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Supervisor of Technology and Operations at KING 5

Supervisor of Technology and Operations

KING 5 Seattle, WA Full-Time
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KING 5 Media Group in Seattle, Washington is searching for a Supervisor of Technology and Operations to join its Technology Team. The Supervisor of Technology and Operations is a leader responsible for the day-to-day management of the technical/IT support team at KING/KONG. This role will supervise staff, manage projects, and provide operational leadership to the station. This role will report to the Head of Technology.

In This Role, You Will:

  • Manage the Engineering/IT staff and ensure the team delivers high-quality customer service.
  • Coach and develop the team and lead hiring and performance management processes
  • Assist with maintaining, upgrading and support of broadcast information technology throughout the station’s studio, transmitter, and remote facilities.
  • Ensure compliance with various company policies as they relate to technical systems and software.
  • Work closely with the Head of Technology to manage projects, research, and implement new technologies, and assist with budgeting for upcoming projects.
  • Coordinate with local programming and commercial traffic departments in addition to the TEGNA Streaming Center.
  • Other duties as directed.

Required / Minimum Requirements:

  • 3+ years of managing mission-critical technical environments at a TV station, production facility or related tech operation.
  • Ability to work various hours and days including weekends, overnights, and holidays.

Additional Or Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in field operations including ENG/SNG trucks, satellite, microwave, and IP news-gathering technologies as well as RF transmission systems is a plus.
  • Solid understanding of current broadcast systems, network technologies, servers, desktop, monitoring, end user support and Microsoft's Active Directory environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management and non-technical end users.
  • Have experience with broadcast automation, graphics, editors, switchers, routers, audio consoles, etc.
  • Have experience with or knowledge of Windows 2008-2019 Server and Active Directory in a complex LAN and WAN computing environment.
  • Possess strong multitasking and project management skills.
  • Be a self-starter and a team player.  Be able to perform well under pressure and deadlines and be focused on quality customer service for internal customers.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs., climb ladders and work on elevated surfaces, pull and install wiring, use hand and power tools, work on small components, and perform other physical tasks.
  • Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or IT related field. 

Compensation and Benefits

We are offering a competitive salary along with benefits such as paid time away from work, health savings account, 401K, paid parental leave, fertility and family planning care, adoption assistance, tuition assistance and student loan refinancing.

This position is full-time, salaried and non-union.

We are an equal opportunity employer

There's one more, very important thing. We are an equal opportunity employer. We search for amazing people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. We take care of each other to create an inclusive work environment where we love to come to work every day.

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 64 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit [ Link removed ] - URL blocked - click to apply.

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

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Job Snapshot

Employee Type

Full-Time

Location

Seattle, WA

Job Type

Media - Journalism - Newspaper, Information Technology

Date Posted

03/25/2021

Job ID

10270/8230/46290
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