Principal Systems Architect II
Posted on: August 7, 2022
The Charter Technical Engineering Center (CTEC) facilities in
Englewood, CO 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.
Responsible for engineering activities that maintain and enhance
the company's telecommunications and signal processing hardware,
software and communications systems. Works with technical
operations staff on system design and configuration. Works with
design and testing teams and advises team leaders.
The candidate must also have HFC & PON access system architecture,
troubleshooting, and testing skills that enable the successful
creation of system requirement documents, design documents,
migration strategies, and strategic roadmaps. The position requires
knowledge in DOCSIS PHY & MULPI specifications especially in
relation to DOCSIS 3.1 and DOCSIS 4.0 as well as PON technologies.
The candidate is preferred to have experience in cloud,
microservices, virtualization, Kubernetes upgrades, database
management, and edge-compute architectures. The candidate must show
track record of leadership and innovation in the cable industry via
previously published technical papers and granted patents. The
candidate must be able to clearly communicate in writing as well as
verbally, properly represent Charter in Cablelabs and SCTE
standards bodies, and write technical papers for conferences in the
cable industry. Data analytics skills are required to process data
for field issues and create executive reports with recommendations
for solutions and enhanced performance.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and
enhance the customer experience.
Assigned complex and critical projects that involve several
technical systems and constituents.
Designs, implements, monitors, enhances and troubleshoots systems
in assigned areas.
Analyzes and revises existing system logic difficulties and
documentation as necessary.
Tests and reviews system designs.
Provides Engineering Technical support and guidance to regional
personnel and ensure all technical integration, changes, standards
and documentation are met.
Mentors and guides the work of senior technical staff.
Reviews work plans and designs and advises on improvements.
Adheres to industry specific local, state, and federal regulations,
Knows, understands and follows company policy.
Performs other duties as requested by manager.
Required 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
HFC & PON access system architecture, troubleshooting, and testing
skills that enable the successful creation of system requirement
documents, design documents, migration strategies, and strategic
Knowledge in DOCSIS PHY & MULPI specifications especially in
relation to DOCSIS 3.1 and DOCSIS 4.0 as well as PON
Advanced knowledge of related industry specifications and standards
IEEE, ANSI, Fiber (Multimode, Single mode, UTP, etc.), Bridging,
Switching, Routing, Ethernet and Transport technologies and
Advanced knowledge in network design, network architecture,
protocols and network topology
Advanced knowledge in TCP/IP and the OSI Model
Advanced knowledge in using ticketing and software tools to support
the current operations.
Advanced knowledge of network devices and basic network
Advanced knowledge of network designing software, such as Visio
Ability to perform duties in a very fast pace environment and
ability to learn new technology quickly
Ability to use personal computer and software applications
Masters or Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field or
related work experience
Required Related Work Experience and Number of Years
Engineering work experience - 10-15
Project management work experience - 10-15
Preferred Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Experience in cloud, microservices, virtualization, Kubernetes
upgrades, database management, and edge-compute architecture
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Industry and vendor specific certifications and training preferred
(Cisco, Juniper, Alcatel-Lucent, etc.)
Hybrid office environment (3 days in-office, 2 days remote)
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Here, employees don't just have jobs, they build careers. That's
why we believe in offering a comprehensive package that rewards
employees for their contributions to our success, supports all
aspects of their well-being, and delivers real value at every stage
The pay for this position has a salary range of $120,700.00 to
$213,900.00. The actual salary offer will carefully consider a wide
range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience
and location. Also, certain positions are eligible for additional
forms of compensation such as bonuses.
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