Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH5747
Contact Name: Melania Della Valle
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 14, 2017 18:19

Job Description

Are you a Video Solution Architect looking for a new challenge?

My client is seeking an experienced Video Architect for OTT products offered by the company. The specialist will work in the company's core platform engineering Team.

As the Video Solutions Architect, you have the technical responsibility for the company's market leading cloud based video delivery platform.

As a hands-on creator of the product, from design to development for their evolving features and solution, you will not only be involved in planning the solutions but also responsible for the coding and development along with other allocated personnel for every project.

You will have great influence on their OTT platform architecture strategy as well as technology selection and feature roadmap. They're looking for an experienced candidate with drive and passion that seeks to work with leading edge products and globally renowned customers.

Key Responsibilities:
- Participate into hands on creation, including coding, and execution of the platform improvement strategy
- Continuously develop the OTT video platform deployed in the company's private cloud
- Manage and execute projects in the field of video capture, encoding and transcoding, storage, delivery and content protection
- Work closely with the technology vendors and build good working relationships
- Continuous improvement of system automation and monitoring
- Participate into annual HW and SW budgeting
- Work closely with Product Management and Marketing in defining product definitions and product roadmap

Skills and Experience:
- Strong technical knowledge of high scale 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 head-ends (IP receivers, conditional access solutions)
- Working knowledge from high scale physical and virtual environments (kvm) is beneficial
- Working knowledge of relevant networking technologies is highly beneficial (i.e. multicasting, routing, streaming protocols)
- Hands on experience with working on various encoding and origin server software platforms such as Varnish and Wowza
- Programming skills in Java, Python or similar

Soft skills:
- Analytical and structured
- Focus on quality and ability to document
- Flexible and willing to learn
- Good presentation and customer service skills
- Team player
- Thrives being on the leading edge of technology

- 3 years of University education
- Fluent with verbal and written English
- DRM vendor certifications (i.e. Google Widevine)
- ITIL certifications

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