Principal Engineer II
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 09/09/2019 Requisition Number: 248778BR Location: United States - Colorado - Greenwood Village Area of Interest: Engineering, Network Engineering Position Type: Full Time
LOCATION: 6175 S. Willow Drive, Greenwood Village, CO 80111
JOB SUMMARY: Build, operate, and maintain on premise Cloud computing and storage infrastructure to support customer facing, revenue generating, applications utilizing Numa Architecture, and Hardware engineering and design. Lead architectural and engineering design, implementation, and Cloud operations utilizing VMWare vCenter, VMWare ESX Hypervisor, VMWare vRealize Operations Enterprise or Manager. Perform Cloud management utilizing Data Protection tools. Utilize Network Monitoring Systems to provide alerts or service assurance reporting for Cloud management. Architect and deploy enterprise-scale Cloud infrastructure. Perform physical and virtual engineering for Cloud architecture utilizing Blade and Rack Mount server designs. Utilize Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnects, UCS Blade Servers, UCS Manager, UCS Director, and UCS Central. Direct quality control programs for Cloud computing operations and ensure consistent operational procedures. Work with customer stakeholder groups to define requirements. Develop and deliver long-term strategic goals for Cloud infrastructure technologies, architecture, and standards. Build Cloud computing roadmaps. Perform Cloud virtualization utilizing Hypervisor, Virtual Machine Management, and Virtual Environment Operations technologies. Guide and develop junior-level engineers. Provide technical leadership for all virtualization and Cloud tools, decisions, and deployments utilizing Blue Medora, vRop, vLog Insight, and Data Protection tools.
EDUCATION / REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree, or foreign equivalent, in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or a related field. Must have 5 years of experience: utilizing Hypervisor, Virtual Machine Management, and Virtual Environment Operations technologies for Cloud virtualization; performing physical and virtual engineering for Cloud architecture utilizing Blade and Rack server designs; designing and engineering hardware for Cloud computing utilizing Numa Architecture; supporting Cloud operations utilizing VMWare vCenter, VMWare ESX Hypervisor, VMWare vRealize Operations Enterprise or Manager; utilizing any Data Protection tools for Cloud management; and utilizing Network Monitoring Systems to provide alerts or service assurance reporting for Cloud management. In lieu of a Bachelor’s degree, employer will accept an additional two (2) years of the above-referenced experience. Must also have 4 years of experience utilizing Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnects, UCS Blade Servers, UCS Manager, UCS Director, and UCS Central; and 2 years of experience with indirect personnel leadership and leading software development projects to completion. Quarterly national travel, less than 5 days per trip (Less than 5% of the year).
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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