Network Engineer

Location: Dallas

Job Type: Full Time / Permanent

What You Will Do:  The Network Engineer will lead the daily activities of our datacenter infrastructure supporting multiple remote (de-centralized) productions in a SMPTE 2100 Environment. The Network Engineer will provide IT/IP support, setup & troubleshooting in live production environments.

Key duties include: • Serve as technical expert in supporting the core IP based infrastructure for NEP’s Datacenter • Coordinate with NOC, problem solve and troubleshoot network connectivity issues in a WAN and/or LAN environment. • Support, monitor, & troubleshoot technical workflows from datacenter to client and NEP control rooms. • Bring expertise in WAN/LAN networking workflows, and familiarity with the WAN/LAN production supply-chain. • Complete technical reports for each event to ensure equipment needs/issues are met and resolved. • Communicate efficiently with client technical and operational contacts to ensure on-air success. • Assist with providing technical support for new builds and system upgrades, in cooperation with the Engineering, IT, and Systems Integration teams. • Be ready and willing to advise and suggest on IP technical workflows that can enhance productivity, and workflow efficiency. • Assist with Network security protocols and permission-based access to a variety of production equipment and monitoring software.

Requirements: • Technical or B.S./Electronics field or Engineering preferred, however various combinations of education and experience will be considered. • Ability to work in, and understand SMPTE 2110 environments, familiarity with IP workflows. • 5+ years of experience working in television production technology. • Demonstrated knowledge of technology, equipment, facilities, and production for major commercial and cable television networks. • Ability to interface with clients and provide a high level of service and support. • Ability to work in a fast-paced high stress production environment on a daily basis. • Must be able to travel as needed. Due to the requirements of this position, we require a candidate be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. If a candidate is offered this position, such offer is contingent on the candidate providing proof of full vaccination status by his or her start date. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, we will consider reasonable accommodations to a candidate’s inability to vaccinate due to disability or religious belief, but our consideration of potential reasonable accommodations does not guarantee commencement of employment.

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