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Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.

Director, Network Infrastructure

Publishing and Broadcasting

Public Relations Director


CT, Connecticut, United States

Our roster has an opening with your name on it!

Bally Sports mission is to build a transformative, participatory sports platform, anchored by the most exclusive and relevant live professional games, which provides fans a year-round opportunity to engage with content and communities they are most passionate about.

We are seeking an experienced Director, Network Infrastructure to lead the organization's network strategy, design, implementation, maintenance, and operations. Reporting to the VP, Engineering, this position will develop and lead a comprehensive network infrastructure strategy aligned with organizational goals and objectives. This role requires strong leadership qualities, technical expertise, and strategic vision to ensure the reliability, scalability, and security of our network infrastructure.

The Game Plan:
(What you will do)

  • Strategic Planning: Develop and execute a comprehensive network infrastructure strategy aligned with organizational goals and objectives.
  • Team Leadership: Lead and mentor a team of network engineers and administrators, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and excellence.
  • Network Design and Architecture: Design, implement, and maintain scalable, reliable, and secure network architectures to meet current and future business needs.
  • Infrastructure Optimization: Continuously assess and optimize network performance, capacity, and efficiency through monitoring, analysis, and implementation of best practices.
  • Security Management: Implement and enforce robust network security measures, including firewalls, VPNs, intrusion detection/prevention systems, and access controls.
  • Vendor Management: Collaborate with vendors and service providers to evaluate, select, and procure network hardware, software, and services.
  • Budgeting and Resource Allocation: Develop and manage the network infrastructure budget, ensuring cost-effective solutions and optimal resource allocation.
  • Compliance and Risk Management: Ensure network infrastructure compliance with relevant regulations and standards, as well as mitigation of security risks and vulnerabilities.
  • Incident Response: Lead and or participate in incident response team(s) during events that impact business operations.
  • Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity: Develop and maintain comprehensive disaster recovery and business continuity plans for network infrastructure.

The Stats:
(What to bring)

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, or related field.
  • 8+ years of experience in network engineering, and 3+ years in a leadership or managerial role.
  • Expertise in network design, implementation, and administration, including LAN/WAN, Cloud Connectivity, Cloud Networking, and wireless technologies.
  • Strong knowledge of network security principles, protocols, and best practices.
  • Experience with network monitoring, performance tuning, and troubleshooting tools.
  • Experienced in successfully managing complex network infrastructure projects on time and within budget.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.

Desired Skills:

  • Master’s degree in computer science, information technology or related field, a plus
  • Industry certifications such as CCIE, CCNP, CISSP, or equivalent are a plus.
  • Experience in a media networking environment utilizing technologies such as multicast, SMPTE 2110

The base salary compensation range for this role is $150,000 - $165,000. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidates’ relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location. Full time positions are eligible for benefits that include participation in a retirement plan, life and disability insurance, health, dental and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, sick leave, vacation time, personal time, parental leave, and employee stock purchase plan.


Diamond Sports Group, L.L.C, an independently managed and unconsolidated subsidiary of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About us:

Diamond Sports Group LLC, an independently managed and unconsolidated subsidiary of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., owns the Bally Sports Regional Sports Networks (RSNs), the nation’s leading provider of local sports. Its 17 owned-and-operated RSNs include: Bally Sports Detroit, Bally Sports Florida, Bally Sports Great Lakes, Bally Sports Indiana, Bally Sports Kansas City, Bally Sports Midwest, Bally Sports New Orleans, Bally Sports North, Bally Sports Ohio, Bally Sports Oklahoma, Bally Sports SoCal, Bally Sports South, Bally Sports Southeast, Bally Sports Southwest, Bally Sports Sun, Bally Sports West, and Bally Sports Wisconsin. The Bally Sports RSNs serve as the TV home to more than half of all MLB, NHL and NBA teams based in the United States. Diamond Sports Group also has a joint venture in Marquee, the home of the Chicago Cubs, and a minority interest in the YES Network, the local destination for the New York Yankees and Brooklyn Nets. Diamond RSNs produce approximately 5,000 live local professional telecasts each year in addition to a wide variety of locally produced sports.