Position - System Architect

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  1. Dagny

    Dagny Member

    System Architect – U-Turn Media Group


    The Company

    Founded in Prague in 2001, U-Turn is one of the first companies in the world to bring high-quality video con-tent to mobile phones. The company has deployed on device portal applications in several countries throughout the world and has regional offices in Europe and USA. It is a company focused on enabling broadcasters, media companies, marketing firms and wireless operators the ability to offer a custom-branded mobile community to their viewers and subscribers.

    U-Turn technology has been successfully deployed by T-Mobile, and several TV broadcasters in the US such as WISC and WKMG, ZeeTV in India and TV Nova in the Czech Republic. Recently a reseller agree-ment signed with The Ring Ring Company based in Belgium supports U-Turn’s global strategy to work within the mobile marketing industry, to offer a compelling and interactive marketing tool for brand owners.

    The Position - System Architect
    U-Turn is seeking a unique individual who can join the company to participate on delivery of U-Turn services to B2B customers. The position has been created to help to analyze and define the system architecture in-cluding technology selection process. Part of the work would be a definition of the company core products; second it would be a participation on specialized services developed for particular customers.

    Your Activities
    • Understand business requirements and objectives of U-Turn clients
    • Define the core service architecture of the product and customer oriented services
    • Work with developers on successful implementation of the product and services
    • Integrate various internal and third party services with U-Turn product
    • Create architecture of a flexible environment serving application in the web and mobile universe
    • Support Prague and US operations with ideas about the service architecture

    About You
    • You will have a successful track record in a service providing company
    • You will understand the architecture of mobile centric services
    • You will understand basic concepts of streaming video and other types of mobile content delivery
    • You will understand the operational background of at least one large telecommunications supplier, media company, advertising agency or system integrator
    • Have an excellent understanding of distributed environments (Internet and mobile applications)
    • Have an excellent knowledge of XML base REST-full applications
    • Have a knowledge about relational and XML database systems
    • Have a knowledge of Windows and Unix/Linux based architectures
    • Understand concepts of developing services using .Net, Apache, Java, Python, Perl, C/C++
    • Have a demonstrated and proven ability to think strategically and creatively in defining the operational needs of the business
    • Team player with a drive that stimulates people around you
    • Prepared to travel
    • Above average English skills (spoken and written)
    • Live in or be wiling to commute to Prague, Czech Republic
    • You will have at least 5 years IT background, 2 of which will be in a customer relationship oriented position

    The Offer

    Attractive fixed monthly salary plus generous bonus scheme. Remuneration based on experience and track record of candidate. Interested candidates should contact Mr. Martin Zak at zak@u-turnmediagroup.com

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