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Solution Architect
Ref No.: 18-00794
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
 Solution Architect
 
Job Summary
  • Individual contributor Solution Architect role.
  • Contribute 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 Director of Solution Architecture.
  • Keep current with trends and technological innovations in the Cable and IT industry, and make appropriate development recommendations
Major Duties/Responsibilities
  • Provide subject matter expertise for an assigned technology domain.
  • Contribute to the execution of proofs-of-concept for new approaches and platforms.
  • Provide technical assistance to development and operations personnel on new system projects and existing systems.
  • Participate in collaborations with business and technical teams to review conflicts/gaps between functional goals and existing capabilities.
  • Provide written documentation for business and technical teams of those discussions and conclusions.
  • Adhere to best practices for code development, version control, test automation and build automation.
Qualifications
  • Analytical skills to solve complex technology and business problems.
  • Inquisitive nature. Eager to explore new concepts and approaches
  • Excellent written, verbal 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
  • Working knowledge of software development and delivery
  • Strong knowledge of currently used programming languages (Java, node.js, etc.)
 
Work Experience
  • 5+ years technical experience in software engineering and architecture
  • Delivery experience in development of highly scalable software platforms
  • Demonstrated experience with software architecture design
  • Technical background in software design and development.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Cable experience a plus.
Education
  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent)
  • Masters preferred
  • Industry and vendor specific certifications and training preferred