Principal Technical Architect

Location: London, London
Posted On: 7/13/2017
Job Code: Principal Technical
Job Description
Lead the development and adoption of best practice engineering design standards and procedures
• Analyse and solve unique, complex and high impact problems
• Engage with internal and external stakeholders to define requirements and design solutions to meet agreed specifications
• Define the future state architecture and contribute to the development of architectural strategy and roadmap
• Plan technical and architecture development and modifications and recommend process, product or service improvements
• Apply quality assurance processes to ensure that end-to-end technical designs and builds meet technical requirements and standards
• Identify and control technical risks and issues
• Provide detailed documented technical solutions and reports for distribution both internally and externally
• Provide technical expertise and guidance to the bid management process internal stakeholders and customers
• Provide technical leadership within the team, sharing knowledge and skills and providing mentoring support to engineers and technicians

Specific Role Requirements
• Continually develop expertise in emerging broadcast/media markets (IPTV, VOD, OTT, Interactive etc.)
• Suggest and develop strategic developments to the Playout and Media Management products in order to gain new business and improve customer service
• Represent Arqiva externally as an expert in Media technologies
• Where necessary manage relationships with suppliers in implementation of development activities
• Lead the integration of new technologies and systems into the Workflow/Content/Playout platforms
• Recognised internally and externally as a source of expertise in media management & playout technologies and systems and the potential solutions they may provide to existing customers and product roadmaps
• Be an expert in existing and emerging media/metadata formats and standards
• Investigate operational requirements and problems, seeking effective business solutions through improvements in automated and non-automated processes
Category:Non-IT  code:new
Job Requirements
Significant knowledge in media management and playout technology
• Knowledge of IP and IT technologies as they relate to media management and playout
• Wide knowledge of the broadcast industry, developments and trends
• Experience of designing and delivering technical implementations

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Abhishek Joshi