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Principal Application Architect I - Design Systems & CMS

Date posted 09/11/2019 Requisition Number: 243965BR Location: United States - Colorado - Greenwood Village Area of Interest: Information Technology Services, Product Management Position Type: Full Time
JOB SUMMARY
The Principal Application Architect I position in the Services group is responsible for planning and implementing a web application infrastructure to support Charter’s next generation products. This position will lead the charge in architecting and developing proprietary solutions for our internal design and development teams to improve overall efficiency and speed of application and website development.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the consumer experience

Design, implement, and deliver complex products for users

Actively and independently acquire knowledge of new development technologies in areas such as UI development, Server Side Rendering, and API Layers

Lead the development team to respond, clarify or define specific application behavior, look/feel and function

Diagnose complex issues, evaluate, recommend and execute the best resolution

Manage detailed application requirements and collaborate with project /development teams to ensure quality function, features and user experience

Develop, modify, enhance and implement software systems designed to support new or existing business initiatives

Influence system design by identifying and recommending design and requirements needs for software enhancements

Test software to ensure proper and efficient execution and adherence to business and technical requirements

Write code that meets the production requirements and design specifications and anticipate potential errors/issues

Ensure code is regression free, documented and unit tested

Participate in design and wireframe review to provide a technical perspective on implementation

Ensure alignment between the business operational strategies and technical solutions

Design, implement, monitor, enhance and troubleshoot systems

Analyze and revise existing system logic difficulties and documentation

Test and review system designs

Mentor and guide the work of technical staff

Make technical decisions on application projects


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Strong foundation in data structures, algorithms, and OO Design
Strong understanding of JavaScript (es6), React, GraphQL, Typescript, Docker, AWS, Databases (Relational and NoSQL), REST, JSON, HTML5, Git, React testing, CI/CD, Server Side Rendering, and backend languages such as Python/Node/Go
Strong understanding of best practices in modern web development
Strong knowledge of Agile development methodologies
Ability to deliver against several initiatives simultaneously
Ability to prioritize and organize effectively
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent analytical and troubleshooting abilities
Thorough understanding of software engineering and object oriented design principles
Understanding and ability to manage multifaceted new media platform systems
Ability to manage complex and diverse projects

Education
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field; Master’s preferred

Related Work Experience
5+ years of modern web development experience
7+ years of software development experience
4+ years of web services development experience using REST, JSON, XML
4+ years of version control systems experience (Git and Atlassian suite)

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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