Appear is a leading provider of media processing and delivery technology. Headquartered in Oslo, Norway and with customers in over 100 countries, Appear provides the backbone that production companies, telcos, and broadcasters trust to make immersive live experiences possible for their viewers. With world-class products and expertise, Appear’s focus on modularity, efficiency and high quality helps customers stay ahead of competition in a market where expectations and requirements are constantly changing and evolving.
As a part of our scale up process, we are looking for a Cloud Solutions Architect to work on Appear’s cloud solutions and position in cloud environments. As a member of the CTO office, you will play a highly strategic role in creating, developing, and leading our cloud technology direction. You will work closely with key stakeholders from the Product Owner team, Product Strategy team and Engineering teams, with a mindset of taking Appear’s existing and future product and services to the next level.
You have a positive attitude and an eagerness to work with highly skilled and experienced cross-functional engineering teams. You have a solid understanding of cloud computing and cloud technology systems, and hands-on experience from designing and transferring applications to the cloud. Ideally you have a background from the TV broadcast or streaming industry and have experience of how to scale cost efficient solutions with the use of cloud infrastructure.
- Master’s degree in computer science, information technology, or other relevant fields
- 5+ years of experience in designing, executing, and supporting cloud solutions
- In-depth knowledge of cloud-native technologies and cloud orchestration solutions
- Hands-on approach to cloud solutions architecture with experience in AWS / Microsoft Azure / Google Cloud and experience from live cloud operations and DevOps environments
- Extensive general knowledge of computing technologies and current trends
- Passionate about technological transformations, with a focus on continuous improvement
- Experience in migrating/lifting on-premises solutions into cloud deliveries
- Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
- High level of fluency in spoken and written English is required
- Work closely with the CTO, Product Owners and Product Strategy department on technical strategy topics across our product portfolio, bridging existing products with new services
- Research and develop a technology strategy and vision for our cloud solutions
- Create and develop solutions and architectures for new services
- Work closely with all stakeholders to create a common architecture and best practices for cloud deployment of our product portfolio
- Bridge the gaps between complex business problems and solutions leveraging cloud-native technologies
- Inform and promote how cloud technology can be used to drive our business development and future product strategy
Working at Appear
We’re an informal organization with a lot of positive energy and an inclusive environment. Here at Appear you will benefit from the entrepreneurial vigor of a medium-sized organization while working closely with decision makers and customers, as well as working with world class, cutting-edge technology.