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Denver, CO

Principal Software Engineer I - Java Backend Developer at Spectrum (Greater Denver Area, CO)

| Greater Denver Area
Employer Provided Salary: $107,600-$191,200 Annually
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Employer Provided Salary: $107,600-$191,200 Annually
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Company Overview
Spectrum is the nation's fastest-growing mobile provider and leading internet provider. Our tech teams create, develop, and operate leading connectivity products serving nearly 100 million users and 500 million devices. We connect people to what's next.
This position is eligible to work in a hybrid work model (combination of in-office and remote days)

The Principal Software Engineer I will join a high performing agile software engineering team, building innovative software to support VOD delivery to Charter customers. As a leader on the team, this role will work to help the team prioritize, build, and ship the most impactful features to our customers. The ideal candidate is a technical professional who has experience developing innovative and reliable software, while balancing needs, time limitations, and system limitations. Additionally, candidate will serve as a mentor to help guide and train other engineers on the team. It will be expected that candidate stay up to date on new technologies & software development practices, leveraging these skills to advance the teams' deliverables.
Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
Contribute to the technical direction, execution and final decisions for all software solutions created (includes information architecture, software architecture, software design, testing, automation, analytics and instrumentation)
Improve the quality and performance of all existing and new software solutions
Design, implement, monitor, enhance and troubleshoot systems in assigned areas
Analyze, revise and document difficulties in existing system logic
Mentor and guide the work of technical staff
Take ownership and make technical decisions on software development projects
Develop and implement software according to proposals
Estimate scope of work and implement software proposals
Create project documentation
Implement software proposals
Keep current with trends and technological innovations in the industry in order to contribute to the execution of proofs-of-concept for new approaches
Collaborate with leadership and key stakeholders to define and develop technology strategy, technology standards, roadmaps, and practices
Adhere to best practices for code development, version control, continuous integration/delivery, and test/build automation
Comfortable defining and evangelizing web technologies across the organization
Required Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Thorough understanding of software engineering and object-oriented design principles
Demonstrated knowledge of development of Microservices using Java, Spring Boot and/or cloud technologies
Ability to take ownership and make technical decisions on software development projects
Ability to keep current with trends and technological innovations in the industry in order to contribute to the execution of proofs-of-concept for new approaches
Familiarity with dependency management and build systems like Maven and Ant
Experience working with open-source software such as Spring, Google Guice, Guava, Tomcat, and NoSQL solutions
Experience working with technologies such as Java, Spring Boot, Kubernetes, Docker, Databases (Relational and NoSQL), Elasticsearch, Kibana, Mongo, RESTful web services, AWS, Kafka, Microservices, Maven, Git, Eclipse/NetBeans/IntelliJ, continuous integration testing, shell scripting
Hands on approach
Required Education
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
Required Related Work Experience and Number of Years
Software Engineering - 8
Preferred Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

Agile experience
Experience with AWS, micro services
Office environment - hybrid model remote and in-office days
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Here, employees don't just have jobs, they build careers. That's why we believe in offering a comprehensive pay and benefits 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 salary range of $107,600.00 to $191,200.00. The actual salary offer will 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.
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Denver, CO

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What are Spectrum Perks + Benefits

Spectrum Benefits Overview

Working for Spectrum means working to keep people connected to what matters most, helping underserved communities be better connected, and powering the remote and essential workers which were critical in the past two years.

On top of this mission, the employment opportunity here is financially rewarding - with compelling wages, excellent benefits with no increase in cost, and healthy retirement savings options, we provide the security to build a financially sound future.

There are also many opportunities to learn new skills and grow fulfilling and lasting careers. We offer stability in this time of uncertainty.

We are pleased to offer free or discounted Spectrum services to employees depending on where they live. Employees who live in a Charter service area can receive residential TV, high-speed internet and voice services and have access to Spectrum Mobile. Employees who live outside of a Charter service area can get our Spectrum TV Essentials package and have access to Spectrum Mobile services.

Our employees' financial well-being is just as important as their physical and emotional well-being. With our market-leading company match, for every $1 employees put into their 401(k), we put in $1 up to 6% of their eligible pay. On top of that, most employees receive an additional company contribution equal to 3% of their eligible pay into a Retirement Accumulation Plan.

We're proud to provide employees with some of the best benefits in our industry and we're committed to keeping them affordable so you can keep more of your paycheck. For example, we put up to $1,500 into an account to help you pay for qualified health care expenses and we have absorbed the full cost increase for the medical, dental and vision coverage for 8 years in a row.

We're also proud of the ways our employees grow their knowledge. We help cover the costs, like $5,250 per year in tuition reimbursement, so you can focus on more important things, like your path to greater opportunities. With a dedicated focus on career development, employees can have confidence that day one is truly just the beginning.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
With our business resource groups, we welcome you to be part of a strong community that gives you opportunities to network, develop and grow your career.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
We aim to foster an inclusive culture and workplace where every person feels empowered. No matter your background, identity or beliefs, we welcome you to explore a career with us.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Spectrum offers discounts at specified per location daycares.
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Spectrum employees have plenty of on-site parking options including lots and a garage.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
We believe mentoring plays a vital role in career growth. We're proud of our mentorship program here at Spectrum.
Online course subscriptions available

An Insider's view of Spectrum

How does your team reward individual success?

Building a culture of success is critical to our companies business success. We have numerous programs that allow peers and leaders to recognize individuals for their contributions. Our Spark allows you to earn points that can be used to purchase gift cards and items from your favorite merchant.


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