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System Architect - El Segundo, CA
Ref No.: 17-00219
Location: El Segundo, California
Job Title                     : System Architect
Location                     : El Segundo, CA
Position Type             : Contract

Rate                            : Doe/hr. On W2 or C2C

US Citizen, Green Card, GC EAD, H4 EAD and H1b preferred.

Job Description:
  • Bachelor's degree (Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems or related field), Master's degree preferred.
  • 15+ years relevant experience with at least 5+ years as an Architect in a fast paced environment required, Experience working in a large corporate environment required.
  • Demonstrated success in working with senior executives, product management, program management and ability to build and maintain trusted relationships with development teams, technical leads and application architects.
  • Leadership qualities, including ability to facilitate technical discussions with diverse and cross-functional groups, organizational and negotiation skills.
  • Must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision, and the drive to make management vision a reality.
  • Experience in Business Systems Analysis, Requirements Elaboration, high-level architecture and detailed designs.
  • Ability to consolidate complex existing Engineering environmental descriptions into an existing Enterprise Architecture for a current state architecture and the development of an ongoing future state Enterprise Architecture.
  • Must possess a drive for excellence and a get-it-done attitude while being mindful of existing organizational knowledge and platforms.
  • Experience with distributed media applications, video-on-demand and broadcast systems
  • Self-motivated with the ability to make solid technical decisions with minimal managerial direction.
  • Ability to use models and architectural frameworks to identify relationships between business objectives, processes and technology capabilities. Expressing use cases, designs using UML is required.
  • Ability to integrate Enterprise Architecture processes with other planning and operational processes.
  • Ability to develop and deliver roadmaps that enhance operational efficiency and provide visionary guidance for business and technology portfolios.
  • Understanding of software development methodologies and structured approaches to system development and ongoing maintenance of systems is required.
  • Experience in developing Scalable Web Architecture and Distributed Systems is required.
  • Experience in open source and cloud technologies is required.
  • Experience in web services integration with platforms like web, smart phones, tablets is required. Set top box or over-the-top device experience is a plus.
  • Business and Technology Consulting is a plus.
  • Experience with STUN, TURN, ICE protocols.
  • Experience with messaging protocols, e.g. XMPP.
  • Experience with NAT traversal hole punching.
  • Familiarity with TCP and UDP protocols.