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1 Opening For 4515 - Software Architect - Highly Skilled Position at UNIVERSAL CITY CA Location

Posted on 2014-01-07 15:04:36

Salary Range: Not mentioned



·         The successful candidate will be a member of the Film Technical Solutions and Operation team, within the company technology organization.

·         The role will focus on the software development, enhancement, maintenance and support of applications in the Film portfolio in support of the Film business.

Essential Functions (Responsibilities):

·         Serve as the technical owner and developer of specific applications as part of a team that supports projects for new application development

·         Serve as part of a team that owns the production support with a large and diverse portfolio of applications, some of which are business critical with high visibility that occasionally require support into off-hours

·         Partner with our business engagement Technology teams to get the requirements and priorities of application support requests

·         Operate in a matrixes organization as part of project teams for the design, development and rollout of new applications

·         Build and maintain relationships with the technical and operational teams to improve operational effectiveness

·         Maintain and apply current knowledge of information technology; keep abreast of new and emerging technologies and help determine if/how they can be used to add value to the business

·         Act as a change agent: anticipate technology opportunities and propose solutions

·         Participate in project and operational reviews, and help produce the necessary technical artifacts such as architecture diagrams, defect analysis documents, application performance metrics, etc. in support of the Film projects and existing applications

·         Partner with company technology shared services teams to plan and manage technology standards, architecture and solution design principles

Qualifications / Requirements:

·         B.S. degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or similar technical discipline

·         5-7 years of experience developing software solutions to address business needs, applying software disciplines, 3+ years as a senior developer

·         3-5 years of experience in application production support, and have a structured approach to troubleshooting issues and bug fixes

·         Deep understanding of system architecture, integration, and software development processes along with experience designing and architecting applications in web, client-server and mobile environments

·         Excellent experience reviewing functional requirements and design specifications to solidify technical feasibility together with detailed development estimates and work break-down structures

·         Excellent experience developing and configuring applications per the technical design specifications, and working in a team environment where status updates are communicated to project managers and/or technical leads

·         Experience in primary web development languages, methodologies, and/or architectures such as C#, .NET, ASP, IIS, HTTP, HTML5, CSS3, Knockout.js, jQUERY, JSON, Web Services, AJAX, physical- , virtual- and cloud hosting platforms

·         Experience in SQL Server database design, stored procedure development and implementing standard data access layer framework (Entity framework)

·         General overall understanding of database, network, storage, and compute infrastructure

·         General understanding of security technologies, processes, and concepts such as PKI, SSL, firewalls, authentication & authorization and Single Sign-On

·         General experience using defect tracking tools

·         General experience with change management processes for application and configuration deployments

·         Excellent written and verbal communications


·         Experience with Media/Entertainment

·         Strong analytical & problem solving skills

·         Strong interpersonal skills

·         Ability to demonstrate initiative, work on assigned development tasks independently and leverage team members and resources as necessary

·         Excellent ability to quickly learn a broad array of technologies and apply that knowledge to real-world problems; effective under aggressive timelines and high pressure situations

·         Experience working with different development methodologies