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APEX / CAP Field Engineer II
Denver, California - Added Apr 11, 2019

Full Description:

Job Overview

Location: Positions are remote (work from home) except for the initial training. Up to 3 weeks, 2 weeks onsite to start for all teams. Training is Denver CO. **Prefer as many local candidates as possible**

Travel: Expect 2 weeks at first to ramp up, followed by 1 week a month onsite.

General Expectations:

•Consultant resources will support activity (CAP / APEX) while based in Denver Colorado.

•Consultant resources will be required to work Mon-Friday with an understanding that travel days may include Monday AM/Friday PM.

•Consultant should be prepared to stagger resources to cover gaps in travel days, i.e. Sun-Thurs/Tues-Sat, as it has been our experience that often times Mon and Friday activities can be heavy.

•Consultant resources will be expected to support after-hours maintenance windows as required.

•Consultant resources should expect a minimum 8hr Man Day

•Consultant resources will take specific direction from project leads, project manager and identified Charter management team

Project Work:

For each Deployed Edge Device, the consultant resource will support the following activities:

General QAM configuration – APEX1K/1500/3K

General CAP configuration work

Test, Turn up and validation of operational parameters using vendor EMS GUI(s)

Support validation with remote technical resources in market (ISP technicians etc.)

• Zodiac/AVN configuration – QAM/Edge device 

• Configure simulcrypt IP/Port  (As required – not all elements/hub site will require)

• Configure VIPs (Virtual IPs) for ECMG

• Configure Zodiac multicast addresses (4 MPEG Addresses)

• Enable AVN QAMs (EIA 74/75 typically but may vary based on region implementation)

• Repeat for all NC blades/ports as required

• Ensure all Zodiac/AVN QAMs are unmuted in accordance with procedures and in-market coordination

• Configuring CAP1000's in an offline capacity (in-line with new aggregation equipment

• Work closely with Client to synchronize ad server connectivity

• Assist in tracking and distribution of reclaimed CAP1000's through the centralization efforts

• General Test/Configuration – MPEG multicast video

• As directed, support the validation of multicast video presence in each 

hub/MHE and validate performance by means of using MPEG probes/diagnostic tools as directed, using remote access tools such as "Slingbox®” to access STBs in each hub/MHE to validate video/guide presence, channel maps, packages or similar by-products of the configuration activities described


•Daily status reports in excel format describing by region/hub/device name/IP/CLLI the configuration state and completion

•Senior Consultant resources will be expected to participate in MOP creation and peer review/validation

Skills Required:

• Video Conditional Access Systems

• Digital Headend

• Aloha Network

• Digital Access Controller

• Network Controller

• OM1000, NC, RPD/ARPD





• Video network analysis of the plant

• New product rollouts

• All digital deployments

• Action recommendation based on the above activities

• Ability to prioritize and organize effectively

• Ability to work independently and with others

The activities listed above depict the activities that may be performed by the APEX Video Engineer for this agreement. This list of actions is not inclusive and the supplied resource will perform work requested by the designated Customer personal within the Video Engineer's skills and abilities.

Education / Experience Required:

• 5 years Cable Television or Telecommunications Technical Experience with at least 3 years as an Technician or equivalent

• 5 years CATV experience or related work history in telecommunications.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or Equivalent



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