Embedded C++ Developer - STB - Remote - ??550-575 per day

550.00 - 575.00 GBP Daily
14 Oct 2020
19 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Embedded C++ Developer - STB


??550-575 per day

My clients telco, media & entertainment division is looking for a senior C++ consultant who can champion STB.

  • The desired candidate is required to promote and offer E2E STB systems integration practices.
  • Lead and coordinate E2E STB systems integration engagements and liege with partners and stakeholders to obtain the desired goals.
  • Understand operator business priorities, CPE requirements, technology landscape, existing CPE ecosystems
  • Propose high-level recommendations for technology, OEM, SoC, MW, CA/DRM for a complete CPE solution that addressed the business priorities
  • Align road maps with operator product & technology teams and external vendors and stakeholders.
  • Clearly and effectively communicate with internal and external teams, lead architects, and senior management.

Technical Skills & Experience

  • A subject matter expert in STB MW platforms and related solutions that includes SW layer, HAL, CA/DRM, SoC, OEM Drivers and bootloader implementations.
  • Design experience in Real Time Embedded systems (STB preferable)
  • Strong working knowledge of any of the STB MW solutions like RDK, AOSP, ATV Operator tier, MHP and/or any other proprietary MW solutions
  • Specific experience of OS frameworks and runtimes for protected content (CA/DRM), HDCP.
  • Working experience in Linux
  • Strong programming knowledge in C, C++
  • Experience with the OS kernels. OS schedulers, customizing Linux OS, Linux Programming, API interfaces, Quality of service (QoS), or dynamic system partitioning techniques is helpful.
  • A solid understanding of SoC architectures used in DTV/STB and/or rich Wearables.
  • Experience in browser, application framework, native application integration (not limited Netflix, Amazon prime, Disney+, Youtube etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of protocols like SNMP, TR-69, DLNA, TCP/IP, HTTP, UDP
  • Working knowledge of any of these standards DVB, MPEG2 Tables, ATSC, MHP, OCAP etc.
  • Knowledge of Digital TV and Video Delivery technologies including: video encoding/transcoding, CAS, DRM, video back-ends, workflows, CMS, security services, search, recommendations, CDN, ad insertion, broadband data, home networking, TV, VoD, and nPVR is desirable.
  • Good understanding of continuous integration, continuous delivery, and its relation to agile methodologies and incremental development.
  • Experience in writing technical documentation for systems design/architecture specifications, including the use of UML, block diagrams, sequence diagrams, etc.
  • Broad knowledge of mobile operating system fundamentals, frameworks, and runtimes. Deep knowledge of DTV OS (eg Tizen, WebOS, AndroidTV, or Harmony OS) internals is helpful.
  • Prior experience on RDK-V, RDK-B, AOSP or Android TV based system integration projects are desirable.

Soft skills & Ability

  • Should possess good communication skills to be able to communicate/validate the architecture/design to all stakeholders.
  • Should have demonstrated the ability to train/mentor/guide the team on implementation aspects.
  • Possess appetite and aptitude for owning the responsibility of technical decisions and direction for project/module.
  • Strong English written, verbal and presentation & communication skills.
  • Creative thinking (out of the box), and comfortable modelling complex systems, with high availability and performance requirements in mind.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills, to maintain and develop effective working relationships with other peers.
  • Must have excellent problem-solving skills and attention for detail.
  • Takes responsibility, is a self-motivator & feels accountable for own actions, but also a team player.
  • An analytical, mathematical/numerate mind able to present business cases with clarity and understanding the consumer demand
  • Ability to describe and explain complex models, concepts & themes to stakeholders in a simple and accessible manner.

Please send across an updated CV if this position is of interest

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