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Principal Platform Engineer I

Date posted 08/12/2020 Requisition Number: 266287BR Location: United States - Colorado - Greenwood Village Area of Interest: Product Management, Software Engineering Position Type: Full Time
Responsible for leading design, execution, and ongoing support of mission critical platforms that enable reporting, analytics, and engineering needs across the organization. Involved in architecting innovative solutions. Passionate commitment to ship quickly and the ability to overcome technical issues in a cooperative environment.

Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.

Lead building and maintaining systems, supporting millions of active users, with hundreds of millions of daily API calls.

Design, implement, monitor, enhance, and troubleshoot the infrastructure and APIs supporting our family of applications.

Lead maintaining uptime and upholding SLAs for the platform.

Develop the infrastructure architecture strategies, standards, target architectures and roadmaps.

Lead monitoring and troubleshooting of platform quality issues.

Lead identifying bottlenecks and bugs, and devising solutions to these problems.

Lead implementing security and being an advocate for data governance in the company.

Always keeps an eye towards reducing compute, bandwidth and storage costs.

Diagnose highly complex issues and evaluates, recommends, as well as executes the best resolution.

Ensure alignment to drive cross-platform consistency.

Architect, review, and harden the overall platform. Minimizing application outages

Deliver quality results to the platform engineering team.


Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
Extensive understanding of code versioning tools such as Git.
Extensive knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals (object-oriented design, data structures and algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis).
Extensive experience with building cloud-based, highly-automated, near real time data processing platforms.
Demonstrates excellent problem-solving skills, especially in complex systems.
Ability to learn new technologies quickly.
Extensive foundation in “bridging the divide” between software products and the infrastructure that runs it.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent analytical and troubleshooting abilities.

Bachelor's Degree in computer science or equivalent experience
Master's preferred, or equivalent experience with design, architecture, and leadership

Related Work Experience
8 years of software development experience (JavaScript, TypeScript, Java, Python)
6+ years of exposure to SQL and non-relational databases
6+ years of cloud-based platform engineering role experience

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The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. Spectrum has adopted virtual mobile recruiting tools that allow us to continue meeting new candidates. We look forward to “virtually” meeting you.

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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