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Senior Product Development Manager - Data and IP Networking - Spectrum Enterprise

Date posted 02/15/2019 Requisition Number: 230116BR Location: United States - Colorado - Greenwood Village Area of Interest: Marketing, Telecommunications Position Type: Full Time
Spectrum Enterprise is a national provider of scalable, fiber-based networking and managed services solutions. Solutions include Internet access, Ethernet and Managed Network Services, Voice solutions, TV solutions and Managed Application, Cloud Infrastructure and Managed Hosting Services. We work closely with clients to achieve greater business success by providing these right-fit solutions designed to meet their evolving needs. For more information, visit

The Highlights

The Senior Product Development Manager, Data and IP Networking will provide product and technical leadership within the product organization.

In this role, you will be a product advocate with engineering and operations teams on enterprise data and IP product development programs, specifically, as well as technology direction generally.

To be successful in this role, you must possess both a strong understanding of business/product requirements and industry-leading network architectures. You will collaborate with delivery organizations on developing and implementing network enhancements and make recommendations for improvements. You will also partner with different engineering, operations, planning and design teams to ensure that our service offerings comply with the latest industry standards.

As a seasoned technology development leader with extensive experience with data communications, you will possess a strong understanding of layer 1, 2 and 3 network technologies and associated enterprise service offerings, as well as strong leadership, communication and management skills.

What you will do
  • Actively and consistently support all efforts to augment existing product portfolio to enhance the client experience and drive product performance
  • Build new and innovative enterprise services that are differentiated from the competition
  • Drive execution of product development road map in partnership with cross-functional groups across engineering, IT and operations
  • Follow product development methodology to achieve innovation, rapid prototyping and development/launch of product functionality across multiple product families
  • Develop detailed requirements that provide guidance to the cross-functional teams involved in developing product functionality
  • Collaborate with innovation teams both inside and outside the company to build proof-of-concept and/or technology trials
  • Research new technologies for possible inclusion in solutions
  • Demonstrate a high level of competence in LAN/WAN technologies, routing and switching platforms, troubleshooting critical issues and coordinating implementation
  • Mentor and train other product personnel in key elements of networking systems and provide technical presentations to instruct coworkers and other support individuals
  • Represent the product organization, working closely with architects and engineers in designing, modeling and implementing new technologies
  • Carry out other duties as needed
Required keys for success
  • Seven or more years of product development, engineering and/or operations
  • Five or more years of cable, telecommunications, software and/or online services
  • Extensive experience with IP networking technologies including routing, addressing, filtering, load balancing and peering
  • Experience in product development, engineering and/or operations
  • Advanced knowledge in TCP/IP and the OSI model
  • Advanced knowledge of related industry specifications and standards: IEEE, ANSI, bridging, switching, routing, Ethernet and transport technologies and protocols
  • Strong understanding of different layer 1, 2 and 3 network service architectures, including network capacity planning/modeling
  • Capacity to lead architectural direction by working across IT, engineering and operations teams
  • Ability to understand complex and technical concepts and translate them into simplified product attributes
  • Aptitude to understand and grow technical knowledge in area of telecommunications services
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data and synthesize recommendations
  • Ability to serve as a visionary and think strategically
  • Ability to lead large, cross-functional teams to achieve business goals and results
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and organize effectively and independently
  • Relentless pursuit of efficiency in designing technologies, systems and processes
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure
  • Ability to develop, communicate and implement strategies and tactics
  • Ability to manage and deliver against several initiatives simultaneously
  • Ability to effectively manage large and complex projects
  • Ability to align systems, programs and people with the company strategy and culture
  • Ability to foster teamwork and build a strong culture of collaboration
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, competitive, high-pressure environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project management software
  • Effective communication skills with all levels of management
How you will stand out from the crowd
  • Leadership skills
Your education
  • Bachelor's degree in business, technology or other related field
What you can expect
  • Office environment

The Spectrum brands (including Spectrum Networks, Spectrum Enterprise and Spectrum Reach) are powered and innovated by Charter Communications. Charter Communications reaffirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement to qualified employees and applicants. Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet the minimum qualifications and are able to perform without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.

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