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Sr Architect

Date posted 08/10/2019 Requisition Number: 245899BR Location: United States - Missouri - Maryland Heights Area of Interest: Information Technology Services Position Type: Full Time
Provide senior technical leadership, guidance, and support in the design, deployment and operation of core data systems supporting Charter's enterprise applications. This position is responsible for evaluation and selection of commercial and open-source tools for large-scale data systems providing high availability, geographic diversity and low latency. This position will formulate design patterns for mapping data to different technologies (relational DB, analytic appliances, in-memory caches, distributed NoSQL solutions) based upon data security, update frequency, access volume and latency/performance needs. Detailed technical writing, visual presentations / illustrations and verbal communication with peers and senior management personnel are core skills required by this position.

Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience
  • Drive business and IT alignment to leverage reusable architecture capabilities
  • Collaborate with IT management to define and develop technology strategy, technology standards, roadmaps, and practices
  • Act as a technical expert addressing problems relating to systems integration, compatibility, and multiple platform integration
  • Interact and consult with appropriate business analysts, project managers and developers to understand application/project requirements and define architectural solutions to meet those requirements
  • Work with the application solutions delivery teams in the development of services, components, standards, and frameworks required to support Charter's business strategy (e.g. design patterns, reusable components)
  • Ensure that projects follow the prescribed development life cycle and meet quality standards
  • Serve as point of escalation, review and approval for key issues/decisions
  • Conduct code reviews for all major initiatives
  • Analyze and recommend software acquisitions and alternative solutions, methodologies, strategies and tools
  • Keep current with trends and technological innovations in the Cable and IT industry and make appropriate development recommendations
  • Identify and communicate risks associated with component or application implementation
  • Provide superior support and guidance to the development teams during the analysis, development and testing processes

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Must be detailed oriented and highly motivated
  • Professional communication skills
  • Able to adapt to agile and fast-paced environment
  • Experience building and implementing model-driven, enterprise-level business solutions
  • Knowledge of all phases of software development including design, coding, testing, debugging, implementation
  • Ability to compose detailed documents for technical standards, solution templates and procedures/troubleshooting documents
  • Ability to define and summarize technical dependencies
  • Ability to speak contemporaneously about technical and business strategies for senior technical and business executives

BA/BS in Information Technology, Computer Science, MIS or related field or equivalent work experience

Related Work Experience
  • 12 years experience with system installation, configuration and operations
  • 8 years of software or DB development
  • 6 years of DB schema design or XL message design and web service design
  • 4 years of building automation tools (ANT, Maven, Jenkins) and testing automation tools (SoapUI, JUnit)

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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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