Cloud Solution Architect (San Antonio, TX)

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Job Summary:
iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month - and with its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. The company's leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms including 850 live broadcast stations; streaming music, radio and on demand via its iHeartRadio digital service available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices including smart speakers, digital auto dashes, tablets, wearables, smartphones, virtual assistants, TVs and gaming consoles; through its influencers; social; branded iconic live music events; and podcasts as the #1 commercial podcast publisher globally. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics and attribution technology for its marketing partners, using data from its massive consumer base.

The Cloud Solutions Architect for AdTech Systems will architect, design, and prototype complex, scalable, and robust cloud services to deliver the next generation AdTech platform at iHeartMedia. The successful execution of this role will combine passion for technical innovation, quick prototyping skills, rapid iteration and delivery and accountability for the quality, availability and performance of applications.

Business Responsibilities:
  • Support the implementation and contribute to the global enterprise vision for our AdTech systems as well as related systems and third-party services.
  • Build and maintain microservices for functionality such as radio content management, inventory and scheduling, and billing.
  • Contribute to make/buy decisions and vendor selection activities.
  • Manage the end to end lifecycle of a product / service (Development, Test, Deploy, Support)
  • Collaborate with technical and operational peers across iHeartMedia to ensure that our technical direction and approach aligns vertically throughout the technology stack.
  • Keep abreast of industry standards and ensure we are driving those that are important to us and aligned with others as appropriate.
  • Ensure high levels of operational discipline and high availability for AdTech systems.
  • Perpetuate a data-driven culture with high standards of operational excellence and continuous improvement.

Technical Responsibilities:
  • Decompose and modernize existing iHeart applications into microservices in cloud-based environments.
  • Lead and influence the secure design of new components and technology within the organization that will guide software delivery.
  • Align with the InfoSec team to implement and influence security decisions and principles.

  • Must have a passion for technology and problem-solving
  • Able to work individually and with a distributed team
  • Experience in an agile development environment (Scrum or Kanban)
  • Strong commitment to quality, attention to detail, and user experience.
  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to develop drawings and documentation to communicate complex problems and solutions to both engineers and non-engineers.
  • Desire to learn constantly and dive into new areas with unfamiliar technologies.
  • Experience building and deploying cloud systems with Amazon Web Services (AWS).
  • Experience using Containers and orchestration frameworks (e.g., Docker Swarm, Kubernetes).
  • Experience designing and building interfaces (APIs) and custom protocols.
  • Experience designing and building event-driven microservice-oriented cloud architectures.
  • Experience developing new products and technology with an agile team.
  • Experience building real-time interactive integrated systems.
  • Ability to work across multiple disciplines (systems, embedded, cloud web, mobile, testing).

Required experience with the following technologies:
  • Java / Spring / Spring Boot, JUnit / TestNG
  • Node.js / Express, Jasmine
  • JavaScript / Typescript / AngularJS, Jasmine / Karma / Protractor
  • MySQL / Cassandra / Postgres
  • Jira, Pivotal Tracker / Trello
  • Cloud service platforms such as: AWS / Google Cloud / Azure / OpenStack
  • Git / GitHub

Recommended experience with one or more of the following sets of technologies:
  • NoSQL Databases like Cassandra, or MongoDB
  • CI/CD pipeline configuration management and automation software Chef, Ansible, or Jenkins,
  • Log aggregation and monitoring software like ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana), or Splunk
  • Message queueing software like RabbitMQ, or Kafka
  • Swagger / REST Docs / RAML

  • 7+ years' experience delivering software in an agile software organization required
  • 3+ years prior experience focusing on software architecture and related infrastructure required
  • 3+ years using cloud IaaS or PaaS products required
  • 7+ years coding and delivering high quality software as a developer required

San Antonio, TX: 20880 Stone Oak Parkway, 78258

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iHeartMedia's benefits offering is flexible and offers a variety of choices to meet the diverse needs of our changing workforce, including the following:
  • Employer sponsored medical, dental and vision with a variety of coverage options
  • Company provided and supplemental life insurance
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Paid company holidays, including a floating holiday that enable our employees to celebrate the holiday of their choosing
  • A Spirit day to encourage and allow our employees to more easily volunteer in their community
  • A 401K plan
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) at no cost - services include telephonic counseling sessions, consultation on legal and financial matters, emotional well-being, family and caregiving
  • A range of additional voluntary programs, such as spending accounts, student loan refinancing, accident insurance and more!

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

Some positions in certain divisions of the iHeartMedia family of companies are subject to mandatory vaccination requirements as a condition of employment. Candidates who have been offered employment for these positions at iHeartMedia, subject to applicable law, will be required to demonstrate they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or qualify for a medical or religious accommodation from the vaccination requirement by their start date (which may be extended for such purposes). If the aforementioned requirements are not met, candidates who have accepted offers for such positions will have their offers rescinded and/or employment terminated in accordance with applicable law.

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More Information on iHeartMedia
iHeartMedia operates in the Digital Media industry. The company is located in New York, NY, New York, NY, Chicago, IL, San Antonio, TX and Burbank, CA. iHeartMedia was founded in 2022. It has 11660 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 159 open jobs at iHeartMedia, click here.
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