Lead Technical Architect

function obligation

we’re searching out a Lead Technical Architect ensure that BBC global’s direct-to-client virtual products are designed and applied to the best feasible popular. This function leads on technical architecture topics for patron virtual and manages a crew of 1 or extra Technical Architects or Analysts. A key thing of the position is operating carefully with the vp structure & Engineering, and peer stage colleagues on developing and retaining answers for both domestic and worldwide virtual merchandise. fulfillment in the function might be measured by using the operability, overall cost of ownership and the great of the consumer digital’s products.

This isn’t a hands-on programming role, but, a heritage in software improvement would be beneficial. We count on you to be an super architect and communicator. you will have a stable song record of defining and collaboratively delivering excessive first-rate software merchandise. you may have demonstrable revel in of instilling software program design great practices with a sturdy emphasis on turning in excessive quality answers.


To help in handing over customer virtual merchandise
To make sure remarkable machine structure and alignment throughout patron virtual products
To make sure steady use of shared platform components and technologies within the wider BBC layout & Engineering crew
To file and speak patron virtual‘s structure inside & outdoor the team
To help in defining the customer virtual‘s technical strategy and advising on product roadmaps and migration plans to acquire strategic dreams
to symbolize customer virtual in BBC technical boards
To align architectural answers with different product businesses within the BBC

the proper Candidate

VoD content control in a multi-platform surroundings – in-depth enjoy of delivering content to more than one systems through a centralised ingest and content control workflow
content material protectionexperience of a couple of forms of content material protection mechanisms such as Streaming Encryption (HTTPS, HLS, SmoothStreaming), software program based totally DRM answers (Microsoft PlayReady, Widevine), download To own (DTO)
eCommerce – revel in of architecture and answer design of pay television systems (cable, DSAT or OTT across TVOD, SVOD)
Cloud Computing – specific and demonstrable experience architecting on Amazon internet offerings (AWS), and a deep of the specific demanding situations and opportunities within the cloud computing paradigm.
revel in in defining and growing excessiveextent, horizontally scalable net architectures
revel in in defining and growing message driven workflow
experience of promoting continuous shipping pleasant practises within groups
revel in of operating collaboratively with multidisciplinary groups with a focus on shipping
capability to think strategically and evaluate alternatives within the short, medium and long time
Translate business and characteristic necessities into technical specifications
experience of communicating complicated technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders
enjoy building powerful relationships with a extensive variety of technical peers
experience working with based records formats (e.g. RDF, ATOM, XML)
experience comparing technologies for their appropriateness to proposed answers, which includes assessing their strategic and/or tactical gain to the product or wider branch
Thorough know-how of ways the net works together with low-level HTTP(s) and TCP
identification controlenjoy of SAML, OAuth, OpenID protocols making use of 3rd birthday celebration federated login
Demonstrable experience growing software in a SOA or Microservices paradigm
right knowledge of AV metadata and its industry standards (e.g. tvevery time)
In-intensity understanding of big scale databases and noSql design and optimisation
historical past – a fingers-on software engineering history could be particularly fantastic
A expertise of BBC products, output, or infrastructure would be a bonus
handling relationships and crew workingcapable of construct and keep powerful running relationships with a number of people. Works co-operatively with others to be part of a crew, rather than operating one at a time or competitively
history – a hands-on software program engineering history would be surprisingly superb
A know-how of BBC products, output, or infrastructure could be a bonus
Analytical questioningcapable of simplify complex troubles, strategies or tasks into issue parts discover and examine them systematically
Strategic questioningable to identify a imaginative and prescient at the side of the plans, which need to be implemented to satisfy the stop purpose, comparing conditions, choices and issues in the short, medium and long time.
Influencing and persuading – capable of gift sound and well-reasoned arguments to convince others. Adapts to the state of affairs and might draw from quite a number techniques to steer human beings in a way that effects in settlement or behaviour exchange
verbal exchangecapable of get one’s message understood actually via adopting a range of patterns, tools and strategies appropriate to the audience and the nature of the records