Product Architect, Client Platforms
Pluto TVWest Hollywood, CA
Full Time Job
Pluto TV is the leading free streaming television service in America, delivering 100 live and original channels and thousands of on-demand movies in partnership with major TV networks, movie studios, publishers, and digital media companies. Pluto TV is available on all mobile, web and connected TV streaming devices and millions of viewers tune in each month to watch premium news, TV shows, movies, sports, lifestyle, and trending digital series. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Pluto TV has offices in New York, Silicon Valley, Chicago and Berlin. Pluto is a subsidiary of ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), a global content company with premier television, film and digital entertainment brands.
Overview and Responsibilities
With aggressive goals that include the expansion of our US Operations and a commitment to Internationalization and Interplanetary entertainment, we are growing our Architecture Team to scale for the incredible road ahead. As a Client Platforms Architect, you will help the Architecture team and the Application development teams deliver their projects to production.
If you have a passion for building great products, enjoy the art of collaboration, and have the natural ability to drive decisions that lead to highly reliable complex systems, we want to talk to you. This role reports to the VP of Product Architecture.
• Collaborating with Pluto TV’s Application Development teams and back end services teams.
• Propose and influence server API designs
• Collaborate with Consumer Product Managers on ideation, documenting technical requirements for software development teams
• Using existing available tools and propose new tools to review application performances on different devices and pre-empt problems
• Designing algorithms to common processes so that the algorithms can be implemented across all our supported platforms
• Managing forward-looking projects that can span multiple engineering organizations
• Influencing architectural decisions based on product requirements, industry trends and emerging technologies
• Researching and proposing 3rd party client application frameworks and libraries.
• Developing and maintaining a healthy, working relationship with the cross-functional teams across Content services, Core services, Applications, Analytics and Video Playout services.
• Collaborate with the Application development teams to contribute with production-ready code on multiple platforms.
• At least 5 years experience developing software on at least two of the following platforms: iOS, Android, Roku, HTML; experience building applications for the entertainment or digital media industry is a plus.
• At least 5 years experience working with server API teams to influence API design decisions.
• Shipped at least 2 products to production on different platforms
• Working knowledge of cross-platform frameworks such as PhoneGap/Cordova, Appcelerator and React Native
• Working knowledge of at least Crashlytics, Loggly, Splunk or similar
• Passionate about being involved throughout the entire life cycle, from product initiation to delivery, and sponsor continued innovation that empowers our team to deliver the best content experience in the industry.
• Ability to create compelling, detail-oriented documentation that sets up the engineering teams for success.