Engineer
at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Date Posted: 9/15/2020

Job Description


WBFF/WNUV has an excellent career opportunity for a full-time Broadcast Engineer to support the Engineering Department on its daily computer and network operations as well as work on various facility and equipment troubleshooting requirements. This position involves maintaining computers and servers related to television transmission and video automation systems, as well as work stations. The candidate will be directly responsible for hands-on support of modern broadcast equipment.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:



  • Provide support in the management of Servers, Network Security and Network Services

  • PC/Mac hardware/software support with on-site installing, servicing and repairing workstations

  • Provide support for the technical needs of the News Department

  • Assist with video equipment set-up and maintenance

  • Assist Engineering with Transmitter and Master Control maintenance

  • Assist with LAN and WAN related hardware and software maintenance

  • Develop knowledge of facility specific IT needs and assist in supporting these systems

  • Apply regular security updates

  • Perform physical inventory of equipment

  • Maintain digital telephone system


Requirements:



  • Associates degree or higher in IT, electronics or computer related field preferred

  • 2-4 years of related broadcast experience preferred

  • A great team-oriented attitude and dedication to quality

  • Strong familiarity with Microsoft, Mac and Linux operating systems

  • Knowledge and competency in core hardware and computer system technologies, including installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance and LAN/WAN networking

  • Proficiency in troubleshooting problems and responding quickly under pressure

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Familiarity with Avid related software and hardware products a plus


Physical Demands/Work Environment:



  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule

  • On-call duty, including weekends and holidays

  • Ability to lift computers and equipment generally less than 50 pounds


Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace!


About Us


Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. Also, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, our own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!


About the Team


The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open-door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Baltimore, MD
  • Job Type: Engineering
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 9/15/2020

About Us

Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! In addition, Sinclair is the leading local news provider in the country, as well as a producer of sports content. Sinclair owns a multicast network, four radio stations and a cable network. Sinclair’s content is delivered via multiple-platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and digital platforms. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. was founded in 1986, went public in 1995 and is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol SBGI.

We believe Sinclair Broadcast Group’s people are our most important asset. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. Sinclair's success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of broadcasting and we need talented, dedicated, ethical professionals to do so. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. To be the best, you have to attract the best. This is why we provide opportunity for advancement, a challenging work environment, and a company culture with open communication and teamwork. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair!

We also offer excellent compensation and comprehensive benefits, including:

  • Company-sponsored medical/prescription, vision and dental plans
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Company-paid Life and Disability
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Wellness programs
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Education reimbursement
  • Vacation, Holiday, and PTO
  • And more…