Cox Communications is searching for a Senior Manager, Architecture. This position resides within the Strategic Planning team of the Outside Plant (OSP) Department, and reports to the AVP of the Strategic Planning Org. It manages modeling, analysis, and material logistics for all hybrid fiber-coax (HFC) and fiber networks deployed and maintained by Cox. Activities of interest span multiple programs including Network Transformation Phase 2 (NT2.0), Residential New Builds (Greenfield), Rural Broadband (RBB), Market Expansion (MET), and various other programs.
To properly perform the expected tasks, this position requires good understanding of the technologies and architectures supported by the MSOs (e.g., DOCSIS 3.1, Fiber-To-The-Home infrastructure (FTTH), analog and digital node splits (NX/DNX), mid-split (MS), high-split (HS), ultra-high split (UHS), node plus zero (N+0), segmentation, and more). In addition, the position would require working and getting buy-in from multiple stakeholders, developing presentations and presenting findings to senior executives. The role requires strong communication and decision-making skills.
Assess various scenarios for planning and its impacts on cost, resources, customers, and future planning etc.
Analyze the impact of short and long-term plans and policy changes on OSPC budget and resources to obtain alignment with OSPC Field teams, leadership, and boundary partners
Act as a chief of staff for the Strategic planning organization to effectively:
Act as a commination liaison with other leaders across organization
Manage and prioritize tasks for the team
Provide recommendations and consultation to improve teamwork across the organization, using emotional intelligence and diplomacy when transmitting directives from one department to another
Managing everyday action items for leadership such as working with department leaders on project coordination and business administration
Develop and deliver clear and concise reports, actionable recommendations, and presentations with data driven information to OSPC leadership and boundary partners
Participate in all planning processes and provide the analytic expertise required for team success
Understand key applications and assets that can be extended to meet ongoing business needs
Enforce compliance of processes for materials management and work with Strategic Logistics team (under the same AVP) to ensure on time material availability
Provide oversight to strategic initiatives and processes within OSPE&C
• Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline and 8 years’ experience in a related field. The right candidate could also have a different combination, such as a master's degree and 6 years’ experience; a Ph.D. and 3 years’ experience in a related field; or 20 years’ experience in a related field
About Cox Communications
Cox Communications is the largest private telecom company in America, serving six million homes and businesses. That’s a lot, but we also proudly serve our employees. Our benefits and our award-winning culture are just two of the things that make Cox a coveted place to work. If you’re interested in bringing people closer through broadband, smart home tech and more, join Cox Communications today!
Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today!
Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.