Senior engineer for TV technology

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Job description, responsibilities and duties

Job description:
  • Act as expert for TV technology development related projects including multiple cross-country TV service developments and deployments, focusing on backend components, like, but not limited to, Content Management Systems (CMS), media signal transcoding (Head-End) and encryption (DRM), streaming AV pipes including Content Delivery Networks (CDN) and core TV platform (TV Middleware)
  • Preparation of High Level Solution Designs, feasibility studies, architecture concepts and technical Functional and Non-Functional Requirement Specification as well as acceptance test procedures
  • Create Low Level Design and Deployment Procedure Description
  • Provide technical solution for the TV platform and subsystems depending on the project objectives
  • Coordination and vendor management of internal and external vendors within the projects – on demand
  • Contribute to and/or lead project review activities (project plans, requirement, design and test case) to assume joint responsibility with other team members on quality and schedule
  • Prepare and evaluate integration plans of new technology components
  • Review technical studies and design proposals for applications
  • Create API integration plans
  • Guide VNF (application) integration with Openstack cloud environment

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

Key Performance Indicators / Key responsibilities and deliverables:
  • As part of the Pan-European TV team, the expert is responsible for planning and designing OTT TV and IPTV, HybridTV solutions
  • The expert is responsible for the implementation of relevant technical applications. This may include workstream coordination as well as steering external partners and suppliers from technical viewpoint
  • Overall responsibility: Responsible for planning, implementation of TV platform (Backend) solutions and components
  • Provide Total Costs of Ownership calculations
  • Provide Architectural guidance, cooperate with senior experts and Solution Architects
  • Provide technical and process related guidance to maintain and further improve our DEVOPS framework
  •  Education:Master’s in computer science, Information Technology/Systems or related field
  •  Professional knowledge, skills, know-how in the field & experience in the field:At least 6 years of experience in large scale international IT companies (e.g. tier1 telco or IT service provider)
  • Proven track record in OSS/BSS integration, services migration into private or public cloud, fulfilling Enterprise Architect or Solution Architect (SA) role in large scale international Telco or IT service provider or Financial companies
  • Considered as a big plus: proven track record in IPTV / OTT TV, video on demand, media delivery systems topics or any other broadcast, streaming or content management related technologies/projects
  • Proven track record in documentation, standardization and test protocol creation, process/workflow planning, service migration (at least in two)
  •  Language skills:English language – fluent (excellent verbal and written communication skills)
  •  Interpersonal, communication skills:Proven ability/experience working in a multi layered international matrix organization
  • Experience in working with international teams (direct & indirect) from different cultural backgrounds and experience in managing external resources ensuring clarity, collaboration and efficiency
  • Excellent team player
  • Strong analytical skills; the ability to see at both the helicopter view and focus on details, if required
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to speak and write at both senior and junior levels within the organization
  • Strong and dynamic individual, with the ability to thrive under pressure
  • Sound appreciation of complex and large multi-user production systems and their architecture
  • Solid awareness of operational processes
  •  Other soft skills, competences:Self-motivated
  • Highly collaborative
  • Flexibility to travel
  • Efficient communication, communication with 3rd parties
  • Hands on mentality
  • Lifelong learning – growth mindset
  •  Hard skills:Experience in implementation of large scale IT platforms
  • Experience in technical architecture design for large scale IT systems
  • Experience in IPTV / OTT TV field / streaming, broadcasting field
  • Experience with RESTful API integration
  • Public/Private Cloud Architectures (Openstack, AWS or Azure certification is a plus)
  • Strong technical knowledge of high scale OTT systems and architectures
  • Strong technical background on video encoding (H.264, HEVC/H.265) is a big plus
  • Good understanding of video packaging and OTT streaming (HLS, DASH, HDS, HSS) is a plus
  • Good understanding of DRM solutions and offerings (Google Widevine, MS PlayReady, Verimatrix, Adobe Primetime, Apple FairPlay) and/or other encryption solutions
  • Experienced in headends (encoders/transcoders/packetizes) – considered as a plus
  • Experienced in Openstack VNF integrations, OSS/BSS adaptations or service migrations
  • Strong technical knowledge in IT security
  • DEVOPS experience is considered as a strong plus


Brief description of the company

Deutsche Telekom Pan-Net, s.r.o. - established within Pan IP program is a company which will pilot and manage the whole pan-European Network. From Bratislava, this company will be the first point of contact regarding all overarching matters of the national companies with respect to the pan-European Network.
Being the key entry gate for requirements towards Pan-Net portfolio, we will manage a common service production catalogue, establish new processes and operating models, combining assets and resources to create services for the national companies.
To achieve all this we are building a new, cross-functional and truly international team.

Number of employees

100-149 employees

Company address

Deutsche Telekom Pan-Net s.r.o.
P.O.BOX 105
830 05 Bratislava 35
ID: 3331401   Dátum zverejnenia: 9.3.2018  
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