PEI, Wireless Access Engineering – ArchitectApply Now Date posted 06/01/2019 Requisition Number: 240550BR Location: United States - Colorado - Greenwood Village Area of Interest: Engineering Position Type: Full Time
The Wireless Access Engineering Principal Engineer I is responsible for the development of Charter’s Spectrum Connectivity (SCP) Platform development. In this role, you will work closely with technology vendors, standards bodies, and key business stakeholders, i.e. Product Engineering, Advanced Engineering, and Operations. Develops innovative solutions and leads all SCP POC initiatives.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Primary responsibilities include testing and verifying correct functionality of SCP hardware abstraction layer (HAL), identifying performance and memory issues and working with vendors and other internal charter teams to investigate and correct any issues found.
Automated tests will be written using a combination of C and Python (Python can be learned on the job). Responsibilities will include executing existing tests to certify new firmware builds, and investigating any issues that arise in new builds.
Supports software initiatives that include test automation, cloud management, and virtualization of network functions, along with new applications running on the router to support new services that Product may request.
Develops new innovative Spectrum Connectivity Platform Cloud and CPE solutions for Wireless Access technologies, such as 802.11ax/ad/ay, 6GHz Wi-Fi, IoT, RRM/SON, and LTE that increased performance, reliability, and QoE (Quality of Experience) for customers, while driving down the CPE cost and velocity to market.
Works hands-on in the lab to implement best-in-class testing tools and test methodologies.
Contributes and represents Charter in relevant industry and standards forums such as: the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), CableLabs, IEEE, WiFi Alliance (WFA), CableWiFi MSO Alliance, etc.
Contributes and Improves SCP Cloud environments, CPE development and test methodologies.
Contributes and Reviews SCP architecture and Wireless Access CPE designs, code, and implementation strategies.
Reviews and assesses business requirements to align the technical requirements and technology development.
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Experienced in embedded development (C/C++)
Experienced in wireless radio access technologies, such as Wi-Fi, 4G-LTE, familiar with 5G.
Experience developing in a Linux environment.
Positive attitude & willingness to learn.
Experienced in cloud, containers and modular software architectures, such as OpenSync.
Hands-on experience in designing software.
Experienced in software/hardware test methodologies, test and measurement tools and test automation
Experienced in network programming
Experience developing and designing large software systems
Strong technology expertise, excellent written and oral communication skills, strong technical skills.
Experienced with Wi-Fi routers and Access Point hardware design, development, and certification
Experienced with defining requirements for hardware and Wireless features and performance
Familiar with RDK-B, OpenWRT, and CableLabs initiatives
Familiar with Wireless Gateway and Router designs and roadmap plans for all major Operators in the U.S.
Ability to communicate with all levels of management
Ability to manage and deliver against several initiatives simultaneously
Ability to prioritize and organize effectively
Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure
Ability to communicate effectively orally and electronically
Ability to think outside the box to develop new and innovative solutions.
BSEE in Electrical/Computer Engineering or equivalent; MBA preferred.
Experience Number of Years
Embedded Development (C/C++) 7-10
Technology development/testing experience working with the 7-10
top MSOs, Telco, satellite operators or major wireless vendor in the U.S.
The Spectrum brands (including Spectrum Networks, Spectrum Enterprise and Spectrum Reach) are powered and innovated by Charter Communications. Charter Communications reaffirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement to qualified employees and applicants. Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet the minimum qualifications and are able to perform without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.
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