Technology Manager – Nine Radio
Nine’s strategy is to create great content, distribute it broadly and engage audiences and advertisers. We are Australia’s largest locally owned media company – the home of Australia’s most trusted and loved brands spanning News, Sport, Lifestyle, and Entertainment, we pride ourselves on creating the best content, accessed by consumers when and how they want. Nine’s assets include the 9Network, major mastheads such as The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Australian Financial Review, radio stations 2GB, 3AW, 4BC and 6PR, digital properties such as nine.com.au, 9Now, 9Honey, Pedestrian.TV, subscription video platform Stan and a majority investments in Domain Group and CarAdvice.
Lead the 4BC Brisbane Technology Team of approx 4 staff.
Provide technical leadership to the Brisbane radio operational technical support team as well as the broader national Nine Radio technology group
Manage on- and offsite broadcast and IT infrastructure and systems
Day to day maintenance and operation of the studio complex and transmitter sites
Ensure regulatory compliance with applicable technical standards including the use of microwave STLs and transmitter power
Manage building infrastructure and essential services
Manage relationships between editorial and technical support teams
Manage broadcast system installation projects as required
Manage and maintain the AM transmission sites for 4BC and 4BH including electrical, RF, mechanical, security and safety systems
Maintain technical documentation including logs of equipment and cabling for technical work related to studios, broadcast equipment, computers and transmitters
Conduct equipment installation and repairs and/or engage with suppliers and vendors
Participate in a regular on-call roster for both studio and transmitters with some out-of-hours work when required
Work collaboratively with other members of the Nine Technology team (locally and nationally) to provide mentoring, support and solutions for the benefit of the business
Formal relevant qualifications in audio engineering, electronic engineering, RF engineering, IT/networking or related technology preferred but other relevant equivalent qualifications will be considered.
At least 8 years’ experience in a technology support role in the broadcast media industry
Experience in a people leadership role
Experience/knowledge of at least some of the following radio broadcast hardware and software systems:
Zetta, Wheatstone,Axia Audio/Telos Alliance, Factum Radioscape, Lawo Broadcast, Broadcast Bionics & Phonebox, Newsboss, Cisco Networking, Microsoft and Google admin tools, Nautel transmitters, Satellite Communications transmission equipment, Microwave RF transmission equipment, AIM Rapid, Tieline Codecs