Director, Broadcast Systems Development in Centennial, CO at Cumulus Media

Date Posted: 11/17/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

CUMULUS MEDIA | Westwood One has an immediate opening for a full time Director, Broadcast Systems Development to support the Engineering team.  The ideal candidate will be action oriented, customer focused, have great communication skills, be an active listener, have the ability to problem solve and the ability to remain calm under pressure.

Who We Are:

Westwood One, the national-facing arm of CUMULUS MEDIA, offers iconic, nationally syndicated sports, news, and entertainment content to more than 250 million monthly listeners across an audio network of nearly 7,300 affiliated broadcast radio stations and media partners. Westwood One is the largest audio network in America, home to premium content that defines the culture, including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, CNN, the AP, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and Westwood One Backstage. The rapidly growing Cumulus Podcast Network delivers popular network and industry personalities and programs. Westwood One connects listeners with their passions through programs and platforms that have everyone listening.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Directly responsible to maintain >99.999 reliability of broadcast systems through diversity of systems and redundancy.
  • Utilization of proactive monitoring tools to ensure quality of service
  • Responsible for management of Westwood One broadcast software systems and platforms
  • Coordination with Westwood One Engineering, Vendors and Developers
  • Provide vision and strategy to streamline operations systems while striving to improve reliability
  • Coordination with VP of Network Technology of daily activities and projects
  • Direct interfacing and cooperative efforts with Westwood One IT department for seamless integration of broadcast systems and software
  • Coding and testing of various software including web development for production rollout
  • Other Duties as assigned


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 1 - 3 years of experience
  • Development capabilities, Bash, PHP, C, C++, C#, Perl, Ruby
  • Database administration knowledge, MySQL, MS-SQL, Postgresql
  • Computer audio including WAV, MP2, MP3, AAC
  • Broadcast experience, preferably radio or network radio.
  • Self-starter who can work with minimal supervision
  • Solid analytical skills to solve medium to complex technical issues
  • Ability to assist others with technical anomalies and resolve issues
  • Capable of handling multiple emergency situations in scientific manner
  • Ability to troubleshooting advanced technical systems to source code level
  • Ability to use/learn the following equipment/materials: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 5, 6, 7 Windows Server 2012, 2016, 2019, Windows 7, Windows 10, Active Directory, MySQL, Microsoft IIS, Apache, DevOps environment
  • Experience with Amazon Web Solutions and Products such as AWS, S3, EC2 and more
  • GITHUB, Repos, Kubernetes, and docker experience
  • Atom, Visual Studio, Slack, QT IDE Experience
  • Enterprise backup strategies including tape, off-side and disk backups to ensure data integrity of development projects
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs
  • All new hires must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by date of hire, subject to legally mandated accommodations

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Professional growth and career path
  • Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage
  • 401K with company match to plan for the long-term
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays

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CUMULUS MEDIA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).