IT Systems Engineer - Spectrum News

    • Spectrum
  • Austin, TX
  • Posted 35 days ago | Updated 5 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Operations support systems
Policies and procedures
Enterprise application integration
Operating systems
Software administration
Systems engineering
Customer experience
IT operations
Release management
Unit testing
Release notes
Change management
Change control
Disaster recovery
Reliability engineering
Computer science
Application development
System administration

Job Details

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

Required Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

Ability to read, write, speak and understand English

Demonstrated in-depth ability to conduct design sessions to specify solution designs for feasibility, cost, and functionality

Demonstrated in-depth ability to create detailed documentation to functionally understand new and existing applications

Demonstrated in-depth ability to follow and implement established change and control policies and procedures

Demonstrated in-depth ability to troubleshoot application problems

Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of development tools, application frameworks, and testing tools

Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of OSS applications and software

Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of choosing the appropriate lifecycle and the planning, monitoring and control of the systems engineering process

Required Education
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience; May require Industry Standard Certifications

Required Related Work Experience and Number of Years

Application Development experience in relevant areas - 3

Network OSS application experience - 2

System Administration experience - 2

Database support and development experience - 2

Experience in Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) - 2


Preferred Related Work Experience and Number of Years

Application Development experience in relevant areas - 5+

Network OSS application experience - 3+

System Administration experience - 3+

Database support and development experience - 3+

Experience in Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) - 3+

Office Environment
'On Call' support, on a rotation basis


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