Principal Architect II - Spectrum Enterprise

Full Time St Louis, Missouri Posted 11/02/2021 Areas of interest: Information Technology Requisition Number: 282322BR-1 IAT701
At a glance:
  • Are you an experienced telecommunications expert proficient in developing technical projects and improvements with diverse scopes and complexities?
  • Can you deliver projects and resolve issues by providing detailed team direction, including facilitating information and validating decision processes?
  • Do you desire a competitive salary with lucrative benefits and a focus on professional development?
Our company:

At Spectrum Enterprise, our goal is to foster an engaging work environment that encourages our team members to reach their full potential. We promote a culture of excellence that celebrates diversity, innovative thinking and dedication to consistently exceeding client expectations.

Spectrum Enterprise, a part of Charter Communications, Inc., is a national provider of scalable, fiber technology solutions serving America’s largest businesses and communications service providers. The broad Spectrum Enterprise portfolio includes networking and managed services solutions: Internet access, Ethernet access and networks, Voice and TV solutions. Spectrum Enterprise’s industry-leading team of experts works closely with clients to achieve greater business success by providing solutions designed to meet their evolving needs. More information about Spectrum Enterprise can be found at


As a Principal Architect II, you combine your telecommunications expertise and understanding of company needs to develop projects and improvements with a diverse scope. You exercise independent judgment to resolve complex issues by researching and implementing the appropriate technology solution. You focus on driving all aspects of projects, including facilitating information and validating the decision processes. You effectively leverage assets and standards by working with project owners and applicable teams. You excel working in an office environment with team members across the organization. You report to the Vice President of Architect & Automation Strategy for goals, guidance and assistance.

Position benefits:
  • Competitive salary with bonus.
  • Health, vision and dental insurance.
  • 100% company match 401(k) up to 6%.
  • Company funded retirement accumulation plan for an additional 3%.
  • Education assistance.
  • Pretax childcare spending account.
  • Paid holidays, vacation days, personal days and sick days.
  • Employee discount on spectrum services where available.
What you will do:
  • Be an impactful member for the Spectrum Enterprise team by supporting all efforts to simplify and enhance the client experience.
  • Provide technical direction and solutions to architectural, development and operational teams on assigned projects to ensure accurate and on-time project completion.
  • Maintain and improve an assigned technology domain by designing and providing support the organization’s application systems, components and infrastructure.
  • Develop, maintain and enhance efforts for application systems and information system development by leading the creating of architectural frameworks.
  • Collaborate with developers and engineers to create road maps for applications, align development plans and ensure effective integration among application systems, information systems and infrastructure.
  • Ensure the success of new approaches and platforms by formulating the criteria and executing proofs-of-concept.
  • Understand the interaction between systems, applications and services within the assigned environment to effectively evaluate the impact of changes, additions and decommissions.
  • Analyze systems and determine the exact testing necessary to ensure performance and reliability, enhance scalability and meet security requirements.
  • Drive long-term technical solutions by defining and developing technology strategies, technical standards, roadmaps and practices.
  • Mitigate risks by addressing issues relating to systems integration, compatibility and multiple platform integration.
  • Lead collaborations with business and technical teams to review conflicts and gaps between functional goals and existing capabilities.
  • Assist executive management with defining enterprise project prioritization by participating in the planning phase.
  • Enhance efficiency company-wide by providing technical assistance to development and operations project teams on new system projects and existing systems while providing formal skills development and informal mentoring to other team members.
  • Continuously improve projects and systems by developing and documenting best practices for code development, API design, version control, test automation and build automation.
  • Review project code trees for compliance with best practices through collaboration with development managers and project teams.
Required keys for success:
  • Ten years of cumulative experience with system installation, configuration, operation, software development or database development.
  • Proven analytical skills with the ability to solve complex technical and business issues.
  • Inquisitive nature and eager to explore new concepts and approaches.
  • Confident when presenting to peers and senior management within the organization.
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills with the ability to listen to multiple points of view and synthesize against goals for recommendations.
  • Sound business sense with the ability to prioritize and plan multiple projects and tasks.
  • History of making sound decisions and resolving issues while working under pressure.
  • Sense of urgency to achieve business results.
  • Advanced knowledge of software development and delivery, including cloud computing, containerization, high-availability, mobile apps, big data and machine learning.
  • In-depth understanding of coding and business processes design and functionality.
  • Track record of effectively presenting technical concepts to non-technical audiences.
  • Ability to foster and maintain good working relationships with business owners and key stakeholders.
  • Effective written and spoken English communication skills with all levels of an organization.
Your education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science or MIS, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience (required).
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