Full TimeUnited States - Colorado - Greenwood VillagePosted 06/03/2021Areas of interest: Engineering, Information Technology, Network Operations, Systems Engineering, Technical Operations, Telecom EngineeringRequisition Number: 282671BREVD310
Responsible for engineering activities that maintain and enhance the company's video encoding (Linear and STVA/OTT) systems. This a multi-tier 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 setting the technical architecture and development direction across a set of internal business applications, leading cross functional technical development teams, 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
Provide leadership for testing new firmware, software, and hardware supporting Charter’s video solutions.
Construct test plans to validate functional, performance, and business requirements provided by product and engineering teams for video acquisition, processing, and encoding solutions.
Evaluate, select, and deploy new test tools and automation frameworks.
Study future technology developments and formulate associated testing strategies.
Provide timely and accurate information and status updates to functional leaders.
Provide day to day leadership, mentoring, and technical guidance to team members.
Develop and implement development standards, policies, and procedures.
Understand and define technical roadmap within Video Operations to ensure sound technical solutions.
Ensure projects are accurately estimated and delivered according to schedule.
Develop, design and implement electronic systems including audio, video and other multimedia equipment.
Work with the field on the implementation of video network related projects.
Work with vendors and Engineering to resolve issues and design flaws.
BASIC / MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, and/or equivalent work experience
Minimum three (3) years network engineering experience
Minimum two (2) years of experience working within an MSO environment
Minimum two (2) years of video signal acquisition experience
Minimum two (2) years of project management experience
ADDITIONAL JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Experience with Video encoding, transcoding/encoding, multiplexing, and modulation and acquisition, using such equipment as: MediaKind AVP2 & 4K, Muse, SPR & C2, Harmonic Prostream, Ion, Electra X2, 8K and XOS, Ateme Titan, Imagine Selenio and Selenio Flex, RGB VSG, Cisco DCMs, Arris CAP/DM6400 Cherry Pickers, BMRs, BNPs, APEX1k-3k, IRDs 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.
Knowledge of IGMP, IP multicast, API, (BASH), VOD, IPTV, cloud encoding, packaging for live streaming (HLS).
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
Experience with network and element management systems, 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
Industry and vendor specific certifications and training (NCTI, SCTE, BCT/E)
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 $61400. 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 commissions or bonuses.
The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. Spectrum has adopted virtual mobile recruiting tools that allow us to continue meeting new candidates. We look forward to “virtually” meeting you.
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.