Principal Engineer I - STB

Company Overview:
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 Access.

Job Summary:
Charter Communications is looking for an exceptionally well qualified Principal Engineer I to help manage Charter’s population of deployed legacy STBs. Manage STB OEMs and their deliveries, in support of maintenance activities and the addition of new features to legacy STBs The Principal Engineer I role within the Advanced Engineering team will work closely with Advanced Engineers, Lab Engineers, Operations, Development, System Verification & Test teams as well as outside vendors.

Job Requirements:
•Expert on the Cable industry and legacy STB models from multiple cable vendors.
•Video Infrastructure Technology related to the Arris Conditional Access Controller and head-end equipment including DAC, Billing, VOD, OCAP and Switched Digital Video (SDV).
•Extensive STB software engineering skills.
•Software development process experience and work cross-functional team interaction.
•Self-motivated and ability to work independently using his/her own initiative and judgment
•Willingness to adapt quickly to changing situations
•Excellent written and oral communications skills
•Effective problem solving and troubleshooting skills
•Ability to manage priorities and time in a fast pace work environment

Education and Experience:
•Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) from four-year College or university; or equivalent training, education and experience.

Travel Requirements:
•Travel 30 %

EOE Race/Sex/Vet/Disability
Charter is an equal opportunity employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is the Law poster: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf
Charter is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different.

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