC duties and demonstrating knowledge of satellite tunings and transmission systems.

  • 3 years of experience in a leadership role in a fast-paced environment requiring troubleshooting and processing skills and exhibiting an ability to effectively lead, prioritize and adapt to changing scenarios.

  • A track record of meeting or exceeding performance expectations.

  • Thorough understanding of television production, broadcast operations, and news/sports/entertainment technical production requirements.Additional Job Requirements

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #:34646BR)

  • Must be willing to work in Centennial, CO

  • Willingness and open availability to work flexible hours, including overnights and weekends, to meet the 24/7 operational needs.

Desired Characteristics

Desired Qualifications

  • Fluency in Spanish as a second language

  • Acute attention to detail

  • Good interpersonal communication skills

  • Able to work well in groups or teams

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