Principal Engineer II-Software

Responsible for Technology/Development leadership at the project level on innovative, cutting edge development of business applications. This role leads the highly creative and important role of developing business applications to support Charter’s product lines. This role ensures teams are building to standards and maintaining Charter’s cloud, microservices architecture as key initiatives are built.

Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.

Contributes to an innovative and collaborative work team to drive highly undefined projects to clear deliverables and software.

Highly knowledgeable on the latest technologies, industry trends and direction to guide the team towards an ideal balance of innovation and reliability.

Works with peer teams to ensure development and testing of systems are in line with project and program deliverables

Works across teams to drive delivery of cutting edge software in alignment with Advanced Engineeering, Operations, and Product. Drives decisions contemplating business, competitive, technical, financial and other considerations.

Evaluates, in conjunction with all levels of leadership, third party software solutions, code architecture, technical operations, strategic planning of releases, network operations, dispatch, and new product development and deployment.

Evangelizes strategy and works to gain adherence with all levels of the organization.

Champions the development and acquisition of new technologies, tools, and platforms. Ensures detailed implementations meet business needs and happen on time and with quality.

Identifies, analyzes, and interprets trends or patterns to drive improvements through methods and procedures.

Performs other duties as requested.

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, and suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional manner
Advanced knowledge of current software development methodologies and practices
Ability to drive multiple projects and tasks
Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure
Comprehensive understanding of applicable local and state rules and regulations
Comprehensive understanding of OSHA rules and regulations, both federal and state
Advanced knowledge of company products and services
In depth knowledge of Federal Communications Commission regulations
Strong analytic, organizational, and problem solving skills
Ability to focus on overall strategy of the region
Strong team and relationship building skills
Proven leadership and mentoring skills
Ability to analyze data and develop and present data driven reports
Ability to document, prepare and present executive level presentations
Ability to effectively manage large and complex projects
Ability to align systems, programs, and people with the company strategy and culture
Strong leadership ability
Ability to serve as a visionary and think strategically
Ability to lead large change initiatives
Ability to foster teamwork and build a strong culture of collaboration

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required; Master’s preferred

Related Work Experience Number of Years
Software Engineering experience 12+

Cable/Telecom experience across Cloud, Web, OSS, BSS, Voice, 8+
Web Delivery and other technologies
Project management experience preferred

Office environment
Varying schedules in a 24 x 7 Network Center
Exposure to moderate noise levels
Travel as required

EOE Race/Sex/Vet/Disability
Charter is an equal opportunity employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is the Law poster:
Charter is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different


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