Senior Systems Engineer

Job Number: R50017987

Brand: Fox News Media

Job Type: Engineering, Information Technology, News, Technology, Data

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: November 22, 2022

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Fox News Media

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the newly announced platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 20 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks among the top business channels on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.


We are looking for a Senior Systems Engineer in our Broadcast & Media Technology department to join our Fox News family. The Senior Systems Engineer will be responsible for providing top-layer support and maintenance to our large infrastructure of media and broadcast systems in a 24/7 live news environment. You will work closely with multiple engineering teams and assist in planning our transition to the next generation of media systems, storage, IP technologies, and cloud architectures. The Senior Systems Engineer will be part of a 10+ member team supporting DC, NY, and AWS cloud-based resources.


  • Manage large infrastructure of media asset management system and on-air broadcast systems

  • Independently manage and implement projects while working with the other broadcast system engineers and IT teams

  • Be part of a team that will assist in planning our transition to the next generation of media systems, storage, and cloud architectures

  • Develop and document procedures and workflow processes.

  • Interface with vendors and manufacturers to research and address support issues, feature requests, create bug reports

  • Implement and maintain standards and processes including rollout and support documentation for operational support

  • Participate in on-call support rotation and provide remote support


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field of study is preferred, or equivalent experience 

  • Media Asset Management (MAM) administration or support experience

  • Broadcast ingest & playout systems knowledge

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) Solutions Architect knowledge

  • Python programming and other shell scripting experience

  • Windows Server (2016/2012) knowledge

  • MS-SQL Database knowledge

This position requires some evening work and infrequent late-night work to complete planned maintenance. The job may require you to perform infrequent hardware maintenance including removing, lifting, and replacing equipment in server racks.


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. 

Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure requirements, the pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on education, skills, experience, and location is: $56.73-75.96 per hour for New York City and Westchester County, NY. This role is also eligible for various benefits, including medical/dental/vision, insurance, a 401(k) plan, paid time off, and other benefits in accordance with applicable plan documents. Benefits for Union represented employees will be in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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