Director of Technology Planning
Posted on: May 20, 2023
Spectrum's Product and Technology team creates, develops, and operates the nation's fastest mobile service, most reliable internet service, most viewed live TV app, and the most advanced WiFi, serving nearly 100 million users and 500 million devices. We are transforming the next era of connectivity and entertainment experiences. The diversity of experience available within Spectrum's Product and Technology team is unmatched and there are opportunities to grow your career as a designer, architect, engineer, developer, operator, or data scientist. We are creative, disciplined, hard-working, complex-problem solvers that believe in collaborating to deliver the highest quality customer experience.
This position is eligible to work in a hybrid work model (combination of in-office and remote days)
The Director, Technology Planning focuses on a changing set of technology-related public policy issues currently facing Spectrum, particularly as pertains to Charter's wireless and broadband services. This position may also engage in the range of other technology policy matters facing the company, such as cybersecurity, energy efficiency, and other matters. The position acts as a bridge between Spectrum's Product & Technology Group and the Government Affairs office in Washington.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
Remain current on the technology policy issues facing the cable and telecom industries to advise our policy staff on positions Charter should take in conjunction with other telecommunication industry leaders.
Responsible for understanding regulatory and legislative proposals within the telecom industry, coming primarily from the FCC, DOE, and FTC and the Energy and Commerce committees.
Lead the team's efforts to enable the business to navigate the range of policy and regulatory issues facing the provision of video and voice services.
Identify risks and opportunities for Charter in addressing or evolving regulatory requirements, make recommendations, and work with relevant business units to develop plans.
Understand the technical methods and technology policies used to advance the performance and reach of communications networks which includes understanding communications network technologies and architectures, broadband access options and providers, and the technologies, economics, and policies that influence Charter's success in providing connectivity services.
Work with Engineering and Government Affairs teams to ensure that Charter's network evolution plans will be compatible with laws and regulations governing network deployment.
Understand and make recommendations pertaining to legacy and emerging technologies.
Enable the Engineering and Government Affairs teams to address an evolving set of technology policy issues and initiatives, particularly those that have a substantial technology dependency, such as
wireless Spectrum, broadband, cybersecurity, energy efficiency, privacy, and other matters.
Responsible for monitoring deliverables and updating status for key programs, projects and strategic initiatives, ensuring consistency and completing on time.
Required Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Expert knowledge of the telecommunications industry.
Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of internet architecture and technologies.
Public policy experience and interest.
Ability to work collaboratively across functions.
Ability to communicate orally and written in a clear, straightforward manner to all levels of organization as well as in public forums and with technical partners and agencies.
Effective problem-solving skills, ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines
Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities.
Expert analytical and financial modeling skills.
Ability to matrix manage across corporate functions and the field.
Knowledge and curiosity of digital media consumption landscape.
Understanding of the multimedia and Pay-tv content threat landscape is important.
Demonstrated in-depth critical thinking, questioning, and listening skills and excellent attention to detail.
BA/BS in Cyber Security, Information Technology, Computer Science or equivalent work experience
Required Related Work Experience and Number of Years
IT Work Experience specializing in Network or Security - 8+
Leadership experience - 5+
Master's degree in engineering, computer science, business administration, public policy or a law degree
Charter Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability IGN706 336084 336084BR
Here, employees don't just have jobs, they build careers. That's why we believe in offering a comprehensive pay and benefits package that rewards employees for their contributions to our success, supports all aspects of their well-being, and delivers real value at every stage of life.
The pay for this position has a salary range of $138,800.00 to $246,400.00. The actual salary offer will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience and location. Also, certain positions are eligible for additional forms of compensation such as bonuses.
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