Principal Architect - Video Network Architecture


Los Angeles, CA

Industry: IT Consulting/Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 399 days ago

  by    Cynet Sytems

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We are looking for ?Principal Architect – Video Network Architecture for our client in Los Angeles, CA

Job Title: Principal Architect – Video Network Architecture

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA

Job Type: Contract – 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

Job Description:

  • Design and develop the next generation of linear, Streaming and application video networkarchitecture.
  • Ensure intermediary broadcast/broadband/OTT video storage infrastructure will meet growing needs of increased 4K content, AD generation, and AEG’s combined platform VOD needs.
  • Ideal candidate should be somebody who enjoys and can lead the network design, architecture, planning across Video compression, Conditional access, Service Provider and Data Center environments.
  • Lead network strategy for building a new Video Delivery platform to deliver next generation video services over web, on mobilenetworks, Wireline IP networks and via Satellite.
  • Effectively contribute towards the architecture delivery of 4K, advanced Video services, targeted advertising over any device, seamlessly and reliably ensuring industry leading customer experience.
  • Designs, analyzes, plans and modifies network components and architecture in support of the wireless and wireline infrastructure for Video Services.
  • May provide mid to long-term planning for a specific technology which includes analysis, solution recommendations, and implementation strategies to complex business issues.
  • These activities are the basis for capital deployment and allocation decisions.
  • Develops and evaluates network performance criteria and measurement methods.
  • Prepares the analysis of the short-term or long-term capacity needs for wireless and wireline infrastructure.
  • May conduct networkarchitecture design, feasibility and cost studies. Studies and forecasts traffic drivers to determine short and/or long term capacity needs.
  • Recommends strategic networkarchitecture planning and network evolution policy decisions in support of corporate initiatives, customer demand, technology changes, economic and service reliability criteria;
  • Evaluates new and emerging technologies for addition and/or application to existing network systems
  • Conducts economic and population growth studies to determine impact on network capacity and development plan projections;
  • Creates deliverables such as management reports, business cases, infrastructure deployment guidelines, 3Year Plans, Plans of Record, Project Approval Letters, and Serving Plans.
  • Works with key internal stakeholder & vendors to determine future business & customer needs.
  • Facilitate and lead design reviews between cross functional groups
  • Lead research of new trends and technologies
  • Understand AEIS’s long term design vision and present the strategic benefits of adopting a consistent architectural approach

Mandatory Skills:

  • Next Generation Video Services – NetworkArchitecture

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in ElectricalEngineering (EE), Computer Science (CS), or related discipline
  • 12 yrs or more experience working in a similar or related field
  • In-depth understanding of Video networkArchitecture framework /broadcast/broadband/OTT/IPTV video workflow

Functional expertise in the following areas:

  • OTT, IPTV, MobileTV experience.
  • Content Production, Management, Delivery & Distribution
  • Content management systems.
  • Content processing: Encoding, Transcoding
  • Video Compression and Distribution – Headend: Encoders and Decoders, multiplexers
  • VoD technologies – video servers
  • Virtualization, Switching, Routing, Security devices, Load balancers
  • In-home networking for video: DLNA, Samba, home gateways
  • End user devices for multimedia applications (tablets, smartphones, Setop-box )
  • QoS/QoE architecture and monitoring solutions

Strong knowledge on IP internetworking –

  • IP routing protocols like BGP, ISIS and OSPF
  • Multicast Routing Protocols such as PIM-SM, PIM-SSM, MSDP, PIM-BSR etc.
  • QOS
  • Deep exposure to Cisco data center products such like CRS-1, ASR9K, Nexus 7K/5K/2K, 7600, 6500, IOS/IOS-XR software.
  • Understanding of latest trends and technologies including mobile and packet core preferred
  • Leadership qualities, including meeting facilitation, time management, organizational skills and ability to influence others.
  • Excellent communication skills are ideal in order to be able to participate and drive customer meetings, as well as develop solutions.
  • Ability to work under stressful situations, meet tight deadlines and deliver services with high quality