Key Performance Indicators / Key responsibilities and deliverables : (e.g. budget, revenue, EBITDA, etc.) :
As part of the Pan-European TV team, the E2E Architecture expert is responsible for designing Video solutions
Understands business targets, provides technical option space for execution, able to engage in constructive, eye level discussion with senior business executives how to achive business targets most effective (leadtime, TCO)
Mastermind for the implementation of relevant technical applications in the video ecosysteme. Optimizes architecture according to business priorities, harmonizes components accordingly (like decisions : buy / make, agile / waterfall, cloud / dedicated infra, on prem, SaaS)
Owns the overall e2e overview of the video solution : Responsible for planning, dimensioning, implementation of video solutions and components
Provide Architectural guidance, cooperate with senior experts and Solution Architects
Provide technical and process related guidance to maintain and further improve our DEVOPS framework
Detailed job description, responsibilities :
Act as expert for Video / TV technology development related projects focusing on required macro components (like, Content Management Systems (CMS), media signal transcoding (Head-
End) and encryption (DRM), streaming AV pipes including Content Delivery Networks (CDN) and core TV platforms) in cross-country video service developments and deployments,
Provides technical solutions for the video platforms and subsystems
Prepares High Level Solution Designs, feasibility studies, architecture concepts and technical Functional and Non-Functional Requirement Specification as well as acceptance test procedures
Coordinates subject matter experts on Low Level Design and Deployment Procedure Description
Coordination and vendor management of internal and external vendors within the projects
Contributes 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
Prepares and evaluates integration plans of new technology components
Reviewes technical studies and design proposals for applications
Creates API integration plans
Guides VNF (application) integration with various infratructure environments (on prem, dedicated vs cloud : e.g. Openstack, public)
Master’s in computer science, Information Technology / Systems or proven experience in related field (business, product development)
Professional knowledge, skills, know-how in the field & experience in the field :
5-10 years of experience in large scale international consumer service company (e.g. IT / technology consultancy, big tech giants (FAMGA), e-commerce, telco)
Proven track record in TV / OTT video, video on demand, media delivery systems topics or any other broadcast, streaming or content management related technologies / projects
Strong understanding of cloud solutions (public, private) and their benefits / limitations
Proven track record in Enterprise Architect or Solution Architect (SA) role in large scale international Telco or IT service provider or Financial companies
Proven track record in documentation, standardization and test protocol creation, process / workflow planning, service migration (at least in two), OSS / BSS integration
Language skills :
English language fluent (excellent verbal and written communication skills)
Interpersonal, communication skills :
Excellent communication skills with the ability to speak and write at both senior and junior levels within the organization
Strong analytical skills; the ability to see at both the helicopter view and focus on details, if required.
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 and dynamic individual, with the ability to thrive under pressure
Sound appreciation of complex and large multi-user production systems and their architecture
Solid use of agile methodologies.
Good understanding of operational processes
Other soft skills, competences :
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 OTT video field / streaming / broadcasting / TV 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
Good understanding of DRM solutions and offerings (Google Widevine, MS PlayReady, Verimatrix, Adobe Primetime, Apple FairPlay) and / or other encryption solutions
Good understanding of video packaging and OTT streaming (HLS, DASH, HDS, HSS) is 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
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Deutsche Telekom Pan-Net s.r.o.
Deutsche Telekom Pan-Net s.r.o. designs, operates and steers the joint pan-European network ("Pan-Net") of Deutsche Telekom.
The company is a member of the Deutsche Telekom Group with head quarter in Bratislava and locations in Europe. Deutsche Telekom Pan-
Net is building the capabilities for Deutsche Telekom’s future centralized production platform across Europe. Deutsche Telekom Pan-
Net is offering an exciting opportunity in diverse international environment for a telco / media / consulting professional with strong experience and knowledge of service production in the domain of TV services.
In close collaboration with Deutsche Telekom HQ, we are working with technology organizations from 12 countries on service transformation from the subsidiaries into International Technology & Services Delivery / Pan-
European network production.