NBCUniversal
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End to End Architect

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Employer Provided Salary: 125,000-150,000 Annually
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Company Description
NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.
Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal's commitment and how we are making an impact.
Job Description
Welcome to Peacock, the dynamic new streaming service from NBCUniversal. Here you'll find more than a job. You'll find a fast-paced, high-performance team of incredible colleagues that want to be at the epicenter of technology, sports, news, tv, movies and more. We work hard to connect people to what they love, each other and the world around them by creating shared experiences through culture-defining entertainment.
As a company, we embrace the power of difference. Our team is committed to creating an organization that champions diversity and inclusivity for all by curating content and a workforce that represents the world around us. We continue to challenge ourselves and the industry by being customer-centric, data-driven creatures of innovation. At Peacock, we are determined to forge the next frontier of streaming through creativity, teamwork, and talent.
This role is part of a wider technology team (Direct-to-Consumer Technology) focused on product offerings including Peacock across NBC Universal and Comcast. An End-to-End Solutions Architect contributes to architectural design across development projects working closely with Business/Product stakeholders at an early proposition stage to shape Technology's approach to support a product/proposition.
This role will require on-going engagement and close collaboration with other architects, software delivery teams and external partners where the End-to-End Solutions Architect will contribute to solutions to deliver a product feature or capability; providing expertise and support around key areas such as content acquisition, media supply chain, video playout, content management systems, data platforms, artificial intelligence, machine learning, infrastructure and data security.

 

  • To join a small team with big responsibility - shaping the architecture across the breadth of the technologies that support NBC Universal and Sky's OTT products.
  • To contribute to end-to-end architectural direction, driving collaboration across multiple technical and agile development teams between US and Europe to deliver the next generation of Direct-to-Consumer video distribution platforms for on-demand, linear and live content.
  • To develop into an acknowledged expert who can represent the capabilities of NBC Universal's technologies in the evolution of our Direct-to-Consumer business strategy, including the evaluation of potential initiatives and their financial justification.
  • To communicate effectively with technical, product and business stakeholders

Qualifications

 

 

  • 5+ years' experience operating effectively in a technical leadership role responsible for architectural definition and direction across an estate of comparable scale and complexity.
  • Proven communications skills assisted by an aptitude to produce diagrams and design documents of high quality.
  • An ability to assess the technical detail required to reach a broad diversity of stakeholders from deeply technical subject-matter-experts to non-technical business stakeholders.
  • An ability to cut through complex problem-domains to isolate the key issues and provide clear, concise, and well-reasoned directions.
  • Understands the needs of business, product, and technology. Demonstrates the ability to apply this knowledge to architecture design.
  • A multi-discipline technology all-rounder with a broad knowledge of the technologies used within web and media industries.
  • An enquiring-mind with a relentless interest in wider technology trends and their pragmatic application to business challenges.

Desired Experience:

 

 

  • High scale / public cloud-based OTT video distribution platform.
  • OTT Video delivery to diverse clients (mobile, tablet, PC, Connect TV, Games Console, STB) over varied access networks (WiFi, 4/5G, DSL, Docsys, FTTH.)
  • Mezzanine Video Contribution Technologies (ZiXi, SRT.)
  • Live and VOD video encoding (H.264, HEVC/H.265, H.266.)
  • Video packaging and OTT streaming (DASH, HLS, CMAF.)
  • DRM solutions (Google Widevine, MS PlayReady, Adobe Primetime, Apple FairPlay.)
  • CDN architecture and cloud-based deployment.
  • Enhanced video technologies (UHD HDR, Dolby ATMOS, client and server-side dynamic ad insertion, low latency streaming.)
  • HTML-5 / mobile device / smart TV / JS-based video player.
  • Capture and analysis of Video Quality and User Experience Metrics.
  • Monitoring and management of video delivery for live, linear and on-demand content.

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary range: $125,000 - $150,000 Bonus and LTI Eligible
Additional Information
NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.
If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access nbcunicareers.com as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations in the US by calling 1-818-777-4107 and in the UK by calling +44 2036185726.

 

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What are NBCUniversal Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
Company equity
Employee stock purchase plan
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Recreational clubs
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

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