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Sr. Software Engineer, Video Advertising Platform and Alternate Content Switching

at Spectrum

Posted: 3/21/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1499401
Keywords: advertising

Job Description

Business Title
Network Engineer III

Posting Location
United States - Colorado - Englewood

Posting Job Description
Sr. Software Engineer:  Video Advertising Platform and Alternate Content Switching

Company Overview:
Charter Communications is America’s fastest growing TV, internet and voice company. We’re committed to integrating the highest quality service with superior entertainment and communications products. Charter is at the intersection of technology and entertainment, facilitating essential communications that connect 24 million residential and business customers in 41 states. Our commitment to serving customers and exceeding their expectations is the bedrock of Charter’s business strategy and it’s the philosophy that guides our 90K+ employees.

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.

The Advanced Engineering team at Charter Communications is looking for well qualified and experienced Engineer for the position of Sr. Software Engineer within their Video Advertising and Alternate Content Switching platform team to help lead Charter’s vision for next generation Video Advertising. This position is with a very talented, innovative group at Charter and offers exciting career prospects.

Major duties and responsibilities:
-Support Architecture and Design, Development Integration and Qualification of new Advanced Advertising and Alternate Content switching products.
-Support development of Proof of Concept for new product ideas. Support reference implementation of advertising solution for various devices enabling video services.
-Support End-to-End Systems Integration and Functional Validation of various components. Development of technical requirements and test cases for various components.  Support System verification and testing, deployment, operations and monitoring of the solution.
-Close collaboration with Product, Software Engineering, System Integration & Test, Operations team as well as external Solution Vendors.
-Assist with documentation for architecture/design, deployment, operations and troubleshooting.
-Assist in functional validation of various components of the system that are either internally developed or licensed solutions from external vendors.
-Assist in troubleshooting of any production issues.
-Author patents to safeguard Charter communication’s intellectual property.
-Handle multiple project priorities efficiently. Perform duties in a fast-paced environment, as well as learn new skills quickly.
-Keep abreast of standards and regulatory requirements as applicable to Video Ad delivery solutions.

Education:
-Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Master’s degree a plus.

Work Expeirence:
0-5 years’ software development experience. Experience in video streaming and web/mobile application development a plus.

Technical Knowledge:
-Programming skills: Java, C/C++, Javascript.
-Experience in Object Oriented and Event drive programming.
-Experience with web technologies: HTML/Javascript, HTTP, JSON, XML, Web Services/REST API. Knowledge of Javascript MSE/EME extensions a plus.
-Experience with various scripting technologies such as bash, python.
-Experience with Agile software development and Confluence tools.
-Knowledge of Video streaming systems and Dynamic Ad Insertion architectures for Linear, VOD, Web/Mobile and other IPTV devices.  This includes, but not limited to, Adaptive Bit Rate (ABR) protocols (HLS, HSS, and MPEG-DASH), Server Side/Client Side Ad insertion, Video/Audio encoding/ transcoding, packaging.
-Familiarity with industry standards such as SCTE and IAB for video advertising a plus. (SCTE 35, SCTE 130, IAB-VAST/VMAP)
-Ability to design and develop software with focus on maintainability, re-use, performance and scalability
-Knowledge and Experience in Cloud Computing (AWS, GCP, Azure), Container technologies, building Elastic and highly scalable system a plus.
-Good communications skills and team player with ability to collaborate with multiple teams within the Enterprise.


Requisition #
253953BR

Job Code
ENE311 Network Engineer III Exempt

Position Type
Full Time

Area of Interest
Engineering

Business Unit
Corporate -CCL - CORPL

Location
8560 Upland Dr. Unit B Unit B

FCC Unit
13541

Account Code
C04-170-7100-829

Controlling Establishment ID
01922 - Englewood Upland Dr

More on Spectrum
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
Colorado

Work City
Colorado - Englewood

Posting Job Title (Do Not Exceed 250 Characters)
Sr. Software Engineer, Video Advertising Platform and Alternate Content Switching

Zip Code
80112