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Lab Test Engineer

Cox Communications Inc
Atlanta, GA 30303
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*Primary Location: *6305 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA, USA
*Division: *Cox Communications Inc
*Job Level: *Individual Contributor
*Travel: *Yes, 5 % of the Time
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *214077
Cox Communications is searching for a Lab Test Engineer to manage the CB Engineering network development lab environment. In addition to managing the development lab, you will support the Cox Business Engineering teams move/add/change requests, and installation/maintenance of network testing platforms and IP/MPLS routers/switches. You will utilize a broad knowledge of industry standard network equipment installation processes, network media, and Layers 1 through 3 of the OSI model.


*Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions: *

- Manage the CB Engineering development lab environments. This includes performing small-to-medium size equipment installations, tracking space and power within the environment, placing medium-to-large equipment installation and/or power installation requests, and managing lab equipment inventory

- Maintain and grow network testing platforms for all CB engineering teams. This includes network protocol analyzers, network traffic generators, and network test equipment

- Partner with engineers to create and document multiple network testing scenarios

- Identify opportunities for improvements to existing lab environment, designs & practices on an ongoing basis

- Identify risks to rollout plans and clearly articulate impacts and options to engineering partners with proposed workarounds, changes to schedule, etc.

- Typical formal documentation outputs will include lab diagrams, test results and key findings, standardized design guidelines, and implementation guides.

Qualifications: *Minimum: *

- 2+ years of experience in related field (i.e., Engineering, Technical Operations) or academic equivalent training or projects

- 2+ years of experience with Metro Ethernet, IP, and MPLS network design. Recent experience with Nokia (formerly Alcatel-Lucent), Cisco, or Juniper routers and switches

- Must be physically capable of lifting up to 50 pounds

- Requirement to be on-location 5 days a week during business hours. Potential for some work from home dependent on workload

- Ability to understand Physical and Data-link layer media properties and implications as they relate to network architecture and operations (i.e., fiber optics, PSTN, HFC, DOCSIS, PON, RF, etc.)

- Experience in data communications and networking standards (e.g., MEF, ANSI, IETF, IEEE)




*Preferred*:

- BS/BA degree in related discipline (i.e., Engineering, Computer Science, or similar technical degree)

- Will consider additional relevant work experience in lieu of degree. Training, or direct professional experience is desired

- Telecommunications Industry certifications (i.e., MEF, Cisco, Nokia, Juniper)

- Any experience with Nokias (formerly Alcatel-Lucent) Service Router platform (7x50, 7450, 7705, 7210), and 5620 SAM/NSP (EMS)

- Knowledge with Ethernet Network Interface Demarcation (NID) devices (Accedian)

- Familiarity with Unix/Linux, VMs, modern scripting languages




Who We Are
*About Cox Communications*
Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. Were dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique.

*About Cox *
We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, [visit our benefits page](http://jobs.coxenterprises.com/life-at-cox/benefits/).
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.
Posted: 2021-05-26 Expires: 2021-07-19
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