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Systems Administrator

New York, NY, USA Req #22
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Emmis Communications is a diversified media company, operating across several U.S. markets. The Emmis culture carries at its heart the belief that, in order to succeed, a company must take risks; treat its people well and give them the tools they need to win. Emmis has earned this valued reputation by setting high standards for excellence while creating a fun, exciting and innovative workplace, where every individual is part of the team.

Systems Administrator


JOB DESCRIPTION:


This position is responsible for integration, maintenance, operation, and support of business information technology systems in our New York radio cluster and reports to the Director of Integrated Technologies.



JOB REQUIREMENTS:


  • Manage and support day to day operations of office and broadcast information technology systems, software, and equipment.

  • Enforce corporate computing policy and procedure for both New York Radio users and external vendors to be Sarbanes-Oxley 404 IT Compliant.

  • Maintain data backup systems and verify success and usability of routine backup jobs on a daily basis.

  • Maintain system patch levels and antivirus and malware protection. Monitor server logs and statistics for maintenance of system performance.

  • Maintain, upgrade, and support broadcast Information Technology including playout systems, digital production tools, and audio and video streaming. Support back-end portion of playout systems including management of server and workstation configuration, database maintenance, and management of redundancy and disaster recovery capabilities. Provide end-user support including interface to production systems, music scheduling, and traffic.

  • Support digital video and web production department. Maintain Digital Media Asset Management platform, SAN, and server-based transcoding system.

  • Troubleshoot and repair computer hardware and software, including network servers, storage, network operating systems, PCs and PC applications, Mac systems, LAN cabling, system security and virus protection.

  • Support telecommunications systems including Unified Voice and Messaging platform, PRI, T1, ISDN, VOIP, carrier Ethernet, and other telecommunications technology.

  • Maintain network infrastructure, including switches, routers, firewalls, and managed wireless infrastructure.

  • Support network security, network rights, naming standards, login scripts, software upgrades, and systems migrations.

  • Provide end-user system and application support.

  • Work within a project management structure for broadcast, physical infrastructure, and information technology projects. Create and maintain drawings, wiring documentation, and system configuration documentation. Lead small teams and participate in working groups with corporate technology department.

  • Maintain a positive work environment through active team participation and a good attitude focused on quality customer service for both internal and external customers.

  • Maintain knowledge and stay current on technological advances including computer software and hardware, media and entertainment technologies, radio broadcasting and workstation products.

  • Support maintenance of mechanical and electrical systems including HVAC and BMS controls, generators, transfer switches, fire suppression systems, security systems, and other building systems.

  • Support physical plant maintenance including property and buildings.

  • Available to work various hours and days including some weekends, overnights, and holidays. On-call status 24/7 in case of equipment failure.

  • Maintain a clean and organized work area.

  • Good verbal and written communications skills.

  • Have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs, climb ladders, pull and install wiring, use hand and power tools, work on small components, and perform other physical tasks related to electronic and telecommunications plant maintenance.

  • Other duties as directed.



The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:


  • Minimum of five years computer experience required.

  • Associates’ degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or a related degree from a four-year college or university.

  • Have experience with or knowledge of Windows Server, MS-SQL, Lync, and Exchange in a complex LAN and WAN computing environment.

  • Experience with server virtualization technologies required.

  • Knowledge of integration and support of Macintosh computers within an enterprise environment required.

  • Advanced TCP/IP and networking knowledge required.

  • Experience within a media production environment preferred.

  • MSCA certification preferred.

To apply :
If you are interested in applying and meet the above requirements, submit your
resume , cover letter and salary requirements via on of the following ways:

Online at www.emmis.com.

Mail to : Emmis Communications/395 Hudson Street/7th Fl/NY , NY 10014

Fax : 212-524-9855 or email :resumes@emmisny.com



Emmis Communications (NASDAQ: EMMS) is a diversified media corporation with award-winning radio broadcasting, and magazine publishing operations in markets across the country. Emmis is as well-known for its creative culture as for its operations. Our people are aggressive, knowledgeable and deeply committed to each of the communities in which we operate. Because employees are the key to our success, Emmis offers strong benefits and incentives, including health, vision, dental and life insurance, and a 401(k) contribution plan. For more information about Emmis, see our website at www.emmis.com. 







Emmis is as well known for its creative culture as for its operations. Our people are aggressive, knowledgeable and deeply committed to each of the communities in which we operate. Because employees are the key to our success, Emmis offers strong benefits and incentives, including health, dental and life insurance and a 401(k) contribution plan. For more information about Emmis, visit our website at www.emmis.com. Emmis Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • New York, NY, USA