The SVP Emerging Technology is a strategic leader reporting to the CTO. Responsible for researching and assessing next generation technologies that can accelerate and support Charters priorities, as well as exploring ways to improve the existing technology. Leads a technical team responsible for executing against technology strategies that create and support external customer products and services. Works closely with Technology, Net Ops and Product peers to align strategies. Focuses on identifying companies and technologies for potential investment to cultivate promising technology that will support Charters future business needs.
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 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 develop methodologies and key strategies to identify, quantify and execute Emerging Technology objectives
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.
Manage collaborative relationships with vendors, partners, and suppliers to support Emerging Technologies initiatives.
Lead the technical evolution of internet 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
Bachelor's degree required
Masters 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 XEN830 306115 306115BR
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The pay for this position has a minimum of $263,100.00. The actual salary offer may be higher as we 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.