ViacomCBS Streaming

Support Technician

3 days agoNew York, NY

Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, Paramount's portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, the company provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions.

Overview and Responsibilities

The Paramount Technology department supports our global content company through the delivery of a high-quality viewing experience, system infrastructure support, and creating innovative ways for our employees to collaborate. If you are interested in a strategy that has growth, transformation, and ongoing innovation where you can help "reinvent the broadcasting wheel" Paramount Tech has a role for you...

We are hiring a Support Technician to provide high level of support to our technology matters, primarily in our newsroom or production, as well as assisting with events as needed.

This position is responsible for serving as the first level of response to assigned clients, providing data maintenance, supporting virtualized Windows and Linux servers, and maintaining client services software for audio, editing, and post-production. The Technician also handles Office 365 set-ups.

- First line of support for Newsroom, Control Room and Editors

- Main point of contact for locations, corresponding services and processes. Provide recommendations based on requests and requirements from business and tech groups.

- Assists in handling weekly onboarding for New Hire employees and contractors working closely with HR department, contractor vendor and internal teams.

- Manage numerous applications relating to: news production, communication, storage, content editing, and financials within the Microsoft and Apple ecosystems.

- Maintain Active Directory, create and delete user accounts as needed.

- Physically carry and move equipment.

- Management of data on shared storage.

- Install and configure Windows servers and PCs with extensive knowledge of Microsoft Operating systems.

- Adobe Creative cloud enterprise setups

- Support ENPS production system, Sony ELC and Crispin.

- Supporting Broadcast IT functions workflows (Air Control, Transmission and Media Distribution operations)

- Implement and maintain media management and SAN systems.

- Support of Ethernet based shared storage devices

- Support and maintain Adobe Premiere Edit Systems

- Office 365 setup and support including One Drive

- Basic A/V Support

- Host virtual support sessions for onboarding employees

- Must be willing to work evenings/weekends, early and late hours upon request

- BA in IT or Media related field, applicable industry certificates, or equivalent experience with 2+ years of IT broadcast related support

- Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud and Microsoft O365 support and maintenance

- Good interpersonal skills with the ability to think quickly to get Broadcasts on air in a fast paced live 24x7 broadcast environment to effectively guide, support, and escalate anomalies for all end-users

- Experience working with and supporting clients and endpoints in a creative environment

- Availability to travel for emergencies with short notice

- Ability to lift 35 pounds of computer equipment, carry, and set-up is required

- Mostly indoors at Broadcast Center, some outdoor remote work may be necessary

- Very good written and verbal communication skills are required

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies, we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

Client-provided location(s): New York, NY, USA
Job ID: CBS-31978

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