Advanced Video Engineer III - Core Video Operations

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 smooth transitions from source to satellite to screen. Working groups are dedicated to creating and harnessing cutting-edge streaming and data technologies to smooth and improve the user experience. We engineer complex architecture, offering technical troubleshooting and market support for all of our video products, including hardware, software and related infrastructure.

  • Full Time
  • Job Level: Entry to Senior
  • Travel: Occasional

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Date posted 02/04/2021 Requisition Number: 274762BR Location: United States - Colorado - Greenwood Village Area of Interest: Engineering, Information Technology, Network Operations, Systems Engineering, Technical Operations, Telecom Engineering, Video Operations Position Type: Full Time
JOB SCOPE

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 five (5) years network engineering experience
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience working within an MSO environment
  • Minimum three (3) years of video signal acquisition experience
  • Minimum three (3) 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
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Industry and vendor specific certifications and training (NCTI, SCTE, BCT/E)


Salaries depend on geography, experience, and education; negotiations begin at $64500

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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.

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Hear from Our Team

I have always been intrigued with video and how it works, from the satellite to the customer’s home. It’s also really exciting to be a part of team that is working on the future of the internet and TV. Our teams at Spectrum come from a variety of different backgrounds, with people from all over the world. We get the opportunity to learn and work with some of the most talented people in their field.

Brandon, Director, Video Operations

I’ve been in my role on the Video Operations team since joining Spectrum 3.5 years ago. My role is to ensure that, when our customers watch our video content, it is available when they want it, where they want it, and how they want it. Our employees have unique skillsets and points of view, which makes for great collaboration and leveraging of top talent. The company fosters an environment of success and progression. We have the tools in place to help everyone succeed.

John, Sr. Director, Video Operations

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  • Health Benefits

    Medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision plans available.

  • Paid Time Off

    Paid vacation, sick and personal time, and holidays.

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings

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

  • Education Assistance

    We support continuing education for personal and professional growth.

  • Career Progression

    Advancement is a very real and achievable goal.

  • Training and Certification

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