Charter Spectrum Technologist Identity Management in Maryland Heights, Missouri

JOB SUMMARYProvide guidance and support in the development of federated authentication at all system layers, including data, processing, and front-end systems. This position is responsible for design, development and implementation of information technology systems, as well as consulting with project owners to resolve issues regarding operations, implementations, and system status. Research and recommend strategies for department direction on authentication systems, technical interfaces, automated system solutions, and server-related topics. Provide technical expertise on complex projects and research new technology for use by department.MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESActively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experienceCollaborate with Project Managers, Managers, Architects, Directors, and VPs in setting strategies and tactical implementing proceduresResearch new technology products and make strategy recommendations to management and leadershipCoordinate and perform routine operating system and application reconciliations maintenance, including backup and recovery processes for applications and databasesDevelop plan for business continuity, including monitoring system utilization/performance for capacity planning purposesAct as a technical expert to provide technical support and software upgrades for applicationsDesign disaster recovery plansAssist in troubleshooting application, networking and operating systems problemsManage relationships with hardware and software vendorsWork with Developers, Architects, System Administrators and Software Analysts as neededREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSSkills/Abilities and KnowledgeAbility to read, write, speak and understand the English language to communicate with employees, customers, suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional mannerA general working understanding of infrastructure technologies and concepts is preferredAbility to demonstrate lateral thinking required to solve complex technical problemsDemonstrated knowledge of NetIQ Access Manager implementationsDemonstrated knowledge of federated authentication technologiesDemonstrated knowledge in network design, network architecture, protocols and network topologyDemonstrated knowledge of at least two development languages Java, C/C++, ObjectiveC, Perl, Python, ASP/.Net, etc.Ability to perform duties in a very fast pace environment and ability to learn new technology quicklyEducationBA/BS in Information Technology, Computer Science, MIS or related field or equivalent work experienceRelated Work Experience8 years experience designing or configuring systems and/or applications4 years experience designing or configuring single sign-on / federated authentication systemsExperience working in Telecommunications industry a plusTechnology agnostic and experience working with multiple technology stacksWORKING CONDITIONSOffice environmentEOE Race/Sex/Vet/DisabilityCharter is an equal opportunity employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is the Law poster: Company is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different.Employer's Job# 199845BRPlease visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.