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Lead Architect at Spectrum

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: Maryland Heights, Missouri

Job Description:

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


* 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

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.)


* 10 or more years Technical experience in software engineering and architecture

* 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.

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

Office environment

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