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Advanced Video Engineer - Core Video Team: Returnship

Greenwood Village, Colorado; Denver, Colorado

Spectrum’s growth and success in the ever-evolving technological landscape are built on the sophisticated innovations and service reliability our Network Operations groups provide. Our Operating Model focuses on maintaining operational excellence and reliability of Spectrum’s network to enhance our customer’s experience. The Network Operations environment is based on our Key Laws of Focus which values accuracy, resiliency and response time.

Video Operations cultivates our dynamic video ecosystem, ensuring video delivery from source to screen. Working groups are dedicated to creating and harnessing cutting-edge streaming and data technologies to enhance and entice the user experience. We engineer and operate a complex, nationwide infrastructure all in an effort to sustain a maximum uptime and availability for all of our video services.

  • Full-time
  • Job level: Entry to Senior
  • Travel: Occasional

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  • Analytical
  • Problem Solving
  • Detail-oriented
  • Flexible
  • Leadership
  • Team Player

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Spectrum wants to help you get more out of life and take care of things outside the office to make life a little easier. We provide:

  • Tuition Reimbursement

    We support continuing education for personal and professional growth.

  • Retirement Savings/401(k)

    100% match for every dollar you contribute, up to 6% of your eligible pay.

  • Health & Welfare

    Medical, prescription, dental and vision plans, plus AD&D insurance at two times your pay and assorted life insurance options.

  • Discounted Services

    Discount on Spectrum Services where applicable (restrictions apply).

  • Paid Time Off

    Paid vacation, sick time, personal days and holidays.

  • Professional Development

    Programs and ongoing training to build skills and technical expertise.

Responsibilities

Position Type: Full Time Location: Greenwood Village, Colorado, Denver, Colorado Date Posted: Date posted 12/17/2021 Areas of interest: Information Technology, Network Operations, Systems Engineering, Telecom Engineering Requisition Number: 299476BR EVD325-VIDEO The Path Forward Return to Work program at Spectrum is a 16-week paid returnship for experienced professionals returning to the workforce after taking time off for caregiving. The program is open to individuals who have at least 5 years of professional experience and have been out of the paid workforce for at least two years to focus on caring for a child or other dependent. If you meet these criteria, we welcome you to apply.

Additionally, if you meet the basic requirements below and have a great attitude, we have an incredible in-depth onboarding and training program to help get you up to speed in no time.

At Spectrum we are excited to be part of the Path Forward program because we appreciate the skills you can offer, the perspective you provide, and the contributions you will make. This program offers you a chance to revamp your skills, update your resume with new experience, and make connections with others transitioning back to the workforce. It also offers support through Path Forward, a nonprofit organization on a mission to empower people who’ve been focused on caregiving transition back to the paid workforce.


Location: Greenwood Village, CO

JOB SCOPE

Responsible for engineering activities that maintain and enhance the company's video transportation and delivery systems. This is a multi-tiered design/development & support role that interacts with Video Product & Video Operations Teams, CPE manufacturers, and Supply Chain to provide video solutions. The role is responsible for participating in the development of technical architectures and direction across a set of internal business applications, leading cross functional technical development efforts, delivering business critical projects while maintaining high morale, managing the operational activities in an efficient and professional manner and ensuring all team targets are met, as advised, by Video Operations leadership.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Participate in the testing of new firmware, software, and hardware supporting Charter’s (Charter Communications is known in the United States by our Spectrum Brands) video solutions.
  • Implement test plans to validate functional, performance, and business requirements provided by product and engineering teams for video acquisition, processing, and encoding solutions.
  • Participate in the evaluation, selection, and deployment of new test tools and automation frameworks.
  • Provide timely and accurate information and status updates to functional leaders.
  • Eventually, you’ll be able to provide day-to-day leadership, mentoring, and technical guidance to team members.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Understand the technical roadmaps within Video Operations to ensure compliance with established technical solutions/architectures.
  • Participate in the development of project cost estimates and schedule forecasts.
  • Develop, design and implement video transportation solutions.
  • Work with the field on the implementation of video transportation related projects.
  • Support operations and work with vendors and engineering, as needed, to resolve customer or redundancy related issues
BASIC / MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, and/or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience working within a video operations environment
  • Minimum three (3) years video engineering experience
  • Minimum three (3) years of video transportation experience
  • Minimum three (3) years of project management experience
  • For participation in this program, you should have been out the paid workforce for at least 2+ years to focus on caring for a child or other dependent.
If you have knowledge or experience with some of the following, this may be an interesting opportunity for you:
  • Advanced knowledge of and experience with Video acquisition, transcoding/encoding, multiplexing, and modulation, using such equipment as: Cisco DCMs, Arris CAP1000/DM6400 Cherry Pickers, and Harmonic ProStreams and common cable CPE
  • Advanced knowledge of Video Compression: MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H264, HEVC, J2K, etc.
  • Advanced knowledge of Audio Compression: Dolby AC3, Dolby Digital Plus, AAC, etc.
  • Integrates communication architectures, topologies, hardware, software, transmission and signaling links and protocols into complete network configurations.
  • Understanding of IP networking, TCP/IP protocols, Routing and Switching
  • Perform network planning, architecture design, and configuration for Cisco routers and Juniper routers and switches, including device turn up.
  • Experience with Arris (DAC) and/or CISCO (DNCS) video delivery systems
  • Experience in managing optical transport platforms service gateways (i.e. Cisco ONS, Infinera DTN / DTNx / Flex, Ciena).
  • Solid knowledge of related industry specifications and standards IEEE, ANSI, Physical Media (Multimode Fiber, Singlemode Fiber, UTP, etc.), bridging, switching, routing, Ethernet and transport technologies and protocols
  • Ability to work with and lead cross functional teams including Product, Operations, IT, Care, etc.
  • Ability to self-manage time and priorities in a fast-paced work environment
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Industry and vendor specific certifications and training (Cisco CCNA, SBE Certified Broadcast Networking Engineer (CBNE) , or Advanced DVB & MPEG Stream Structure, Analysis and Troubleshooting certification)
EVD325-VIDEO 299476 299476BR

Here, employees don’t just have jobs, they build careers. That’s why we believe in offering a comprehensive pay and benefits package that rewards employees for their contributions to our success, supports all aspects of their well-being, and delivers real value at every stage of life.

The pay for this position has a minimum of $76,800.00. The actual salary offer may be higher as we carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience and location. Also, certain positions are eligible for additional forms of compensation such as bonuses.



Our Commitment During COVID-19 Your health and safety is important to us, as such we’re using virtual recruiting tools to safely meet with qualified candidates. We are working in the office, following CDC guidelines.

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