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The role of Engineering Director is focused on driving Customer solutions and delivering technical excellence through close engagement with Customers, Suppliers and cross-functional teams. As a senior technical authority you will be responsible for leading tier-1 Customer engagements in Asia, with a strong focus on the domestic OTT market in India. You will also be responsible for leading Engineering Teams and collaborating closely with other global Engineering Directors to define and shape engineering practices/tools used across the business.Key ResponsibilitiesSenior technical authority on key customer projects; responsible for architecting and leading the implementation of complex technical solutions through direct customer/supplier engagement and close collaboration with delivery teamsTechnology focus will be largely centered on Solutions for Web, Smart TV, Mobile, Games Consoles and other Connected Devices; with exposure to both front and back end technologies. Some crossover between platforms and solution areas can be expectedCustomer focus will be largely centered on Professional Services engagements in India; however, its anticipated there will also be opportunities to lead/contribute to projects in other regionsDirect management of local engineering teams; providing technical leadership and direction at project level and professional development/mentorship in a line management capacityResponsible for driving Technical Assurance activities on Customer engagements; ensuring developers adhere to engineering best practices and the application of approved technologies/tool setsWorking closely with other Engineering Directors at a global level to standardize and continuously improve engineering practices and tools used by delivery teamsSupporting Regional Sales Opportunities, participating in Customer/Supplier workshops, providing solution design insights, technical risk/dependency management, estimations etc.Role RequirementsSolid engineering background with at least 7+ years hands-on experience architecting and building scalable OTT solutions for mobile and webProven expertise in some or all of the following technologies JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, AJAX, JSON, MySQL, Java, Objective-CExcellent working knowledge of Android/iOS SDK, Eclipse/Xcode and modern Developer Tools, with experience integrating open source or 3rd party APIs and librariesExperience designing and building complex middleware solutions using PHP, Java or Node.jsGood understanding of Global Content Delivery Networks, Video Encoding, DRM Technologies, Ad-Integration, Analytics Solutions etc. Practical experience working in Agile environments with exposure to Continuous Integration and Test Driven DevelopmentStrong quality focus from a UI, Functional and Performance perspective with proven experience building and testing scalable solutionsExcellent technical solution design and documentation skills with a good understanding of UML and related tools.Exemplary English communication and facilitation skills, with the ability to lead Customer/Partner meetings and workshops at an international levelDegree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, IT or related disciplineModerate travel (20-30%) throughout India/Asia can be expected.
Degree: M.Com. (Commerce) | M.Pharm. (Pharmacy) | M.Sc. (Science) | MA (Arts) | MBA/ PGDM | MCA/ PGDCA

Additional Degree: BE/ B.Tech (Engineering)

Experience: 8-13


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