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Video/Solution Architect

  • Location

    Amsterdam, North Holland

  • Sector:

    Embedded Software/Hardware

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    €500.00 - €550.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Elisabetta Orsini

  • Email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -032018-63017_1563783464

  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    5 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


A leading telecom company is looking for a Video Solution Architect for the new STB HW platform projects and solutions.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Leading new STB HW platform projects from a technical perspective from idea phase to deployment
  • Liaising with internal stakeholders to capture product, functional, non-functional and end-to-end requirements
  • Leading investigation and analysis of requirements to define the technical design for the new HW platform taking both technical and business aspects into account
  • Managing, from a technical point of view, RFP processes for new STB hardware with HW vendors
  • Reviewing and approving HW vendor technical solutions, designs and specifications
  • Together with project manager define a project plan and structure for the project
  • Throughout the project being the technical lead, tracking and managing the HW vendor development
  • Extensive cooperation with external technology suppliers during the development of STB hardware and software (OEM/ODM, SW vendors, CA vendors)
  • Communicating industry development to peers and superiors

Main Requirements:

  • Master's degree in electrical engineering or equivalent knowledge obtained through education and work experience
  • At least 5 years of direct exposure to hardware architecture and design within the digital video and/or customer premises equipment. Ex. CPUs, tuners, HDMI, Wifi, memory, thermal management
  • At least 3 years of experience from working with requirements and specifications in a structured way
  • At least 3 years of experience with technical project management and vendor management
  • Good understanding of STB related technologies
  • Good understanding of Linux based Embedded SW architecture and real-time software
  • Good problem-solving skills and attention for detail
  • Good interpersonal skills to maintain and develop effective working relationships with colleagues and vendors
  • Willing and able to adapt rapidly to changing priorities and technologies
  • Used to working under pressure with flexibility on working hours when needed
  • Excellent English and good communicator, both written and spoken