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Sr System Engineer

Brooksource • Islandia, NY

Posted 12 days ago

Job Snapshot

Degree - 2 Year Degree
$50.00 - $70.00 /Hour
Broadcasting - Radio - TV
Information Technology


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Job Description

Senior System Engineer

Suffolk County, NY (Long Island)

Full-Time, Contract-to-hire

We are looking for a Senior System Engineer to join the Broadcast Engineering team at an American media conglomerate based in the heart of Long Island, NY. As a Senior System Engineer, you will provide Level II & Level III support for the Network Operations Center and uplink facility that monitors and controls the broadcasting for some of the world's most well-known cable and cinema television channels.


  • Maintaining the technical integrity of a hybrid baseband video/audio and IT infrastructure
  • Providing Level II and Level III support for a 24 x 7 Network Operations Center and uplink facility
  • Receive escalated issues from the NOC monitoring analysts
  • Troubleshooting and resolving issues including involving command line code, server hardware, fiber, virtualization, automation, operating systems and information security
  • Working with command-line based applications
  • Providing hardware support for in-house servers and systems
  • Repairing a variety of complex baseband video/audio, encoding, fiber and server equipment

Necessary Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience as a Systems Engineer, preferably working in a Network Operations Center in the broadcasting industry
  • Able to write custom queries using technologies such as:
  • Scripting knowledge including languages such as:
    • Windows batch, power shell, C, C++
  • Experience providing Operating System support for various systems, including:
    • Windows desktop and server iterations
    • Linux distributions: Debian, RedHat, Slackware, CentOS
    • Other OS: UNIX, FreeBSD, VMS, SunOS, Isilon OneFS
    • Knowledge of Windows and Linux fail-over clusters a plus
  • Experience with automated solutions using technologies
    • Ex. VMWare vSphere, EXSi hypervisor, Cisco IMC supervisor, Puppet, Jenkins
  • Experience supporting server farms including systems
    • Ex. Dell PowerEdge generations, Cisco UCS, Sun, IBM, Intel, SuperMicro generic construction
  • Knowledge of ticketing, monitoring and tracking systems
    • Ex. PRTG, SumoLogic, Splunk, Science Logic
  • Knowledge of distribution methods, data networks, servers, networking, archives, distributed systems and databases

Nice to Have Qualifications

  • Knowledge of emerging IT technologies used in a HA, multi-application, virtualized environment, such as: Amazon AWS, Cloud, VMWare vSphere & ESXi Hypervisor, Cisco IMC Supervisor, Puppet, Jenkins
  • Able to maintain and repair a variety of complex baseband video/audio, encoding, fiber and server equipment
  • Knowledge of information security and vulnerability tools including BackTrack4, Metasploit, Qualys, Nessus, nMap
  • Experience with broadcast television or any multichannel video programming distributor
  • Knowledge of live, linear, VOD, over-the-top linear delivery or simulcast solutions
Job ID: BBBH42690
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