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Network Planning Engineer II

Cox Communications | Atlanta GA 30301 USA | Full Time | Posted: 07/07/2020

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Cox Communications is searching for a Network Planning Engineer who will be responsible for improving operational efficiencies around network planning including developing tools for measuring, modelling and forecasting network traffic, infrastructure capacity needs, and related performance and capacity management. This role is heavily involved in software and application development to support planning initiatives. The role will also ensure data and process quality. Develops reports to clearly and succinctly communicate strategic and tactical results ensuring alignment across enterprise tools.

Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

• Develops and maintains tools for measuring, modelling and forecasting network traffic, infrastructure capacity needs, and related performance
• Skilled in Express.js and Nod.js, written in Typescript
• Skilled in working with container environment such as Kubernetes.
• Skilled in database using Postgres SQL, Microsoft SQL and Oracle.
• Skilled in application development with Angular
• Skilled in building web interfaces - HTTP
• Develops reports and documentation to clearly and succinctly communicate results
• Develop reports and analysis to verify data and process quality as well as support procedures to feedback quality problems for owning teams for resolution
• Interfaces to related models, procedures, and organizations
• Identifies, researches, and resolves discrepancies in analytical procedures or cross-functional methods

Related Tasks
• Work with product and engineering teams to identify and refine requirements
• Collect network performance data from various sources
• Work with corporate and regional engineers to operationalize and document capacity plans
• Work with EMO and Finance teams to create and execute budget
• Work with Atlanta engineering teams and vendors to develop 0 – 18 month tactical plans.
• Conducts impact analyses and validation studies through all stages: concept formulation, definition of metrics, determination of appropriate statistical methodology, research evaluation, and final research report
• Provides and conducts trend analysis to support business operations; may include budget modeling
• Interprets operational requirements and methods and procedures for inclusion in studies and analysis, and to conduct root causes analyses and make recommendations to improve the business processes
• Provides recommendations for operational efficiencies and process improvements and assists in policy development to support change initiatives
• Write code to automate reports and templates and consolidate data into reports and knowledge
• Conducts statistical analyses to create actionable insights for department leadership
• With guidance, presents data and provides recommendations to department leadership for their use in making operational decisions, identifying process improvements and developing policy development to support change initiatives
• Provides input to leadership on performance issues and operational process improvements
• Uses and may program statistical analysis software
• Ability to prioritize work and remain productive whether in office or remote
• Ability to simplify complex concepts and analysis results for Executive review



• 2+ years in related field (IT, Engineering, Technology)
• Coding in Express.js, Node.js and Typescript
• Develop in container environment such as Kubernetes
• Experience is database development and management such as Postgres, SQL and Oracle
• Robust communication, interpersonal, and collaborative skills
• Experience in researching and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data
• Experience working with large data sets, analysis and methods
• Experience developing automated reporting
• Experience using Microsoft Office Suite applications in a work setting with strong knowledge in Excel

• BA/BS in computer science or a related field strongly desired
• Experience using Microsoft Office Suite applications in a work setting with strong knowledge in Excel
• Experience developing automated reporting
• Demonstrates an understanding of data quality theory and procedures
• Experience debugging analytical code and processes
• Experience researching and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data
• Experience working with large data sets, and recommending innovative analytical solutions

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. We're 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. We’ve 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.  We’re also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation.  We’re looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope you’ll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at   

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s 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.


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