Job Description :

Primary Location: 6305 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, West Warwick, RI, US

Division: Cox Communications

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Requisition Number: 225264_80591259

At Cox, we’re forward-thinking innovators who put people first. Our award-winning workplace culture is centered on inclusion and kindness, and we’re looking for people to join our mission to be a force for good in the world. Come build a better future with us across automotive, communications, the environment and more.

We want to do everything we can to keep our employees safe and healthy. Therefore, where permitted by applicable law, you will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be considered for this U.S.-based job. Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will of course be considered.

Keep reading to learn more about this opportunity to join the Cox family of businesses.

Cox Communications is searching for a Access Engineer for the Access Engineering Sustaining Team. You will be primarily focused on automation and scripting, supporting the Access Network as it pertains to fulfillment and Service Assurance activities. To be effective, we need you to be familiar with and have an understanding of Docsis and the supporting elements in the network. You will need to have a background in automation and scripting, to include Python, Ansible, SNMP, Kubernetes and like programs. You will also need strong communication skills and ability to work with teams across boundaries, both in person and virtually. This role will be pivotal in our success to efficiently meet business objectives on our roadmap.

Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions:
- Defines requirements, develops automation widgets, tests and validates functionality and deploys - trains end user for adoption.
- Creates test plans; tests and validates functionality, management, and performance for existing & new technologies.
- From a tooling/Automation viewpoint; Conducts equipment evaluations, equipment selection, pilot testing and network designs to ensure reliability and scaled expansion of the network.
- Assist in preparing engineering cost analysis to optimize return on investment
- Creates work package/MOP that enhances technical operation, complies with rules and regulations, and permits the deployment of new technology.
- Supports deployments of new services, systems, applications and architectures with automation and scripting to facilitate installation, configuration, integration, evaluation, testing, documentation, and training.
- Partners with change management for impact identification, network validation, MOP creation and execution of activities.
- Provides telecommunication automation solutions to increase operational efficiencies and expand network services.
- Defines and compiles the methods of procedures and documentation to support personnel in the installation, maintenance, and removal of network equipment.
- Collaborates with vendors to create designs and procedures that ensure proper equipment installation and operation.
- May manage intermediate level projects with Operations and Engineering to confirm delivery intervals and validate critical dates and milestones to ensure delivery of services stay on target.
- Coordinates with other departments to ensure the network is available and configured to exceed market demands.
- Facilitates communications with employees and other departments by holding or attending meetings, preparing reports, and participating on task forces.
- May perform reliability studies and assessments to ensure Cox is the Trusted Provider.


- 2 years of experience in related field (i.e. Programing, Engineering, Technical Operations) or academic equivalent training or projects.
- 2 years of experience and working knowledge of Python, Kubernetes, Ansible, SNMP, Docker/Containers and Linux
- Demonstrated problem solving and analytical thinking skills.
- 1 year experience developing and maintaining detailed network designs and documentation
- 1 year experience troubleshooting and diagnostics

- BS/BA degree in related discipline strongly preferred (i.e. Engineering, Computer Science, or similar technical degree).
- Certifications: NRS II, CCNA, JNCIA
- Experience in telecommunications industry desired.
- Experience leading projects to enhance the network capability for existing and future services

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

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.

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.

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