Advanced Video Engineer I
Charter Communications - Fort Worth, TX

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Under limited supervision, responsible for engineering activities that maintain and enhance the company’s advanced video and signal processing hardware, software and electrical systems. Designs, implements, monitors, enhances and troubleshoots systems in assigned areas. Works closely with Headend operations staff on system design and configuration.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION

Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.

Advanced configuration and support of advanced video equipment (e.g. VOD, controllers, multiplexing, digital transport, edge QAM).

Work with Engineering to design and test system designs.

Develop, design and implement electronic systems including audio, video and other multimedia equipment.

Analyze and evaluate new or improved electronic components.

Identify, resolve and escalate as required operational and design issues through data analysis and recommend solutions to make systems more efficient.

Work with the field on the implementation of network related projects and other standardization efforts.

Work with vendors and Engineering to resolve issues and design flaws.

Perform detailed problem diagnosis, track and update problems in trouble ticketing system.

Develop problem resolution procedures required to meet serviceability requirements.

Function as lead level and provide technical guidance and assistance to other support teams across enterprise.

Provide mentoring to associated staff as needed.

Perform other duties as requested by supervisor.

Adhere to industry specific local, state, and federal regulations, as applicable.

Know, understand and follow company policies.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional manner

Ability to isolate and troubleshoot failed equipment, facility issues and other network components Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure

Ability to operate personal computer and software applications

Ability to work with others to resolve problems, handle requests or situations

Knowledge and understanding of video, data and voice communications networks, IP networking

IP networking knowledge should include Routing, Switching, Routing protocols, ISIS, EIGRP, BGP, OSPF MPLS, TCP/IP protocols, SNMP, ARP etc.

Knowledge of UNIX and UNIX tools

Ability to write scripts

Knowledge of company products, services, and NOC procedures

Knowledge of network and element management systems

Knowledge of MPEG 2 MPEG 4

Knowledge of Motorola and CISCO video delivery systems

Education

Bachelor´s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering or equivalent technical field or work experience

Industry and vendor specific certifications and training (NCTI, SCTE, BCT/E)

Related Work Experience

3+ years of video networking technologies experience preferred

Experience with IP and MPEG Protocol Analyzers preferred

Experience with project management preferred

Certifications and/or Licenses

Valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record within Company required standards

WORKING CONDITIONS

Work in a 24x7, fast paced environment

Exposure to continuous moderate noise

Travel in inclement weather

Charter Communications, Inc. is a leading broadband communications company and the third-largest publicly traded cable operator in the United States. Charter provides a full range of advanced broadband services, including advanced digital video entertainment programming (Charter Digital™), Charter High-Speed™ Internet access service, and Charter Telephone™ services.

Charter is always looking for dynamic individuals who like challenge and an opportunity for success. Charter employees take great pride in the company and are fully engaged in our philosophy of improving the customer experience.

More information about Charter can be found at

www.charter.com

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Primary Location

US-Texas-FORT WORTH

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