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Sr. Director, Network Engineering at Spectrum in Greenwood Village, Colorado

Posted in Other 14 days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:


The Sr. Dir, Network Engineering is a strategic partner to the business and is responsible for the high level, engineering design and costing for Charter s commercial services, special projects and customer RFP submittals. The position has oversight to a team of engineering professionals responsible for managing Ethernet and TDM service design, service architecture, RFP response, sales engineering inquires and business support. The Director has direct oversite and accountability for building and maintaining effective customer and vendor relationships to ensure the team provides accurate and up-to-date information on Charter s services, products and capabilities.


* Lead teams in the development, costing, documentation and revision control of commercial services and solutions for special projects and strategic customer requests

* Partner with the RFP Response team(s) while leading a team of Network Engineers to support RFP costing, MSA or SLA responses

* Provide vision and strategy for service and/or solution enhancement, network augments and strategic

* customer initiatives

* Develop and manage relationships with internal and external customers, suppliers and departments to ensure cohesive and collaborative communication

* Work closely with the Commercial Network Integration team to fully understand standards, vendor selection, and best practice

* Drive continuous improvement initiatives resulting in increased productivity, as well as scalable and efficient processes within Customer Solutions

* Direct teams to provide capital costs for custom solutions and strategic customer augments

* Evaluate technology and service enhancements related to commercial products, services and customer experience

* Directly responsible for development and engagement of employees within the workgroup

* Oversee subordinate supervisors or managers; has authority and exercise independent judgment to hire, direct, transfer, promote, discipline, discharge or reward other employees, or effectively recommend such action


* Bachelor's degree (B. A./B. S.) from four-year college or university; or equivalent training, education and experience

* Minimum twelve (12) years of Engineering and/or network operations experience

* Minimum nine (9) years of Management experience

* Minimum five (5) years of Project management experience


* Demonstrated ability to manage and execute on multiple, critical projects simultaneously

* Excellent strategic, leadership and problem solving skills

* Strong interpersonal and professional communication skills

* Ability to lead a team, driven consensus and build trust while leading a team to achieve operational goals

* Understanding of Ethernet, IP and TDM based networks and architectures

* Understanding of routing protocols, network topologies and Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) Technical Specifications

* Industry knowledge of Carrier Ethernet and related product suites

* Understanding and vision related to Network change or augment while measuring and contemplating the risk and benefit

* Lead a diverse group of individuals, ideas and methodologies

* Ability to consistently deliver high level designs that follow industry and TWC Engineering standards and best practices

* Must be customer focused and service oriented

* Strong business planning and forecasting skills

* Able to analyze data and develop and present data driven reports

* Strong analytic, organizational, and problem solving skills

* Ability to document, prepare and present executive level presentations


* Working knowledge and experience with Network Planning, Design and/or Architecture

* Vision and desire to succeed while working with a group of diverse personnel under a corporate construct


* Office environment

* Varying schedules in a 24 x 7 Network environment

* Exposure to moderate noise levels

* Travel Required

The Spectrum brand is powered and innovated by Charter Communications. Charter Communications reaffirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement to qualified employees and applicants. Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet the minimum qualifications and are able to perform without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, current unemployment status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.
Charter Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability
Charter Communications will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable laws, including local ordinances.