IT/Broadcast System Engineer in Washington, DC at Cumulus Media

Date Posted: 5/13/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

CUMULUS MEDIA | WESTWOOD ONE - Washington, DC is searching for an IT/Broadcast System Engineer.  This role provides technical assistance to end users who employee computers and networked audio appliances to create live and recorded content for our Audiences.  This is an in-office position.

Who We Are:  

Cumulus Media | Westwood One - Washington, DC operates radio stations 105.9 WMAL-FM (News-Talk) and 630 WSBN (Sportstalk), producing shows airing locally and also provides extensive programming to the Westwood One network of radio stations across the country.   

Key Responsibilities:

  • Day to day troubleshooting of IT problems
  • Help manager computer system feature and security upgrades
  • Administer network, VoIP and suite security access for end users and groups
  • Provide assistance to end users with operational questions of problems
  • Assist with infrastructure upgrades as well as organization and documentation of sever rooms and IP network distribution areas
  • Assist with installation, inventory and commissioning of new IT, audio and transmission equipment
  • Schedule emergency on call periods


Job Requirements


  • Proficient working knowledge of MS Active Directory and Azure Active Directory
  • Proficient working knowledge of MS Office applications
  • Experience with ISP interconnections and handoffs
  • Experience with subnetting and VLANs
  • Ability to assist corporate firewall team with upgrades to local security appliances
  • Must be willing and able to learn about and support the facility's broadcast technical systems
  • Ability to prioritize work to ensure customers are satisfied and systems are always up and running
  • Ability to manage many tasks while maintaining high degree of attention to detail, accuracy and poise under pressure
  • Temperament and knowledge to take cyber security seriously and t recognize and avoid phishing attempts, both real and corporate security simulated in nature
  • Must have collaborative work style, working effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Must be able to facilitate two way dialogue with others on work and results using excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to adapt and lean when facing new problems, to determine what is going on with systems that are not always fully documented and apply the results to suggest and implement system improvements
  • Must use time effectively and efficiently, concentrate efforts on priorities, and regularly analyze both success and failures for cluse to improvement
  • Must be able to maintain strictest confidence
  • Must be able to work on ladders and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Minimum of 2-4 year degree business administration, engineering or information systems concentration or equivalent experience
  • Industry certifications are a plus
  • 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).




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