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Vice President, Architecture

Fandango

Beverly Hills, CA 8 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description
Responsibilities
Fandango seeks a senior level experienced leader to manage all aspects of the Fandango end to end architecture team for our digital products. The VP of Architecture leads a group of diverse and talented engineers in architectural design oversight across multiple development projects working closely with Business/Product/Engineering/Operations/QE stakeholders at an early proposition stage to shape Technology's approach to support a product/proposition.

This role will require on-going engagement and leadership with their team of architects, software delivery teams, business stakeholders and external partners/3rd party vendors in defining an appropriate solution to deliver a product or proposition; providing specific expertise and support around key areas such as transactional data workflow, complex 3rd party system integrations, content management systems, data platforms, artificial intelligence, machine learning, infrastructure and data security.

Qualifications/Requirements
• 10+ years experience operating effectively in a technical leadership role where responsible for architectural definition and direction across an estate of comparable scale and complexity

Desired Characteristics
• An ability to define enterprise architecture strategy and tactical progressive milestones in alignment with overarching business strategy and technical roadmaps
• An ability to provide thought-leadership in designing comprehensive solutions considering people, process, data, and technology
• An ability to communicate across all levels of the technology organization and to senior business stakeholders
• Proven track record of leading technical groups and developing software engineers/architects
• An ability to prioritize collaboration and consensus building while understanding when a direct decision is required
• An ability to be a force multiplier to our software architects and software engineering teams, helping them to make good decisions, avoid (or at least learn from) mistakes and confidently make difficult trade-offs
• An ability to assess the technical detail required to reach a broad diversity of stakeholders from deeply technical subject-matter-experts to non-technical business stakeholders
• A well-exercised ability to cut through complex amorphous problem-domains to isolate the key issues and provide clear, concise, and well-reasoned directions
• Ability to ''look around corners'' for the business, selecting solutions for the long-term strategy
• Exceptional communications skills assisted by an aptitude to produce diagrams and design documents of executive quality
• An ability to assess the technical detail required to reach a broad diversity of stakeholders from deeply technical subject-matter-experts to non-technical business stakeholders
• Understands the needs of business, product, and technology. Demonstrates the ability to apply this knowledge to architectures.
• A multi-discipline technology all-rounder with a broad knowledge of the technologies used within web and media industries
• An enquiring-mind with a relentless interest in wider technology trends and their pragmatic application to business challenges
• An exercised ability to balance and compare costs and benefits of different solutions
• Thrilled to work at the intersection of entertainment and technology, from showtimes and ticketing, to engaging content and home entertainment
• Excited to learn from, teach, mentor, and grow of the software architecture group
• Passionate about software development throughout the entire software life cycle from design and architecture through development, testing, and delivery
• Experience defining technical standards, best practices, and process flows
• Experience with multi-CDN architecture and cloud based deployment on complex and large scale enterprise applications
• Proven track record of designing resilient, scalable, and secure systems at scale

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1bqo0-3-238-24-209-42 in your application.