Video Platform Architect

Oak Brook, Illinois | Direct Hire

Video Platform Architect
Location: Fremont, CA ; Bay Area ; Seattle, WA
Interview: 3 Video ; 1 F2F

This position is within Clients Engineering group and is a key leadership role responsible for shaping and building the next generation of our core Video Platform to support 10X expected growth. 

Our Video Platform is a large scale, high availability system that provides video streaming, storage and computer vision for IP cameras and other IoT devices with embedded cameras. This position is responsible for applying  advanced software engineering knowledge and best practices to take our Video Platform to the next level, by leading the team to design and build a planet-scale platform.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the team to design and build our next generation video platform
  • Identify and evaluate technologies and architecture designs that support a planet-scale platform
  • Collaborate with other architects and engineers to produce thoughtful software designs of large scope and high complexity
  • Collaborate with other Chamberlain domain experts, such as AI/ML, user experience, infrastructure, database, firmware, and front end developers to understand and analyze requirements for features and platform enhancements
  • Specify and implement APIs, architectural guidelines and standards for cloud software development
  • Set coding standards and other best practices to create reusable code
  • Provide oversight of the design review processes and implement process improvements to maintain high quality software applications
  • Assess functional team skills and process maturity, outline training plans, and develop a technology roadmap to drive continuous improvement within the application teams
  • Participate in technical assessment, scoping and management of changes to the codebase on new business requirements, product enhancements and other change requests across multiple scrum teams
  • Lead technical discussions in community of practice, design review, or other technical meeting forums
  • Provide mentoring and coaching to junior and senior engineers to increase software capability of the development teams
  • Report functional team strategy and roadmap to manager and director level stakeholders to align with company strategy
  • Stay current on modern technologies and innovations which can further enhance and improve the commercial success of the MyQ connectivity and video solutions
  • Responsible for complying with the security requirements set forth by the Information Security team and the established ISO 27001 Security Roles, Responsibilities, and Authorities Document found in the ISMS Document Library
  • Comply with health and safety guidelines and rules; managers should also ensure compliance across their teams
  • Protect client’s reputation by keeping information confidential
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies
  • Contribute to the team effort by accomplishing related results and participating on projects as needed


Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience
  • An advanced degree in directly applicable area of study may substitute for up to two (2) years of job related experience
  • 10+ years of job-related experience
  • 8 years of experience with cloud architecture and platform design is required
  • Experience designing, developing, and maintaining a large-scale cloud platform
  • Experience in creating technical documentation is required
  • Experience defining functional process improvements and implementing change is required
  • Extensive experience in creating technical documentation and implementing standards of documentation for others to follow
  • Experience researching technologies and setting long term technical vision for the platform
  • Experience instituting best practices, principles, and standards for software development
  • Experience establishing software development lifecycles
  • Experience building highly scalable and reliable software solutions platforms
  • Experience with Java technology stack, including Java SE, Java EE, JDBC, Hibernate
  • Experience with WebRTC, H.264, HLS, ICE, video relay
  • Experience with Eclipse, GIT
  • Experience with SQL, No-SQL databases, queues, and messaging systems
  • Experience with application performance monitoring tools
  • Experience with AWS services such as EKS, ECR, Aurora, S3, KVS, SQS, Rekognition, CodePipeline
  • Experience interfacing with teams across the full stack, including firmware, middleware, and front-end

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Thorough understanding of software development and design principles
  • Thorough understanding of large scale consumer facing video access technologies, subscription service and implementation
  • Thorough understanding of cloud-based development
  • Thorough understanding of SQL query optimization and Java code optimization
  • Thorough understanding of multi-threading best practices, especially with regard to Java
  • Ability to provide clear direction to multiple development teams across teams and geographies
  • Strong leadership and communication qualities
  • Ability to estimate work, support project plan creation, and report out progress to functional management at a platform level
  • Understanding of the technologies and architectures used across the full stack, including firmware, middleware, and front-end
  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time domestically and international

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