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Systems Engineer

Job ID: 2020-25937
1101 Stewart Ave, Bethpage, NY 11714

Altice USA is a cutting-edge communications, media, and tech company. We connect people to what matters most to them; texting with friends, advertising that resonates, or binge watching their favorite show. Our differentiated approach centers around technologies that push the envelope and deliver the ultimate customer experience. We're building a workforce that attracts and retains the best talent, not only to meet the needs of our customers, but that also reflects the diverse communities we serve. We're not the only ones who have seen it; we've recently been recognized by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers as well as by the Human Rights Campaign, DiversityInc Magazine, and Cablefax for our diversity & inclusion program.

This position has both development and operational responsibilities.

The role of the System Engineer is to develop, operate, modify, build, implement, test and document hardware and software to meet specific project and departmental objectives.

The candidate must be able to analyze and troubleshoot potential flaws in the implementation of diverse technology systems as well as develop and document methods of successfully introducing the technology into both lab and production environments.

The candidate will participate in departmental/project related technical meetings and must be capable of multitasking across many diverse project activities.

The candidate will be part of a core team that builds and supports the multi-tenant engineering lab(s) and the networks and systems within. They will also serve in the transformation of OSS/BSS systems and system components.

System Engineers routinely forecast and compare solution performance against established performance objectives and measurements. They develop plans and help perform tests for solution functionality, integrity, capacity and stress/load/performance capabilities. The candidate may at times be called on to participate in other activities that occur after-hours or require on-call availability.

The candidate should be fluent and comfortable in hybrid in-person / work-from-home scenarios and be able to travel freely between different local Altice USA facilities with minimal overhead.


  • Ability to plan, design, organize, coordinate and perform the installation, testing, and modification of disparate networks, systems and sub-systems – independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience serving in a variety of relevant and applicably-sized environments (including):
    • Lab Services
    • Research / Development
    • Implementation / Deployment
    • Operational / Support


  • Some familiarity with OSS/BSS terms and functional elements
  • Strong lab-centric methodologies and behaviors
  • Switching/Routing infrastructure and protocols
  • Routed protocols
  • Voice protocols and architectures (legacy and VoIP)
  • Protocol and bit-level diagnostic tools
  • Structured cabling
  • Optical transport technologies
  • Network security and VPN components / practices
  • Network-based telephony transport and voice applications
  • RF transport systems and architectures
  • DHCP / DNS systems and extensions
  • Various server/desktop/handheld operating systems
  • Heterogeneous network and server environments


  • Strong analytical ability with an emphasis on details
  • Exceptional project / resource time management skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and perform under high stress
  • Ability and flexibility to adapt to changes in project direction and scope
  • Strong team-player approach
  • Excellent writing, verbal, communication and documentation skills
  • Strong laboratory methodology, metrics and integration techniques
  • Experience with call-flows, flow charts and programming logic
  • Experience in documenting lab results and generating various reports
  • Ability to establish healthy relationships with other areas of the company and outside vendors
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with co-workers and end-users/customers
  • Degree in CS, EE, CE or equivalent
  • 3-5 years of progressive experience with design, configuration and installation activities in an applicably sized network

Altice USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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