Sr. Director, Technology Operations

Sr. Director, Technology Operations

Job category: Engineer

Job Type: Full Time

Boynton Beach, Florida

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Job Description:

South Florida PBS is searching for a Sr. Director of Technology and Operations ready to lead us into the future of next-generation media technologies and infrastructures as the organization shifts from traditional broadcasting to new platforms based on IP and cloud-based solutions.

Under the general supervision of the Sr. VP Technology/Operations the Sr. Director, Technology/Operations is responsible for strategically leading the South Florida PBS technology and operations teams.  Fully assuming the leadership role, steering from the front, working side-by-side with highly skilled engineering personnel to achieve the goals of SFPBS.  Facilitates short and long-term technology planning including, but not limited to, establishing technical standards, methods, and priorities. Works collaboratively with peers within the technology division to ensure that all engineering and IT capabilities for South Florida PBS are innovative and solution oriented, meeting current and future needs. Responsible for overseeing the operations and maintenance functions of all technical personnel, equipment, and infrastructure to ensure a smooth and efficient operation for broadcast, production and NexGen endeavors. Working with the SVP, assists in developing and executing the strategic direction, goals, and objectives for the division.

Maintains a good working knowledge of the company’s broadcast operations, networking infrastructure and RF technical facilities.  Researches new technologies as they may apply to South Florida PBS. Maintains technical leadership within the industry; recommends, plans, and designs technical and equipment changes.  Acts as a resource and liaison between Technology division and other departments. Maintains compliance with all FCC rules and regulations. Develops and manages operational budgets and maintains proper documentation.

Bachelor’s degree preferred in related field. SBE certification or equivalent work experience. Seven to ten years of experience working in a broadcast facility or in the broadcast field. Familiarity with television operations and content creation. Strong IT based skills, networking, and IP video distribution infrastructure.  RF experience is a must. Knowledge of planning, technical design, construction, maintenance and operation of all aspects of broadcast facilities. Proven experience leading a diverse team.

Able to communicate with personnel at all levels. Ability to follow through on objectives without direct supervision. Strong leadership, management and interpersonal skills. Embraces hands-on leadership strategy.  Excellent written and oral communication skills. Must have an enthusiasm for the mission of South Florida PBS.

Must work well under pressure.


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