Principal Engineer I Spectrum Enterprise

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Full Time Austin, Texas Posted 05/31/2022 Business unit: Spectrum Enterprise Areas of interest: Information Technology, IT Management/Project Management, Systems Engineering Requisition Number: 309219BR EGN601
At a glance:
  • Are you a tech-savvy engineer skilled at maintaining and enhancing signal processing hardware and software?
  • Can you commit to technical position architecting enterprise-wide process improvements for a nationwide technology provider?
  • Do you desire a competitive salary with lucrative benefits and a focus on professional development?
Our company:

At Spectrum Enterprise, our goal is to foster an engaging work environment that encourages our team members to reach their full potential. We promote a culture of excellence that celebrates diversity, innovative thinking and dedication to consistently exceeding client expectations.

Spectrum Enterprise, a part of Charter Communications, Inc., is a national provider of scalable, fiber technology solutions serving America’s largest businesses and communications service providers. The broad Spectrum Enterprise portfolio includes networking and managed services solutions: Internet access, Ethernet access and networks, Voice and TV solutions. Spectrum Enterprise’s industry-leading team of experts works closely with clients to achieve greater business success by providing solutions designed to meet their evolving needs. More information about Spectrum Enterprise can be found at


As a Principal Engineer, you drive efforts to maintain and enhance client satisfaction and our technological edge. You are passionate about guiding growth by architecting and implementing solutions and upgrades for signal processing hardware, software and electrical systems. You excel at defining requirements and developing solutions for system design and configuration by working with cross-functional technical operations teams.

You possess an in-depth knowledge of automation tools for internal networks and how to work with design teams to integrate them into our toolset. You propel business growth by objectively summarizing and analyzing projects and making recommendations to senior leadership. You have cultivated a keen ability for identifying roadblocks and overcoming obstacles to see your projects completed on time and within budget. You flourish in an office environment collaborating with cross-functional technical teams. You report to the Senior Director of Network Engineering for goals, guidance and assistance.

Position benefits:
  • Competitive salary with bonus.
  • Health, vision and dental insurance.
  • 100% company match 401(k) up to 6%.
  • Company funded retirement accumulation plan for an additional 3%.
  • Education assistance.
  • Pretax childcare spending account.
  • Paid holidays, vacation days, personal days and sick days.
  • Employee discount on Spectrum services where available.
What you will do:
  • Drive company-wide excellence by actively and consistently supporting all efforts to simplify and enhance the client experience.
  • Achieve engineering objectives through designing, monitoring, enhancing and troubleshooting systems in an assigned area.
  • Improve logic difficulties and documentation through a detailed analysis and revision of existing programs.
  • Ensure that all technical integration, changes, standards and documentation is accurate by engineering technical support and guidance to regional teams.
  • Increase efficiency by mentoring and guiding technical teams and testing and reviewing work plans and system designs.
  • Mitigate risks by adhering to industry-specific local, state and federal regulations.
  • Perform additional duties related to the position as assigned.
Required keys for success:
  • Five or more years of hands-on engineering work experience.
  • Five or more years of project management work experience.
  • Knowledge of related industry specifications and standards, such as Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), American National Standards Institute (ANSI), fiber, multi-mode, single-mode, unshielded twisted pair (UTP) cable, bridging, switching, routing, Ethernet and transport technologies and protocols.
  • Understanding of network design, network architecture, protocols, network topology, transmission control protocol/internet protocol (TCP/IP) and the open systems interconnection (OSI) model.
  • Knowledgeable of ticketing and software tools, network devices and basic network appliances.
  • Proficient in network designing software, such as Visio.
  • Proven track record of performing duties in a very fast-paced environment and ability to learn new technology quickly.
  • Expert in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
How you will stand out from the crowd:
  • Knowledge of company products and services.
Your education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience (required).
  • Master’s degree in a related field (preferred).
  • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) (preferred).
  • Industry and vendor-specific certifications and training, such as Cisco, Juniper or Alcatel-Lucent (preferred).
EGN601 309219 309219BR

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