In a nutshell The CTO will have the extraordinary opportunity to drive the technology and solutions forward as we grow the company for scale. The person will lead multiple teams including Solution architecture, Technical Architecture, Service Management, and various Product Delivery teams. Reporting directly to the CEO, this person will be working closely with the executive management members to drive the company strategy forward. Above all the person will need excellent leadership skills to manage the largest team within the company. What you will do The role provides an opportunity to stamp an indelible footprint on complex and growing solutions. The role provides versatility from making strategic decisions to operational service management. Leading a team of smart people and working with the executive management team will allow you growth opportunity while providing enough space for bringing innovative and problem solving streak out of you. Technology is the engine that drives our growth and you would be in the driving seat. • You will guide Architecture Team to drive technology leadership, creating scalable architecture, frameworks, best practices, coding guidelines and ensuring their adherence. • You will guide the Delivery Teams to ensure reliable and quality releases • You will work with our Sales Team to ensure the right solution is provided to prospects • You will guide our clients for better solutions and you will be the technology escalation point • You will move our Testing team to Automation Testing • You will bring the best SDLC practices such as pair-programming to drive code quality • You will lead The Service Management imbibing ITIL practices for better “ilities“ • Ensure that solution architecture is reusable across products and extensible for future enhancements What you will need • Excellent leadership skills • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills • The ability to handle diverse situations, multiple projects, rapidly changing priorities, and leading junior developers • Experience in at least one tech team transformation towards better SDLC practices (pair-programming, XP, Scrum, etc.) • Expertise in IT delivery towards internal and external clients • Architecture strength and passion for technology, specifically J2EE stack • Experience in product based companies, ideally e-commerce/ new age businesses preferred with experience of at least one end-to-end product life cycle • Experience in physical server management such as capacity planning, performance, availability, reliability, DR, security specifically DDoS, networking etc. • Engineering degree/ masters from a reputed institute • Can create scalable architectures, have excellent knowledge of design principles and managing non-functional requirements • Self-starter and problem-solver thinking
Technical Architect / Consultant - Broadcasting Media and OTT As a Technical Architect / Consultant - Broadcasting Media and OTT working with BlazeClan Technologies, you will have the exciting opportunity to work on exciting new age technical and business use cases on Media Domain with AWS / Azure Cloud. Your responsibilities solutioning, technical consulting and development of broadcasting, live streaming, VoD and other OTT solutions using the Cloud Native elements. The ideal candidate should have experience of working designing and developing video encoding and streaming platforms. You must have a very good grasp and practical experience of the end-to-end video delivery technologies, adaptive bitrate streaming, content protection. You are expected to have a keen interest in and closely following new developments and trends in the space of Video technologies and Cloud. • Design, Develop and maintain online video streaming workflow using Cloud Components, both for Live and On Demand • Optimise video streaming profile for different device and platform • Design end to end user experience to drive world class user experience at high scales • Write automation scripts to monitor, debug and efficiently operate the video streaming infrastructure Requirements • Deep understanding of video codecs, compression algorithms and streaming protocols • Experienced with MPTS, RTMP, Smooth Streaming, HLS and DASH • Experienced with shell/Perl/Python scripting in Unix environment • Experienced with HTTP protocol and CDN for video delivery • Deep experience with FFMPEG and other open-source multimedia projects • Proven working experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting Linux & Open-Source based environments. • Solid experience in the administration and performance tuning of application stacks (e.g.,Tomcat, JBoss, Apache, Ruby, NGINX) • Vast Cloud experience on AWS or Azure • Experience with server virtualization (e.g., VMware, Virtual Box), monitoring systems • Experience with infrastructure automation software (e.g., Puppet, Docker, Vagrant) • Solid scripting skills (e.g., shell scripts, Perl, Ruby, Python) • Solid networking knowledge (OSI network layers, TCP/IP) • Minimum 5 years of relevant working experience with at least 3 years in online video engineering. • BSc or MSc in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject from recognised Tertiary Institution. • Experience: 6-8 years Desired Qualification: Engineering in IT / Computers with AWS / Azure Certifications Preference to Tier 1-2 Engineering colleges Desired Candidate should have, - Strong verbal and written communication skills required. - Should have task management and motivational skills. - Negotiation Skills, Problem Solving attitude. - A dynamic person with a drive to achieve closures and clean timely deliveries.