Senior Platform Architect
Clearleap - Duluth, GA

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Television today spans far beyond the traditional TV set. It’s the last few seconds of a basketball game streamed to your iPhone – and all of season two on your tablet. Clearleap’s software products allow TV networks, cable and satellite providers, and major studios to offer video on tablets, smart phones, connected TVs and PCs. Clearleap is committed to hiring talented, dedicated, and creative individuals that want to be a part of a fast-paced environment that is changing the way television is viewed – and we need you!

The Senior Platform Architect will be tasked with creating and managing the architecture of Clearleap’s Clearflow products and solutions, including designing and documenting platform architecture, identifying and working with partners and vendors, and communicating the platform architecture to engineering and operations for a fast growing, international company. This is a diverse role, perfect for the technical leader that likes to be hands on and enjoys a multi-faceted role. Responsibilities include:

Defining the overall architecture for our Clearflow products/solutions
Integrating the Clearflow product architecture with our overall platform architecture
Helping to define the Clearflow roadmap
Creating, updating, and helping operations to implement all operational & disaster recovery manuals
Ensuring consistent approach and use of best practices in design and implementation
Working closely with third parties and partners to understand how we might shape the future of Clearleap product strategy based on the direction of third party products and solutions
Working closely with customer solutions architects, sales engineers, and customers to understand requirements, and design a solution that meets project goals.
Supporting sales and product teams with RFP responses
Integrating with other key organizations with Clearleap: Product, Engineering, and Operations
Bachelor degree in Computer Science / Engineering or equivalent
10+ years of experience of server-side software engineering/architecture, preferably in (but not restricted to) Java
5+ years of experience in designing, building, and maintaining scalable, highly-available (i.e. 99.999% uptime) distributed web services
Experience with the full software development lifecycle
Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Hands-on experience with at least two of the following technologies: Apache, Tomcat, MySQL, REST APIs, PostgreSQL, Cassandra, other NoSQL data stores – ideally in a high availability configuration
Solid experience designing, building, and maintaining large, horizontally-scalable transaction processing systems
Experience building/maintaining SaaS/cloud-based platforms
Experience with Cablelabs metadata specifications, mezzanine video, ABR video formats, and DRM
Experience working in a distributed/cloud-based environment (e.g. Amazon EC2, GCE, Rackspace, Azure, etc.)

Competitive salaries
Company subsidized medical, dental, and vision coverage
Company paid for life, short term and long term disability insurance
401(k) and stock option programs
15 days of vacation in the first year, 8 paid holidays and 2 floating days
Free lunch Wednesdays
All the Red Bull you can drink + soda and snacks galore
Telecommute days
Gym membership reimbursement
3 skateboards, 1 foosball table, and 1 air hockey table
Regular fantasy sports leagues competitions (with prizes!)
We offer a flexible, exciting, and entrepreneurial work environment and look forward to you joining our team!