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Principal Engineer I - Video Tools and Automation

at Spectrum

Posted: 7/21/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1521196
Keywords: architecture

Job Description

Business Title
Principal Engineer I

Posting Location
United States - Colorado - Greenwood Village

Posting Job Description

Leads in the planning, design, development, implementation, and execution of innovative application and platform solutions designed to support new or existing Video Operations business initiatives. Projects are usually of considerable complexity and require a strong knowledge of development tools and a general understanding of Video technologies and problem statements. Works in all the phases of a project and review work of less experienced team members/peers. Performs maintenance and provides technical assistance/leadership and advice on existing software solutions. Subject matter expert for the solutions and systems our team develops.

  • Leads in the planning, design, development, implementation, and execution of innovative application and platform solutions designed to support new or existing Video Operations business initiatives
  • Set project and task priorities, create solutions to complex problems, assign work and deliverables to junior engineers, translate technical to non-technical, ensure you meet team deliverables, and provide mentoring and development opportunities to junior staff.
  • Design, develop and deploy solutions that are robust, scalable and that bring operational awareness and video device automation visibility to unique platforms within the Video Operations space.
  • Build and deploy automated solutions and dashboards for video devices, that are intuitive and easy to understand by platform owners, using various source data options and complex business logic.
  • Quickly understand unique and complex platform architectures, identify areas of automation or solutions that platform owners can be benefited with.
  • Work closely with internal customers on requirement gathering and clarification to identify opportunities.
  • Maintain and support the existing tool catalog – prioritize and scope features and new products based on customer input and technical direction.
  • Identify, prioritize and reduce technical debt while meeting tool development deliverables and timelines.
  • Participate in code reviews & architecture discussions
  • Influence infrastructure, deployment, and development environment decisions to best support the team.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, and / or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum eight (8) years of network or software engineering experience
  • Minimum seven (7) years of experience creating solutions for operational tools and dashboards in the OSS/BSS space, or in platform or network management.
  • Advanced knowledge of networking protocols, concepts and Services (e.g. TCIP/IP, UDP, OSI network layers, DNS, DHCP)
  • Expertise with tools like Gitlab/Bitbucket, various IDEs, Jira, AWS, Splunk, ELK,
  • Proven ability to digest complex asks and provide technical and software solutions to measure and report on real-time issues and performance analysis.
  • Experience in designing solutions that improve operational and situational awareness.  (Dashboards, websites, data processing, translations, user interfaces, big data)
  • Expertise with code repositories, development frameworks, programming languages such as, but not limited to Ruby, Python, Node.js, JavaScript, jQuery, Vue.js, Java, Shell scripting.
  • Knowledge of database development, optimization and troubleshooting (Mongo, Postgress, Hadoop, Oracle, Cassandra etc.)
  • Demonstrated complex problem-solving skills, as well as, the ability to multi tasks and quickly pivot to changing priorities and tight deadlines
  • Ability to assess a problem and determine an effective course of action with sustainable solutions
  • Able to handle multiple assignments simultaneously and is accountable to the tasks assigned.
  • Knowledge automating video devices (Encoders, Packagers, IP Devices, STBs) in the video space
  • Special consideration if experience is within the video delivery ecosystem.  (i.e. encoding, encryption, transport, packaging, VOD, SDV, OSS, etc.)
  • Technical understanding of linear and IP video delivery systems
  • Automating video deployment systems
  • Exposure to Software design patterns and principles

Requisition #

Job Code
EGN601 Principal Engineer I Exempt

Position Type
Full Time

Area of Interest
Engineering, Network Operations, Software Engineering, Technical Operations, Video Operations

Business Unit
Network Operations

6175 S Willow Drive Suite 100, 110, 200, 300, 400, 500, 600, 700, 800, 900

FCC Unit

Account Code

Controlling Establishment ID
01905 - Greenwood Village S Willow Dr.

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The Spectrum brands (including Spectrum Networks, Spectrum Enterprise and Spectrum Reach) are powered and innovated by Charter Communications. 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, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.

Work State

Work City
Colorado - Greenwood Village

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Principal Engineer I - Video Tools and Automation

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