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Dir, Technology Policy

Location: Denver
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview:
Charter Communications is America 's fastest growing TV, internet and voice company. We 're committed to integrating the highest quality service with superior entertainment and communications products. Charter is at the intersection of technology and entertainment, facilitating essential communications that connect 24 million residential and business customers in 41 states. Our commitment to serving customers and exceeding their expectations is the bedrock of Charter 's business strategy and it 's the philosophy that guides our 90,000 employees.

Reporting to the Vice President of Technology Policy, the Director of Technology Policy focuses on a changing set of technology-related public policy issues currently facing Spectrum, particularly video and voice service, and may also engage in the range of other technology policy matters facing the company, such as broadband access and adoption, cybersecurity, supply chain security, wireless spectrum, and energy efficiency, among other matters. The position acts as a bridge between Spectrum 's Product & Technology Group and the Government Affairs office in Washington.


  • Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
  • Remain current on the technology policy issues facing the cable and telecom industries to advise our policy staff on positions Charter should take in conjunction with other telecommunication industry leaders.
  • Responsible for understanding regulatory and legislative proposals within the telecom industry, coming primarily from the FCC, DOE, and FTC and the Energy and Commerce committees, respectively.
  • Lead the team 's efforts to enable the business to navigate the range of policy and regulatory issues facing the provision of video and voice services, with knowledge of the technologies used to provide these services, how regulatory frameworks impact them. Identify risks and opportunities for Charter in addressing or evolving these requirements, make recommendations, and work with relevant business units to develop plans.
  • Understand the technical methods and technology policies used to advance the performance and reach of communications networks. This includes understanding communications network technologies and architectures, broadband access options and providers, and the technologies, economics, and policies that influence Charter 's success in providing connectivity services.
  • Work with Engineering and Government Affairs teams to ensure that Charter 's network evolution plans will be compatible with laws and regulations network deployment. Understand and make recommendations pertaining to legacy and emerging technologies.
  • Enable the Engineering and Government Affairs teams to address an evolving set of technology policy issues and initiatives, particularly those that have a substantial technology dependency, such as wireless spectrum, broadband, cybersecurity, energy efficiency, privacy, and other matters.
  • Responsible for monitoring deliverables and updating status for key programs, projects and strategic initiatives, ensuring consistency and completing on time.
    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
    Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
    Strong knowledge of the telecommunications industry.
    In-depth knowledge of internet architecture and technologies.
    Public policy experience and interest.
    Ability to work collaboratively across functions.
    Ability to communicate orally and written in a clear, straightforward manner to all levels of organization as well as in public forums and with technical partners and agencies.
    Excellent problem-solving skills, ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines
    Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities.
    Strong analytical and financial modeling skills.
    Ability to matrix manage across corporate functions and the field.
    Knowledge and curiosity of digital media consumption landscape.
    Understanding of the multimedia and Pay-tv content threat landscape is important.
    Strong critical thinking, questioning, and listening skills and excellent attention to detail.

    Bachelor 's degree in engineering, computer science, business administration, public policy or equivalent; master 's degree in these fields or a law degree is preferred.

    Related Work Experience / Number of Years
    Experience in Telcom Industry / 7+
    Leadership experience / 3+

    Office environment IGN706 290287 290287BR

    Here, employees don 't just have jobs, they build careers. That 's why we believe in offering a comprehensive package that rewards employees for their contributions to our success, supports all aspects of their well-being, and delivers real value at every stage of life.

    The pay for this position has a minimum of $135,300.00. 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.

Keywords: SPECTRUM, Denver , Dir, Technology Policy, IT / Software / Systems , Denver, Colorado

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