Project Specialist (76182)

Location: Brampton, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 01-02-2018
Job Description:
Primary Focus:
•             Reporting to Manager, Embedded Service Platforms, the System Integrator will be involved full-time with a number of implementation projects related to the embedded software platforms for client digital TV set-top box devices.
•             More specifically, the candidate will be involved in leading, managing and executing on new software implementations to introduce new features to our existing client digital TV set-top box devices on our hybrid-fibre coax (HFC) networks in both Ontario, New Brunswick and Newfoundland
 
Responsibilities:
•             Work with vendors such as Cisco, Zodiac, Seachange, Rovi, Arris, Veveo, AllDigital to plan and implement embedded service features
•             Understand and execute project plans to complete tasks relative to technology validation, milestones, and budget
•             Development of project plans with specific tasks, milestones, and effort required in order to introduce new technologies/improvements to existing services
•             Provide periodic project status updates and issues for management escalation
•             Creation of key engineering documents, including:
o             Technical requirements
o             Engineering plans/specifications
o             Service specifications
o             Vendor analysis
•             Co-ordinate with primary stakeholder groups including Product Development, Product Management, Technology, Network Operations, Go-To-Market teams and IT
•             Management of lab platforms  and multiple software code revisions in labs for STB testing purposes
•             Configuration of STB software in lab platforms
•             Management of current generation DTV STB testing methodology and execution.
•             Execute, assign or lead junior staff in the execution of the necessary testing requirements to validate technology platforms or systems
 
Qualifications:
•             University degree in a technical area (e.g. Engineering/Computer Science)
•             Professional Engineering designation and SCTE Certification an asset
•             Previous experience with a major telecommunications provider/cable operator and/or direct involvement in building large telecommunications networks
•             Minimum 3 or more years direct experience in Digital TV/IPTV network architecture and operations
•             Ability to communicate effectively to both technical and non-technical management
•             Lead solution integration activities on technical problems as a key member in issue analysis and resolution
•             Perform peer reviews of engineering specifications, vendor information and roadmaps for technical accuracy and viability
•             Ability to lead an independent team and organize time among multiple tasks
•             Ability to modify established guidelines, to create new approaches, to apply existing              
 
Mandatory Skills:            
LAN (5), LINUX (5), HDTV OR DTV (5), MANUAL TESTING (5), Cisco DNCS (5)          
 
Nice-to-Have Skills:         
PERFORMANCE TUNING (2), PMP (2), VMWARE  (2)
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