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2017-12-152018-01-14

Continuous Delivery Architect

NBC
Beverly Hills, CA
  • Job Code
    35182BR
Company NBC Universal

Job Title Continuous Delivery Architect

Jobid 23768-376413

Location: Beverly Hills, CA, 90209, USA

Description **Job Number** 35182BR

**Job Title** Continuous Delivery Architect

**Business Segment** Film

**Sub-Business** Film Fandango

**Posting Category** Technology/Engineering

**About Us** At Fandango, we love movies. From showtimes and ticketing, to engaging content and innovations in movie going- we strive to deliver the perfect movie going experience—anytime, anywhere. And to be the go-to destination for moviegoers, we think it’s all about collaboration. Anyone can build a website or app, but it takes a special group across many disciplines to create an experience that can live across multiple platforms and connected devices. Thanks to an exceptional team, we’re working hard to make Fandango a little bit better every day. Our 30 million (and growing!) online and mobile monthly visitors can now buy movie tickets at over 25,000 screens nationwide and stay for exclusive trailers, our award-winning original video series, movie reviews, celebrity interviews and more. So, if you’re looking to inspire, be inspired and work at the intersection of entertainment and technology look no further than Fandango. Visit Fandango.com/careers for a behind-the-scenes look at Fandango and follow us on LinkedIn for the latest news and updates. Fandango is an NBCUniversal Company. It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal's affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Country** United States

**State** California

**City** Beverly Hills

**Responsibilities**

At Fandango, we have a long history of agile development, continuous integration, and weekly releases. However, we want to optimize for both speed of delivery and confidence in correctness. We want to create the shortest possible path from the mind of a Product Owner, to the IDE of a developer, to a consumer’s browser or mobile device. We want to achieve Single Piece Flow (cue angelic chorus).

To make this happen, we are looking for a strong Software Architect devoted to Continuous Delivery. This person has the strong technical skills to code and configure, the strong coaching skills to motivate and align, and great selling skills drive adoption of patterns and practices.



Responsibilities:

A great candidate for this role will be able to

1. Assess our existing delivery processes, tools, metrics, and testing frameworks; adopt what works; and change what doesn’t

2. Code some parts of the system; coach others to build others; and know when to do each



As the owner of the of the delivery pipeline, your responsibilities would include:

• Delivering working build and release systems for polyglot software that includes C#, Node.js, Java, PHP, Python, and Go platforms that run in both on-prem and AWS-hosted environments

• Gathering requirements for the build pipeline by interviewing stakeholders such as Software Engineers, Test Automation Engineers, and Systems Reliability Engineers

• Working directly with the VPs of Engineering and the Chief Architect to develop a vision plan for how to take the team from Continuous Integration to Continuous Delivery and Single Piece Flow

• Developing an execution plan to turn that vision into a reality

• Planning and coordinating cross-team efforts to move the vision forward

• Developing reliable and reusable processes and platforms for use across the enterprise including:

o Configuring and integrating open source packages and tools

o Recommending purchase of commercial tools

o Coding new tools where appropriate

• Promulgating and evangelizing patterns and practices for:

o Branching and Merging strategy

o Integration Test Strategy

o Ephemeral Environment management

o Code Quality Metrics (Test Coverage, Complexity Thresholds, etc)

o Performance Testing and tools

o Build tools

o Release processes

• Working with the Systems Reliability team to integrate production feedback into the release process with such practices as

o Blue Green Deployments

o Automatic Rollback

o Symptom Based alerting

**Qualifications/Requirements**

• Understands Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, and Single Piece Flow (this probably means you have read Continuous Delivery by Jez Humble and David Farley)

• Expert with one or more package management, build, and repository systems such as WebPack/NPM, Maven/Nexus, and NuGet/Chocolatey, Artifactory, etc

• Expert with one or more build/release systems such as Jenkins, TravisCI, Bamboo, CirlceCI, TeamCity, etc

• Experienced with both Cloud (AWS or similar) and Data-Center hosted systems

• Experienced with Git including workflows such as GitFlow and GitHubFlow

• Familiar with Windows and Linux

• Familiar with Test-Driven and Behavior-Driven Development

• Aware of performance and load-testing technologies such as JMeter, Apache Bench, WRK, Seige, Gatling, Bees with Machine Guns, SOASTA, etc

• Understands Agile software delivery, including Scrum and Kanban

• Has professional experience with 2 or more of the following types of languages:

o Scripting Languages: Javascript, Python, Ruby, bash, etc.

o Procedural Languages: C, Rust, Go, etc.

o OO Languages: Java, C#, Scala, Kotlin, etc.

o Functional Languages: Clojure, Lisp, Erlang, etc.

**Desired Characteristics**

• Excited to help other engineers succeed

• Passionate about technology

• Eager to learn and stretch your boundaries

• Works well in a team

• Open to new approaches and new ideas

• Excited to hone your craft

• Can take initiative to solve issues

• Judicious in balancing standardized and decentralized approaches

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