OTT/IPTV Technical Solutions Architect

Location: Toronto, ON
Date Posted: 27-11-2017
Our Client is looking for a Technical Architect with the following responsibilities and skill set :
Key Responsibilities:
  • Own the Ad Insertion Platform and direct-to-consumer/ OTT system integrations, working closely with vendors and internal teams
  • Support existing and new Ad insertion and OTT workflows, including investigation into internal and external customer issues
  • Suggest enhancements to existing to improve customer experience based on investigation into customer issues
  • Analyze and evaluate business and technical requirements from RFP/BRD and architect and design the proposed technology solution
  • Producing architectural documents that define, describe and specify solutions for committed projects using our core product as the foundational elements. Component diagrams and descriptions, sequence diagrams, and non-functional requirements are examples of the information expected in architectural documents.
  • Responsible for delivering architecture material such as Conceptual Architecture, Logical Architecture, Physical Architecture, Security Architecture etc.
  • Work closely with development teams and external vendors, leading the creation of high-level designs that realize solutions
  • Work closely with development managers and project managers to ensure successful delivery of solutions, focusing on ensuring that all committed customer requirements are met and are implemented according to high-level design  
  • Describe customer requirements and suggested enhancements to our core product teams to enable periodic integration of customer-specific solutions with the core products.
  • Present the solution to delivery teams to ensure they understand the end-to-end solution and discover the feasibility of the solution
  • Researching new technology and development approaches to remain abreast of current and emerging technologies
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • 3+ years’ experience in Solution Architecture, Design and Delivery of large scale deployments
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of DAI technologies such as VAST, VPAID, and Header bidding
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of Client-side and Server-side Ad Insertion technologies
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of Ad sales workflows and operations.
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of Mobile Application Development Platforms (MADPs)
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of Over The Top platforms (OTT)
  • Demonstrate understanding of Native, Hybrid and Web mobile architectures
  • Direct understanding of application lifecycle; SDLC and High availability and Sustained Resiliency
  • Demonstrate understanding of Web 2.0 technologies, including AJAX, widget development, mobile and emerging digital platforms
  • Operational experience; troubleshooting and support
  • Ability to analyze, articulate and solve complex problems
  • Advanced knowledge of JavaScript, Web Services/Micro Services and the ability to propose alternative solutions and cost-benefit analysis based on these technologies
  • Familiarity with each of the various UML forms and expertise in the development of use cases, class diagrams, and occasionally state diagrams.
  • An excellent understanding of best practices across technologies (client/server-side, QA, deployment, project management etc.)
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