Solution Architect

Solution Architect

04 Apr 2022
Utah, Americanfork, 84003 Americanfork USA

Solution Architect

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Department Summary

About Dish

Our Vision is to change the way the world communicates. Our Mission is to connect people and things.

We are reimagining the way people watch TV with services like Sling and AirTV. We are redefining the boundaries of communication and connectivity too, with our planned green field 5G cloud native network build out and the Internet of Things. Nothing is out of our reach, and the opportunity to shape the future of entertainment and technology has never been more tangible.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

About the position

Our mission is to build a modern, hybrid cloud enterprise platform for all DISH to consume. Our environment is:

  • Complex
  • Highly elastic
  • Based on some of the latest and greatest cloud native technologies
  • Very fast paced

You will:
  • Lead the development of a Kubernetes based engineering platform for internal development teams
  • Work with internal customers to make sure product meets their needs and establish roadmap
  • Ensure product roadmap and vision are communicated to the development team
  • Break down and prioritize delivery of products and features by developing and maintaining the product backlog, user stories, and cross-product dependencies
  • Elicit, identify, document, and refine requirements from business problems to detailed user stories and acceptance criteria that may include technical requirements
  • Proactively communicate and collaborate with stakeholders, developers, QA, and other team members to analyze information and functional requirements, advocate the development process through to implementation, and ensure the delivered product meets business needs
  • Collaborate with stakeholders/developers/QA during product development through implementation including making architectural decisions when necessary
  • Manage stakeholder needs & requests while balancing product roadmap priorities
  • Facilitate iteration planning sessions, daily team stand-ups, grooming sessions, and retros
  • Track and report on team work completed, capacity, backlog, velocity, etc.
  • Forecast product/feature delivery timelines
  • Use metrics and feedback to improve team and organization processes, best practices, performance, and delivery
  • Assist with deployments and production support issues

Skills, Experience and Requirements

In order to be successful in this role, you will need to be

  • Experienced in Cloud technologies especially Kubernetes and AWS services
  • Highly motivated, driven & hard working
  • Not afraid to fail
  • Driven to teach and share through the power of words

Basic Requirements:

A successful Technical Product Owner will have:
  • Be available to work onsite out of our American Fork, UT or Englewood, CO offices
  • BA/BS in a technical or business discipline (information systems, engineering, computer science, finance, business administration, or accounting) or combination of education and experience
  • 3+ years of Product Owner, Product Manager, Systems Analyst, Business Analyst, Project Manager or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Prior experience in Kubernetes, Devops, CI/CD pipeline, Jira, ServiceNow, GitLab, Docker, Container Orchestration, Hashicorp Stack, etc. Demonstrated understanding of and experience using standard SDLC processes and methodologies
  • Demonstrated knowledge and proven experience with AWS, and Google Cloud Platform services and Infrastructure as Code methodologies
  • Proven track record of leadership of product accomplishments including successful project launches

Technologies in our environment:

Here are some of the key technologies that make up our environment. While we do not expect you to have a detailed understanding of each, the more of these you are familiar with the better.

  • Core platform services: Linux, Kubernetes, Docker, Rancher, Consul, AWS, Jaeger, gRPC, Istio, Calico, Google Cloud Platform, NGINX, etc
  • Programming Languages: Go, Java, Python, React/Node js, typescript, Ruby, etc
  • CI/CD & DevOps tools: Gitlab, Jenkins, Artifactory, SonarQube, ArgoCD, Salt Stack, Ansible, Vault, Consul, Terraform, etc
  • Automated testing of applications, Continuous Integration (CI), TDD, and/or BDD
  • Core Data services: Confluent Stack, Kafka, Couchbase, Cassandra, Rabbit MQ, PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch, Log stash, Kibana, Redis, etc
  • Serverless / Function as a service concepts, implementations & patterns



Salary Range

Compensation: $87,500.00/Year - $136,190.00/Year


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Candidates need to successfully complete a pre-employment screen, which may include a drug test.

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