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Principal Architect - El Segundo, CA
Ref No.: 16-04919
Location: El Segundo, California
Job Title : Principal Architect
Location : El Segundo, CA
Salary : DOE (W-2/1099/C2C)

Position Type : Contract

Job Description

• Design and develop the next generation of linear, Streaming and application video network architecture.
• Ensure intermediary broadcast/broadband/OTT video storage infrastructure will meet growing needs of increased 4K content, AD generation, and AEIS's combined platform VOD needs.
• Ideal candidate should be somebody who enjoys and can lead the network design, architecture, planning across Video compression, Conditional access, Service Provider and Data Center environments.
• Lead network strategy for building a new Video Delivery platform to deliver next generation video services over web, on mobile networks, Wireline IP networks and via Satellite.
• Effectively contribute towards the architecture delivery of 4K, advanced Video services, Targeted advertising over any device, seamlessly and reliably ensuring industry leading customer experience.
• Designs, analyzes, plans and modifies network components and architecture in support of the wireless and wireline infrastructure for Video Services.

Minimum Qualifications/Skills:
• BS Degree in Electrical Engineering (EE), Computer Science (CS), or related discipline
• 12 yrs or more experience working in a similar or related field
• In-depth understanding of Video network Architecture framework /broadcast/broadband/OTT/IPTV video workflow
• Functional expertise in the following areas:
  • OTT, IPTV, MobileTV experience.
  • Content Production, Management, Delivery & Distribution
  • Content management systems.
  • Content processing: Encoding, Transcoding
  • Video Compression and Distribution – Headend: Encoders and Decoders, multiplexers
  • VoD technologies – video servers
  • Virtualization, Switching, Routing, Security devices, Load balancers
  • In-home networking for video: DLNA, Samba, home gateways
  • End user devices for multimedia applications (tablets, smartphones, Setop-box.)
  • QoS/QoE architecture and monitoring solutions
• Strong knowledge on IP internetworking – o IP routing protocols like BGP, ISIS and OSPF
o Multicast Routing Protocols such as PIM-SM, PIM-SSM, MSDP, PIM-BSR etc, MPEG DASH or HLS
o Deep exposure to Cisco data center products such like CRS-1, ASR9K, Nexus 7K/5K/2K, 7600, 6500, IOS/IOS-XR software.
• Understanding of latest trends and technologies including mobile and packet core preferred
• Leadership qualities, including meeting facilitation, time management, organizational skills and ability to influence others.
• Excellent communication skills are ideal in order to be able to participate and drive customer meetings, as well as develop solutions.
• Ability to work under stressful situations, meet tight deadlines and deliver services with high quality