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Director of Technology Architecture

Fox Sports Phoenix, AZ
  • Expired: 9 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

JOB DESCRIPTION

As Director, Technology Architecture you’ll create, implement and maintain the vision surrounding system and software architectures that drive the Broadcast Television Linear and OTT assembly and distribution chain. Help in defining the technologies that will shape the next generation of applications to automate systems, streamline operations and allow the business to quickly pivot towards new opportunities.
You’ll be working with partners and collaborating with the other FOX technology teams in building integrated solutions designed to help increase operational efficiency, reduce costs and assist the business to provide new ways of attracting viewers to our platforms.
FOX is rebooting television by building technology teams that are willing to take risks with ideas that will reward consumers with a dynamic and immersive viewing experience.
We need creative technologists like you to help get us there.

About You

  • Passionate about designing scalable, flexible and reusable software architectures
  • Always keeping a keen eye towards the application of new technologies to solve problems plaguing the business
  • Attentive and patient while working with users and other teams
  • Industrious and always willing to own problems in need of solving
  • Communicate your ideas in a concise manner
  • Encourage collaboration, team spirit, and a positive culture
  • Willing to compromise on ideas while properly managing outcomes


Responsibilities

Technology Architecture

  • Create and build software and application architectures related to the Television Broadcast assembly distribution chain and OTT
  • Work with partners and startups in shaping their products to align with FOX technology strategies
  • Work with users and stakeholders in gathering business and operational requirements
  • Model out and document functional requirements
  • Model out and document top level technical components:
    • design patterns, platforms, frameworks, data models
  • Present ideas and designs to users and management
  • Produce detailed software architectures that show a good balance between extensibility, performance, scalability, portability and compliance
  • Create project budgets
  • Stay abreast of existing and developing technologies that are relevant to the business
  • Work with COTS vendors in developing features
  • Work with SaaS vendors in developing features and integrations


Qualifications

Level & Role Specific Qualification

  • Degree in computer science, engineering, math, or equivalent work experience desired
  • 4+ years of designing system and software architectures
  • 2+ years of experience developing for cloud environments (AWS, Azure, Google)

General Qualifications

  • Strong Object Oriented Programming skills (Java / C#)
  • Strong Web development skills
  • Strong understanding of DevOps related technologies
  • Strong understanding of automated functional, unit and user acceptance testing
  • Solid understanding of blockchain and crypto technologies
  • Good grasp of video technologies (codecs, streams, files)

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Experience working within a product development team
  • Experience working with development methodologies such as Agile, Scrum
  • Experience with a diverse array of software technologies, platforms, frameworks and toolkits
  • Experience with data modeling and pipelines
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Leadership qualities, including meeting facilitation, time management, organizational skills and ability to influence others

Fox Sports

Why Work Here?

Major media and entertainment company

Address

Phoenix, AZ 85016
Phoenix, AZ
USA