NBC Universal Graphics Maintenance Engineer - NBC Sports in Stamford, Connecticut

Job Number 40712BR

Job Title Graphics Maintenance Engineer - NBC Sports

Business Segment NBC Sports Group

Sub-Business NBC Olympics, Remotes and 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.

Sports & Olympics

NBC Sports is synonymous with superior production that elevates the event, broad promotion, and mutually-beneficial partnerships. Known as America’s Olympic Network, NBC has broadcasted 16 Olympic Games including the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, more than any other network. NBC Olympics is also renowned for its award-winning production including more than 90 Emmy Awards. Its ability to amass large audiences with broad promotion, particularly for the Olympics, has resulted in NBC Sports broadcasting nine of the top 10 most-watched events in U.S. television history, including the 2012 London Olympic Games which stands at No. 1 all time with 217 million viewers. In 2009, NBC Sports won the prestigious Peabody Award for its production of the Beijing Games and was named ‘Best in Sports Television’ at the Sports Business Awards.

Country United States

State Connecticut

City Stamford

Responsibilities

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in the technical support of a Graphics Facility or similar operation.

  • BS degree in engineering or equivalent combination of education/experience.

  • Solid experience with Apple and PC intensive graphic environments, including Adobe Creative Suite, Cinema 4D and various plug-in configurations.

  • Strong understanding of Mac OS, Microsoft Windows and Server Operating Systems.

  • Knowledge and working experience with Chyron character generator, both Mosaic MFX XL series and Mosaic MFX XL2 systems essential.

  • Experience with render farms.

  • Solid understanding of a variety of audio and video CODECS, wrappers and the formats involved in file based workflows;

  • Experience and understanding of anti-piracy measures and the relationship with IT security in a Post Production environment.

  • Experience and understanding of computer networks, including hardware, protocols and firewalls in a production environment.

  • Ability to diagnose and repair equipment to board level utilizing industry standard test equipment, and ability to build and repair cable and connectors.Eligibility Requirements

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

  • Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

  • Must be 18 years or older

  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics

  • Experience and knowledge in supporting Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, including Adobe After Effects, Premiere, Photoshop, etc

  • Good problem solving and communication skills are essential for this role.

  • Good understanding of modern post production workflows and media management

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a cool, level headed individual who works well under the pressures of live television

  • Good problem solving and communication skills are essential for this role.

  • Experience and understanding of network sports production is advantageous.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication as well as diplomacy skills

  • The ability to work both alone and in a team environment with fellow engineers, Operations, IT and other departments, while maintaining a strong Customer focus.

  • Ability and desire to learn new production technologies.

  • Possess strong hands-on, problem solving skills with broadcast-related equipment and systems, with the ability to meet deadlines, and with an understanding of the urgent and dynamic needs of an “On-Air” broadcast facility.

Notices

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. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.