DOCSIS Engineer in Evansville, IN at WOW!

Date Posted: 10/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Engineer, DOCSIS I

This team member will be responsible for the deployment of products on the DOCSIS network; this includes but is not limited to the testing and validation of features/products, process establishment for features/products and training on any features/products.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to those listed below:

  • Validate in Lab the testing of any new DOCSIS feature/tool/product

  • Create and maintain documentation on DOCSIS features, tools and products

  • Assist in the creation and maintaining of DOCSIS testing procedures

  • Responsible for training of internal teams on DOCSIS features, tools and products

  • Participate in training as required

  • Demonstrate/practice current policies and procedures that touch internal and external customers

  • Work closely with other WOW! teams such as Network Engineering, DOCSIS Operations, Video Engineering and local market Head-end personnel

  • Gathers requirements, documents designs, and implements changes associated with managed sites

  • Performs testing and provides on-going Tier 3 support

  • Provide on-going Tier 3 support

  • Monitor CMTS performance and bandwidth utilization, work closely with each system to create and execute upgrade plans in advance of customer impact

  • Maintain external security of CMTS platform by utilizing tools and features to protect WOW! from unauthorized CMTS access

  • Develop clear and concise documentation and make presentations

  • Monitor CMTS security to protect against external and internal attacks

  • Assist with related training events


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Bachelors Degree and/or 3-5 years industry related experience

Experience/Skills Needed:

  • Experience in DOCSIS/CMTS industry related field for 3-5 years

  • Knowledge of DOCSIS equipment and solutions

  • Knowledge of CCAP, DAA and other developing standards

  • Must be highly organized, flexible, detail oriented, and able to handle multiple tasks under pressure

  • Knowledge of IP network sub-netting

  • Knowledge of RF-related electronics and transport

  • Knowledge of MPLS, OSPF and BGP routing protocols

  • Knowledge of VoIP

  • Strong knowledge of DOCSIS specifications

  • Must have the ability to read and understand engineering prints as they pertain to Head-end facilities and Hub sites

  • Knowledge of TFTP, CM files, DHCP and other provisioning related elements

Computer Skills:

Word processing, spreadsheets, Internet software, email

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Regularly required to talk and hear

  • Required to use hands to type, handle objects and paperwork

  • Required to reach and hold on to items at chest level or reach above the shoulder

  • Required to use close vision and be able to focus

  • Required to lift 50lbs.

  • Travel as needed -- approximately 25 percent

WOW! is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Religion/Gender Identity employer