System Architect
Charter Communications - St. Louis, MO

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Responsible for administering enterprise-wide Inventory, Network Management Systems (NMS) applications and their associated operating systems and databases. Includes support of Telcordia´s Granite application, various reporting applications, in depth knowledge of Oracle, in depth networking and circuit knowledge.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION

Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience

Installs, administers, configures and maintains Telcordia´s Granite applications including operating systems and various reporting applications

Works closely with business users to understand their inventory requirements, application use, and making inventory management a critical entity within their business operation

Uses established change management processes, requiring operational procedures be performed with minimal customer impact, (i.e. during established maintenance window)

Works with database administrators to configure, tune and maintain databases in variety of languages

Configures, builds equipment models and circuit designs within Granite application

Documents systems configurations and upgrades

Designs and implements change and control policies and disaster recovery plans

Troubleshoots application and operating systems problems

Monitors and assists in managing applications, device availability, network conditions and status, system reliability and performance, service and program maintenance and storage resources

Works with current templates and design and construct new templates

Provides 'on call' support to resolve operational issues after normal business hours

Generates reports on server and application availability and performance

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

Advanced ability to script and code

Advanced ability to integrate future adapters and tools into inventory systems

Advanced ability to analyze and interpret data

Advanced ability in installation, administration, configuration and maintenance of Telcordia´s Granite application

Advanced understanding of PSTN circuit layouts and circuit design

Advanced knowledge of Solaris Administration, Solaris hardware and software, UNIX scripting and TCP/IP

Advanced understanding of network management systems

Advanced understanding of FCAPS & TMN network management models

Advanced skills in training and understanding network operational inventory requirements

Advanced skills in network design, configuration and circuit layout

Related Work Experience

6 plus years experience with Telcordia´s Granite application

4 plus years System administration experience

4 plus years database support experience

4 plus years experience with report generation applications (ie. Crystal Reports)

Education

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience

WORKING CONDITIONS

Office Environment

Primary Location

US-Missouri-ST LOUIS

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Charter Communications navigates the waters of US cable services. The cable system operator has about 5 million mostly-residential...