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Executive Director, Solution Architect

Culver City | Req ID: JR22-10572

Tech/IT/InfoSec at Sony Pictures

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Job Details

REQ ID JR22-10572 Date posted 04/18/2022

The Solution Architect is accountable for solving all the technology aspects of a software development project so that the end product meets the business/technology requirements and is delivered on-time and on-budget. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing subject matter expertise and leadership within SPE IT for an assigned set of technologies, platforms, and methodologies
  • Leading software/tool selection, development and implementation to ensure innovative, reliable, flexible, and cost-effective global technology solutions that meet or exceed the SPE service level standards (SLAs)
  • Organizing and leading internal and external resources to solve the technical challenges of a software or software portfolio, including the overall architecture
  • Providing senior level oversight and management of incident and problem resolution
  • Ensuring solutions meet the IT audit, business continuity, and disaster recovery standards and procedures


  • High and low-level technical design documents and specifications
  • Problem Management & Root cause analyses
  • White and/or position papers on technology evaluations

Work Experience:

  • 10+ years of IT work experience with 5+ years in the IT architecture disciplines
  • Proven track record for delivering quality solutions on-time, on-budget, and meeting customer satisfaction measures
  • Leading and mentoring technical leads, engineers, managers, and business teams 
  • Liaising with Enterprise Architecture groups and other solution architects to define architectures for new strategic initiatives
  • Designing and/or developing global, enterprise-wide technologies and platforms in the following IT disciplines: Platform Services, Private and public cloud operations/services, Data Stores and OLAP (data warehouses, data marts, data bases),  Web Technologies, IT Security,  Agile application development methodologies
  • Experienced in developing prototypes and in launching pilot tests
  • Hands on experience with container-based and micro-services architectures

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Microsoft Dynamics development
  • Prior Media & Entertainment domain work experience
  • Knowledgeable in providing strategic architecture direction for Intellectual Property, Product, and Deal Management
  • Experience with NoSQL database technologies, ETL and Master Data Management
  • Experience in architecture and development of applications in AWS
  • Experience of working in an Agile development environment


  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline such as Computer Science or Engineering preferred

*Sony Pictures Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics.

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