Comcast Engineer 4, Edge Planning (META) in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey

Comcast's Technology & Product 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.


This role is responsible for the collaborative development of annual access network budgets and Long Range Plans (LRPs) and related impact analyses. It is expected that the person who fills this role can work in a cross-functional environment with traffic modelling, NGAN Engineering, Finance, and Division Capacity teams.

The ultimate goal of the work performed in this function is to develop plans that effectively and proactively manage access network capacity below alert thresholds at minimal cost.

Core Responsibilities

-Develop annual access network budgets with goal of proactively maintaining all access network elements below alert thresholds.

-Develop access network LRPs with goal of proactively maintaining all access network elements below alert thresholds.

-Data analysis and forecast capital requirements for new products and services.

-Assist in defining requirements for tools and identifying opportunities for tool improvements.

-Keep abreast of the cable industry and Next Generation Access Network technologies and architectures including but not limited to Fiber Deep N 0, DOCSIS 3.1, Full Duplex DOCSIS, vCMTS, Remote PHY, EPON, and FTTx.

-Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and

Week-ends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.

-Periodic travel to field systems may be required.

-Other duties as assigned.

Education Level

Bachelors Degree or Equivalent

Field of Study

Engineering, Computer Science


Years of Experience

Generally requires 7 years of related experience


Knowledge of: CCAP, Fiber Deep N 0, DOCSIS 3.x, Full Duplex DOCSIS, vCMTS, Remote PHY, EPON, EoHFC, DWDM and FTTx highly desired

Advanced knowledge of network infrastructure: (i.e. vCMTS, CMTS Arris, Cisco, Juniper, and Harmonic)

Scripting: R, Python 2.6 or later, Shell, Expect

Database: MySQL (5.5 or later), NoSQL (MongoDb, Redis), SQL (SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL), FileMaker Pro 13

Modelling Tools: KNIME, or any other data analytics platforms

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex or any other legally protected category.