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Full Time Greenwood Village, Colorado, Denver, Colorado Posted 09/23/2022 Business unit: Corporate - CCL - CORPL Areas of interest: Information Technology, Software Engineering Requisition Number: 323653BR EGN309
Charter’s Emerging Technology organization works at the intersection of Internet and radio technology. Our innovative teams are continually developing and delivering new product ideas and transforming the customer experience. The teams develop and support our evolving network architecture, including next-generation consumer and business systems, technologies, and technical standards. As a highly valued, contributing engineer on the Charter Emerging Technology team, you will help shape the next generation of the Internet. Our team develops solutions to quickly solve unique challenges faced by the Charter product and operation teams. We architect, build, and deliver strategic, targeted solutions in a rapidly evolving environment. The candidate for this position has to be familiar with AR/VR technologies, a game engine (Unity or Unreal), and immersive HMD Platform SDK such as Vive, Daydream, and Windows Mixed Reality.

Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.

Work individually to develop solution prototypes and create technology demos.

Rapid development of software prototypes in a variety of subject areas.

Develop and maintain technical documentation.

Implement and test REST API endpoints.

Participate in technology demo presentations.

Creatively invent and customize solutions.

Collaborate with internal customers, technical and architecture teams to solve complex hardware/software problems.

Provide management with system analysis and feedback.

Influence system design by identifying and recommending design and requirements needs for enhancements.

Maximize the efficiency of the various systems by implementing, monitoring, testing and auditing new programs.

Participate in continuous performance improvement sessions to discuss opportunities to improve processes or standards.

Analyze and resolve in house application related problems by coordinating with colleagues to diagnose and fix operational issues, as well as consulting, advising and training on specialized features and functions.

Perform other duties as requested by manager.

Required Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Demonstrated comprehensive knowledge of existing distributed system and Internet application architectures
In-depth knowledge of Internet technology fundamentals (TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP, TLS, DNS, DHCP)
Familiarity with modern architectures (SOA, REST), and communication frameworks (HTTP, XMPP, MQTT)
Requires a high degree of creativity and the ability to work independently to innovate in emerging technology areas
Familiarity with at least one game engine software like Unity (or Unreal)
Familiarity with at least one immersive HMD target platform SDK such as Vive, Daydream, Windows Mixed Reality
Ability to work independently and ramp up quickly in a fast-paced environment
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Ability to focus on deadlines and deliverables
Ability to work well with shifting priorities while maintaining organization
Analytical and problem solving skills
Effective attention to detail
Display professional, positive, and approachable attitude/demeanor and discretion
Understanding of software development life cycle (SDLC) and an understanding of software design patterns and principles
Ability to identify measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system
Knowledge of Voice, Data, Video, Wireless technologies
Intermediate knowledge with technology (inputs, outputs, and processing flows), and ability to clearly communicate that knowledge
Intermediate knowledge in automating software deployments using tools such as Puppet, Chef, Python and Ansible

Required Education
BA/BS in Information Technology, Computer Science, related field or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Related Work Experience and Number of Years
3+ years of Systems analysis, or coding, testing and design, or experience with software development methodologies, or experience with network systems

Preferred Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

Ability to work with SCM systems such as Git
Experience in electrical assembly work and hand soldering
Hardware debugging with serial, JTAG, SPI, etc.
Understanding of challenges operating large-scale distributed systems
Experience working with AWS, OpenStack, or other cloud infrastructure technologies
Experience with infrastructure tools such as Docker, Chef, Puppet, or Ansible
Experience working with augmented reality toolkits like ARCore, ARKit, Vuforia etc.
Some knowledge of shading/rendering APIs such as OpenGL, Vulkan

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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 salary range of $76,800.00 to $135,800.00. The actual salary offer will 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.

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