Principal Engineer I – Cloud Infrastructure
Greenwood Village, 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. Applications Platform Operations (APO) encompasses an expansive range of proficiencies over five major areas of expertise: IT Security, Provisioning, Operations System Support, Data Implementation, and Email and Customer Portal. We focus on the technology and services that create a seamless and secure customer experience.
- Full Time
- Job Level: Entry to Senior
- Travel: Occasional
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Job FunctionDate posted 12/20/2019 Requisition Number: 255439BR Location: United States - Colorado - Greenwood Village Area of Interest: Cloud Engineering, Engineering, Network Operations, Software Engineering, Systems Engineer, Technical Operations Position Type: Full Time
Responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting, and improving compute, storage and virtualization in our Cloud Infrastructure group. Implement and enhance current and new systems to ensure stable product delivery aligned with company initiatives and expectations. Support operations including maintenance, on call, triage, deployment, and planning for Cloud Infrastructure, server compute, SAN storage, virtualization, containerization, service delivery, and network operations. Participate and engage as part of a cross functional team to support the initiatives of the department and our customers. Work with Principal Engineers on standards and implementation for Operations.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Maintain, troubleshoot, and improve compute, storage and virtualization in the Cloud Infrastructure
- Implement and enhance current and new systems to ensure stable product delivery
- Support and maintain current systems for Cloud Infrastructure including Compute, Storage, Storage Networks, Virtualization, and Containers.
- Participate architecture discussions with peer and senior engineers to ensure Cloud Infrastructure is supporting business needs.
- Participates in cross functional groups with Advanced Engineering, IT, and others to ensure collaboration and success.
- Performs other duties as requested.
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electronic Engineering or related fields and / or equivalent work experience
- Minimum Eight (8) years of experience working with Network Attach Storage, Storage Area Networks, and File and Block based storage
- Minimum Eight (8) years of experience with Fiber Channel switching networks, Object Store systems and Data Center technologies
- Minimum Eight (8) years of experience with Compute platforms including Rack Mount and Blade based technologies and Virtualization platforms, such as VM Ware
- At least Eight (8) years of experience working with Data Center technologies
- Minimum two (2) years of experience with Container technology such as Kubernetes and Docker
- Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional manner
- Knowledge of Data Center Operations, Cloud Infrastructure, Server Compute, SAN Storage, Virtualization, Advanced Video, IP Networks, and Telephony
- Able to handle multiple projects, tasks, and make decisions & solve problems while working under pressure
- Works with minimal supervision
- Ability to use personal computer and software applications
- Knowledge of all FCC compliance reports and other rules and regulations
- Solid knowledge of Networking, Cable Television or related technologies
- Experience with SAN, NAS, Fiber Channel, NFS, S3, and Block Storage
- Experience with Object Store platforms
- Experience with large Virtual Deployments using SAN and NAS storage solutions
- Experience with Compute in a Cloud Environment using Rack Mount and Blade Servers
- Experience with VM Ware
- Certifications in NetApp, Brocade, or EMC Storage Platforms
- Office environment
- On Call
- Travel as required
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.
Having worked for Spectrum for over 10 years, I have been provided with the opportunity to learn within my role, but I have also taken advantage of education assistance to support the completion of my degree. I started at the front line and worked my way to Engineering, so I can attest to the opportunity for career growth the company has presented. Leadership has developed an environment where self-starters can thrive.Andrew, Systems Engineer III
Working for Spectrum has been an excellent experience, both challenging and rewarding. As an Engineer in a group responsible for our company's private Cloud infrastructure, I’ve had a unique opportunity to work with a variety of platforms and systems on a large scale not present in most companies. Our team is a group of diverse individuals who don't just believe in supporting each other and excelling in our roles, but who put these ideas into practice every day. Our department leaders make an equally large effort to ensure that we are equipped with the tools, training, skills, and knowledge needed to support today's virtualization platforms, along with tomorrow's upcoming technologies. I am proud to be part of this company and my team, and each day I look forward to coming to work knowing that I am contributing to the success of the company, and the satisfaction of our customers.Eric, Systems Engineer III
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