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Director,Operational Support Systems Development

Director,Operational Support Systems Development Philadelphia, PA
  • Requisition #: 156653
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Location: Philadelphia, PA
  • Other Locations: Mt Laurel, NJ
  • Team: Technology
  • Pub Date: 12/18/17


As part of the team that supports OSS inventory and provisioning services for Comcast Business Services, you are responsible for providing strategic leadership and executive oversight to all aspects of the Software Development and Engineering department's projects and activities. Develops and implements strategies and works with project personal to develop project standards, and performance metrics. Works with Supervisors and Managers to ensure all applications meet project specifications and requirements. Provides leadership and direction for team which may include multiple functional areas. Develops and implements strategy for functional area(s). May have responsibility for developing and managing budget

Ideal Candidate must have the following:
-Experience with Lean and Agile Development methodologies is a must
-Experience managing a portfolio of strategic roadmaps with business focus
-Experience managing contractors and vendor managed service contracts
- Prior experience supporting Operational Support Systems is a must for this role
-Understanding of Network technologies on a service provider network. MEF, MPLS, PON, VPN, VLAN
-Works well in a matrix organization

Core Responsibilities:
-Creates and drives strategies in alignment with the Company's overall vision and business goals.
-Works with project personnel to define standards and frameworks with regards to coding, programming, and the general development of applications for multiple platforms.
-Leads the Software Development and Engineering team in the development of new software and web applications, and leads the continued support for existing applications and applications in development. Oversees implementation initiatives, software updates
-Works with Supervisors and Managers to ensure all deliverables adhere to deadlines, specifications, and budgets. Develops and implements performance metrics. Reviews and reports on project progress to leadership team.
-Prepares and manages budget(s) and financial targets.
-Continuously researches new techniques with respect to coding technology and coding practices. Works with the Engineering team to implement new techniques that benefit the goals of the organization.
-Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
-Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.
-Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education Level Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent
Field of Study Engineering, Computer Science
Years' Experience Generally requires 10+ years related experience
Compliance Comcast is an EEO/AA/Drug Free Workplace.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer