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Client Services Solutions Architect

Client Services | San Jose, CA | Full Time

Job Description

Cadent Technology seeks a highly motivated individual to support our advanced advertising system sales and deployments to cable and network operators as well as content providers. The Solutions Architect will guide custom development and enforce closely coupled integration with Cadent Technology’s core advanced advertising system for new TV platforms. In addition to overseeing architectural design of integration components, this individual will work closely with Technology and QA teams both internal and external to the company.

 In this role, the Solutions Architect will provide live and web-based product demonstrations to diverse business and technical groups and demonstrate mastery of the Cadent Technology solution and integration requirements necessary to make Cadent Technology sales and deployments successful.


About You:

  • You are technical, but can articulate complex technical data as understandable concepts, documents and specifications for users
  • You are skilled at bringing groups and people together to gather input and feedback and translate that into technical solutions  
  • You are a creative thinker
  • You see this industry as a constant challenge and are always looking for ways enhance products and solutions that support the ecosystem
  • You recognize that interpersonal skills along with excellent written and verbal communication skills are important in a role like this


What you will do:

  • Work directly with clients and partners to research, analyze and develop integrated multi-platform solutions for dynamic ad insertion platforms for our global customers
  • Interact across numerous internal groups (technology, product, client services, operations)
  • Provide product input based on field requirements
  • Participate and present at client meetings and on client calls
  • Gather requirements, clearly articulate Cadent Technology products and capabilities to customers
  • Produce high quality documentation such as solution approach documents, interface specifications, architectural diagrams, design documents, etc
  • Participate in industry standards bodies and specification working groups
  • Support sales team in qualifying customers, identifying integration and operational requirements, and winning deals
  • Oversee implementation of custom interfaces and designs
  • Hands on development
  • Educate and support customers and vendor partners evaluating the product using demo accounts and trials
  • Serve as primary liaison during integration testing with third-party clients and partners


Technical Skills:

  • Linux commands
  • Linux system utilities and tools
  • Linux text editor such as vi
  • Hands-on experience with relational databases such as mysql
  • Able to create and execute SQL queries and run database scripts
  • Strong Java/J2EE programming
  • Software and web services design
  • SaaS Model
  • CableLabs SCTE 130 specification
  • VMAP/VAST specification
  • Video and Ad Serving technologies (FreeWheel, Doubleclick)
  • IP Client video technologies


Soft Skills:

  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Writing skills to create high quality solutions approach documents, interface specifications, architectural diagrams, etc
  • Interpersonal communications
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Leadership
  • Training



Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, or comparable Software Design and Development experience


Years of Experience:

5+ as an Implementation Engineer, Software Engineer, Software Consultant or similar experience


5+ years enterprise architecture experience with hands-on Java development, web design, and software design


So if the leading edge of media technology is the place you want to be, please contact us today and let’s start the conversation!

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