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TV Integration Engineer (f/m/d)

Posting Country:  Germany
Date Posted:  02-Aug-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Location: Düsseldorf, Germany, or London, UK or Lisbon, Portugal

Role purpose:  

As part of the engineering team, the role holder is responsible for leading and overseeing implementation of state-of-art Content/Multimedia Distribution Networks, ensuring correct integration with other systems.


With us you will: 
• Contribution to System Architecture & Design and implementation
• Liaison with vendors and internal parties namely Product, Architecture, QA and Delivery team in order to:
◦Support Product and testing requirements, ensuring quality on all deliverables
◦Successfully integrate new features according to the System Architecture guidelines
◦Ensure adequate system implementation in the accordance to product specification
◦Provide adequate handover documentation per release as feature demo when needed
◦Continue improvement and automation of the process
◦Ensure adequate system implementation in accordance to specifications and following industry quality standards
• Ensure quality assurance of all deliverables, contributing and covering adequate coverage test cases.
• Ensure documentation and adequate use of interfaces and integration points across platforms
• Establish effective/efficient work methodology and communication
• Liaison with internal/external parties

Apply if you have:
• Deep Knowledge of TV & Video Services and Content Distribution Networks and OTT delivery and DTT.
• Deep Architecture and implementation background of CDNs, network PVR, Backend, encoding, DRM, transport network
• Understanding/designing complex system architecture
• Integration and on-boarding of content partners and metadata specifications
• Knowledge of backend operations, like VOD asset and linear channel configurations, subscriptions enablement, client menu assignment and in general operations through web services.
• Strong capability to understand and analyse e2e workflow processes between different interfaces (vendors).
• Knowledge of industrial broadcast standards for metadata processing
• End to end functional validation testing, including knowledge of procedures for integration functional and non-functional test, and automation systems
• Technical understanding of Software development paradigms and Software Life Cycles
• Experience with REST API is essential and knowledge of API design and testing
• Good understanding of Bigdata (Kafka, Flume)
• Knowledge of Operating Systems (Windows, Linux), VM environments
• Knowledge in Development languages (Python, Javascript, Java, C#, web services, IDEs, Web Technologies, JSON, XML.
• Knowledge in Networking (routing, switching, etc.), Load balancers, firewalls and Proxys / Information Security
• Cloud ecosystem experience with VMware
• Familiar with Mircroservice architecture such as containerized setup Kubernetes, Dockers or similar 
• Knowledge of CI/CD pipeline and DevOps best practices 
• Knowledge in dealing with Agile working methods (e.g. Scrum, SAFe)
• Strong communication skills in direct stakeholder Management with internal and external parties
Must have technical / professional qualifications: 
• Deep knowledge of backend solution of the TV platform
• Post graduate Engineering qualifications preferably with master’s degree or strong track record within this or similar role
• Telecom Experience of at least 10 years in TV area
• Strong level of English and global/multicultural awareness



Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.

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