Network Engineer IV
Spectrum
 Como, CO

Job Description

JOB SCOPE

Charter is proud to have a network that provides service to millions of users across the country. In this role, the Network Engineer is responsible for providing guidance and direction for the National Backbone Optical Planning and Design team on capacity planning, forecasting and implementation as required to support growth and to ensure a seamless reroute of traffic in the event of network failures. Responsible for ensuring the timely implementation of capacity augmentation projects, reporting, network compliance and capital budgeting. Follows corporate standards, develops and implements network enhancements and makes recommendations for improvement. Responsible for implementation of approved network architecture and designs. Leads in staff development efforts. Works closely with technical operations staff on system design and configuration. Recognized as the technical and design expert.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Demonstrated hands-on experience planning, design and deploying Backbone optical networks.
  • Highly skilled in Dense Wave Division Multiplexing, RAMAN, & EDFA
  • Highly skilled in network planning, network architecture design and engineering. Leads in the development of the network growth.
  • Judicious management and creation of all budget approvals associated with assigned projects.
  • Develops Engineering Design packages directed toward the implementation team.
  • Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience
  • Ensure required reports are timely, accurate and complete
  • Identify and develop procedures to help streamline processes within the Backbone
  • Highly skilled in Network Operations
  • Knowledge of transport network planning process and associated data analysis for capacity management.
  • Evaluates new products, performs network problem resolution.
  • Assists in the development and documentation of technical standards.
  • Implements approved methods of procedure, and assists in designing corporate standards, develops and implements network enhancements and makes recommendations for improvement.
  • Works on projects/systems/issues of varying complexity surrounding network planning, configuration and optimization.
  • Provides tier support across organizations.
  • Works on one or more projects as a project team member, regularly as a project team lead.
  • Familiarity with Flexgrid and CDC

BASIC / MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, and/or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum six (6) years network engineering experience
  • Minimum four (4) years optical planning/engineering/operations experience
  • At least four (4) years of Data network experience
  • Accomplished written and verbal communication skills

ADDITIONAL JOB QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with Capacity Planning, Forecasting and Capital Budgeting
  • Accomplished written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities
  • Ability to produce Engineering Design Packages, Method of Procedure and Bill of Materials.
  • Advanced knowledge of related industry specifications and standards IEEE, ANSI, Physical Media (Multimode Fiber, Singlemode Fiber, UTP, etc.), bridging, switching, routing, ethernet and transport technologies and protocols
  • Experience with network design, network architecture, protocols and network topology
  • TCP/IP and the OSI Model
  • Advanced knowledge in using ticketing and software tools to support the current operations
  • Experience with network devices and basic network appliances
  • Strong experience with network designing software and MS Suite such as Visio, Excel, & Word.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP or CCIP or CCIE)
  • Industry and vendor specific certifications and training (Cisco, Infinera, Nokia, Juniper, Alcatel-Lucent, etc.)

Area of Interest

Information Technology, Network Engineering

Business Unit

Network Operations

Work City

Colorado - Greenwood Village

Work State

Colorado

Location

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

Zip Code

80111

Job Code

ENE312 Network Engineer IV

Cost Center

3045000546-Charter Communicaitons LLC-Network Ops Support-Core Optical

Controlling Establishment ID

01905 - Greenwood Village S Willow Dr.

FCC Unit

13541