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Lead Platform Engineer

Location: Littleton
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Company Overview
Spectrum is the nation's fastest-growing mobile provider and leading internet provider. Our tech teams create, develop, and operate leading connectivity products serving nearly 100 million users and 500 million devices. We connect people to what's next.
This position is eligible to work in a hybrid work model (combination of in-office and remote days)

Responsible for design, execution, and ongoing support of mission critical platforms that enable reporting, analytics, and engineering needs across the organization. Involved in leading innovative solutions. Passionate commitment to ship quickly and the ability to overcome technical issues in a cooperative environment.

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

Build and maintain systems, supporting millions of active users, with hundreds of millions of daily API calls.

Develop, modify, enhance, and implement the infrastructure and APIs supporting our family of applications.

Maintain uptime and uphold SLAs for the platform.

Develop the infrastructure architecture strategies, standards, target architectures and roadmaps.

Monitor and troubleshoot platform quality issues.

Mitigate the impact of network, infrastructure, and application outages.

Lead identifying bottlenecks and bugs, and devising solutions to these problems.

Lead implementing security and advocate for data governance in the company.

Always keeps an eye towards reducing compute, bandwidth and storage costs.

Diagnose complex issues and evaluates, recommends as well as execute the best resolution.

Ensure alignment to drive cross-platform consistency.

Contribute ideas to improve the overall platform.

Organize and assign work to the platform engineering team

Required Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
Extensive understanding of code versioning tools such as Git.
Extensive knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals (object-oriented design, data structures and algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis).
Extensive experience with building cloud-based, highly-automated, near real time data processing platforms.
Demonstrated strong problem-solving skills, especially in complex systems.
Ability to learn new technologies quickly.
Extensive foundation in "bridging the divide" between software products and the infrastructure that runs it.
Demonstrated in-depth written and verbal communication skills.
Extensive analytical and troubleshooting abilities.

Required Education
Bachelor's Degree in computer science or equivalent experience

Required Related Work Experience and Number of Years
7 years of Cloud-based platform engineering role experience
5 years of Software development experience (JavaScript, TypeScript, Java, Python)
5 years of Exposure to SQL and non-relational databases

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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 $98,900.00 to $175,300.00. 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.

Keywords: SPECTRUM, Littleton , Lead Platform Engineer, Other , Littleton, Colorado

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