Solution Architect - Video / STB

Solution Architect - Video / STB

Job Title: Solution Architect - Video / STB
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Amsterdam, North Holland
Salary: €550 - €600 per day + Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH5878
Contact Name: Melania Della Valle
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 03, 2017 09:23

Job Description

My client is looking for a Video CPE HW Architect/Technical Lead to work in the Video CPE department. You will lead their new STB HW platform projects from a technical perspective from the idea phase to deployment.

- Liaising with internal stakeholders to capture product, functional, non-functional and end-to-end requirements.
- Leading investigation and analysis off requirements to define the technical design for the new HW platform taking both technical and business aspects into account.
- Managing, from a technical point of view, RFP processes for new STB hardware with HW vendors.
- Reviewing and approving HW vendor technical solutions, designs and specification.
- Together with project manager define a project plan and structure for the project.
- Throughout the project being the technical lead, tracking and managing the HW vendor development as well as internal activities.
- Extensive cooperation with external technology suppliers during development of STB hardware and software (OEM/ODM, SW vendors, CA vendors).
- Communicating industry development to peers and superiors.

- Master degree in electrical engineering or equivalent knowledge obtained thru education and work experience.
- At least 5 years of direct exposure to hardware architecture and design within digital video and/or customer premises equipment. Ex. CPUs, tuners, HDMI, Wifi, memory, thermal management.
- At least 3 years of experience from working with requirements and specifications in a structured way.
- At least 3 years of experience with technical project management and vendor management.
- Good understanding of STB related technologies.
- Good understanding of Linux based Embedded SW architecture and real-time software.
- Good problem solving skills and attention for detail.
- Good interpersonal skills to maintain and develop effective working relationships with colleagues and vendors.
- Willing and able to adapt rapidly to changing priorities and technologies.
- Used to working under pressure with flexibility on working hours when needed.
- Excellent English and good communicator, both written and spoken.

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