Media Solutions Architect - London

Media Solutions Architect
 
I am looking for an experienced Media Solutions Architect who will play a key role in shaping our client’s technology strategy, by applying their expertise in strategic technology architecture within the Broadcast and Media domain.
 
You’ll have a brilliant understanding of the media technology landscape, including how to best shape the services our clients require; focusing on digital transformation, media pipelines, micro-services, public cloud technologies (specifically AWS).
 
Working as part of a multi-disciplined, client facing cloud-consulting team, you will be based primarily in our client premises in central London with future opportunity for travel abroad. The key focus will be on the design and delivery of public cloud based media solutions, leveraging Agile and DevOps working practices to drive continuous delivery and automation.
 
What does this role involve?
 
•    60% delivery / project focused
•    20% pre-sales / business dev with one major client
•    20% pre-sales / business dev. on other accounts
•    Hands-on architectural design of complex cloud solutions
•    Leading Working alongside a DevOps teams to deliver success iteratively using     Agile methodologies
•    Prototyping potential solutions through Proof-of-Concept and MVP     implementations
•    Be the customers go-to expert for cloud technology and automation initiatives
•    Acting as an SME and technical reference point for media technology solutions     both internally and externally
•    Solution authoring and cost estimation
•    Transitioning new client solutions into managed service
•    Consultancy in proposing solutions to clients, and communicating technical i    nformation to various levels of external and internal management
•    Leading the analysis, design, and implementation of changes to the technical     architecture and ensure the architecture meets the requirements
•    Troubleshooting challenges when they occur in a client environment or system,     providing expertise on the ground
•    To provide on the job technology training and knowledge transfer
 
What do you need to bring to the job?
 
•    10+ years experience designing, building and supporting a variety of     commercial, complex, enterprise systems with substantial client facing and     team management experience
•    5+ years experience designing and building cloud-based enterprise systems
•    5+ years experience designing and implementing media pipelines – ingest,     security, encoding, delivery.
•    Deep technical skills across several Cloud and enterprise technologies
•    Expert knowledge of Continuous Integration & Deployment principles and implementation
•    Digital Transformation experience- i.e. being able to create and present a cohesive hybrid Cloud migration strategy that meets customer-specific requirements
•    Expert knowledge of Automation technologies such as Jenkins, Bamboo, Ansible, Terraform, Docker, Puppet
•    An unwavering commitment to design, build and deployment excellence
•    A track record of delivering large, complex cloud-based infrastructure projects     (£1m+ budget)
•    Prior experience with Container Management / Orchestration
 
Additionally, in the context of pre-sales / business development?
 
•    Spending 40% time on non-delivery tasks
•    Spending 20% developing pre-sales / business dev. on non major accounts /     opportunities
•    Spending 20% leading pre-sales / business dev. within major client
•    Be the technical authority for the client
•    Lead pre-sales consultancy + efforts
 
What will we give you in return?
 
•    A broad remit and the chance to get your hands on some incredible tech
•    The chance to work closely with some amazingly talented people
•    Unrivalled personal growth and a clear path for development
•    Respect for your ideas and acknowledgment for a job well-done
•    A flexible approach to your job and a great work/life balance
•    A friendly, welcoming culture and a great social calendar