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Wireless Engineer II

Cox Communications


Location:
Atlanta, GA
Date:
09/20/2017
2017-09-202017-10-19
Job Code:
1714156
Cox Communications
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Job Details

Company Cox Communications
Title: Wireless Engineer II
JobID: 1714156
Category: Engineering
Industry: Cox Communications, Inc.
Job Type: Full-time

Description

Cox Communications is searching for a Wireless Engineer II, Wifi Engineering who will be primarily responsible who will primarily be responsible for design, build and test activities associated with virtualized components within our WiFi platform, while ensuring Business and Technology requirements are clearly understood, documented and validated to be met in designs through necessary test cycles.

Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

• Serve as a Subject Matter Expert and participate in design, build and test activities with regards to new products, services, hardware, software and feature/functionality within our core wireless offering components, with an emphasis on virtualization and virtualized applications and components
• Participate in design, build and test activities with regards to new products, services, hardware, software and feature/functionality across our entire core wireless offering components including access points, routers, switches, wireless LAN controllers, servers and virtualization with minimal direction
• Clearly understand technical problems and define solutions to mitigate those problems
• Define solution test strategy, specific test cases, execute tests, revisit design as necessary and document results
• Methodically scope, troubleshoot, diagnose, and fix complex problems as required in high-scale service provider WiFi environments while minimizing customer impacts and outages
• Capture configurations, logs and packet captures as necessary for escalation to engineering peers or vendors and partners
• Partner with Operations team members to prepare low level designs, configurations and methods and procedures to gain operational perspective, including reliability, scalability, simplicity, and standardization and ensure success through launch of the change
• Partner with peer Engineering team members to gain in-depth understanding of proposed changes to hardware, software or configurations and implications
• Replicate production issues in staging lab environments along with traffic generators as necessary to test fixes and to regression test launches
• Assess and continually improve lab methods and procedures
• Define event engineering requirements, author methods and procedures to be executed on defined SNMP or syslog alarm conditions and validate test cases in lower environments
• Quickly understand preliminary product/platform concepts or high level designs and subsequently author technical requirements as necessary based on those understandings
• Translate high level engineering documentation into working configurations and test plans and enhancing areas with additional applicable data where necessary
• Participate in a scheduled on-call rotation
• Participate in planned maintenance activities during maintenance windows as needed


Qualifications

Minimum:

• 2 years’ of experience in related field (i.e. Engineering, Technical Operations)
• Intermediate knowledge in virtualized environments and components including network function virtualization (NFV), Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM), VMWare and orchestration
• Fundamental knowledge in all packet based protocols such as TCP/IP (including protocols like DHCP, DNS, TCP, UDP, etc), MPLS and routing protocols such as OSPF, ISIS, BGP
• Fundamental knowledge of security protocols and authentication (WPA2, WISPr, EAPS-TTLS, 802.1x, AAA, RADIUS)
• Fundamental knowledge in Linux administration and some of the following application packages including CentOS, FreeBSD, pfSense, ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana), Cacti, SNMP, NUTTCP, iPERF, RANCID, etc.
• Fundamental knowledge in scripting (shell, python, perl, etc.)
• Fundamental knowledge in Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi related IEEE standards, protocol and service provider architectures
• Fundamental knowledge in DOCSIS access and provisioning technologies.
• Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.


Preferred:
• Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Computer and 5 years of experience as a technical engineer in the Wireless Communications Industry
• Expert knowledge in virtualized environments and components including network function virtualization (NFV), Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM), VMWare and orchestration
• Intermediate knowledge in Network Monitoring Systems and Device/Network Management Systems, like SNMP, etc.
• Intermediate knowledge in Linux administration and all of the following application packages including CentOS, FreeBSD, pfSense, ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana), Cacti, SNMP, NUTTCP, iPERF, RANCID, etc.
• Intermediate knowledge in scripting (shell, python, perl, etc.)
• Specific experience in the designing and operating of large scale service provider wireless networks. Broad experience should include: Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11 standards)
• Intermediate knowledge in Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi related IEEE standards, protocol and service provider architectures
• Intermediate knowledge in all packet based protocols such as TCP/IP (including protocols like DHCP, DNS, TCP, UDP, etc), MPLS and routing protocols such as OSPF, BGP4.



About Cox Communications

 

Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet, telephone and home security and automation services over its own nationwide IP network. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and digital media advertising. Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in broadband, voice and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at www.cox.com and www.coxmedia.com.



Organization: Cox Communications, Inc.

Primary Location: US-GA-Atlanta-6305 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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