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IT Operations Tech, KOAA

The E.W. Scripps Company
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
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Primary Purpose

KOAA, the market-leading Scripps NBC affiliate and state-of-the-art facility in Colorado Springs, CO is currently hiring an IT Operations Tech. The KOAA News 5 studios are located in the heart of one of the fastest-growing regions in the country. From the late 1800s to the current day, Southeast Colorado has provided the lifestyle craved by many. The area supports an incredible variety of climates, businesses, and cultures. Communities are built along the edge of the Rockies, nestled into quaint mountain valleys, and built proudly on the majestic plains. KOAAs market area is BIG; covering 30,000 square miles. And since 1953, KOAA News5 has proudly served this diverse and culturally rich corner of Colorado.

The IT Operations Tech will support the installation and maintenance of employee equipment and systems including desktop computers, mobile phones, faxes, and printers. You will configure, install, maintain, andupgrades computer systems hardware and software.

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Key Activities

  • Configures, installs, maintains and upgrades computer systems hardware and software.

  • Administers and maintains the security of operating systems.

  • Restores files or systems by designing, writing and implementing backup procedures.

  • Provides operational support for the organization's information systems and peripheral equipment, such as application servers, database servers, web servers, desktops, printers and storage devices.

  • Performs recovery procedures, scheduling and backups, and monitors batch processes.


Education & Experience/Certifications

  • Associatesdegree preferred. High school diploma/GED required.
  • 1 - 3 years experience

Skills & Abilities

  • Experience with basic system administration tools & processes
  • Strongcomputer networking skills and organizational skills.
  • Able to conform to a high-security environment and execute the rules governing the Scripps company security and control policies.
  • Able to work within stressful situations and multi-task as necessary

Work Environment

  • Flexible work hours required, including holidays, weekends and evenings.
  • Some moderate lifting may be required
  • Occasional overtime

Driving Required

  • Yes Valid drivers license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

About Scripps

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) advances understanding of the world through journalism. As the nation's fourth-largest independent TV station owner, Scripps operates 60 television stations in 42 markets. Scripps empowers the next generation of news consumers with its multiplatform news network Newsy and reaches growing audiences through broadcast networks including Bounce and Court TV. Shaping the future of storytelling through digital audio, Scripps owns top podcast company Stitcher and Triton, the global leader in technology and measurement services. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, "Give light and the people will find their own way."

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in undue hardship for the company.



Posted: 2020-02-01 Expires: 2020-03-01
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