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Cincinnati, Ohio - USD Full Time Posted: Thursday, 11 July 2019
Linux Systems Admin - IPTV
Cincinnati, OH
Job Purpose
This position is responsible for day to day operations and maintenance of the IPTV production and lab systems. These systems are primarily linux based operating systems. This includes, but is not limited to the installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of IPTV middleware, VOD platforms, DRM systems, OTT servers, TVE platform, and future video systems. This position will have to both remotely manage, and directly manage equipment onsite, at the Headend and various data centers and central offices. This position will frequently and closely interface with other departments while performing above-mentioned responsibilities.
Essential Functions
IPTV OS and Application Administration
Isolate and Resolve Wide-Spread Video Outages and Systems Failures
Analyze Logs, Packet Captures, and Perform Advanced Troubleshooting
Maintain/Update Network Diagrams, Develop Processes and Tools
Provide Root Cause Analysis for Video Outages
Four years of College resulting in a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
Network+, Security+, Linux+ certifications a plus
CCNA certification preferred
ITIL certifications preferred
5 to 7 years of experience as a linux systems administrator desired
Experience in the Cable TV, Telco, Video Service Provider business in related roles desired
Special Knowledge/Skills
Experience with the following required:
Linux (Suse, RHEL - Red Hat, Other Real Time kernels)
Shell Scripting (Bash, Perl, Awk etc.
Release Management/Patch (SVN & package build management)
MySQL or similar desired
Willingness to participate in on-call rotation, as well as work extended hours, weekends, and holidays as needed
Ability to perform multiple tasks, prioritize tasks, and work efficiently and effectively under deadlines, both as an individual and as a team
Ability to lead the troubleshooting and resolution of complex video server and network issues in a timely manner
Experience with the following is desired:
Web services & other methods (Tomcat, Apache)
Distributed File Systems
Excellent analytical, written, and oral communication skills are essential
MS Visio
Working with international vendors
Additional Details: Valid driver's license required
Ability to view issues from a strategic perspective yet prioritize delivery to meet tactical goals
Team player who works well in situations requiring a high level of collaborative and empathy
Subject Matter Expertise and experience in defined area of responsibility
Experience dealing with outside suppliers and vendors
Knowledge of telecommunications-related and IT-related business processes
Working knowledge of repair, maintenance, order fulfillment, and corporate planning processes
Success in managing and optimizing a large budget
Ability to prioritize and adjust network projects competing for limited capital resources
Candidate should be resourceful, versatile, and flexible and have a commitment to diversity
Work Environment
Office Environment, Headend, Data Centers, Central Offices/Hub Sites
The physical demands for this position are typical to an office environment most of the time, but may occasionally require the use of hand tools while on hands and knees in raised floors, up on ladders, and in bucket trucks
Supervisory Responsibilities
Leads work teams (assigns, coordinates, and checks work) for employees performing similar work
Supervises contract employees
Disability Accommodations
Cincinnati Bell and cbts is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and we provide reasonable accommodations for qualifying individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application and interview procedures. If you would like to request an ADA accommodation for any part of the application and/or interview process, please contact our HR Compliance Department at or send an email to . If you should have any difficulty, you may use our alternative methods to express your interest in employment. A wonderful career awaits you!
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America
Cincinnati Bell
Cincinnati Bell
7/11/2019 7:47:08 PM

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