Technical Manager - NBC Sports Group
NBC Sports Group - Stamford, CT

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Role purpose:
The Technical Manager will provide front-line management of personnel, facilities, equipment, operations and technology for a customer driven production operations group. Coordinate all technical and logistical requirements prior to air and then in the control rooms to ensure that all technical aspects of the production go as planned.

Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with all show personnel in planning programs and scheduling manpower resources including field crews, edit rooms, control rooms and production studios
  • Coordinate and communicate with remote origination locations to ensure technical quality and readiness for air
  • Ensure efficient utilization of company resources within a fast paced rapidly changing news environment
  • Work with other NBC entities, outside broadcasters and vendors to identify, negotiate for and secure required resources.
  • Assist in the strategic financial planning process and the development and tracking of short and long term budgets.
  • Maintain technical and broadcast quality.
  • Work closely with engineering to insure all equipment is meeting clients expectations.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable company policies.


  • Qualifications/Requirements
    Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree in Communications, Engineering or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum seven (7) years experience in live, studio television production experience.
  • At least seven (7) years experience in engineering support and operational experience in broadcast studio and production control room.
  • Minimum five (5) years experience with field/remote production processes and equipment (including satellite/telco and communications) experience.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem resolution skills.
  • Must understand digital production and file based workflows in FCP environment.
  • Must have proficient computer skills, including Apple, Outlook, MS Word, Excel.
  • Must have strong administrative and organizational skills
  • Must have managerial skills.

    Eligibility Requirements:
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
  • Must be willing to take and submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal's affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


  • Desired Characteristics
  • Work well under pressure, including tight deadlines.
  • Clear communication skills with the ability to be effective across diverse groups throughout the company and external vendors.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team oriented environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work well under pressure and with tight deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

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