About Brightcove 

Brightcove is a team of smart, passionate people who are revolutionizing the way organizations deliver video. We’re hyped up about storytelling, and about helping people connect, share experiences, and view the world. Bottom line: video has the power to inform, inspire, challenge, amuse, and connect. And we’re here for it.

As the industry leader in this space, we empower our customers to deliver top-notch video experiences to audiences on every screen. Our customers are some of the largest media companies, enterprises, events, and non-profit organizations in the world. There are over 600 Brightcovers globally, each of us representing our unique talents and passions and we have built a culture that values individual empowerment, excellence and collaboration.

Position Overview 

Brightcove seeks a proven data architect to define our future data platform. As a member of the Chief Data Officer’s team, you will work closely with the teams driving machine learning and broader parts of the organization generating and consuming data. It is expected that you’ll bring past experiences with building out data model and data transfer standards with you and use your past experience to build a great new experience for Brightcove’s internal teams and customers.

This is a cross-organizational role where working with and getting consensus from multiple teams will be critical to your success. You’ll need to be able to quickly take in information about a complex environment that serves millions of viewers a day, synthesize solutions from diverse requirements, and then be able to explain the rationale for your decisions and build consensus for their implementations. It’s also expected that you’ll be able to lead teams in the art of the possible.

This position is an individual contributor role without formal people management responsibilities - but it will play a critical role in helping to define the culture of working with data to drive AI and ML inside of Brightcove. This means not only understanding the technology, but being able to justify why the adoption of that technology will be able to drive Brightcove forward.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work across all of Brighcove to define and architect the next generation data lake or data mesh, along with standards for publishing both batch and real-time data into the data lake.
  • Work with legal stakeholders to assure that any implementation is compliant with global privacy, legal, and security requirements associated with our global footprint.●  Work with the technical architecture guild inside of Brightcove as the subject matter expert to provide guidance on best practices for data architecture.

  • Work with machine learning teams to provide guidance on the development of machine learning pipelines.

  • Provide a specification and ensure implementation of an enterprise wide data catalog.

Qualifications/Experience 

  • 4 years of data experience on a major cloud provider (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • 3 years of experience with distributed big data platforms/tools such as Spark, Dataflow, Kafka,
  • Snowflake, BigQuery, Redshift, Athena, AWS Glue, Python/PySpark
  • Prior experience with large data management tools such as Informatica, Collibra, Amundsen,
  • Magda, etc
  • 2 years experience with data architecture - defining the standards for data across multiple
  • applications
  • Good knowledge of software architecture design patterns - particularly for cloud native
  • microservice applications
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred 

  • Degree in computer science, statistics, physics, engineering, mathematics or other heavily technical discipline
  • Prior experience working with machine learning models
  • Experience with designing scalable data systems.
  • Experience with Kubernetes

These are the qualifications and experience we are targeting but we also are excited to have an opportunity to teach you technologies and skills you've never used before. All we ask for is creativity and tenacity in solving the problems that we are tackling together.

Working At Brightcove

As the undisputed global leader in powering premium video for our customers, Brightcove recruits and retains highly qualified and motivated individuals, creating an environment where people can innovate and achieve their best, and we reward them for their performance by giving them the opportunity to share in the company’s success. We offer competitive compensation, stock options, 401k matching, and tuition reimbursement, as well as unlimited PTO - and we expect you to use it!

We are currently all working remotely due to Covid-19 and are open to this role being fully remote. While you won’t get to experience the in-office culture, you will feel it remotely and be able to participate actively. We have plenty of opportunities to meet your colleagues around the globe and we also celebrate a variety of personal interests with organized groups and clubs including an Employee Action Committee, Women of Brightcove, Pride of Brightcove, Parents of Brightcove … and more to come!

If you've gotten all the way to the bottom of this description, thank you for your interest in Brightcove!  If this role sounds like something that is exciting to you please don't hesitate to apply, even if you don't meet all of our qualifications.  We recognize that no candidate is perfect and Brightcove would love to have the chance to get to know you. 

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

Please note that while this job description is an accurate description of the role, it is also subject to change during the course of this search.

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