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Systems Architect
Ref No.: 17-02937
Location: El Segundo, California
Pay Rate : $ 65.00 - 75.00 /Hour
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Systems Architect

Location: Greater Los Angeles Area, CA

Duration: Contract (6+ months)

Compensation: Up to $70.00/hour DOE

We are searching for a strong Systems Architect to work on a contract basis for a client of ours in the Greater Los Angeles Area, CA supporting multiple ongoing and future projects in a fast paced environment. This position requires strong architecture skills, subject matter expertise in video content processing and delivery, solid knowledge of conditional access and identity management, and client application design. Ideal candidates for this position will have experience working as an architect delivering adaptive streaming content, content encryption, content access, and advertisement insertion, as well as experience working with adaptive bitrate protocols such as HLS, DASH, and related encryption algorithms. This position will be responsible for conducting architectural assessments, breakdown of the system into components, the component interactions and interfaces, and the technologies and resources to be used in the design. You will determine integrated hardware and software architecture solutions that meet performance, usability, scalability, reliability, and security needs; develop technical documentation on applications and systems; and facilitate and lead technical planning sessions to develop block and sequence diagrams for inclusion in target architect roadmap. This position requires strong architecture skills, subject matter expertise in video content delivery, solid knowledge of conditional access and client application design. Ideal candidates will have awareness of upcoming trends in the entertainment/media industry - especially pertaining to video streaming and digital rights management.

Required:
  • Bachelor's degree (Engineering, Computer Science) – Master's degree preferred
  • Experience in Broadcast/broadband television, video-on-demand, pay per view
  • 8+ years relevant experience as a Systems Engineer/Architect working in the Entertainment & Media industry
  • Experience working as architect defining the roadmap and strategy for adaptive streaming delivery in encrypted domain to mobile and household devices
  • Experience in coming up with high-level architectural design and technology roadmaps
  • Experience in entertainment & media industry with delivering video using broadcast & broadband/cellular streaming mechanism at scale
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to tailor communication to the target audience to achieve desired results
  • Leadership qualities, including ability to facilitate technical discussions with diverse and cross functional groups and good negotiation skills. Ability to influence others with ideas and proposed architecture options.
Desired:
  • iOS and Android client development is a plus