Senior Broadcast Technology Engineer - WFTV


Orlando, FL, US, 32801

Location: FL-Orlando-South

Job Title:  Senior Broadcast Technology Engineer - WFTV

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Position Overview

CMG Orlando TV-WFTV is looking for a Senior Broadcast Technology Engineer who will be responsible for installation, repair, and maintenance of broadcast servers and network components. The position will be the primary engineer for the design and integration of Broadcast Equipment into the IT infrastructure of the facility and CMG network. This position will assess and make recommendations for software and hardware for broadcast workflows.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with the engineering staff to maintain the Master Control room hardware & software and workflows 
  • This will include but is not limited to playout server systems, transcoding systems, FTP and content delivery systems. Additionally, this role will manage and maintain the play to air automation system and any interface(s) to the traffic system 
  • Manage and maintain the newsroom hardware & software and workflows (NRCS systems, transcoding systems, and encoding systems for web & mobile streaming) 
  • Work with the engineering staff to maintain the Production Control Room hardware & software and workflows 
  • This will include but is not limited to playout server systems, production automation, CG systems, and control interfaces 
  • Work with IT to maintain network infrastructure as they relate to broadcast and on-air systems (network routers, switches, subnets, and ACLs. Ensure that software, firmware, an OS versions for broadcast equipment are up to date as needed) 
  • Manage and evaluate service agreements 
  • Present costs and rate changes for these agreements to the department head for budgeting and payment 
  • Be a liaison with corporate IT NEG to ensure compliance and interoperability for broadcast systems 
  • Work with end users and leverage technology to develop or improve workflows that are in line with the station’s plan for digital workflows and content distribution 
  • Design, execution, and management of projects will be required as well 
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation such as drawings, technical bulletins, and version notes 

Minimum Qualifications

  • A combination of 5 Years minimum leadership level experience in broadcast technology and operations 
  • Bachelor's Degree in electronics/electrical engineering, SBE certification, or other senior level Technical Professional certification e.g., CCNA 
  • Extensive knowledge of all broadcast systems and knowledge of government regulations and industry standards required ensuring the station's technical compliance  
  • Significant technical expertise in the planning, implementation, and maintenance of television station facilities, including RF facilities and IT  
  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with excellent attention to detail, accuracy strong organizational skills and a customer-service approach  
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills 

About Cox Media Group
CMG Media Corporation (d/b/a Cox Media Group) is an industry-leading media company with unparalleled brands, award-winning content, and exceptional team members. CMG provides valuable local and national journalism and entertainment content to the people and communities it serves. The company's businesses encompass 14 high-quality, market-leading television brands in 9 markets; 54 top-performing radio stations delivering multiple genres of content in 11 markets; a Washington, DC news bureau; and numerous streaming and digital platforms. CMG's TV portfolio includes multiple primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, Telemundo and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. For more information about CMG, visit

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