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Solutions Architect, Video & OTT

Date: 19-Aug-2019

Location: Macquarie Park, Australia

Company: Singtel

Solutions Architect


We have an opportunity for a Solutions Architect, Video and OTT Technologies to join our Networks team here at Optus Macquarie Park Campus. The Solution Architect, Video and OTT Technologies, has responsibility for the end to end technology solution assessment, design and implementation for the Video and OTT Delivery Platform.

The Solutions Architect will coordinate and manage multiple resources (budgets, infrastructures, platforms, applications, information, and people) and capabilities (management, partners, products, organization, processes, knowledge, and people) to deliver a great video experience to Optus customers, including end to end solution design, project implementation, acceptance testing and commissioning the solution.

The role

  • Contribute to a technical Architecture Roadmap to support Product Roadmaps
  • Drive the architecture and design of new video pipeline features
  • Identify and execute on opportunities to improve the viewing experience for customers streaming video from Optus
  • Act as a facilitator between technical and business teams to find efficient technical solutions to business problems
  • Think 2 steps ahead of current needs to ensure that technical solutions that are implemented are future proof
  • Manage the P+L of the product and set product roadmap and requirement
  • Execution of product development and capabilities
  • Manage the development of IT Support systems that provide billing, charging, logistics etc for the Media ecosystem
  • Manage the development of key video delivery components such as encoders, packagers, CDN etc


The perks


We offer all kinds of benefits, such as:


  • Work collaboratively in an open and agile
  • Discounts with over 400 companies Australia wide (Technology, Retail, Home, Fashion and more!)
  • Mobile and Broadband staff discounts
  • Onsite facilities at Macquarie Park such as a Gym, GP, Mini-Mart, Cafes
  • Training, Mentoring and further learning opportunities
  • Staff busses to Epping and Wynyard, and back again


About you


Preferred skills and experience include:


  • At least 5 years of working experience in end to end digital video solution design including video encoding, delivery and DRM.
  • An analytical thinker demonstrated by the development and implementation of successful strategic plans.
  • Good track record in building and delivering video for multiple platforms and end user devices on IOS, Android, Connected TV and Browsers in the OTT space
  • Working knowledge of IP technologies and services, including switching and routing, TCP, HTTP, DNS, etc.
  • Good leadership and project management skills with proven ability to manage and motivate teams
  • Strong financial and commercial skills with good understanding of budgeting framework and process. Able to interact with commercial team and explain proposals from their perspective.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, to liaise effectively at all levels both within and outside the organisation.
  • Sound interpersonal skills with a positive outlook and a flexible and adaptable approach.
  • Quality orientated with a total commitment to continuous improvement. You would be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and multitask several different activities across critical deadlines in a high-pressure environment.


About us


At Optus, we don’t sit back and let the future happen to us – we’re out there making it.  By expanding into new technology and relentlessly improving every day, we’re working to create a better tomorrow for all Australians.


Heads Up!

Due to the fast-paced nature of our business, vacancy close dates may change, so make sure you apply today!

Optus believes in the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people help us innovate and create strong connections with our customers.


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