IT Engineer (Full-Time)

Engineering Fort Myers, Florida


Position at Fort Myers Broadcasting Company

IT ENGINEER (Full Time):

Do you have an IT engineering background? If so, Broadcast Center: Fort Myers Broadcasting Company/Wink News has a full-time position for a Broadcast Engineer. In this role, you will be an important member of a team supporting the News Operation, Production, Master Control and the entire television station.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Support production, news and studio equipment.
  • Troubleshooting and maintenance of technical equipment both IT and hardware, including network systems, switches, routers, and computers (Servers and PC).
  • Assisting IT and Network admin supporting Windows computers and network as needed.
  • Experience with Cisco switches, networking infrastructure and Microsoft Office O365 is a major plus.


  • Experience including the latest operating systems software (including server & desktop), email systems, FTP Servers, TCP/IP Networking
  • Knowledge of Broadcast A/V equipment combined with serial and IP communication and control
  • Knowledge regarding broadcast equipment, technology, and systems and be able to step in and assist in emergency situations
  • Experience with Florical automation preferred
  • Knowledge of Bit Central and ENPS News systems preferred
  • Knowledge of professional video photography equipment and techniques
  • Ability to operate in high pressure situations
  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly to all work situations
  • Must be able to work varying hours and weekends
  • Must be available to work during breaking news situations, severe weather, new system integrations and updates
  • Professional, positive, communicative, highly self-motivated, detail-oriented, and focused individual traits
  • A Bachelor's Degree or similar certification is preferred
  • Previous work experience in engineering is considered


Full-time new hires: Eligible to participate in all Company benefit plans, including:

  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance, and HSA 
    • 1st of the month after 30 days employment
    • Subject to plan terms
  • Eligibility for company-paid benefits such as life insurance & EAP and employee-paid benefits such as short- and long-term disability
  • PTO – Earned on Accrual Basis
  • Company-Paid Holidays
  • 401(k)


Southwest Florida is often praised as being one of the healthiest and happiest places in the world with miles of white-sand beaches and a dynamic community. Broadcast Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are a drug-free and smoke-free environment.