954-985-6650 - Ext 219
Horsham, PA USA
Basic Qualifications:10+ years experiences in Software Development/System EngineeringScope of Responsibility/Expectation:• Responsible to provide consultation to Client's customers in order to determine requirements to integrate client's software products into the customer's operating environment. • Requires frequent travel to customer locations to gain a complete understanding of the customer's business goals. • The Solution Engineer will then develop the high level requirements and design for the particular customer implementation. • Expert level in industry, such that they you can build a trusted advisor relationship with the customer. • In addition, you are expected to be knowledgeable in Software Engineering in order to be able to translate the customer's business needs to Software requirements that the engineering team/Services teams can use to develop/customize the Client's software solutions for a particular customer. • As many years as possible; the more, the better; we need someone who can hit the ground running.Specific Knowledge/Skills:• Strong communication skills are a must, both written and verbal. • Must be able to communicate effectively to both the customer and the internal team. • This includes the ability to be a good listener - especially with a customer for whom English is a second language.• Multi-language capability is a plus, particularly French and Spanish• Expert level in IP Video and Video operations of major service providers. • Knowledge of Video Standards• Strong Analytical/Problem Solving Abilities• Deep technical knowledge of J2EE applications and Web Server Technologies including XML, HTML, HTTP/S, Web Services/SOAP Protocol.• Knowledge of large-scale enterprise systems (OSS/BSS, content management, customer records management, billing, etc.)" integration technologies, e.g., web services, REST, etc.• Systems engineering / architecture experience with large-scale, multi-vendor, enterprise systems (OSS/BSS, content management, customer records management, billing, etc.)" implementations• Experience with data management and data mapping.• Experience with SOA, Web Services, and XML• Familiarity with Web based UI architecture. • Programming not required, but must understand general architectural concepts (HTTP, HTTPS, Web based authentication, e-commerce, etc.).• Familiarity with UML and modeling tools.• Technical Skills (Highly desired)• Knowledge of the telecommunications industry.• At least conceptual knowledge of IPTV and how it is being used by the telecoms to get into the TV business. • Familiarity with digital video technologies (digital rights management and encryption, encoding schemes, transport layers, closed-captioning, etc.)• Specific knowledge of EPG and Channel List implementation in an IPTV environment. Specific experience as an SE/architect with a major US or international telecom, e.g., AT&T, Verizon, BT, etc.• Familiarity with J2EE based systems, particularly IBM Web Sphere.• Familiarity with UNIX in multi-sever, high-availability environments. • IBM Websphere knowledge is a plus• Interpersonal Skills• Strong presentation skills are a plus; the ability to present clearly and effectively - both in person and via conference call - to both the customer and the internal team.• Strong organizational skills are a plus; the ability to organize and manage several simultaneous projects/tasks for oneself as well as others.• Effective management skills; the ability to manage not only one's own work but also the work of a small group of co-workers.