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Principal Media Platform Architect

Requisition Number:  12957
Contract Type:  Permanent
Location(s): 

Lod - Airport City, IL Emek Ha'ela, IL

Role Description Summary:

The Principal Media Platform Architect performs a leading and guiding role in ensuring all Media Platform applications and features are compatible with and suitable for deployment on SES Cloud infrastructure. The incumbent shall be defining, standardizing, implementing, and safeguarding state-of-the-art cloud-based media capturing, processing, and delivery solutions in close collaboration with our Product, Technology, and Services teams and wide range of vendors and partners. The role is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the continuous development, and future-proofing, of the SES Media Platform, ensuring optimal design, monitoring, delivery, and the highest standards of service.

The Principal Media Platform Architect is essential in bridging the infrastructure and application layers and coupling these to the technical and operational users. 

 

Are you…?

  • An expert in media processing and delivery workflow who has previously delivered complex workflow tools, combining multiple vendor technologies in a single solution?
  • Highly experienced in overseeing delivering cloud-native solution developments
  • Able to think out of the box to solve complex problems
  • Able to switch from designing to doing, from conceptualizing to implementation?

If you are interested in becoming part of the SES family, click on ‘read full job description’ to find out more. 

 

Extended Job Description:

 

 

Primary Responsibilities/Key Result Areas:

  • Architect, high availability, large scale cloud-based solutions for video applications and workflows
  • Deliver on and coordinate deployments with dedicated DevOps teams for efficient product rollout
  • Work closely with, and if required lead engagement with, SES cloud partners and providers in designing and developing optimum video application integration and video service delivery
  • Work closely with, and coordinate with, SES Cloud competency areas like Cloud Centre of Excellence, Network Cloud Practices and Development, thereby contributing technical and thought leadership in SES’s overall Cloud Strategy
  • Provide technical leadership and mentoring within the team
  • Oversees and steers the delivery of video application infrastructure for highly reliable video services
  • Responsible for future-proofing systems, being aware of industry and technology developments and analyzing the impact on current SES platforms, and recommend technical solutions and improvements aimed at keeping SES video products relevant
  • Advocates and supports transition of new technologies within the business
  • Serves as a technical owner for assigned cloud-based solutions, safeguarding technical integrity of subscriptions, and providing guidance, support, and approval for changes
  • When required, takes on responsibility in the implementation of projects and takes a leading role in large scale and premium projects

 

Who We Are Looking For (More About You):

To achieve the outcomes described above, we believe you will have the following:

 

Skills/Competencies:

  • Excellent understanding of media workflows and operations with a proven track record of delivering highly innovative solutions on cloud infrastructure
  • Focus on continuous modernization and improvement of deploy, support, and operate cycles
  • Understands and displays strong customer focussed behavior
  • Self-driven attitude, defining and managing workload
  • Experience with defining, creating, implementing, and improving solutions

 

Preferred Education & Experience (a combination of education and experience will be considered):

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science and 5 years of relevant working experience
  • Previous experience working in a DevOps environment 
  • Experienced with both classical and digitalized media technologies
  • Experienced with Media Delivery Platforms
  • Experienced in the media industry, understanding end-to-end workflows, and value
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, or other cloud providers
  • Extensive experience with Cloud components like AKS, VMSS
  • Experienced with automated deployment of Infrastructure as Code
  • Extensive experience defining, developing, deploying, monitoring, and improving products in the Cloud
  • Experienced in creating high availability, large scale cloud service architectures
  • Experienced with SQL or equivalent database technologies
  • Extensive experience with and understanding of cloud security and operations
  • Extensive experience with contributing to and delivering large-scale migration programs

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Cloud certification like Azure Architect, or other
  • Knowledge of Agile, Scrum, and Git
  • Knowledge of microservice design patterns
  • Scripting skills with Powershell, Python, Perl, or similar
  • Knowledge of Docker, Kubernetes, and other container technology

 

What’s in it for you:

  • Flexible working policy
  • Bonus and equity plans
  • Comprehensive and competitive benefits plans
  • A range of wellness activities and employee assistance programs (varies by location)
  • An employer that values all aspects of Diversity and respects every individual’s story

 

 

The contents of this job description are subject to change. SES and its Affiliated Companies are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, religion, age, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law.

 

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