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Master Control Operator – NBCUniversal – Englewood Cliffs, NJ

NBCUniversal job in Englewood Cliffs, NJ

  • Full Time


As a Master Control Operator at NBCUniversal (NBCU), you will be responsible for all aspects of maintaining and ensuring the reliability of all NBCU Sports Origination Center channels as well as the monitoring and recovery processes for all News & Entertainment channels.

Job Duties

  • Perform the duties of a live sports master control operator in a fast-paced environment, including manipulating commercial playlists, executing program/commercial/marketing changes, managing playlists, sending logs for reconciliation and maintaining the overall reliability and execution of live sports network broadcasts
  • Monitor and maintain the continuity and availability for 8 Networks (including 20 distribution channels)
  • Perform control room duties (Technical Director, Commercial Integration, and Associate Director) to support live events
  • Perform ingest and quality control duties for on-air content airing on sports networks
  • Work within a team environment
  • Continue to exceed expectations in on-air reliability and customer service for all NOC clientele
  • Ensure reliability of on-air schedules in a dynamic environment


Basic Qualifications
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  • 2+ years experience in an On-air broadcast environment with a proven understanding of live “on-air” broadcast operations execution
  • 2+ years of experience in a live environment, specifically a strong background in executing live sports broadcasts
  • 2+ years experience demonstrating an overall understanding & knowledge of the television production process, broadcast operations & news/sports/entertainment technical production requirements
  • 2+ years of proven knowledge of switchers, routers, communications, ingest and automation systems
  • 2+ years of experience in ingest and quality control processes
  • Extensive and significant experience, understanding and knowledge of digital broadcast and production technical systems, standards and processes<
  • Technical experience with automated, real-time systems, digital video and audio troubleshooting and test techniques
  • Experience with work rules and scheduling

Additional Job Requirements

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #:48767BR)
  • Must be willing to work in Englewood Cliffs, NJ
  • This position requires the ability to work any scheduled time, including nights, weekends and holidays to support the 24×7 on-air broadcast environment

Desired Characteristics

  • Proven ability to handle multiple tasks and pressure situations
  • Proven leadership, high energy level, strong attention to detail and strong team skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to be flexible in approach, and respond well to pressure
  • A track record of meeting or exceeding performance expectations
  • Possess strong troubleshooting and process skills
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