04 Nov
Principal Engineer I - Core Video Ops
Colorado, Greenwoodvillage , 80110 Greenwoodvillage USA

JOB SCOPEThis a multi-tier 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 setting the technical architecture and development direction across a set of internal business applications, leading cross functional technical development teams, 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
  • Responsible for engineering activities that maintain and enhance the company's video acquisition (RF and Fiber) systems.
  • Provide leadership for testing new firmware, software, and hardware supporting Charter's video solutions.
  • Construct test plans to validate functional, performance, and business requirements provided by product and engineering teams for video acquisition, processing, and encoding solutions.
  • Evaluate, select, and deploy new test tools and automation frameworks.
  • Study future technology developments and formulate associated testing strategies.
  • Provide timely and accurate information and status updates to functional leaders.
  • Provide day to day leadership, mentoring, and technical guidance to team members.
  • Develop and implement development standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Understand and define technical roadmap within Video Operations to ensure sound technical solutions.
  • Ensure projects are accurately estimated and delivered according to schedule.
  • Develop, design and implement electronic systems including audio, video and other multimedia equipment.
  • Work with the field on the implementation of video network related projects.
  • Work with vendors and Engineering to resolve issues and design flaws.
  • Performs other duties as requested by manager.

BASIC / MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, and / or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum eight (8) years of engineering work experience.
  • Minimum seven (7) years of video signal acquisition experience.
  • Minimum five (5) years of project management experience.

ADDITIONAL JOB QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience with Video acquisition, transcoding/encoding, multiplexing, and modulation, using such equipment as: Cisco DCMs, Arris CAP/DM6400 Cherry Pickers, BMRs, BNPs, APEX1k-3k, IRDs and common cable CPE.
  • Advanced knowledge of Video Compression (MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H264, HEVC, J2K, etc.) and Audio Compression (Dolby AC3, Dolby Digital Plus, AAC, etc.).
  • Knowledge of IGMP, IP multicast, API, (BASH), VOD, IPTV, cloud encoding, packaging for live streaming (HLS).
  • 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.
  • Performs network planning, architecture design, and configuration for Cisco routers and Juniper routers and switches, including device turn up.
  • Experience with network and element management systems, 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).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • 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.
  • Capable of self-managing time and priorities in a fast-paced work environment.
EGN601-VIDEO 289538 289538BR 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 $107,600.00. 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 bonuses.


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