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Allen Media Broadcasting’s mission is to build a television group by acquiring number one rated stations, big four affiliates with strong local news operations targeting university towns and state capitals that are deeply ingrained in the fabric of their communities. We welcome the opportunity to tell you why AMB is one of the best broadcast companies to be part of in the US!


Director of IT

Are you a highly motivated individual seeking a rapidly growing company where you can be a part of dynamic, collaborative, and challenging technological environment? If so, Allen Media Broadcasting is seeking an experienced Director of IT to join our team

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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Are you a highly motivated individual seeking a rapidly growing company where you can be a part of dynamic, collaborative, and challenging technological environment? If so, Allen Media Broadcasting is seeking an experienced Director of IT to join our corporate team in helping lead our nationwide portfolio of big network affiliate NBC, ABC, CBS & Fox television stations.

As Director of IT, you’ll be key in supporting IT technologies for our properties, employees, clients and viewers at a high level of reliability and security. In conjunction with the passionate broadcast technology professionals across our group, you’ll help provide scalable strategic planning and oversight of the entire company’s IT infrastructure across more than 20 properties in the US. Reporting to our CTO, with responsibility for a growing portfolio of television stations, this is an incredible opportunity to advance your career!

Allen Media Broadcasting’s mission is to build a television group by acquiring number one rated stations, big four affiliates with strong local news operations targeting university towns and state capitals that are deeply ingrained in the fabric of their communities. We welcome the opportunity to tell you why AMB is one of the best broadcast companies to be part of in the US!

Tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Developing technical roadmaps, delivering and operating stable, scalable IT solutions in: Networking (broadcast video/audio, voice, data), System Administration, Engineering Operations, Production Operations, etc.
  • Developing and maintaining critical vendor partnerships
  • Solving technical challenges with innovative solutions
  • Global email administration and oversight
  • Active Directory system oversight across the group
  • Oversee and monitor endpoint protection strategy and compliance
  • Provide ongoing security risk assessment, analysis and response coordination to minimize company cybersecurity risk.
  • Direct ongoing cybersecurity training to end users.
  • Install, manage, and maintain physical and virtual servers serving various computing roles.
  • Work closely with individual stations to implement new IT technologies and related infrastructure
  • Ability to install, configure and maintain: switches, routers, servers, NAS and other hardware/software
  • Oversight in conjunction with local stations regarding broadcast IT technologies.
  • Provide capital/operational budgetary support and advisement for selection and replacement of equipment
  • Ability to travel as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Skills, qualifications and requirements:

  • Strong Leader who can work collaboratively and independently
  • 3+ years experience in an IT leadership/management role preferred
  • Experience managing multi-site IT infrastructures preferred
  • Degree in IT related field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience required
  • Experience leading geographically diverse IT teams within dynamic environments requiring 24/7 support
  • Full and complete knowledge of IP Addressing, NATs, Packet Filtering, and all related IP methodologies
  • Experienced with network wiring and cabling
  • Basic knowledge of fiber technologies
  • Understanding of SMPTE 2110 and NDI a plus
  • Microsoft, Cisco, CompTIA and other industry certifications a plus
  • Able to effectively communicate high level technical details to non-technical people
  • Self-starter with solid prioritization skills
  • Strong multitasker with experience handling multiple dynamic tasks at once
  • Available on call emergency flexibility
  • Experience in broadcast television or a related field a plus, but not required
  • Experience with IT auditing a plus
  • Fluency in English; strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to lift at least 50lbs
  • Must have valid state driver’s license and acceptable driving record.
  • Subject to a background check, drug test and proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

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