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Senior Systems Engineer

Location: Austin
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Spectrum Networks is looking for enthusiastic, talented and driven individuals to join the best and brightest in gathering, producing and delivering stories that make a difference within a 24-hour breaking news environment! Our commitment is to engage viewers with relevant, timely news that's important to the local communities we serve.

Who we are: Spectrum Networks is a series of hyper-local news and regional sports networks owned and operated by Charter Communications, Inc. Spectrum Networks seeks to provide the most essential local news and information, cultivating relevant and thoughtful conversations that foster informed and engaged communities.

The Environment: Spectrum News is a 24-hour breaking news network which requires employees who are flexible and available to work various shift, including early morning, late evenings,
weekends and holidays.

Being on our team means --- You're ready to inspire and be inspired! You're passionate, creative and highly technical, driven to flourish in a competitive, fast-paced environment. You're fiercely accurate, with a desire to leverage your knowledge, skills and abilities to share news stories to viewers in our local communities. You're nimble, having the ability to pivot in an ever-changing workflow. You are a team player with a positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills. You have the ability to multi-task, meet tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure.

What we're looking for: The Systems Engineer II is responsible for assisting in the design, development, and implementation of enterprise-wide Operations Support Systems (OSS) applications and their associated operating systems and databases. Responsible for Application Administration of OSS applications supporting all Charter Divisions. Will participate in full life-cycle of systems engineering activities of high-quality, scalable solutions.


Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.Contributes to design sessions with OSS Architects, Requirements Analysts, IT Operations and OSS Systems Engineers.Reviews existing integration capabilities, data sources, and proposed solution designs for feasibility, cost and functionality.Creates detailed design documents and functional specifications for new applications / services and for enhancements to existing systems / services.Creates work effort estimates for assigned tasks and support prioritization and release management.Develops of core code modules, unit test tools and release notes for enhancements and bug fixes.Installs, administers, configures and maintains OSS applications including operating systems and related software.Provides 'on call' support to resolve OSS application issues after normal business hours.Uses established change management processes, requiring operational procedures be performed with minimal customer impact, (i.e. during established maintenance window).Works with database administrators to configure, tune and maintain databases in variety of languages.Documents systems configurations and upgrades.Designs and implements change control policies and disaster recovery plans.Monitors and assists in managing applications, device availability, network conditions and system reliability and performance, service and program maintenance and storage resources.Perform other duties as requested by supervisor.Qualifications:
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand EnglishDemonstrated in-depth ability to conduct design sessions to specify solution designs for feasibility, cost, and functionalityDemonstrated in-depth ability to create detailed documentation to functionally understand new and existing applicationsDemonstrated in-depth ability to follow and implement established change and control policies and proceduresDemonstrated in-depth ability to troubleshoot application problemsDemonstrated in-depth knowledge of development tools, application frameworks, and testing toolsDemonstrated in-depth knowledge of OSS applications and softwareDemonstrated in-depth knowledge of choosing the appropriate lifecycle and the planning, monitoring and control of the systems engineering processEducation & Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience required; May require Industry Standard Certifications3 years of Application Development experience in relevant areas 2 years of Network OSS application experience 2 years of System Administration experience 2 years of Database support and development experience 2 years of Experience in Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) Our Culture:------Every employee is an influencer and culture keeper. We expect respectful communication (despite pressure), openness to feedback, an eagerness to learn, and an overall positive attitude! ISY340 315333 315333BR

Keywords: SPECTRUM, Austin , Senior Systems Engineer, Other , Austin, Texas

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