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Client Systems Architect

Starz

Englewood, CO 01-17-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Summary of Position

The Client Systems Architect is a highly technical position responsible for the analysis, design, implementation, administration, security, maintenance and support of the Starz/Lionsgate Windows and Apple client/server environments. The Client Systems Architect is a key figure in setting policy and a subject matter expert on Windows and Apple Systems for end users. This position manages all packaging, compliance, life cycle and deployment for Windows and Apple applications. This position also architects, maintains and supports Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager, Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager, Microsoft InTune, JAMF, iOS, iPadOS, tvOS and Mobile environments. This position also mentors all other client system engineers and support engineers involved with Windows and Apple Client Systems. This role sets the roadmap for Windows and Apple Client systems at Starz and works in tandem with Lionsgate IT Engineers.

Responsibilities
• Creating and maintaining a strategic vision for Windows and Apple client systems

• Serve as a technical expert and will lead and work with users and technical peer groups

• Function as team lead for Windows and Apple client environment, provide oversight on daily activities to set priorities, function as mentor, help with problem escalation, and communicate significant problems or issues to management

• Participate in the identification of vulnerabilities and their mitigation

• Participate in the analysis, design and implementation of future infrastructure systems and services

• Create and maintain documentation on SOPs and system design

• Research, evaluate, recommend and implement new technologies

• Perform capacity planning, upgrades and expansion of Windows and Apple Client environments

• Maintain effective communications with vendors, peers and clients in support of assigned projects

• Execute change management activities supporting production deployments for projects and other changes

• Participation in a 24/7 on-call rotation

Qualifications & Skills
• Strong experience in desktop engineering and endpoint system management, design, architecture experience with configuration and software delivery management systems including CMDB, SCCM, Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager and JAMF

• Experience in Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policy management and architecture

• Strong experience with Windows and Apple client architectures and deployments

• Experience in software packaging and software delivery methodologies

• Experience creating, managing and deploying automated Windows and MacOS builds

• Understand foundations of user experience management, performance testing, and application packaging

• Enterprise patch management experience

• Enterprise Mobile Device Management experience

• Strong communication and customer service skills with the ability to convey complex technical solutions to upper management in an easily digestible way.

• Former Apple, Microsoft or JAMF employee experience is a plus.

About the Company

STARZ (www.starz.com), a Lionsgate company, is a leading global media streaming platform committed to delivering premium content that amplifies narratives by, about and for women and underrepresented audiences. STARZ is home to the highly rated and first-of-its-kind STARZ app that offers the ability to stream or download STARZ premium content, as well as the flagship domestic STARZ® service, including STARZ ENCORE, 17 premium pay TV channels, and the associated on-demand and online services. In 2018, STARZ launched its international premium streaming platform STARZPLAY, now LIONSGATE+, to provide subscribers access to bold, curated storytelling. LIONSGATE+, coupled with the STARZPLAY ARABIA joint venture in MENA and Lionsgate Play in South and Southeast Asia, has a footprint that extends across the globe. STARZ and LIONSGATE+ are available across digital OTT platforms and multichannel video distributors, including cable operators, satellite television providers, and telecommunications companies around the world. In February 2021, STARZ launched #TakeTheLead, a multi-faceted and innovative inclusion initiative expanding its existing efforts to improve representation on screen, behind the camera and throughout the company.

Business Unit Overview

STARZ

With the Company aligning its studio operations behind the growth of its streaming business, STARZ has become one of the pre-eminent modern premium global streaming platforms. Offering subscribers more than 7.500 television episodes, including STARZ original series and provocative documentaries, along with a broad catalogue of first-run movies, STARZ is taking the lead in delivering relatable premium content that makes it the platform of choice among a wide spectrum of female, African-American and other historically underrepresented audiences. Its focused brand, premium content and freedom from legacy relationships position STARZ at the forefront of the new bundles emerging throughout the media ecosystem, a compelling value proposition to complement virtually every kind of subscription platform.

Distinguished by its successful and focused content strategy, top programming, exceptional curation and speed to market, STARZ has quickly scaled its platform to become one of the most widely distributed and fastest-growing OTT services in the world, with OTT subscribers making up more than half of its global subscriber base. The company's international premium subscription service, LIONSGATE+, offers subscribers access to bold, curated storytelling around the world. LIONGATE+ has a footprint that extends across the globe and continues to expand its network of distribution partners. In addition to its LIONSGATE+ markets, it reaches audiences in the Middle East and North African region through STARZPLAY ARABIA and in South and Southeast Asia with Lionsgate Play. The proprietary and highly-rated STARZ app, a proven hit with US audiences, continues to roll out internationally.
Our Benefits
• Full Coverage – Medical, Vision, and Dental

• Work/Life Balance – generous sick days, vacation days, holidays, and Impact Day

• 401(k) company matching

• Tuition Reimbursement (up to graduate degree)

Compensation

$109,000 - $172,400

EEO Statement

Nearest Major Market: Denver

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gxz7xz-44-213-63-130-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Starz

Combining the STARZ premium global subscription platform with world-class motion picture and television studio operations, Lionsgate brings a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world. Its film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and the largest collection of film and television franchises in the independent media space.