Transmission Operations Manager

Nebraska Educational Telecommunications   Lincoln, NE   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
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Posted on March 16, 2021


Under limited supervision, independently performs a variety of work-related to the planning, design, and utilization of an enterprise-wide voice, data, wireless, or video State government/statewide network. Work involves analyzing, design, configuring, deploying, testing, and troubleshooting the network. May provide an evaluation of vendor products, and coordinates short and long-range network solutions and architecture, ensures network standards are met. The State Network Analyst/Senior is responsible to make standards known, interpret standards, and ensure that network standard are met; May supervise or lead other technical or analyst workers as needed; performs related work as assigned. 

Hours: 8-5, Monday - Friday

Commensurate with education and experience, if approved. 

Job location is 1800 North 33rd

Examples of Work

Broadcast and OTT hardware/software and network support and maintenance of systems for TV, Radio, and OTT. Project management for IP transition of broadcast infrastructure. System Administration of the broadcast system including routing, monitoring, air playout, recording, and streaming. Work across other groups at NET for collaboration in broadcast workflow and processes. Keep abreast of new standards and technology including IEEE, SMPTE and ITU standards as well as technology trends in IP, cloud, and OTT. Work with leadership on strategy for implementation of new systems. 

Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIREMENTS:  Associate's or other similar two year technical degree in computer engineering/science, communications/electronic equipment, or related discipline of study AND two years work experience performing the analysis of network/electronics equipment and preparing related technical recommendations; two additional years of applicable work experience can be substituted for a degree.  Please provide resume and cover letter. 

PREFERRED:  Some supervisor experience preferred. 


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of: the design and operational requirements of establishing and maintaining communications systems for the state; hardware and software infrastructure and other operational components; applicable standards and procedures regarding communication network/system installation and related documentation Ability to conduct studies of communications systems or components and make recommendations; develop and implement operational and training procedures concerning communications systems. Supervise/lead and train other technical or analytical workers; develop and evaluate employees; plan, install, diagnose, and repair communications equipment and systems used by the agency; interpret and apply the laws and regulations of the communications industry; plan, schedule, and coordinate work assignments of other workers.