Manager Information Systems

Job Number: R50016739

Brand: Fox TV Stations

Job Type: Information Technology

Location: Dallas, Texas

Job Posting Date: November 24, 2021

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox TV Stations

Fox Television Stations is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 29 stations in 18 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 Seattle.

JOB DESCRIPTION

FOX Television Stations seeks an experienced Information Technology Manager.  The ideal candidate will assist FOX Technology with technical support of desktop computers servers, network, applications, and related technology used to operate the television stations.  Support includes specification, installation, and repair of computer systems and peripherals within established FOX Enterprise Technology standards and guidelines.  Activities require interaction with TV station personnel as well as with other members of the FOX Enterprise Technology team to define requirements and deliver against project and support goals.  The position provides one-on-one consultancy to end users as required.  The employee in the position also assists in the maintenance and testing of network, servers and associated equipment.  The position's responsibilities require independent analyses, effective communication and problem-solving skills.  Collaborate closely with Broadcast Engineering providing technical support and oversight of converged platforms.  Work requires initiative and good judgement.  Other duties assigned as deemed appropriate and necessary.  Schedules are subject to change - candidates must be able to work late hours, overnight, weekends.

Responsibilities:

  • Installation, configuration, and ongoing support of desktop computers, peripheral equipment and software within established standards and guidelines.
  • Work with vendors to resolve technical problems as necessary.
  • Work with others in Technology and Engineering community as appropriate to determine and resolve problems and/or meeting project objectives.
  • Works with numerous hardware, software and network products in a multi-layered distributed computing environment.
  • Enforces company policies regarding security, privacy, and data loss prevention.
  • Ensure desktop computers interconnect seamlessly with diverse systems including associated file servers, email servers, Internet, news management, broadcast servers and business systems.
  • Orient staff on use of hardware, software, and security as needed.
  • Recommends and performs upgrades on systems to ensure reliability, performance and longevity.
  • Assist with the procurement of hardware and software.
  • Maintain network infrastructure and integration with general guidance.
  • Maintain records, audits trails, and documentation to support policy and procedure and contribute to the general operating efficiency of the job.
  • Develop procedures and/or processes to manage workload.
  • Participate in corporate governance programs as required by policy.
  • Assist with support and deployment of telecom infrastructure.

Skills Required:

In depth technical familiarity on the deployment, support and effective use of standard technologies including, but not limited to:

Technical:

  • Virtualization (VMWare), SAN Storage (HPE, NetApp, and Isilon)
  • Microsoft Windows 10 and MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Systems and components for servers, workstations, and laptop computers.
  • Windows File Servers (2012 and newer)
  • Cloud Services - Amazon EC2 Compute, S3 Storage & Workspaces.
  • Backup software (Backup-Exec, Veeam, Rubrik, etc.)
  • Network printers and multi-function-devices.
  • Diagnostic tools for PC’s and networks.
  • DHCP and DNS
  • Principles of NAC Appliances and End-point protection software (CrowdStrike and Tanium)
  • Telephony PBX / VOIP – Cisco Call Manager
  • Knowledgeable in security protocol and remediation
  • Knowledgeable on collaboration applications (Slack, Box, Quip, LastPass, and Zoom)
  • Knowledgeable on Switching (Cisco and Arista) and Firewalls (Palo Alto) is desirable
  • Knowledgeable in broadcast systems (Avid, Grass Valley, BitCentral) is desirable

Conceptual:

  • Independent leader, able to work autonomously with little to no supervision 
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Well organized and methodical.
  • Show initiative and follow-up to insure successful results.
  • Flexible and agile to respond to changes in a dynamic environment.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule as required by the stations business needs including extended hours, weekends and holidays.

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.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

Click here to learn more about the diverse communities of people behind our brands. 

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