Full TimeUnited States - Colorado - Greenwood VillagePosted 05/05/2021Areas of interest: Engineering, Information Technology, Network Operations, Systems Engineering, Technical Operations, Telecom EngineeringRequisition Number: 280158BREVD335
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 video solutions.
Participate in a Tier 4, 7/24 on-call rotation for a week about every 5-6 weeks supporting escalations of video transport technical issues impacting customer experience
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.
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 six (6) 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
ADDITIONAL JOB QUALIFICATIONS
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
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)
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 $72200. 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.