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[JOB] NBCU Emerging Media Software Architect

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Job Number      4182BR
Job Title       Emerging Media Software Architect
Business Segment        NBC TV Network & Media Works
Sub-Business    Media Works: IT
Function        Information Technology
About Us        NBC Universal is one of the world’s leading media and
entertainment companies. We develop, produce and market entertainment,
news and information to a global market.

NBC Universal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and
entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant
television production operations, a leading television stations group,
and world-renowned theme parks.
Career Level    Experienced
City    New York
U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces   New York
Country United States
Responsibilities        The Emerging Media Software Architect is a full time
position within NBCUniversal’s Consumer Technology Innovation (CTI)
Team and will be responsible for imagining, researching, and
developing creative, advanced technical Prove of Concept
(POCs),software applications and prototypes in a range of new,
emerging media and consumer technologies. This will ultimately
generate deep technical expertise and innovation for NBCU brand
partners and the company as a whole. Consumer technologies the team
focuses on include Mobile, Social, Gaming, eBooks, Over-the-Top (OTT),
and Automatic Content Recognition (ACR).


Manage all associated documentation and source code generated in
his/her research and software prototyping activities.
The Emerging Media Software Architect assists in evangelizing all
these initiatives, working closely with Emerging Technology
Specialists (ETS) as well as with other NBCU Operations and Technical
Services peers, 3rd party technology partners, vendors, and NBCU
brands when needed.
The ideal candidate will be a motivated, self-starting,
detail-oriented professional with a strong desire for experimenting
with new technologies and innovate in the media space.
This is a technical role in which an engineering background would
be greatly helpful.


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in work experience
Minimum of 3 years experience in systems architecture and software
development, specifically on Web-based technologies (HTML5,
JavaScript, CSS)
Minimum of 2 years experience in systems architecture and software
development, specifically for Mobile platforms such as iOS, Android,
and Windows phones
Minimum of 2 years experience working directly with customers to
understand their needs, capture requirements, and build project plans

Eligibility Requirements

Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through NBC UNIVERSAL
CAREERS to be considered (note job #: 4182BR)
Must be willing to work in New York, NY
Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must be 18 years or older

Desired Characteristics

Strong aptitude for reading/creating technical documentation,
standards, and creating formulating/materializing system integrations
with 3rd party platforms based on multiple SDKs/APIs
Strong Agile software development and project management
methodology experience
Strong LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) stack experience
Familiarity with the media business and digital content
distribution technologies
Familiarity with Connected TV technologies and platforms such as
Samsung/LG Smart TVs, Google TV, Yahoo Connected TV, Apple TV, Roku
and others
Familiarity with Microsoft XBOX gaming platform and MS Silverlight
software development
Familiarity with Automatic Content Recognition (ACR) technologies
and players in the space
Familiarity with Social sites integration (Facebook, Twitter) and
social commenting tools
Familiarity with Gamification platforms and services
Familiarity with eBook publishing tools and technologies
Familiarity with wireless carriers and mobile services such as
SMS/MMS, Mobile Web, and Mobile Video
Familiarity with digital ad serving platforms as Google DFP,
Auditude, and FreeWheel
Strong Leadership skills
Excellent organizational skills
Strong communication and presentation skills