Solution Architect

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.

DESCRIPTION


Currently we are looking for a Solution Architect with embedded skills to join our team of specialists in our Amsterdam office.

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 off 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 specification;
  • Together with project manager, define a project plan and structure for the project;
  • Throughout the project, being a technical lead, tracking and managing the HW vendor development as well as internal Liberty Global activities;
  • Extensive cooperating with external technology suppliers during development of STB hardware and software (OEM/ODM, SW vendors, CA vendors);
  • Communicating industry development to peers and superiors.

Requirements

  • Master's degree in electrical engineering or equivalent knowledge of obtained through education and work experience;
  • At least 5 years of direct exposure to hardware architecture and design within digital video and/or customer premises equipment. Ex. CPUs, tuners, HDMI, Wifi, memory, thermal management;
  • At least 3 years of experience working with requirements and specifications in a structured way;
  • At least 3 years of experience in 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 to 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.

We offer

  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills;
  • Regular assessments and salary reviews;
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth;
  • Friendly team and enjoyable working environment;
  • Flexible working schedule enables work life balance;
  • Regular corporate and social events.