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Client Reference Code: 245519


The Cisco EC/DNCS Principle Engineer is a leader on a team that possess in depth knowledge of the DNCS/EC and its place in the architecture of CableTV systems. Contribute to the department as a SME resource on DNCS/EC for the planning, preparation, and coordination for product launches, changes, updates, and other system change efforts.


  • Responsible for programming, trouble resolution, operations and maintenance of systems; this includes builds, logs, service checks, Scripting
  • Responsible for providing Tier 4 engineering support by creating ID's, encryptions, systems packaging, MAC lookups, and other Cable TV technologies.
  • Responsible for the creation and builds of systems upon the launch of a new channel
  • Mentoring less senior members of the EC/DNCS team
  • Undertaking routine maintenance of assigned systems, including system patching/upgrades and compliance management along with outage calls for support
  • Periodically be on call 24x7 and work nights/weekends to ensure team and company success.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or related field and/or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of experience working with Cisco EC/DNCS from an engineering perspective
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of experience of Systems Engineering experience
  • Advanced experience working with Unix/Linux operating systems; specifically experience with RedHat, and Solaris
  • Technical knowledge of other key components of DNCS/EC ecosystem: QPSK, Netcrypt, GQAM
  • Advanced operational and troubleshooting skills on multiple aspects of Cable TV systems
  • Experience with some or all of the following cable technologies; EdgeQAM, DAC, DNCS/EC, Passport, SARA, and MYSTRO
  • Experience creating documentation with technical writing utilizing MS Office suite, Scripting with either PERL, Bash, or Shell, as well as MySQL, SQL
  • Advanced knowledge of networking and file management protocols
  • Experience working with Back End systems; MySQL, SQL, etc.
  • Working knowledge of MPEG2, MPEG4, transcoding, & other related technologies
  • Working knowledge of Video Solutions (Mystro, Tivo-Passport, SARA, Spectrum Guide)
  • Working experience within Telecommunications industry
  • System Administration of complex Unix environments and associated certifications (RHCSA, RHCE)
  • Experience with Cloud Platforms: AWS and Azure
Job Code: EGN601 Principal Engineer I Exempt

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