Solution Architect
NBC Universal - New York, NY

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About Us

NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal's affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Career Level

Experienced

Country

United States

State/Province

New York

City

New York

Responsibilities

Solutions Architect will be responsible for architecting, designing, integrating, and developing business solutions.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Partner with business technology groups to detail requirements.

Architect, design and develop scalable, maintainable, and extensible enterprise solutions conforming to business requirements.

Adhere to NBCU architecture standards, design guidelines, and security.

Participate in architecture review, strategic technology directions, best practice development, and code reviews.

Identify technologies that can be applied to solve business opportunities and validate their effectiveness through proof of concept exercises.



Provide technology leadership and bring required technology architects to support solution implementation

Develop and guide teams through conceptual, high-level, and low-level designs

Participate in project management meetings and provide status to leadership

Coordinate with management for estimating and schedules

Develop solution options and technical roadmaps

Qualifications/Requirements

Functional

10+ years of hands on programming experience in media technology centric applications.

Strong software development fundamentals, knowledge of design, and enterprise integration.

Experience in the design and development of large enterprise class media centric projects by applying architecture patterns & standards and SOA.

Ability to develop quick proof of concepts and or product evaluations

A Bachelors (or higher) degree in Computer Science or related field

2+ years as a hand-on lead developer

2+ years as a lead architect in large scape projects

Technical

Experience in using software development methodologies,such as: RUP, Agile, Extreme Programming, Test driven development.

Experience in modern mashup application architecture – nothing shared architecture(distributed computing architecture).

Experience in evaluating, selecting, and recommending technology solutions to address business problem.

Working knowledge, or familiarity, with the following: .NET/C# or Java(SE+EE)

Working knowledge, or familiarity, with the following: PHP, Python, HTML/HTML5, JavaScript, Ruby, CSS etc.

Working knowledge, or familiarity, with the following: MVC Frameworks such as Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Spring, Struts2, Hibernate, Seam, JQuery, Rich faces, MVVM, MVC4 etc.

Working knowledge, or familiarity, with the following: AJAX, Web Services(WS/REST),WebSockets, AAS.

Working knowledge, or familiarity, with at least one of the following: IDE - Eclipse, MSDN, xCode for Media Applications, RSA, RSM, Erwin etc.

Working knowledge, or familiarity, with at least one of the following: SCCS like Clear Case, Subversion, VSS, TFS, GitHub etc.

Knowledge of release management and tools such as AHP, Maven, CrusiseControl, uBuild uDeploy etc.

Working knowledge, or familiarity, with the following: application middleware servers such as JBOSS, Weblogic, Websphere, Apache Tomcat, IIS etc.

Working knowledge, or familiarity, with the following: application integration technologies such as ESB, TIBCO, Websphere MQ, MQ Series, WebMethods etc., Apache ActiveMQ, Mule ESB, Oracle SOA, Progress Sonic ESB, IBM Websphere ESB etc.

Working knowledge, or familiarity, with the following: BPM technologies such as Red Hat JBPM, Oracle BPM, Pega System, TIBCO ActiveMatrix, Appian, IBM BPM etc.

Working knowledge, or familiarity, with the following: major RDBMS: Oracle, MySQL, MSSQL Server.

Working knowledge, or familiarity, with some of the following: NoSQLDB: MongoDB, GenFire etc.

Working knowledge, or familiarity, with the following: OS platform like Linux/Unix, Windows, Solaris.

Must have experience working in virtualized environments like VMware, Microsoft Hypervisor/Azure, and Amazon etc.

Working knowledge, or familiarity, with the following: Exposure to Content Delivery Systems/Network/Vendors aka CDN, Akamai, Windows Azure, Amazon.

Working knowledge, or familiarity, with the following: Exposure to Content Transfer – Signiant, Aspera, MFT, Akamai etc.

Working knowledge, or familiarity, with the following: Exposure to Media and Streaming Servers.

Working knowledge, or familiarity, with the following: search engines like Autonomy, FAST, Lucene/Solr etc.

Working knowledge, or familiarity, with the following: open source API libraries like Apache commons, POI, XALAN, XERCES,

Working knowledge, or familiarity, with the following: Big data concepts: Any distribution of Apache Hadoop etc.

Working knowledge, or familiarity, with the following: Reporting frameworks like SSRS, Microstrategy, Business Objects etc.

Available 24/7/365.

Ability to manage staff and projects in multiple locations across the United States and Internationally

Desired Characteristics

Experience in Media & Entertainment Industry

Exposure to cloud platforms like AWS, Salesforce, etc.

Experience working “As A Service” environment, internal employee as customer.

Strong Exposure/Knowledge to enterprise infrastructure components: Storage, Server, Load balancers, Domain Servers, Firewall, Security, Network Zoning, directory Services, Single Sign On Infrastructure etc.

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