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Charter Spectrum Sr. Director IT in Maryland Heights, Missouri

JOB SUMMARYResponsible for directing and implementing corporate IT initiatives that support the strategy and goals of the corporation. Organizes and directs IT functions including local area network and wide area network hardware and software infrastructure development and maintenance, applications programming/analysis and enterprise systems development and administration. Assists with setting and oversees the implementation of IT standards, policies and/or master plan for the IT function. Leads the development and acquisition of new technologies and tools to improve the organization's internal operations and data delivery. Continually evaluates technology strategies. Identifies and develops new technological directions. Leads the organization in their deployment. Advises IT leadership of enhancements to existing applications and implementation of new systems. Provides strategic guidance and technical assistance to corporate and field management on IT issues.MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESActively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience * Oversees a sector of the IT functional area * Assists with setting the IT plan according to the IT and corporate strategy * Oversees the maintenance and enhancement of hardware and software systems that support field business applications and local area networks/wide area networks LAN/WAN for employees * Directs and deploys IT staff to ensure uninterrupted IT network support at maximum performance * Ensures field compliance with IT standards, policies and procedures * Accountable for the function's budgets and approves related capital expenditures * Assists with the creation and successful management of multi-million dollar budgets * Assists with negotiating multi-million dollar contracts with third-party vendorsREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSSkills/Abilities and Knowledge * Ability to read, write and speak 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 manner * Basic computer skills, with proficiency with Word and Excel * Skillfully synthesizes large quantities of complex information under pressure. Distills it to the most critical issues and draws accurate conclusions, taking into account a high degree of uncertainty Experience relaying sensitive information to appropriate parties * Keeps clients, superiors, peers, and direct reports updated based on their information needs * Strong technical skills with knowledge of a wide variety of tools and technologies and extensive knowledge in a subset of these skills * Ability to effectively manage operational and project budgets * Knowledge of computer and/or network systems, applications, procedures and techniques * Experience leading others and providing constructive feedback * Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders * Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities * Ability to learn and support new systems and applications * Ability to work with others to resolve problems, handle requests or situations * Demonstrated knowledge of information technologies and methodologies related to assigned IT segment or area * Displays a sense of urgency to resolve issues quickly and efficiently * A team player with the ability to enable changes in the business processes and ability to work cooperatively with all groups is essential * Ability to multi-task and handle on a proactive basis, changing priorities in a fast-paced environment in order to maximize time-management and efficiencies * Demonstrated ability to successfully distill complex technical information into clear, concise yet comprehensive communication material * Demonstrated ability to meet rigorous deadlines while managing multiple projects concurrently * Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure * Outstandi