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Consulting Engineer

Staines, UK | Professional | Full-time

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Oct 21, 2019

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Synamedia is looking for highly motivated candidates to join our Video Network Services EMEAR team. We are working in a dynamic environment that is at the heart of an exciting business transformation to next generation of video services, designing and delivering complex video solutions.

The Role:

We’re looking for like-minded video consulting engineers to join us in this journey, being trusted advisors and end-to-end video solution experts in direct connection with our customers in the EMEAR region, to:

  • Deploy and support the Synamedia Video Network product lines in an overall solution
  • Act as a technical lead in complex video projects
  • Liaise with product and sales teams internally as well customers, partners and 3rd party vendors in order to build new, scalable, robust video solutions that run on public, private and, hybrid cloud environments
  • Build highly interactive relationships – both within the team and within the business
  • Manage service requests and incidents, drive customer satisfaction
  • Develop tools, scripts, or processes to automate and make things better
  • Create high quality project and knowledge sharing documentation, provide technical presentations to customer
  • Be willing to travel to customer sites for project meetings, deployments and trainings
  • Strive to technical excellence and expertise, able to adapt to a changing environment


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Computer Science/Computer Engineering Bachelor’s degree, with 5+ years professional experience
  • Understanding of distributed systems and networking principles, hybrid and cloud environment deployments
  • Hands-on experience working with virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions such as VMware and OpenStack and Linux operating systems; including installation, configuration and troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of IP video and network technologies (such as Digital TV, DVB, VoD, MPEG, ABR, multicast, TCP/IP, HTTP, HTTPS, HLS, MPEG-DASH, cDVR, clients)
  • Strong team collaboration skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter, willing to learn new technologies
  • Fluent in English, written & oral


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in similar roles
  • Experience working on IP based video products, preferably (but not limited to) Synamedia lines, such as DCM, vDCM, VSM, encoder-transcoder families
  • Cisco CCNx, VMware or other equivalent certifications
  • Content Delivery Networks experience
  • Experience with Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana – ELK stack and Splunk
  • Python,Perl and shell languages, scripting
  • Databases

Ready for a change? We’d love to hear from you.

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