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Broadcast Systems Engineer

Weigel Broadcasting Co.
City: 
Chicago
State: 
Illinois
Zip Code: 
60661
Occupational fields: 
Arts, Design, and Media
Employment type: 
Full time
Required degree level: 
Bachelors degree
Accommodations: 
Vision Accommodations
Hearing Accommodations
Neurodiversity
Learning
Mental Health
Mobility
Remote Position: 
No
Job Expiration Date: 
02/14/2020

Weigel Broadcasting Co.

Weigel Broadcasting Co. is a family-owned media company based in Chicago, Illinois. The company owns and operates national television networks, as well as local broadcast stations throughout the country. Weigel is the leader in the multicast television network space with "MeTV," Memorable Entertainment Television, the number-one-rated and distributed multicast network, as well as the "Movies!" Network in cooperation with the Fox Television Stations, the "DECADES" Network, the "H&I" Network and the Start TV Network in association with the CBS Television Stations. Weigel's local stations include CBS, ABC, The CW, MyNet and Telemundo network affiliates. Weigel and its affiliate companies broadcast network and independent television stations in Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, Cedar City-St. George (Utah), Milwaukee, South Bend and Rockford.

Broadcast Systems Engineer

General Job Description:

Do you like tech? Do all of your friends and co-workers constantly ask you for help with Adobe products, what PC to buy, and how to setup SANs? Does the thought of doing this as a career sound appealing? Weigel Broadcasting Co is looking for the right candidate to join our Broadcast Systems Engineering team. Weigel Broadcasting is a progressive, Chicago broadcaster with a local and national presence. This position is responsible for providing end-user support for nearly 50 Adobe Creative Cloud edit bays at our Chicago hub. The ideal candidate should be able to quickly diagnose and correct common issues with Adobes Premiere and After Effects products, and will be responsible for building and imaging new editing workstations and servers. This is a fast-paced environment. Qualified candidates MUST have strong, existing Adobe troubleshooting skills and possess the ability to quickly learn new technologies.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Assist in the systems operations of Weigel Broadcastings Chicago hub.

Provide end-user support for Adobe Creative Cloud, Stratus, Edius, and iNews.

Other duties, as assigned.

Requirements:

Basic networking knowledge required.

Knowledge of Telestream Vantage, Grass Valley Stratus and Edius a plus.

The systems engineer must be able to quickly learn new technologies and implement them into existing broadcast infrastructure.

Bachelors degree or equivalent experience required.

Must be willing to manage station needs at any time.

This is a 24/7, on-call position so flexible scheduling is required.

Our Perks & Benefits:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance package

Long Term Disability Insurance

HSA Plan

401k with Company Match

Vacation/PTO/Sick/Paid Holidays

Paid Qualified-FMLA Leave

Tax-free Transit

Discounted Parking Access

Gym Membership Discount

Convenient access to highways and public transportation

Open-air office environment

One block from the aptly named Restaurant Row

Weigel Broadcasting Co. maintains an Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for all applicants and employees. We give fair consideration to all qualified persons and afford all our employees opportunities for advancement according to their individual abilities, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age or sex, or other protected categories. No opportunities for promotion, transfer or any other benefit of employment will be diminished through discriminatory practices. Employees or prospective employees have the right to notify an appropriate local, state or Federal agency if they believe they have been discriminated against.

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