Senior Expert Multimedia Platforms - IPTV & OTT TV

Competitive | Bratislava | Permanent
Posted 9 months ago

Senior Expert Multimedia platforms – IPTV & OTT TV

Do you have experience in IPTV / OTT TV platforms and components? Could you take ownership TV platform initiatives in a program management function and drive planning, implementation, testing and operation of TV platform projects and components, specifically application layer delivery, quality and TCO as well as steering external partners and suppliers from technical point of view

We are looking for a senior engineer with experience in technical architecture design for large scale platforms and RESTful architectures, Public/Private Cloud Architectures, OTT TV services to steer an innovative cloud platform deployment to be used across 13 countries in Europe.

InterQuest’s client is an innovative business based in Budapest, who are implementing next generation networks across Europe for a leading telco provider, it’s a large start up in the cloud based telco services industry. Their mission… to build carrier grade SDN and a service catalogue used across Europe.

The Role
Overall responsibility: Responsible for planning, implementation, testing and operation of TV platform projects and components.

You will be working in the IPTV team where you will be responsible for the following:

• Acting as senior program/project manager for TV related projects including multiple cross country resources with hands on mentality.
• Preparing and creating solution designs, feasibility studies, architecture concepts or PoCs for TV related topics.
• Creation and realization of technical solution for the TV platform and subsystems
• Coordination and management of internal and external vendors within the projects.
• Provide expertise in analysis of major incident root cause and follow up with vendors and other corporate teams as needed

What we would like to see from candidates:
• University education (Bachelor's degree); University education (Master's degree)
• Educational Specialization – Computer Science, Information Systems or related field
• English – Fluent (excellent verbal and written communication skills)

Hard Skills:
• 5 -10 years’ experience in large scale international IT companies (e.g. tier1 telco)
• Proven track record in topics like IPTV / OTT TV, video on demand, media systems
• Proven track record in program/project management
• Experience with RESTful architectures
• Know How with Public/Private Cloud Architectures
• OTT TV systems and architectures
• Strong technical background on video encoding (H.264, HEVC/H.265)
• Good understanding of video packaging and OTT streaming (HLS, DASH, HDS, HSS)
• Good understanding of DRM solutions and offerings (Google Widevine, MS PlayReady, Verimatrix, Adobe Primetime, Apple FairPlay)
• Experience from satellite reception headends (IP receivers, conditional access solutions)

For more information about this role, please contact:

Bob MacKinlay

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