Principal Systems Architect (Dallas, TX)

| Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
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We are Altice USA; a family of businesses that includes Optimum, Optimum Mobile, Optimum Business, A4 advertising, Cheddar, and News12. Our common goal is connecting our customers to friends and family, shows they love, advertising that resonates and news that matters. We're building a workforce that thrives on collaboration, inclusion, and innovation. We hope connecting you to a potential role is just the beginning.


The Principal Architect, Data Platform has responsibility for providing solution architectures, design and code development and problem solving, providing technical leadership for the data engineering platform team consisting of (3-5) employees and off shore contractors. The Enterprise Data Platform provides the capability to capture, manage and delivery data for business intelligence, analytics and operational purposes across the Altice USA enterprise. Business metrics are mission critical, and the services provided by the underlying platform must provide fault tolerance, near real time communications and data exchange, and resiliency across our cloud and data center infrastructure.

This role is responsible for engineering within data platforms including Java, Python, Google Cloud Platform, Google Composer, Kafka, Apache Airflow, Apache Spark, NOSQL among other Open Source technologies and databases that are part of the Enterprise Data Platform. The Principal Architect is responsible for problem resolution for level three technical support, triage, diagnosis and correction of data quality, functional and or performance related problems. The Principal Architect is assigned to work on multiple concurrent tasks, assigned to projects on behalf of multiple business and operational units. Engineering tasks are typically of high complexity and involving sophisticated business logic, large data volumes, architectural patterns that foster code reusable and automation for repetitive tasks. Applications and solutions are usually business critical and are highly visible within the organization. The role is responsible for participating in efficient development processes for software engineers using DEVOPS and Agile development methodology, and the successful individual must be highly effective in working with and influencing a team of geographically dispersed engineering and business resources, using a hybrid of on-shore and offshore development centers.



  1. Management Skills
  2. Minimum of 8-10 years in developing sophisticated data engineering, big data, data warehouse / business intelligence, hands-on design & implementation, troubleshooting and system analyst role
  3. Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  4. Strong organizational and group collaboration skills
  5. Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  6. Proven track record of successful design, development and interpersonal skills as part of a big data organization or function.
  7. Technical/Functional Competencies
  8. Exceptional skills with JAVA (8 years), with knowledge of Python preferred (3 years).
  9. Exceptional skills with Cloud Technology (Google Preferred), Open Source Big Data technologies including Apache Hadoop, Kafka, Airflow, HBASE, HIVE. (3-4 years)
  10. Exceptional skills with database platform technologies (preferably HIVE, Postgres, Google BigQuery, or any of Oracle, Redshift). (8 years)
  11. Hands on experience and exposure to developing complex Data Warehouse, Business Intelligence Methodologies
  12. Successful delivery of data driven Business Intelligence systems
  13. Master Data Management
  14. Reporting Analytics / KPIs / Statistical Models
  15. Conceptual, Logical and Physical data modeling skills

  1. Key Experiences/Achievements
  2. Bachelor's Degree, MS preferred or equivalent experience.
  3. Minimum 8-10 years experience developing sophisticated JAVA based applications
  4. Minimum 3-4 years experience with Google Cloud, open source big data technologies such as BigQuery, Composer, Apache Hadoop, Kafka, NOSQL databases, Apache Airflow.
  5. Minimum 8-10 years' experience in operational process/support
  6. 5-7 Experience in development of reporting, analytics and Business Intelligence back end applications.
  7. Ability to multi-task, work independently and prioritize departmental workload based on direction from senior management and/or customer.
  8. Proven customer service skills including the ability to focus on responding to customer needs.
  9. Proven leadership skills managing diverse locations including offshore delivery model.
  10. The ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience with media and advertising concepts as they relate to a large cable television MSO.

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Altice USA operates in the AdTech industry. The company is located in Queens, NY. Altice USA was founded in 2022. It has 10001 total employees. To see all 22 open jobs at Altice USA, click here.
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