Video Control System Engineer
Englewood , Colorado
November 22, 2017

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.

Essential Job Functions:

Charter Communications is looking for a well-qualified Video Systems Engineer-III to architect video solutions incorporating Conditional Access Controllers, Emergency Alert Systems, Switched Digital Video, Video On-Demand, and Edge Modulation devices. You must have well-rounded knowledge on Headend architectures as well as be up-to-date on video product roadmaps from common industry vendors, including Arris and Cisco. You will solve how to integrate legacy technologies with new technologies. You must support Video Operations by creating detailed engineering documentation to include Engineering Design Documents, Test Plans, Methods of Procedure, Golden Configurations, and technical road maps.

The Video Systems Engineer-III role within the Advanced Video Engineering department will work closely with other advanced engineers, lab engineers, operations engineers, system integration engineers, QA test teams, and outside vendors to successfully integrate and manage all of the components in our Headends and Data Centers. This position is critical to maintaining the legacy video infrastructure product life-cycle, develop new business solutions, and serve as top-level solution support over video operations for the controller infrastructure.

Job Requirements:

Success in this position requires that you be an expert in the cable industry. Your expertise must include some, or all, of the following systems: Conditional Access Controllers, Switched Digital Video, Video On-Demand, Emergency Alert Systems, Edge Modulation, and integrations of those systems with any external systems. You must have experience designing and documenting end to end solutions. You will also need to have experience and knowledge of best practices with virtualization, networking, security, and general systems administration.

You must be a video technology visionary as you will be assisting with developing strategies for the deployment of all future video services across the entire service footprint of Charter Communications.

Must have:

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Willingness to adapt quickly to changing situations
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to self-manage time and priorities in a fast-paced work environment
  • Systems administration experience with operating systems, including RHEL, CentOS, Solaris, Windows Server
  • Knowledge of Cisco UCS
  • Knowledge of virtualization platforms such as VMWare, KVM, OpenStack
  • Knowledge of SAN technologies
  • Knowledge of system monitoring and logging tools
  • Knowledge of Cisco and Arris Headend technologies and respective integration points
  • Knowledge of modern cable service delivery networks utilizing HFC and RFoG architectures.
  • Knowledge of common cable CPE

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Cable Expert
  • SCTE, NCTI Certifications
  • OS, Networking, Security, or Virtualization Certifications

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

Supervisory/Managerial Responsibilities:
• Lead: Assigns, trains, or oversees work of others.

Travel Requirements:
• Travel up to 5%.

Physical Demands:
• The physical demands for this position are typical to an office environment and must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Must be able to work in a data center environment (can be noisy due to fans/cooling and temperature controlled to a different temperature then a normal office environment).

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:
Charter is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different.

More on Spectrum: 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, current unemployment status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. Charter Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Current Unemployment Status.

Spectrum is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Current Unemployment Status.

A little about us:
Spectrum is the nation’s fastest growing TV, internet and voice company. We’re committed to integrating the highest quality service with superior entertainment and communications products.

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