Information Systems Technician

Job Number: R50011468

Brand: Fox TV Stations

Job Type: Information Technology

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Job Posting Date: February 14, 2020

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Fox TV Stations

FOX Television Stations is one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.


WTXF Fox 29 Philadelphia is currently seeking an Information Systems Technician to assist personnel with technical support of desktop computers, applications, and related technology. Support includes specification, installation, and repair of computer systems and peripherals within established FTS standards and guidelines. Activities require interaction with other members of the FTS IT team to diagnose and resolve unique, non-recurring problems. The employee in this position also assists in the maintenance, deployment, and problem solving associated with servers and networking devices. Work is performed with little supervision and requires initiative and judgment.  Provide PC technical support to FTS employees. This includes the installation, configuration, and ongoing usability of desktop laptop computers, mobile devices and peripheral technology. Ensure systems interconnect seamlessly with diverse systems and Active Directory resources.  Back up station’s IT Manager and assist with maintaining station’s servers and network. This includes technical support for the file servers on the primary Active Directory domain.  Recommends and performs hardware and software upgrades on systems to ensure security, reliability, performance and longevity.  Ensure system configurations and operations are in compliance with company policies and procedures.  Maintain hardware/software inventories for all IT managed technologies.  Works with support vendors to troubleshoot technical problems on PCs, servers and software  Assist with the creation and maintenance of technical documents used for planning and support of local servers and networks. Deploy new or upgraded technologies as defined in approved projects.  Assist in information gathering associated with asset management and IT initiatives on an as-needed basis.

  • 5+ years supporting Windows PCs, Servers.
  • 3+ years supporting a user base >75 people.
  • 2+ years basic IP networking 
  • Job Skills:
  • Able to resolve issues and isolate faults methodically.
  • Able to follow defined procedure and processes.
  • Able to deal with frequent change, and unexpected events.
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Exhibits sound and accurate judgment and logical reasoning.
  • Able to learn quickly.
  • Formal Education/Degree:
  • BS / BA in Computer Science (or equivalent in experience)
  • Relevant Technologies:
  • OS: MS/Windows Server 2008/2012 and MS Windows 7/10
  • Hardware Platforms: HP Desktop/Laptop and ProLiant Servers, Cisco Switches. Surface Tablets
  • Applications/Software: MS Office 2016, McAfee Antivirus , RSAT tools, BackupExec, Smart Deploy, PDQ Deploy, Lansweeper and Bitlocker disk encryption
  • Other: Must have valid drivers' license and clean driving record as day trips to offsite locations will be required. No overnight travel.

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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.