Nexstar Media Group

  • Broadcast IT Assistant

    Requisition ID
    Job Locations
    US-RI-East Providence
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation.  Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC.  Learn more at

    EEO Statement:

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    Position Summary

    The IT Systems Technician assists in the day-to-day IT network maintenance including workstations, servers, databases, a domain controller, firewall and related broadcast television equipment.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Job Details:

    • Daily duties will include installation, support, maintenance and troubleshooting of desktop, mobile systems, laptop and network components as well broadcast equipment.
    • Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects, and demands.
    • Maintaining the integrity and consistent operation of the IT networks and mission critical operations.
    • Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills including tact and diplomacy.
    • Effectively using organizational and planning skills, with attention to detail.
    • Maintaining an established work schedule.
    • Demonstrated professional-level technical proficiency in network domain administration.


    Experience with Microsoft and Apple desktop and server operating systems as well as applications from Avid, Microsoft, VM Ware and Adobe. Requires sound judgment; initiative; flexibility and must be detail-oriented. Working experience with Microsoft Windows Environments, including Active Directory, Windows Deployment services, Windows Updates Services and other applications. Experience with Microsoft windows configuration, installation, maintenance, support and troubleshooting of Ethernet and fiber optic networks. Applicant should possess skills of self-motivation, time management, and the ability to work well with others. Must be able to work various hours including nights, holidays and weekends. Some heavy lifting may be required. Must have a valid driver’s license. 


    Minimum three years of experience with hands on computer hardware / software support and maintenance. College or Technical diploma preferred in computer science and/or electrical engineering or related field.

    • Computer network domains, technologies, and protocols.
    • Networked systems access and security guidelines and procedures. • Network performance tuning techniques.
    • Current trends and information sources for managing network systems.
    • Broadcast television experience with video/audio is highly preferred.
    • System backup and recovery procedures and techniques.



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