Sr Solutions Architect

Spectrum Greenwood Village , CO 80111

Posted 5 months ago

JOB SUMMARY

Provide senior technical leadership, guidance, and support in formulating strategic technology approaches and systems architecture for Charter's enterprise systems. This position is responsible for designing reusable technical assets and standards to support solution development, as well as consulting with project owners on how to best leverage these assets and standards. Strong understanding of the information technology landscape - stretching from infrastructure, network, client, server, emerging technology standards and trends.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

Education

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)

  • Data warehouse experience

  • Strong UNIX or Linux (not systems or network)

  • Designing Ordering, Billing or Payment "buy flows" are a plus

WORKING CONDITIONS

Office environment

  • Data warehouse experience

  • Strong UNIX or Linux (not systems or network)

  • Designing Ordering, Billing or Payment "buy flows" are a plus

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