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Senior Software Architect - Consumer Products

  • Location: New York, NY
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Ref No: 21-05744
  • Date: October 14, 2021
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Job Description - Senior Software Architect - Consumer Products

Our Client is a well-known media firm and they are building a global streaming video platform (OTT), and a suite of applications to support all of their network's brands globally. We are building modern container-based microservices operated on AWS. Our platform covers everything from search, catalogue, video transcoding, personalization, to global subscriptions, and much more



About the Opportunity:

We are hiring a seasoned software engineer to join our team and assist in leading the development and operations of services that support user-facing apps and sites. As a key contributor on the team, you'll be expected to write code and drive code reviews while owning tasks and projects to their completion. In this hands-on role you'll be successful by:

  • Providing input on the architectural direction of software and systems
  • Participating in all aspects of the agile software development process
  • Providing coaching and mentoring to fellow team members
  • Collaborating with other internal teams on shared objectives



  • You have a passion for building enterprise-level services in the cloud with modern tools and approaches
  • You know what it takes to maintain business-critical, global-scale services, and can advocate for those things to your team
  • You build great products, but also advocate and help others via cross-company technology and engineering initiatives
  • You are a good communicator and know the right level of detail for conversations with engineers, product management, and leadership
  • You plan well, and execute even better, making decisions that are data-driven. You constantly seek to validate decisions made, and provide feedback to yourself and the team to adapt and pivot quickly as needed
  • You are goal-oriented, both for yourself and your team
  • You assist in making great hiring decisions. You understand what it takes to build a great team and foster that mentality as you help grow your teams
  • You are comfortable communicating status, roadblocks and requirements to team management in order to proactively solve problems and drive solutions
  • You are a great partner with product teams, ensuring that we are creating products that our fans love
  • You are excited to represent the firm's engineering and management at Industry events



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field from an accredited college or university or commensurate experience
  • 8+ years as a software engineer
  • 4+ years in a senior or lead software engineer role
  • Expertise in AWS or similar cloud provider, with applied knowledge of infrastructure-as-code and platform architecture
  • Expertise in writing object-oriented code in the context of a service in an appropriate language (TypeScript, JavaScript, Python, Java, Go, etc.)
  • Strong experience with large-scale, business-critical services
  • Strong experience with containerization technologies (Docker, ECS, Kubernetes, etc.)
  • Strong experience with microservice architectures
  • Strong experience with CI/CD approach and execution
  • Strong communication skills
  • Must have the legal right to work in the United States


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