Lead Data Architect

  • Louisville, CO
  • Full-time

Company Description

Tomorrow’s cable industry will look nothing like it does today. The world is rapidly changing with broadband moving way beyond traditional screens and devices. To keep pace with consumer demand for fully personalized content when, where and how they want it, cable must constantly exceed those demands. In fact, it must invent desire for new products long before the public even knows it can’t live without them… breakthroughs await in IP-centric technologies, smart sensors, second-screen content and more.

 

As CableLabs envisions the future of digital life outside the box, we pioneer and test new ideas, then collaborate to bring them to life - we drive the delivery of new technology for cable operators, validate standards for manufacturers and connect with new partners to transform the status quo. By developing technology that will carry data even faster, we serve as the catalyst for quicker innovation and richer experiences.  CableLabs is at the vanguard of this revolution fueling cable's new drive with creativity and innovation.  Join us in inspiring what’s next for Cable!  

Job Description

This Architect will contribute to the technical direction and design of the CableLabs Cable Information Architecture (CIA).  CableLabs’ CIA is based on the TM Forum model and has been extended for the Cable industry. This position requires a combination of inventiveness and experience.  The ideal candidate will think in terms of balancing near term technical needs with the strategic direction of the CableLabs program. This position is responsible for understanding and leveraging existing standards in addition to making sure the entire solution design is complete and consistent with the needs of the MSOs and affiliates.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with CableLabs Member organizations to facilitate the evolution and adoption of common back office (BSS/OSS) models and architectures.
  • Translate business requirements into specific system, application, and process designs including working with customers to identify functional requirements and leading others in the identification, justification and design of the Cable Information Architecture.
  • Lead data model extension and interface design specification development and publishing.
  • Assist in analysis of specific system elements, such as system software, transactions, integration architecture, data modeling, and processes, with recommendations for appropriate changes
  • Develop relationships with key project stakeholders to assist in meeting these objectives.
  • Assist in the evolution of specifications, models and tools for the benefit of customers.
  • Ability to travel 20%.

Qualifications

  • Java and Spring Framework architecture and development experience required.  Excellent understanding of OOD and OOP, common Design Patterns. 
  • Bachelors Degree in computer science/engineering with 5-7 years of experience in Enterprise Data Architecture and a good blend of both functional and technical skills in enterprise solution architecture.
  • Strong verbal and written communication & interpersonal skills: Communicates effectively at both the executive and developer levels.
  • Experience designing and implementing B/OSS Enterprise Architectures based on industry best practice and platforms.  Experience designing open architectures that adhere to service oriented principles.
  • Understanding of integration technologies and approaches, SOA, ESB, WS-*, XML/XSD, REST.
  • 2+ years of UML Modeling experience
  • Data modeling experience; design of both logical and physical data architectures including proficiency with at least one RDBMS and SQL experience
  • Experience in systems Integration and implementation. Some working knowledge of cable systems BSS/OSS architecture, network operations, and administration is desirable.
  • Experience with at least one major vendor B/OSS platform preferred.
  • Experience with TM Forum Shared Information Data Model preferred.
  • Experience with Master Data Management and Data Virtualization preferred.


ADDITIONAL DESIRED SKILLS


  • Experience in systems Integration and implementation. Some working knowledge of cable systems BSS/OSS architecture, network operations, and administration is desirable.
  • Experience with at least one major vendor B/OSS platform preferred.
  • Experience with TM Forum Shared Information Data Model preferred.
  • Experience with Master Data Management and Data Virtualization preferred.


Additional Information

This is a full time, salaried position with excellent benefits and the ability to impact an entire industryI