The SVP Network Engineering & Technology is a strategic leader reporting to the CTO. Creates the future strategy and implementation plan for Charter s architecture and engineering infrastructure. Leads a large technical team responsible for executing against technology strategies that create and support external customer products and services. Focuses on outside plant, access technologies, optical, core routing, data center/cloud, and security. Works closely with Technology, Field Ops, Net Ops and Product peers to align with wireless, video, voice, analytics, software engineering, and policy strategies.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Leads the organization in understanding both technical and business trends. Creates strategies for future technologies, products and features by applying engineering and architecture trends to customer solutions.
Leads the engineering and architecture implementation plans for new products and features, as well as the enhancement of existing products and features.
Spearheads executive-level discussions on technology options, strategies, risks, dependencies and opportunities. Puts technology in the context of larger business solutions.
Works cross-functionally with multiple internal partners to ensure alignment on future engineering direction and timelines.
Leads large and highly technical team of full-time employees, leaders and contractors. Enrolls team members in future vision and creates a bias toward action.
Partners with Product and Technology teams to implement roadmaps and scorecards for aligned planning, tracking, analyzing and reporting.
Promotes the use of data-driven decision making and utilizes metrics/dashboards for measuring progress. Can convert data into a compelling story.
Responsible for capital and operational budgets.
Ensure design standards and technology documentation are maintained.
Ensure high technical competence of the engineering and architecture is maintained and developed.
Lead the technical evolution of network technology
Skills / Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Strategic and analytical thinking, capable of seeing and understanding broad and differing perspectives
Experience communicating with senior executives and business leaders
Experience in building cable products and services, across multiple platforms and technologies
Strong written and verbal communication skills, including ability to deliver impactful presentations in public forums
Proven ability to lead and motivate teams toward objectives
Adeptly performs in the role of initiative and change sponsor through visible, impactful and sustained support
Expertise in leading in dynamic, progressive and collaborative environments
Ability to manage a large budget
Ability to anticipate problems and devise creative solutions
Ability to read, analyze and interpret technology documents, such as contracts and patents
Master s degree preferred
Related Work Experience Number of Years
Technical Management experience 10+
Cable/telco/tech issues experience 10+
Relationship building with and mobilization of third party groups 7+
Total relevant work experience 15+
Travel as required
Associated topics: asic, design engineer, electrical engineer, electronics, engineer, hardware, network, nortel, repair, soc