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

Amsterdam, NL

6 months+

Job purpose:

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

Key Accountabilities:

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+