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Disney ABC Television Group IT System Administrator in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

WPVI-TV IT System Administrator

The WPVI-TV IT System Administrator candidate will be involved in the installation, troubleshooting and support of the infrastructure and systems within the broadcast facility. The candidate must have a passion for and be comfortable with current IT and media technologies, concepts and emerging trends (i.e. Media over IP, Cloud Computing).


  • Installation, configuration, and daily maintenance/troubleshooting of IT systems

  • Routine system patches/upgrades and hardware/software configurations

  • Provide operational support for end-users; respond to help desk tickets and calls

  • Interface with third party vendors and support technicians

  • Lead, execute, and complete projects as directed by management

  • Adhere to Disney IT policies and best practices in a broadcast environment

Qualifications & Requirements

The ideal candidate must:

  • Possess strong IT/networking and problem-solving skills.

  • Be a self-starter and able to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment, working both independently and as a part of a diverse team.

  • Be project oriented, organized and able to show a proven record of accomplishment of previously executed projects from concept to completion.

  • Demonstrate the ability to pivot and manage changing priorities and tight deadlines.

  • Be willing to expand their knowledge with broadcast industry concepts/technologies.

  • Have excellent interpersonal and communications skills.

WPVI-TV is a 24/7 operation and the candidate may be required to work non-traditional shifts, weekends/holidays, and be willing to be on call and/or work extra hours as needed. Candidate should be able to lift and carry equipment as necessary.

Preferred Experience

Experience with the following platforms/technologies is preferred:

  • McAfee ePO and associated products

  • Microsoft SCCM & Active Directory

  • VMWare ESXi and vCenter

  • Cisco UCS, VoIP, and Layer 2 Switching

  • Palo Alto Firewalls

Experience with the following is a plus:

  • Television Production, Broadcast Automation Systems and related equipment

  • Newsroom NRCS/MAM Systems

  • Adobe Creative Software Products

Preferred Education/Training

A degree in a technical related field, appropriate certifications, and/or equivalent experience.

Additional Information :

This position is located at WPVI-TV in Philadelphia, PA. EEO/F/M/V/D/SO/GI

Job ID: 652743BR

Location: Philadelphia,Pennsylvania

Job Posting Company: Media Networks

ABC Cable Networks Group is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.