SBE Chapter 37
SBE Chapter 37
April 18, 2015  

Jobs - Positions Wanted

As a service to its members, SBE Chapter 37 publishes DC - area industry related job openings. Additionally, we are pleased to post positions wanted.

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Staff Engineer


Help Wanted


We are seeking a Staff Engineer to assist the Chief Engineer in the duties of the engineering department at our Baltimore, MD cluster. This position will support the broadcast and IT infrastructure for our 4 radio stations. The ideal candidate must be able to work with minimal supervision, work well under pressure, and be solution-oriented. Primary responsibilities include the repair, installation and maintenance of all station equipment including transmitters, studio equipment, remote equipment, telephones, computers and computer networks. Candidate should have a minimum of 3 years of experience in a broadcast environment. Strong verbal and written communication skills are a critical component of this role. SBE or Network Certifications are strongly preferred. Salary will be based on experience.

Responsibilities and Skills:

  • Installation and maintenance of radio broadcast and IT equipment
  • Offer exceptional customer service to fellow employees, listeners and advertisers
  • NexGen automation experience a plus
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills are essential. Applicant should be comfortable troubleshooting computer systems and broadcast signal flow
  • Working knowledge of LAN/WAN/VPN networking, AOIP and VOIP technologies
  • Must be able to read and produce technical drawings/documentation
  • Must be well-organized, detail-oriented and possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills to effectively prioritize work and resolve issues. Excellent reasoning skills in order assist in troubleshooting problems
  • Ability to follow verbal instructions while involved in high-pressure situations, being pro-active and relating information in a concise manner during critical situations
  • Must be able to work highly varied and flexible hours in support of our station and may be required to be on call up to two weeks per month
  • Setup, supervise, and break-down occasional remote broadcasts

A valid driver's license is required. We offer a great working environment and generous benefits package, including 401K!

Send cover letter and resume to:
ATTN: Matt Howell
1801 Rockville Pike, Suite 500
Rockville, MD 20852

(Entered: 04/03/2015. Posted: 04/03/2015-07/03/2015)

Broadcast Engineer

Radio Free Asia

Help Wanted

Radio Free Asia (RFA /, a Washington, DC-based private, nonprofit corporation that broadcasts news and information to listeners in Asian countries where full, accurate, and timely news reports are unavailable, is seeking a self-motivated, creative, and technically proficient Broadcast Engineer to join its Projects & Development (P&D) team.

Responsibilities Include

  • Working within the P&D team on the design, installation and integration of all systems -- digital and analog -- that comprise a modern broadcast facility.
  • Working within the P&D team to implement design modifications of video/audio systems and components in order to improve performance or eliminate deficiencies in as-built specifications.
  • Maintaining, upgrading and repairing existing RFA broadcast systems.
  • Assisting in the review and hardening of RFA broadcast systems.


  • Four-year degree in Computer Science or a broadcast-related technology field or five years’ professional experience, or any equivalent combination of professional experience and education.
  • Knowledge of audio, video and web-based media components and systems.
  • Proficiency working with Linux and Windows operating systems, server and client.
  • Experience with Open Source Software (OSS) projects in a broadcast technical environment.
  • Proficiency in one or more scripting and programming language.
  • Knowledge of IP-based networking technologies.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English required; spoken and written proficiency in one or more of RFA’s broadcast languages a plus.
  • Knowledge of VOIP (i.e. Asterisk, FreeSwitch) setup and programming a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to work nights or weekends when necessary.

RFA is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity

RFA encourages all qualified individuals to apply. If hired, the selected candidate must provide proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. as an employee of RFA.

RFA reserves the right to reconsider or withdraw any offer of employment to any candidate whose authorization to work in the U.S. as an employee of RFA, or extension of such authorization, would require RFA to file or support a petition or related documentation.

How to apply

Send résumé with cover letter (making reference to “Broadcast Engineer” position) via e-mail to or via fax to 202-530-7797.

(Entered: 02/27/2015. Posted: 02/27/2015-05/27/2015)

I.T. Manager

CBS Radio

Help Wanted

CBS Radio

CBS Business Unit: CBS Radio

Job Type: Full-Time Staff

Job Schedule: Full-Time

Job Location: Lanham, MD, US


• Responsible for installation, maintenance, and repair of all station computer systems, networks, servers, and for desktop support.

• Develop solutions and recommend system changes as needed.

• Resolve technical problems for critical systems with regard to security, performance, recovery, management and/or usage to company standards.

• Install, maintain and support operation of Audio Vault digital automation systems; Burli, Motion Mix, and other newsroom software systems; audio and videos editors, and other radio and business support software.

• Setup and maintain streaming systems

• Assist engineering in the setup, maintenance and operation of HD radio systems

• Assist engineering in the setup, maintenance RBDS and HD data applications

• Support of CBS specific software, local and cloud based, including IBS, Oracle, etc.

• Interface with CBS corporate IT.  Ensure compliance with CBS Corporate IT policies, policies and practices.

• 24/7 on call.

• Reliable personal vehicle is required for 24hr. response for emergencies.

• Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned as necessary.



3+ years’ experience in technical support role.  Vast knowledge of following systems:  Dell hardware, smartphones, computer operating systems particularly Windows; MS Office Suite including MS Outlook, and other business, audio and video editing, and broadcast software.  Excellent customer service skills are required; must be extremely organized, self-starter, and detail oriented.  4 year BS, technical degree, 2 year AS in IT related curriculum, or comparable experience.  Microsoft certification preferred.  Prior broadcast experience in IT and/or engineering a plus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to identify colors, use close and distant vision, visually focus, hear, balance, sit, walk, bend, touch/feel, carry up to 25 pounds, climb, squat, crawl, stand, lift, push/pull, reach, twist and turn.  Job requires a majority of work-time to be spent sitting and typing at computers.

EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Apply on-line at:

(Entered: 02/10/2015. Posted: 02/10/2015-05/10/2015)
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