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Sr. Broadband Testing Engineer

Company: Comcast Corporation
Location: Englewood
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Make your mark at Comcast -- a Fortune 30 global media and technology company. From the connectivity and platforms we provide, to the content and experiences we create, we reach hundreds of millions of customers, viewers, and guests worldwide. Become part of our award-winning technology team that turns big ideas into cutting-edge products, platforms, and solutions that our customers love. We create space to innovate, and we recognize, reward, and invest in your ideas, while ensuring you can proudly bring your authentic self to the workplace. Join us. You'll do the best work of your career right here at Comcast. (In most cases, Comcast prefers to have employees on-site collaborating unless the team has been designated as virtual due to the nature of their work. If a position is listed with both office locations and virtual offerings, Comcast may be willing to consider candidates who live greater than 100 miles from the office for the remote option.)Job SummaryBring a combination of HFC infrastructure RF and Optical expertise along with DOCSIS 3.0, 3.1, 4.0 MAC and physical layer experience with troubleshooting protocols and performance on CMTS and CPE to create the next generation of 10G infrastructure and a critical adaptive network control system impacting millions of customers.Job DescriptionDo you like -big -challenges and working within a -highly-motivated -team environment? -As a Sr. Broadband Testing Engineer, you will design, develop, -support and apply your craft to test, trial, deploy, and troubleshoot the next generation of DOCSIS 4.0 access networks and participate in the development of industry leading technologies to maximize broadband capacity. -You will -work in a highly technically challenging domain that will shape the future of Comcast and be part of a team that thrives on -big -challenges, results, quality, and agility and will be responsible for key components leading to the success of our future 10G evolution.About the Organization:The Technology, Product, Experience (TPX) organization works at the intersection of media and technology and our innovative teams are continually developing and delivering products and next-generation technologies that transform the customer experience.The Comcast Network and CONNECTivity (CONNECT) organization is a highly agile, fast-paced, dedicated group at the forefront of change focused on innovating, building, and operating the best in class, most reliable access network for our customers.Who does the Sr. Broadband Testing Engineer work with?Collaborate with a variety of organization roles including network architects and engineers, software engineers, analytics, data scientists and program managers to provide design, system integration and validation to the network. - The teams you will work with include the leading broadband experts who have pioneered the current and future broadband access technology.Where can you make an impact?Develop HFC RF and optical infrastructure with software defined management of upstream, downstream and FDX spectrum while contributing to operations and deployment strategies enabling the vision of multi-Gbps Symmetrical broadband. -Contribute expertise and HFC experience to hands on lab testing and validation, field configuration and characterization supporting HFC spectrum expansion and optimization. Success in this role is best enabled by a broad mix of skills and interests ranging from traditional HFC infrastructure, RF signal and noise characterization, ethernet and optical networks, construction, and lab test to engaging software development and project management teams with systems architecture and DOCSIS subject matter expertise.What You'll Do:

  • Understanding of the problem domain (next generation FDX access networks). Evaluate and discover network RF design challenges and design innovative solutions to some key HFC challenges.
  • Build lab test systems and design field test plans to evaluate new RF and optical infrastructure designs including distributed access architecture, modifications to N+x traditional HFC infrastructure.
  • Specify design and operations guidelines with focus on DOCIS 4.0 remote PHY nodes, next generation smart DOCSIS 4.0 amplifiers, and DOCSIS 4.0-enabled homes
  • Work with data scientists and algorithm developers to develop operational platforms and analyze broadband performance characteristics.
  • Work with program and operations resources to execute field trials and network measurement campaigns
  • Frequent meeting/communication with stakeholders to interpret their needs, plan/organize, and discuss progress and results
  • Develop and communicate goals, strategies, tactics, project plans, timelines, and key performance metrics to reach goals. Excellent communication skills including written, verbal and presentation are required.
  • Collaborate across local and distributed teams with an open-minded perspective on new ideas with creative contributions on new technology, architectures, and operational approaches. Inclusive sharing of ideas and data with all stakeholders. Inclined to act and do whatever is needed to get the job done.Skills & Experience We're Looking For:
    • Bachelor degree in the Electrical Engineering or engineering discipline or equivalent experience
    • 5+ years working in broadband or wireless telecommunications including HFC and DOCSIS technology
    • Expertise in physical layer communication theory such as OFDM/A modulation profile and Forward Error Correction design.
    • Hands on experience with HFC networks and infrastructure, CPE design, configuration, and deployment
    • Well versed in Broadband, RF and optical lab and field test and measurement equipment and techniques
    • Familiarity with DOCSIS 3.0, 3.1, 4.0, HFC passive performance and other cable technologies.About Our Perks & Benefits:We are determined to create an environment where our employees feel valued, understand our business goals, and are motivated.Here's a look at just some of the perks and benefits we make available to our US-based employees:
      • Medical & Dental
      • 401(k) Savings Plan
      • Generous paid time off
      • Life Milestones - from adoption assistance, childcare resources, pet insurance, and more, Comcast supports you at all life stages.
      • Courtesy Services - We offer all of our full-time employees in serviceable areas free digital TV and internet.
      • Discount tickets for Universal Resorts, including theme park tickets and onsite hotel rooms.Learn more at jobs.comcast.com/life-at-comcast/benefits Reasonable AccommodationWe will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, perform essential job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.Disclaimer:
        • This information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications.Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.Comcast is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.EducationBachelor's DegreeWhile possessing the stated degree is preferred, Comcast also may consider applicants who hold some combination of coursework and experience, or who have extensive related professional experience.Relevant Work Experience7-10 YearsSalary:Primary Location Pay Range: $123,192.31 - $184,788.47Comcast intends to offer the selected candidate base pay within this range, dependent on job-related, non-discriminatory factors such as experience. The application window is 30 days from the date job is posted, unless the number of applicants requires it to close sooner or later.Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Comcast provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a Commission under the terms of an applicable plan, while most non-sales positions are eligible for a Bonus. Additionally, Comcast provides best-in-class Benefits. We believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most, and should help you care for those who matter most. That's why we provide an array of options, expert guidance and always-on tools, that are personalized to meet the needs of your reality - to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life. Please visit the on our careers site for more details.

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