Hearst Television IT Manager in Kansas City, Missouri

KMBC-TV/KCWE-TV, the Hearst owned ABC/CW affiliates in Kansas City, is looking for an Information Technology Manager who is ready for a dynamically diverse, fast paced, challenging position responsible for managing and maintaining the local area network utilizing leading edge infrastructure and systems, including Cisco Nexus, Cisco UCS, VMware, DELL/EMC VNXe & Isilon, and CISCO VoIP. Support for specialized on-air broadcast systems; news, graphics and sales production systems, and associated end user systems support. This is a hands-on position in a mid-sized news-oriented broadcast television environment.

*Job Responsibilities: *

  • Install / Maintain / Support Cisco LAN/IT infrastructure

  • VMware Virtual Environment Management/Support

  • Enterprise Backup Management/Support

  • Windows Server / Desktop OS understanding & proficiency

  • Production Storage Systems Management/Support

  • Desktop, laptop, and workstation computer systems installation/management/support

  • Provide technical guidance and support to end users

  • Office 365 Production Suite Support

  • WSUS, SEP, Cylance Management & Support

  • Wireless & Remote connectivity installation/management/support

  • Intrusion Detection Systems knowledge & management (IDS)

  • Cisco VoIP systems knowledge & support

  • Familiarity with Service Now

  • Ability to work with enterprise shared services technology group

Experience Requirements:

  • In-depth experience with IP network connectivity & troubleshooting

  • In-depth experience with virtual environments & systems backup/restore

  • In-depth experience with current MS Windows server/desktop operating systems

  • Active Directory management/support

  • Experience with remote & mobile device support & connectivity

  • Experience with Enterprise & web-based applications

  • Advanced troubleshooting / analytical skills

*Qualifications Requirements: *

  • Minimum 7 years in advanced IT systems administration & management

  • 2+ years’ experience in the broadcast environment

  • Management / Leadership skills

  • Must be able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment with constant deadlines

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, positive attitude, team player

  • Scripting/Coding experience a plus

  • Ability to maintain corporate standards, policies, and procedures

  • May be required to be “on-call” outside of normal working hours

*Education: *

  • BS or BA in Computer Science, Information Science or Information Technology or an equivalent combination of training and real-world work experience. ​

  • MCSE, CCNA, VCP6-DCV or VCP6.5-DCv certifications preferred