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Lead Architect

Date posted 01/09/2019 Requisition Number: 232414BR Location: United States - Colorado - Greenwood Village Zip Code: 80111 Area of Interest: Engineering/Technical Operations, Telecommunications Position Type: Full Time
Charter Communications is America’s fastest growing TV, internet and voice company. We’re committed to integrating the highest quality service with superior entertainment and communications products. Charter is at the intersection of technology and entertainment, facilitating essential communications that connect 24 million residential and business customers in 41 states. Our commitment to serving customers and exceeding their expectations is the bedrock of Charter’s business strategy and it’s the philosophy that guides our 90,000 employees.

JOB SUMMARY
As senior level individual contributor technologist role, contributes to the formulation of architecture approaches to specific Charter development initiatives. Participates in high-level of collaboration and coordination with other architecture groups across the Charter Product and Technology organizations. Assigned complex projects that require cross-functional consultations across the organization under the direction of the Chief Architect. Provides mentorship for more junior architects on the team. Keeps current with trends and technological innovations in the Cable and IT industry, and make appropriate development recommendations

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides deep subject matter expertise for an assigned technology domain.

Formulates criteria for and execute proofs-of-concept for new approaches and platforms.

Provides technical assistance to development and operations personnel on new system projects and existing systems, and provide formal skills development training and informal mentoring to other employees.

Leads collaborations with business and technical teams to review conflicts/gaps between functional goals and existing capabilities.

Provides written documentation for business and technical teams of those discussions and conclusions.

Develops and document best practices for code development, version control, test automation and build automation.

Collaborates with development managers and project teams to review project code trees for compliance with best practices for code development, version control, test automation and build automation.

Participates in enterprise project prioritization planning with executive management

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Proven analytical skills to solve complex technology and business problems.
Inquisitive nature. Eager to explore new concepts and approaches
Excellent written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal skills.
Ability to listen to multiple points of view and synthesize against goals for recommendations
Ability to plan, prioritize and organize effectively and independently multiple projects and tasks
Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure
Ability to show judgment and initiative and to accomplish job duties
Ability to analyze and interpret data and synthesize recommendations
Strong business sense and sense of urgency to achieve business results
Aptitude and eagerness to learn from a new environment and make an impact quickly
Advanced knowledge of software development and delivery
Expert knowledge of currently used programming languages (Java, node.js, etc.)

Related Work Experience Number of Years
Technical experience in software engineering and architecture 10+

Proven delivery of architecture and design of highly scalable software platforms

Demonstrated experience with software architecture design

Experience in vendor product evaluation and recommendations for possible adoption

Technical background in software development by previously holding a position as a software architect.
Strong verbal and written communication skills

Cable experience a plus.

Education
Bachelor's degree
Masters preferred
Industry and vendor specific certifications and training

WORKING CONDITIONS
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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