Network Engineer III
Posted on: September 18, 2019
Client Reference Code: 248198
Charter Communications is America?s fastest growing TV, internet
and voice company. We?re committed to integrating the highest
quality service with superior entertainment and communications
products. Charter is at the intersection of technology and
entertainment, facilitating essential communications that connect
24 million residential and business customers in 41 states. Our
commitment to serving customers and exceeding their expectations is
the bedrock of Charter?s business strategy and it?s the philosophy
that guides our 90,000 employees.
The Advanced Engineering department resides in the Charter
Technical Engineering Center (CTEC) facilities in Englewood, CO and
oversees the design and architecture of Charter?s multi-billion
dollar network infrastructure. We investigate, select, develop, and
integrate technologies and solutions that meet the needs of the
company for short, medium and long term initiatives. This includes
the delivery of the technology plan and future architecture for
Voice, Video, Data, Optical, Commercial, Cloud, CPE, Network and
Charter is looking for a person who will be a key member of the
team responsible for qualifying the next generation of Charter's
video products. This team is responsible for testing video products
at all stages of the development cycle, from proof of concept to
production. The person in this position should have intimate
knowledge of video equipment and the supporting systems that enable
a terrific experience for our customers.
This person will work with architecture, development and deployment
teams to make sure that the product is integrated,
feature-complete, stable and ready for market.
This person will assist in the planning, forecasting,
implementation, and identification of resource requirements for
network systems of high complexity. Designs and establishes
protocol compatibility standards, develops and implements network
enhancements and makes recommendations for improvement. Responsible
for implementation of network architecture and designs.
Candidate should have experience with digital video set-top box QA.
The candidate will have experience reading requirements, developing
test plans, run tests, document bugs and test results. In addition,
have the skills and background to troubleshoot any discovered issue
and follow up with development and engineering. Experience should
include applications such as Program Guides, DVR, Pay-Per-View,
Video on Demand, Parental Controls, Caller ID and STB
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
? Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and
enhance the customer experience.
? Participates in network planning, network architecture design and
? Contribute to the Company vision of being the industry leader in
customer service through quality, commitment, courtesy and
? Integrates and schematically depicts communication architectures,
topologies, hardware, software, transmission and signaling links
and protocols into complete network configurations.
? Evaluates new products, performs network problem resolution.
? Works on projects/ systems/issues of medium to high complexity
surrounding network planning, configuration and optimization.
? Work in a close knit team environment as well as work
? Works on one or more projects as a project team member,
occasionally as a project team lead.
? Design, create, debug, execute and debug automatic test
? Ability to accomplish activities related to system design,
equipment configuration and installation, integration, testing and
service validation prior to deployment. Designs and establishes
protocol compatibility standards, develops and implements
enhancements and makes recommendations for improvement.
? Administer key Linux based systems in a video and data
? Designs and establishes protocol compatibility standards,
develops and implements network enhancements and makes
recommendations for improvement.
? Develop documentation related to design and proper configuration
of system components.
? Troubleshoot and analyze transport, networking and software
? Transfer knowledge to division and field engineering personnel as
necessary to insure the timely deployment of new technology.
? Coaches less experienced staff.
? Troubleshoot key video infrastructure components
? Basic operation of DAC/DNCS network controllers
? Basic CMTS operation
? Video CPE provisioning
? Video CPE features : VOD PPV EAS DVR
? Be familiar with key technologies with DOCSIS 2.0 & 3.0 as well
? Be able to validate test plans, execute test cases, record and
report the results.
? Understand and troubleshoot IP networking protocols, IPv4 and
? Understanding of consumer video technologies MPEG2, MPEG4, HDMI,
? Familiar with Video over IP
? Familiar with DOCSIS 3.1
? Familiar with EBIF and its applications
? Basic automation scripting skills
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or
related field or equivalent work experience
This is a full time employee position. Hours will be standard work
hours for a 40 hour work week. All work will be performed at the
Charter Technology Engineering Center (CTEC) at 14810 Grasslands
Drive, Englewood, CO 80112Job Code : ENE311 Network Engineer III
Keywords: Spectrum, Arvada , Network Engineer III, Engineering , Englewood, Colorado
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