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WLS Television is seeking a Part-Time Broadcast IT Specialist **Responsibilities :** Duties include monitoring and support of the Broadcast and IT infrastructure and operational systems. The TV station is a complex environment, and demands timely response to voice, email and other forms of electronic communication. Position requires flexibility of schedule; hours are primarily evenings with occasional weekend shifts throughout the year. **Basic Qualifications :** Candidate must have a passion for and be comfortable working with current IT and television technologies, concepts and emerging trends. This individual must be a self-starter and able to learn quickly in a fast paced environment, working both independently and as part of diverse team. Must be an effective communicator with strong written, verbal and presentation skills. Individual will be required to maintain technical documentation. Requires good personal organization skills and the ability to multitask. Individual must have the confidence to take charge, be the leader as needed and triage in a crisis situation. Must be able to manage up and down, working with top level management, engineering staff, end users, clients and viewers. Should be able to perform detailed engineering research and analysis on-line, in order to solve non-trivial technical problems. Must be able to create professional drawings and presentations and use project management methodologies when working on team projects. Requires being comfortable providing local or remote technical support to people of all skill levels and backgrounds, along with the patience to mentor and train others as needed. **Preferred Qualifications:** Candidate must have hands-on knowledge with Linux/Unix or Apple Macintosh. Candidate needs a solid understanding of WiFi and layers 2 & 3 TCP/IP protocols & packet capture concepts (Wireshark or other) for wired networks. Experience with enterprise software platforms including, SQL Database, Active directory, GPO’s, automated software distribution techniques (Microsoft SCCM or other), server virtualization (VMWare or other) and cloud computing (Amazon AWS or other) concepts required. Development or coding experience with at least one or more of the following is a must, SQL, web2.0, VB, LAMP, AJAX, OOP, shell scripting or advanced batch scripting such as Microsoft PowerShell. Familiarity with computer based video and graphics systems, video editing, video streaming, codecs and file formats is desirable. Some familiarity with ITIL or IT best practice and security frameworks, computer security, enterprise data storage (SAN), archive and DR. **Required Education :** This position requires a completed and verifiable four year degree in Computer Science or an engineering discipline. **Additional Information :** No phone calls, please **Job ID:** 527852BR **Location:** Chicago,Illinois **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.


  • Troubleshoot problems with audio-visual equipment.
  • Train faculty and media staff on the use of audio-visual equipment.
  • Confer with teachers to select course materials and to determine which training aids are best suited to particular grade levels.
  • Attend conventions and conferences, read trade journals, and communicate with industry insiders to keep abreast of industry developments.


  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.


  • Administration and ManagementKnowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Customer and Personal ServiceKnowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Production and ProcessingKnowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Computers and ElectronicsKnowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

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