Sr Technologist
Location:
Maryland Heights , Missouri
Posted:
October 21, 2017
Reference:
203030BR

JOB SUMMARY
Provide leadership, guidance and support in the development of progress at all system layers, including data, processing, and front-end systems. This position is responsible for design, development and implementation of information technology systems, as well as consulting with project owners to resolve issues regarding operations, implementations, and system status. Research and recommend strategies for department direction on Operational Management Systems, technical interfaces, automated system solutions, and server-related topics. Provide technical leadership on complex projects and research new technology for use by department.


MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience

Collaborate with Project Managers, Managers, Architects, Directors, and VPs in setting strategies and tactical implementing procedures

Research new technology products and make strategy recommendations to management and leadership

Coordinate and perform routine operating system and application reconciliations maintenance, including backup and recovery processes for applications and databases

Develop plan for business continuity, including monitoring system utilization/performance for capacity planning purposes

Act as a technical expert to provide technical support and software upgrades for applications

Design and configure customer-based systems and applications; provide leadership to database administrators in the configuration, tuning and maintenance of databases

Design disaster recovery plans

Assist in troubleshooting application, networking and operating systems problems

Manage relationships with hardware and software vendors

Guide Developers, Architects, System Administrators and Software Analysts as needed




REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language to communicate with employees, customers, suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional manner
A demonstrated understanding of infrastructure technologies and concepts is preferred
Ability to demonstrate lateral thinking required to solve complex technical problems
Ability to collaborate well with others to solve problems and actively incorporates input from various sources; has experience working with others on a global basis; applies knowledge to coach and mentor others
Ability to build consensus across interdisciplinary environments (across technical teams, across client domains)
Advanced knowledge in network design, network architecture, protocols and network topology
Advanced knowledge in TCP/IP and the OSI Model
Advanced knowledge of network devices and basic network appliances
Advanced knowledge of network designing software, such as Visio
Advanced knowledge of at least two application server platforms (WebLogic, WebSphere, Tomcat, JBOSS, etc.)
Advanced knowledge of at least three development languages (Java, C/C++, ObjectiveC, Perl, Python, ASP/.Net, etc.)
Advanced knowledge of at least three development or test automation tools (ANT, Maven, Hudson/Jenkins, JUnit, JMeter, etc.)
Advanced knowledge of at least three development frameworks (Struts, Spring MVC, Spring Security, JQuery, AXIS 2.0, etc.)
Ability to perform duties in a very fast pace environment and ability to learn new technology quickly

Education
BA/BS in Information Technology, Computer Science, MIS or related field or equivalent work experience

Related Work Experience
10 plus years experience designing or configuring systems and/or applications
6 years Relational Database Design and Maintenance
Experience working in Telecommunications industry
Technology agnostic and experience working with multiple technology stacks


WORKING CONDITIONS
Office environment


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: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf
Charter is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different.

A little about us:
Spectrum is the nation’s fastest growing TV, internet and voice company. We’re committed to integrating the highest quality service with superior entertainment and communications products.

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