Systems Engineer

Meredith Corporation Nashville , TN 37201

Posted 3 months ago

Job Title

Systems Engineer

Job Description

I. Job Summary | Major goals and objectives.

WSMV- TV, a Meredith Corporation TV station, is seeking a Systems Engineer that installs, supports, and maintains all mechanical and electronic equipment within the broadcast environment. This equipment includes video production and master control switchers, video routers, video servers, studio and ENG cameras, video monitors, audio equipment, microwave transmitters and receivers, live news trucks, intercom and IFB systems, graphics equipment, computers, and other electronic equipment generally associated with a broadcast television station.

II. Essential Job Functions

Weight % Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results
80% The Systems Engineer installs, supports, and maintains all mechanical and electronic equipment and software systems within the broadcast environment. This equipment includes video production and master control switchers, video routers, video servers, studio and ENG cameras, video monitors, audio equipment, microwave transmitters and receivers, live news trucks, intercom and IFB systems, graphics equipment, computers, and other electronic equipment generally associated with a broadcast television station. Repairs are made to component or board level as appropriate.
10% Cross-trains other members of the technical staff, and improves/updates technical job skills.
10% Performs other duties as assigned

III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.

Education: Associate's degree in Broadcast Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent training and/or experience.

Experience: Five years' experience maintaining technical equipment in a television broadcast or post-production facility preferred.

Must possess mid-level experience and knowledge of computers, servers, data infrastructure including Ethernet and fiber in support of IP and communications protocols, and computer operating systems. (Windows 7, Linux, etc.)

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Good interpersonal skills ability to effectively and cooperatively work with non-technical personnel.

Ability to prioritize and make frequent changes to work plans without loss of efficiency or composure.

Ability to make decisions quickly under pressure.

Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.

Ability to meet deadlines.

Ability to work a flexible schedule in support of a 24x7x365 broadcast operation.

Ability to self-motivate and take initiative on critical and non-critical projects.

Solid understanding of electronics troubleshooting and repair.

Solid understanding of TCP/IP networking relating to PC function and communication with software applications in Ethernet networks.

It is the policy of Meredith to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Meredith will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Meredith participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here:


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