Maryland Heights, Missouri

The Principal Architect II will develop and work on problems/projects of diverse complexity and scope, exercising independent judgment to select a technology solution. This position will provide direction, facilitating information and validating decision processes.

  • Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
  • Provide technical direction and solutions to architectural, development, and operational teams on assigned projects.
  • Design and provide support for the organization's application systems, components and/or infrastructure for an assigned technology domain.
  • Lead creation of architectural framework for application systems and/or information system development, maintenance, and enhancement efforts.
  • Work closely with developers and engineers to develop road maps for applications, align development plans, and to ensure effective integration among application systems, information systems and infrastructure.
  • Formulate criteria for and execute proofs-of-concept for new approaches and platforms.
  • Understand the interactions between systems, applications, and services within the environment, and evaluate the impact of changes, additions or decommissions.
  • Analyze systems and determine exact testing to perform in order to ensure performance and reliability, enhance scalability, and meet security requirements.
  • Define and develop technology strategy, technology standards, roadmaps, and practices.
  • Address problems relating to systems integration, compatibility, and multiple platform integration.
  • Lead collaborations with business and technical teams to review conflicts/gaps between functional goals and existing capabilities.
  • Participate in enterprise project prioritization planning with executive management.
  • Provide technical assistance to development and operations project teams on new system projects and existing systems, and provide formal skills development training and informal mentoring to other employees.
  • Develop and document best practices for code development, version control, test automation and build automation.
  • Collaborate with development managers and project teams to review project code trees for compliance with best practices.

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Proven analytical skills to solve complex technology and business problems
  • Inquisitive nature. Eager to explore new concepts and approaches
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills to peers and senior management within the organization
  • Strong organizational and leadership 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 good judgment, initiative and to accomplish job duties
  • Strong business sense and sense of urgency to achieve business results
  • Advanced knowledge of software development and delivery
  • Advanced knowledge of coding and business processes design and functionality
  • Advanced knowledge in computer programming languages, such as Golang and Python
  • Proven ability to present technical concepts to non-technical audiences
  • Foster and maintain good working relationships with business owners and key stakeholders
  • Advanced knowledge in using ticketing and software tools to support the current operations
BA/BS in Information Technology, Computer Science, MIS or equivalent combination of education and experience

Related Work Experience Number of Years
Cumulative experience with system installation, configuration, 10 operations, software development, and/or database development

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Knowledge of company products and services
Extensive experience working in a Hadoop environment
Advanced knowledge of and experience with databases
Advanced knowledge in TCP/IP and the OSI Model
Advanced knowledge of network devices and basic network appliances

Office environment IAT701 295644-2 295644BR

Maryland Heights, Missouri

Spectrum's Product and Services are powered and innovated by Charter Communications, Inc. the leading broadband communications company in the United States. Our company provides a full range of advanced broadband services, including Spectrum TV™ video entertainment programming, Spectrum Internet™ access, and Spectrum Voice™. Spectrum Business® similarly provides scalable, tailored, and cost-effective broadband communications solutions to business organizations, such as business-to-business Internet access, data networking, business telephone, video and music entertainment services, and wireless backhaul. The advertising sales and production services are sold under the Spectrum Reach™ brand. News and sports networks are operated under the Spectrum Networks brand.  

Our commitment to serving customers and exceeding their expectations is the bedrock of our business strategy and it’s the philosophy that guides our more than 95,000 employees.

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