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Distinguished Systems Engineer

San Diego - California

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Overview

Transforming the wireless industry is dependent on the strength of innovation. At CommScope, we recognize the role of technology in redefining the way that we live; it's why we're not afraid to take on new challenges. Our team of engineers, whether early in career or experienced, are committed to showcasing the power of CommScope innovation. From opportunities in software, electrical, quality or mechanical - we have positions that support our end to end technology. So what's it like to work with us? Find out how you can use your engineering skills to make your mark on the world.

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Success Profile

What makes for a successful Engineer at CommScope? Check out the traits below to see if you have the right mix.

  • Analytical
  • Results-Driven
  • Collaborative
  • Multi-Tasker
  • Team Player
  • Problem-Solver

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Why We Work Here

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"I love working for CommScope because of the amazing opportunies for growth and development in the video (cable) marketplace, particularly as a female engineer. I am on the front lines of new endeavors for CommScope in the cable marketplace allowing me to advance my knowledge and expertise while still pursuing other opportunities."

Christin Principal Technical Support Engineer
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"I am excited to come to work because innovating is the core of what I do. Working towards next generation products in advanced technology and CommScope's ecosystem. Each day we are problem solving and it keeps me going."

Jala Staff Support Engineer
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"My background is in Physics. I love everything telecommunications. So for my job to be at the forefront of it and now have the opportunity to collectively solve wireless, wired, massive, private, and business telecommunication problems and develop new telecommunication technology in the process is an offer I could not pass."

Norbert Software Engineer
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"My job is rewarding to know that my work helps make other people's jobs easier and creates high quality products for our customers."

Paige Manufacturing Automation Engineer II
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"The best part of working at CommScope is the people that I work with; this is a place that all work together on the same goal to succeed."

Troy Principal Test Engineer

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Career Journey

CommScope offers many career paths to support your immediate and future success. Below is an example of the first few progressions you could have in your Engineering career.

  • Engineer leads to Engineer II.
  • Engineer II leads to Staff Engineer.
  • Staff Engineer leads to Senior Staff Engineer.
  • Senior Staff Engineer leads to Principal Engineer.
  • Principal Engineer ends this branch.

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Comprehensive Benefits

  • Healthcare

  • Well Being

  • Retirement Plans

  • Life & Disability

  • Vacation & Leave

Specific benefits vary from country to country.

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Job Details

Job ID 71843-en_US

In our ‘always on’ world, we believe it’s essential to have a genuine connection with the work you do.

Engineers pave the way for CommScope's progress!

CommScope is looking to add a Distinguished Systems Engineer to join our team in San Diego, CA. This is a hybrid opportunity that will allow you to participate in our Flex@Work program.

The world of work has changed and so have our expectations. We continue to evolve with this change and now offer a Flex@Work program that creates an environment that supports your work and life integration as best as possible. To make our company successful, we believe it’s imperative our employees bring their best selves to work, and that can take place in many ways. Learn more about our Flex@Work program by visiting https://careers.commscope.com/flexatwork.

How You'll Help Us Connect the World.

Reporting into our Engineering Fellow, this role will be responsible for security architecture in networks, IoT, broadband, and wireless devices. Here, you will perform security analysis and threat analysis, define security protocols, and participate in standards bodies.

You will collaborate with extremely talented peers to support technical marketing, development, test, and operations support teams to ensure complete security requirements. You are an ideal candidate if you have the ability to work independently and be able to meet project deadlines for delivering quality solutions on time. Come connect your future!

Required Qualifications for Consideration:

  • A completed Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Information Systems.
  • 5+ years of experience in security system requirements, solutions, and security protocols.
  • Knowledge of:
    • PKI and cryptography, with a basic understanding of both symmetric and public-key cryptography
    • Networking protocols, HTTP, and TCP/IP.
  • Proven experience in the definition/analysis of security architecture and secure protocols.
  • Advanced interpersonal skills - verbal and written – able to capture relevant information and optimally document and articulate findings to senior leadership.
  • Be prepared to travel to customer and standards meetings.

You Will Excite Us If You Have:

  • A completed Master's Degree.
  • Experience in software development-C# or Java.
  • Understanding of SSL/TLS and IPsec.
  • Understanding of cloud-based software architecture, DOCKER containers and Kubernetes.
  • Familiarity with public clouds such as AWS, Azure or Google Cloud.

Perks & Benefits: The candidate will be rewarded with a comprehensive benefits package, including paid vacation, medical, dental, and vision plans, life and accidental death insurance, a 401(k) plan and participation in the Company’s Annual Incentive Plan. This position also benefits from eligibility to participate in CommScope’s Long-Term Incentive Plan (“LTIP”), as approved by CommScope’s Compensation Committee.

What happens after you apply: Learn how to prepare yourself for the next steps in our hiring process by visiting https://careers.commscope.com/how-we-hire.

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Why CommScope:

CommScope is on a quest to deliver connectivity that empowers how we live, work, and learn. Our employees push the boundaries of communications technology that enables game-changing discoveries like 5G, the Internet of Things, and gigabit speeds for everyone, everywhere. With our unmatched expertise in copper, fiber, and wireless infrastructure, our global clients rely on us to outperform today and be ready for the needs of tomorrow. 

If you want to grow your career alongside bright, passionate, and caring people who strive to create what's next…..come connect to your future at CommScope.

CommScope is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO), including people with disabilities and veterans. If you are seeking an accommodation for the application or interview process, please contact us to submit your request at talentacquisition@commscope.com. You can also learn more about CommScope’s accommodation process and EEO policy at careers.commscope.com/eeo.

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