Altice USA

Lead Core Services Engineer

2 weeks ago
Requisition ID
Area of Interest
Information Technology
Business Unit
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Altice USA is one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States. We are a subsidiary of Altice NV, a convergent global leader in telecom, content, media, entertainment and advertising founded in 2001 by entrepreneur Patrick Drahi. We are driven by a philosophy to always challenge ourselves. We question everything so that we can find the best way forward for our customers. And in a world where continuous innovation is the only way forward, we are redefining the vision we have for our customers, enterprises, advertisers - and our people.


The Lead Core Services Engineer is responsible for performing system administration and management tasks including: Open Systems installation and configuration, logical and physical systems design, storage management, system backup/restore, performance tuning, troubleshooting and problem analysis.  The Lead Engineer collaborates with other leads and architects to create implementation designs, reviews implementation designs of other team members and architects.  Perform as team lead over other Systems Administrators:  delegate work responsibilities, provide technical and professional guidance to more junior team members, develop technical action plans and project schedules for deployment.  Maintain and improve the performance of enterprise systems in both the transactional and inquiry only environment.  Insure compliance with strategic architecture.


  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum eight to ten years experience on multiple hardware platforms and operating systems (UNIX, Windows, Novell)—UNIX and Oracle databases is preferred.  Minimum 5 years as a systems administrator.  Previous experience in Open Systems environment is essential.
  • Expert knowledge of UNIX operating environments and client server technology (DBMS, application server, etc), networking concepts; able to provide tech assistance, design and implement improved methods and procedures for troubleshooting and researching problems.  Expert skill level in at least one critical or specialized technology.
  • Possess excellent analytical and decision making skills.
  • Possess leadership skills and competency to manage a technical workgroup by delegating responsibilities appropriately.
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Possess outstanding interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Moderate travel with little or no notice.
  • Required to participate in an on-call rotation (includes evenings, weekends and occasional holidays.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet and maintain a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.


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