Disney ABC Television Group Manager Studio Engineering & Systems Support TSS in New York, New York

ABC News seeks a Manager of Studio Engineering & Systems Support for its Time Square Studios to manage the day-to-day technical and production requirements for ABC’s Good Morning America and all outside clients. The position requires a future-forward technologist well versed in operations, editing, and production scheduling. The successful candidate will act as a liaison between news and systems support, collaborating with show units in an effort to support daily production needs as well as explore and implement new technology.

Responsibilities :

  • Manage local System Support Specialists by exhibiting leadership in technical strategy, through assignment of task and oversight of project progress. Focus areas include: daily studio support, and system design

  • Manage System Support Specialists in the implementation of new production methods and support through the process

  • Manage infrastructure design and interconnectivity between facilities

  • Assist in the overall strategic design and vision of facility

  • Aid in the troubleshooting and resolution of all technical issues, along with providing detailed resolutions

  • Communicate with clients, staff and colleagues clearly and efficiently

  • Manage Technical and Production Support scheduling

  • Monitor Individual staff performance, skill levels along with growth, and provide timely feedback

  • Remain informed on industry trends and new technology developments

Basic Qualifications :

  • Candidates must have at least 5 years' experience and be able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and exhibit a thorough understanding of automated technology and traditional broadcast technology

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced and demanding live/24-hour news environment

  • Must have a strong passion for news and work collaboratively across multiple departments

  • Must have extensive experience with video production, control room automation, technology, and digital media

  • Candidates must have strong interpersonal and management skills, strong project management skills, excellent communication and presentation skills, and a strong leadership presence

  • Must have a proven track record of innovative thinking and execution of large-scale technical projects

Preferred Qualifications :

  • 10+ years’ experience in an engineering managerial role, Broadcast/Cable television, Studio or within Post Production environment is required

  • Engineering degree or Systems Specialist background preferred

  • Strong understanding of Audio/Video IP Routing and signal flow

  • Client Services support and communication

  • In-depth technical knowledge

  • Newsroom systems & IT knowledge

Required Education :

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

Job ID: 554882BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks