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Principal Video Engineer – IP Media

Date posted 02/18/2020 Requisition Number: 258614BR Location: United States - Colorado - Englewood Area of Interest: Engineering Position Type: Full Time
Company Overview:
Charter Communications is America’s fastest growing TV, internet and voice company. We’re committed to integrating the highest quality service with superior entertainment and communications products. Charter is at the intersection of technology and entertainment, facilitating essential communications that connect 24 million residential and business customers in 41 states. Our commitment to serving customers and exceeding their expectations is the bedrock of Charter’s business strategy and it’s the philosophy that guides our 90,000 employees.

The Charter Technical Engineering Center (CTEC) facilities in Englewood, CO oversees the design and architecture of Charter’s multi-billion dollar network infrastructure. We investigate, select, develop, and integrate technologies and solutions that meet the needs of the company for short, medium and long term initiatives. This includes the delivery of the technology plan and future architecture for Voice, Video, Data, Optical, Commercial, Cloud, CPE, Network and Access.

Overview:
Video is bigger than ever and evolving rapidly. As the industry systems evolve away from satellite and over the air (OTA) acquisition for more advanced live video formats, acquisition systems capabilities and timeframes must adapt and new solutions developed. As an engineer within Charter’s Video Delivery Engineering team.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Collaborate within a team of skilled video engineers whose overall responsibilies are the delivery solutions for next generation technologies and capabilities of Charter’s IP Video Delivery Systems including: ABR packaging, MBR encoding, video quality analysis, and video QoE

Delivered solutions must incorporate: security, performance, availability, scale, and manageability for private, public and/or hybrid system architectures

Be a subject matter expert in the evolution of video delivery technologies from standards by MPEG, ATSC and SMPTE to SVA, DASH and WAVE. Keep up to date on industry technical developments and trends that have practical relevance to IP video acquisition, processing and delivery

Integrate your experiences and skills within a highly matrixed organization including product, software engineering, 3rd party technology providers and video operations

Refine business and operational non-functional requirements into technical requirements and project milestones

Deliver technical analysis, architecture, requirements, specifications, and/or functional test plans in support of various video related initiatives

Support internal and external stakeholders in core technologies such as; encoding, packaging, content acquisition, content delivery (CDN), content protection (CAS/DRM) and Digital Ad Insertion (DAI)

Additional Qualifications:
Be a subject matter expert in the following areas: linear video acquisition, content protection, video and audio encoding

Strong proficiency with various linux distributions (CentOS, RHEL, SuSE, Ubuntu)

Have a strongly inquisitive nature and ability to work effectively with 3rd party technology providers and internal stakeholders to drive proposed solutions

Working level competency with various cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP)

Functional experience using network design software like Visio/Lucid/Gliffy

Ability to author procedures and test cases using tools such as Confluence, Test Rail and JIRA

Practical Understanding of modern service delivery networks such as; IP Networking, virtualization, containers, web-services, and COTS computing hardware

Knowledge of software development processes, but coding is not required

Experience working and contributing within a SAFe value stream

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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