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Charter Communications/Spectrum Architecture Design Engineer in Greenwood Village, Colorado

JOB SUMMARYThe Architecture Design Engineer will serve as the primary interface betweenSolutions Engineering, Sales Engineering, Advanced Engineering,Construction and Production Design teams to develop new complex HFC and Fiberdesigns, specifications and engineering solutions in the most cost efficientmanner while adhering to Charter Communications' and Charter FieldOperations' standards and specifications and package them for transition toa production environment. The Architecture Design Engineer will be expectedto work across functional and organizational boundaries to lead new designinitiatives and will work closely with these teams, Engineering, TechnicalOperations, Construction and Equipment Vendors to develop design solutionsand processes to support new equipment specifications utilizing applicableDesiResponsibilities include but are not limited to: HFC and Fiber NetworkPlanning, assist Advanced Engineering teams with the Vendor selectionprocess, identify, develop and document Design Specifications andProcess, develop and document QC Processes, facilitate Hub Collapses andother ISP initiatives within the Design Organization. Audit, document andmaintain fiber transport capacity to include forecasting, planning andbudgeting of future requirements. Provide solution design and costing tofacilitate planning and sales and ensure overall Fiber Network documentationis maintained and accurate.MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESActively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance thecustomer experienceEngineer complex design solutions that meet customer required SLAs (ServiceLevel Agreement) in a cost efficient manner.Create and maintain accurate documentation / diagrams of all proposeddesigns, solutions and specifications.Engage with contractors / external vendors (when applicable) in thedesign and deployment of network design solutions and specifications.Create and maintain engineering design documents/diagrams supportingproposed solutions.Develop processes to audit, document and maintain fiber transport capacityto include forecasting, planning and budgeting of future requirements.Maintain a strong knowledge of industry and emerging technology trends andshare that knowledge cross-functionally with Sales, Engineering, Design,and Constructions teams as required.Perform quality control checks on production designs and/or map digitizingas required, to ensure all drafting specifications and "HFC" and/orfiber loss budget design specifications are met.Maintain a strong knowledge of drafting tools such as, AutoCAD, Bentley,MapInfo, etc. and be able to apply drafting principles and knowledge asrequireCollaborate cross-functionally with Inside Plant (ISP), Enterprise,Regional and Construction teams to ensure documentation of Headend, Hub,OTN, Inside Plant (ISP) Optics, etc. is accurate, maintained andvisible across all teams requiring the data. Work with these teams to alignon allocation processes.Design and draft FTTP, EPON, WIFI (both public and managedapplications), Small Cell, CTBH and/or HFC optical networks usingmultiple tools (Bentley, AutoCAD, etc.) and CATV standard terminology.Perform research, planning, fiber route proposals and design duties forHub Elimination to include billing updates and securing as-builts post move.Know, understand and follow company policy.Perform other duties as required to meet Corporate and Departmental goals andobjectives - the needs of the business.REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSSkills/Abilities and KnowledgeAbility to analyze and interpret dataAbility to read, write, speak and understand the English languageProficient Spatial/GIS ability in applications such as MapInfo, ArcGIS,ESRI and Google EarthProven ability to lead projects / initiatives and interact professionallywith leadership and cross-functional teamsStrong knowledge of capacity planning and management principlesAbility to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressureAbility to prioritize and organize effective