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Charter Communications/Spectrum Network Engineer III- CPE/DOCSIS in Englewood, Colorado

Company OverviewCharter Communications is America's fastest growing TV, internet and voicecompany. We're committed to integrating the highest quality service withsuperior entertainment and communications products. Charter is at theintersection of technology and entertainment, facilitating essentialcommunications that connect 24 million residential and business customers in41 states. Our commitment to serving customers and exceeding theirexpectations is the bedrock of Charter's business strategy and it's thephilosophy that guides our 90,000 employees.The Charter Technical Engineering Center (CTEC) facilities is located inEnglewood, CO and oversees the design and architecture of Charter'smulti-billion dollar network infrastructure. We investigate, select,develop, and integrate technologies and solutions that meet the needs of thecompany for short, medium and long term initiatives. This includes thedelivery of the technology plan and future architecture for Voice, Video,Data, Optical, Commercial, Cloud, CPE, Network and Access.Job SummaryAssists with the Hardware and Firmware certification of Customer PremiseEquipment that will be used for Charter deployment. Assist with root causeanalysis for issues found within CPE and transport layer devices. Must be ableto review Technical requirements and transpose them into test cases. Designand establishes protocol compatibility standards, develops and implementsnetwork enhancements and makes recommendations for improvement. Responsiblefor implementation of network architecture and designs.Major Duties and ResponsibilitiesWork with engineering team to review firmware requirements and providefeedbackWork with other team members and engineering groups to identify hardware andsoftware testing requirementsParticipate in weekly bug classification and prioritizationParticipate in test plan creationEstablish test network environments as documented in test plansPerform Proof of Concept testing in multiple environmentsDocument results and review with designated teams or vendors as neededWork with vendor and Charter engineers to resolve issues discovered duringtesting; develop and document workarounds where possible, and assistoperations team with implementation and escalations as neededParticipate in Operational handoff review activitiesEvaluates new products, performs network problem resolution.Works on one or more projects as a project team member, occasionally as aproject team lead.Accomplish the above tasks within allotted project timelinesOther duties as required.Required QualificationsCandidates should have at least 2 years of hands-on network engineeringexperience, preferably with a cable Multiple System Operator (MSO) orInternet Service Provider (ISP).Experience with test methodology and tools are required.Experience with CPE and/or CMTS is required.Candidates must have a thorough understanding of DOCSIS and provisioning,including TR069.Experience with IP routing, IP multicast, streaming video, wireless,Voice over IP (VoIP), and/or home networking is desired.Experience with automation, databases, scripting, and systemadministration is a plus.Candidates must demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills.The candidate must be a team player, with an inherent ability to work wellunder tight timelines, and have strong problem solving capabilities.Will be required to share experience, skill, and talents with associates.Will be expected to work well with minimal supervision.Ability to work in a team environmentProficient knowledge of related industry specifications and standards IEEE,ANSI, Fiber (Multimode, Single mode, UTP, etc.), Bridging,Switching, Routing, Ethernet and Transport technologies and protocolsProficient knowledge in network design, network architecture, protocolsand network topologyProficient knowledge in using ticketing and software tools to support thecurrent operations.Proficient knowledge of basic network devices and basic network appliancesProficient knowledg