As a Video Back Office Architect and Engineer you will be a key member of the Video Back Office Architecture & Engineering Team and will focus on bringing our customers media products’ vision to life. You will be involved in development lifecycle of the back office components from architecture and design to deployment and integration with other back-office systems and partner products. We are looking for comprehensive experience in designing and integrating new video back office components into complex video platform eco systems.
The role is an essential part of the Entertainment back office component development cycle, whether it involves components developed in-house or externally via vendors. As part of the development process, you design and integrate individual back office components into our customers video platforms, ensuring its compliance to our architecture blue print, its adherence to platform product requirements and its readiness for build and releases into countries across our customers footprint.
Design and integrate new in-house developed micro-services and externally developed components for the video back office platform.
Document component-level specifications.
For externally developed components, manage the vendor on a technical level so our requirements are accurately delivered and our stake in their roadmap is safeguarded.
For internally developed components, act as the product owner for your micro-services as part of the Agile / Scrum process.
Write test cases for component validation.
Participate in End to End Architecture design sessions for new features and interface with the platform product owners to understand the platform requirements.
Share architectural design vision with both technical and non-technical team members, including fellow engineers, architects, product managers, designers and analysts.
Execute and / or delegate testing of components and their functionality
Write clean, well-structured specifications and designs, covering all of the functional and non-functional requirements.
Make technical design decisions with little supervision.
Explore new relevant technologies, techniques, frameworks, tools, methodologies and processes.
Prepare handover documentation and trainings to train and instruct fellow engineers in your team and other teams.
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Preferred education/ qualifications:
University degree (Bachelor or Masters) in Computer Science, Science, Mathematics or equivalent.
Fluent spoken and written English – ideally other European languages
Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
At least 3 years of experience in the Cable/Telecoms/ISP industry
Excellent understanding of video platforms and the associated back office systems
Excellent capability to write unambiguous technical requirements that require little clarification towards vendors and developers
Strong, hands-on experience with HTTP, HTTP/2, RESTful and SOAP APIs, XML and JSON formats
Strong, hands-on experience with Linux and Windows based servers
Strong analytical skills; the ability to analyze at high level but also dive into low level details
Experience with TCP and DNS
Experience with HTTP servers, proxies and CDNs
Knowledge of best practices for the software development life cycle, including Agile development, testing, integration and operations
Basic understanding of SQL (e.g. MySQL, PostgreSQL) and NoSQL (e.g. Cassandra, RIAK) technologies
Basic skills to write scripts in at least one scripting language (e.g. Python, Perl, Ruby, bash)
Basic understanding of video delivery technologies (RTSP, ABR streaming, HLS, HSS, DASH)
Basic understanding of video protection systems (CAS, DRM)
Basic understanding of Java development is a big plus
Familiarity with IT systems (OSS & BSS)
Experience with test automation is a big plus
Effective communication skills, ability to work well in a collaborative, team environment
Takes responsibility & feels accountable for own and team actions
Is a strong team player
Is confident and a credible influencer, able to command respect
Is self-disciplined and enforces discipline within his/her teams in terms of processes and work ethics
Must be able to work under pressure and be prepared to work outside normal working hours when necessary
Ability to bring clarity to ambiguous situations and to act decisively
Has a systematic, disciplined, and analytical approach to problem solving
A technical aptitude to understand product features and functions
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