Technical Project Manager/OTT/CPE/(cable, satellite or telco industry)
Posted Aug 11
DigiTech IS Ltd
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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Technical Project Manager
The role is a key project management position responsible for the technical delivery implementation of Entertainment Products & Services across client's 12 EU countries in order to enable the delivery of revenue growth.
The role requires experience in and specifically focusses on project management for one or more of the following types of projects:
CPE hardware and software development, porting and/or deployment
OTT video centric platforms development, porting and/or deployment
Full video eco-systems greenfield and scale up deployment projects
In-flight life cycle management development projects
Generic software development life cycle management for video applications, based on Agile processes
E2E delivery of all technology deliverables for the project
Define, implement, secure and track required delivery process
High focus on shift-left approach of all deliverables and deliverable commitment
Capability for Sr management reporting
E2E Requirements grooming
Manage E2E release management
Coordinate technical delivery plan with E2E Arch
Liaise with central and country ops teams with regard to impact of technology changes
Responsible and leads technical delivery of the project throughout its lifetime, in coordination with technology teams and external vendors
Provides technical planning, coordination and reporting support for the project, represent technical workstream at project meetings
MSc orBachelor's Degree in IT or other technical studies; Project management certification is a plus. Agile methods and tooling is a plus.
Skills and Competencies:
At least 5+ years of experience in the cable, satellite or telco industry
At least 5+ years of experience in End-to-End System Integration of B2C video services
At least 5+ years of Experience and knowledge of CATV technologies, STB and DTV Middleware platforms and Video Delivery technologies
5+ years of experience with working in an international and distributed team environment
5+ years of experience in delivery management of large Pan-European B2C implementation projects, with extensive knowledge and experience of technology development and delivery management methodologies.
An understanding of Entertainment B2C services from:
commercial & content side
product development process
deep understanding of entertainment technology & ecosystem, from CPE hardware and software to service platforms, user interfaces, Apps and media acquisition/management, processing, and distribution, and end-to-end content protection and security
wide understanding of IP and broadcast networking as well as data center infrastructure.
An understanding of Entertainment related costs and economics and able to support unit economic analysis.
A strong overall understanding of the technologies and platforms specific to a large cable and telecommunications operator.
Basic technical knowledge and implementation experience around CPE hardware and software, Video encoding/transcoding, CAS, DRM, Video back-ends, workflows, CMS, security services, Search & Recommendations, Application Services, CDN, Ad Insertion, broadband data, home networking, TV, VoD, PVR, Access technology, and Internet technology related.
Good overall knowledge/familiarity with telecommunications technologies, including: Ethernet, IP, broadcast, transmission as well as most current IP communication protocols.
Good knowledge/familiarity with Audio and Video coding/decoding technologies
Good knowledge/familiarity with related IT systems (OSS & BSS), especially TR-069 and SNMP based CPE Management.
Employment Type: Contract
Duration: 6 months+