Windward Consulting

DOCSIS Data Engineer

Job description

Windward Consulting is at the forefront of Service-Centric IT. With strategic consulting, unparalleled technical expertise and our proven Windward Service-Centric IT RoadMap, we help our clients align the core competencies of process, organization, information and technology to run the most sensitive and mission-critical IT environments in the world.
If you are looking for an opportunity to be involved with a team of individuals who are working within a Fortune 500 company solving complex technical challenges, then we are looking for you. We are looking for people who are passionate about technology and have a roll up their sleeves mentality. Here at Windward we offer numerous opportunities to expand your experience in various areas depending upon your aptitude and interests. Our employees are not only passionate and driven, but strive to ensure customer quality is delivered consistently and effectively.
JOB SCOPE

Under limited supervision, assists in the planning, forecasting, implementation, and identification of resource requirements for network systems across 11 DOCSIS regions. Follows corporate standards, develops and implements network enhancements and makes recommendations for improvement. Responsible for implementation of approved network architecture and designs. Assists in staff development efforts. Assist with automation and scripting in Python, PERL, PHP or other scripting languages.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Participates in DOCSIS planning/deployment operations, network architecture design and engineering.
Integrates communication architectures, topologies, hardware, software, transmission and signaling links and protocols into complete network configurations.
Evaluates new products, performs network problem resolution.
Assists in the development and documentation of technical standards.
Implements approved DOCSIS methods of procedure and Implements 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.
Coaches less experienced staff.
Adheres to industry specific local, state, and federal regulations, as applicable.
Performs other duties as requested by supervisor.
BASIC / MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field or equivalent work experience
Minimum three (3) years network engineering experience
Minimum two (2) years Data network experience
Minimum one (1) year DOCSIS experience
Must be able to work the following schedule: Sunday thru Thursday, 8:00PM to 5:00AM
ADDITIONAL JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Experience with automation scripting languages like Python, JavaScript, Ruby, PHP, PERL or similar, including utilization of Class Structures, network related modules and programing (HTTP, socket, ping, snmp, etc ), database integration, Python web frameworks.
Industry and vendor specific certifications and training (Arris, Casa, Cisco, Juniper, Alcatel-Lucent, etc.
Ability to use personal computer and software applications, and knowledge of Microsoft Office
Comfortable working in a team environment, as well as being able to perform duties in a very fast pace environment and ability to learn new technology quickly
Intermediate knowledge of related industry specifications and standards IEEE, ANSI, Physical Media (Multimode Fiber, Single mode Fiber, UTP, etc.), bridging, switching, routing, Ethernet, SNMP, DOCSIS (2.0 and higher), RF transmission, and transport technologies and protocols
Intermediate Knowledge in network design, network architecture, protocols and network topology (OSPF, BGP, IS-IS, SNMP, and RIP)
Intermediate Knowledge in TCP/IP and the OSI Model, using ticketing and software tools to support the current operations
Experience of basic network devices and basic network appliances (Arris/Cisco/Casa – CMTS), and of network designing software, such as Visio
Knowledge of MBO cable systems and provisioning, including DOCSIS technology (3.0)
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP or CCIP)
Comprehension of MySQL, Perl, PHP, BASH and LAMP
Windward strives to attract and retain the best individuals and provide an environment where they can all grow professionally and build a rewarding career. We continually strive to create an environment that balances work life and offers benefits that will enhance the compensation package. We offer Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance and AD&D, as well as the option to purchase additional Life Insurance and AD&D, Paid Time Off, Personal Leave, Holidays, 401(k) plan with company match and work/life balance.

Windward is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital or veteran status.

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