Network Architect 8/31/2016
El Segundo, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Job Title (informal): PRINCIPAL ARCHITECT - NEXT GENERATION VIDEO SERVICES - NETWORK ARCHITECTURE
AT&T PROVIDES WORLD CLASS DIGITAL CONTENT DELIVERY AND IS CONTINUING TO EXPAND ITS ROLE AS THE LARGEST DIGITAL VIDEO SERVICE PROVIDER IN THE WORLD - DIVING INTO ENGINEERING CHALLENGES WITH OTT CONTENT DELIVERY, MOBILE STREAMING, VIDEO ON DEMAND, INTERACTIVE SERVICES, RECOMMENDATIONS, AND DYNAMIC AD INSERTION. CHALLENGING OUR TEAMS TO PRODUCE INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS MORE QUICKLY WE ARE SEEKING TALENTED, ENERGETIC ENGINEERS TO DEVELOP AND ARCHITECT THE FUTURE OF VIDEO SERVICES INFRASTRUCTURE THAT SCALES SEAMLESSLY TO MEET THE GROWTH OF SERVICES AND EXCEED CUSTOMER PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS. OUR VIBRANT, FAST PACED ENVIRONMENT IS THE PERFECT PLACE FOR AN ENTHUSIASTIC ENGINEER TO THRIVE IN.
We are looking for a Principal Architect at AT&T Entertainment and Internet services (AEIS). This is an opportunity to work with AT&T's networkarchitecture team, a team of world class talent at the forefront of innovation and technology.
WHAT YOU WILL DO @ AT
* 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, 3 Year 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
* 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 IPinternetworking -
* IP routing protocols like BGP, ISIS and OSPF
* Multicast Routing Protocols such as PIM-SM, PIM-SSM, MSDP, PIM-BSR etc.
* 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