Philadelphia, PA, United States
Engineering, Telecom, It
May 04, 2023
Comcast's Technology, Product & Experience organization works at the intersection of media and technology. Our innovative teams are continually developing and delivering products that transform the customer experience. From creating apps like TVGo to new features such as the Talking Guide on the X1 platform, we work every day to make a positive impact through innovation in the pursuit of building amazing products that are enjoyable, easy to use and accessible across all platforms. The team also develops and supports our evolving network architecture, including next-generation consumer systems and technologies, infrastructure and engineering, network integration and management tools, and technical standards. In most cases, Comcast prefers to have employees on-site collaborating unless the team has been designated as virtual due to the nature of their work. If a position is listed with both office locations and virtual offerings, Comcast may be willing to consider candidates who live greater than 100 miles from the office for the remote option.
DUTIES: Identify, facilitate, and implement network optimization projects, from inception to implementation; build WiFi networks for outdoor and high density multiple dwelling unit (MDU) areas, using IEEE 802.11 WiFi Standards, radio frequency (RF) fundamentals, including PHY and MAC layer protocols, TCP/IP protocol, and the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) networking models for networking; design WLANs and optimize RF networks using radio resource management (RRM); perform RF site surveying and planning; conduct network routing and switching; operate controller-based networks; utilize SNMP protocol and REST APIs for network management; perform network analysis using Wireshark, InSSider, and nperf; write Python scripts for testing and SQL queries for data validation; define requirements for vendors for Wi-Fi features; develop tests plans and test cases to validate proposed requirements; define architecture and solutions for new Wi-Fi features; work with the data science team to analyze the datasets and results; use advanced troubleshooting skills to identify root cases of RF and wireless issues; work with vendors to provide adequate support for resolution of bugs; understand, test, validate, and implement new wireless standards on the network; and keep up to date on new industry standards, tools and practices.
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree, or foreign equivalent, in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical field, and two (2) years of experience building WiFi networks for outdoors or high density multiple dwelling unit (MDU) areas; working with IEEE 802.11 WiFi Standards, radio frequency (RF) fundamentals, including PHY and MAC layer protocols, TCP/IP protocol, and the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) networking models for networking; designing WLANs and optimizing RF networks using radio resource management (RRM); and performing RF site surveying and planning; of which one (1) year of experience includes conducting network routing and switching; operating controller-based networks; utilizing SNMP protocol and REST APIs for network management; performing network analysis using Wireshark, InSSider, and nperf; and writing Python scripts for testing and SQL queries for data validation.
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