Senior Manager, Engineering & Tech Ops - CBS

Ref#: 26957

CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive

Job Type: Full-Time Staff

About Us:

CBS Interactive is a premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the industry. Our websites dive deep into the things that people care about: business, entertainment, games, news, sports and technology. With more than 290 million unique visitors each month, CBS Interactive is a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks.


This leader will provide mission critical technical direction and technical support for design, upgrades, system administration, maintenance and failure recovery for the Broadcast. Oversee the master control operation that includes the playback automation system, the storage for all programs and commercial spots and maintains a relationship between master control, Ingets, Studio-News, Traffic and Sales. For studio-news, manage all studio equipment, camera switchers, graphics, ENG, and the set and lighting. For IT, oversee his team on the maintenance and replacement of all computers and servers, updating software, virus control, all network communication internal and external to the plant.

Author and publish technical documentation.

24/7 responsibility for integrity of automation and broadcast IT infrastructure supporting origination.

Manage and maintain complex integrated systems

Maintenance and repair of all technical equipment in studio, pre & post production and MCR operation.

Design, planning, budgeting and construction of new engineering projects to keep the operation reliably on the air and competitive in the market.

Development, preparation, timely submission for approval and implementation of capital budges/projects.

Tracking purchase orders within each project to operate within budget.

Create, maintain and forecast monthly operating expenses and provide detail information as needed.

Must be able to troubleshoot, diagnose and handle the tools necessary to repair studio/post production equipment.

Must have solid working knowledge of PC and Apple computers, MS Windows, OSX and related software.

Must have solid working knowledge of PCs, networks, routers, MS operating systems and application software such as Word and Excel.

Traffic systems such as Wide Orbit and OSI.

Dynamically and effectively communicate with clients to collect information to assess their engineering needs.

Make clear sound decisions under pressure and rapidly changing situations.

Must thrive in a fast-paced, team environment.


Bachelor's degree or equivalent degree required

5-10 years' experience working in studio engineering

Must successfully pass a background check

In addition, CBS will be guided by applicable federal, state and local laws when considering for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.

EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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