Description of position:
The Software Engineering Technical Manager will be responsible for software architecture and design processes, and the best development practices for a team of software engineers responsible for video conferencing and streaming product lines. Day to day technical activities will include the following:
Assisting team in investigating and resolving video and audio quality problems and problems affecting system stability. This includes responding to customer issues that have been escalated into engineering.
Coordinating the day to day tasks of other team members to ensure on-time delivery. Other team members will be working on video, GUI or driver integration issues,
Communicating status to management and working with management to make any required corrections to the development plan.
This Technical Manager will also work with Engineering Management and Product Line Management to define requirements, develop architecture and design documents, and implement new product features as required.
Required Critical Skills:
BS in Computer Science or equivalent and 5+ years experience in design, development and documentation of video products from initial design through production is required. Additional required skills include experience with the following:
Team leadership experience in working production environment.
Proven expertise in design and documentation of software using C/C++, and Java is required.
Experience writing software for Android Platform as well as windows platform is required.
Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect Android Applications to back-end services
Knowledge of audio and video compression standards for conferencing and streaming (H.264, H.265 HEVC, G.7xx, AAC, etc.)
Knowledge of transcoding tools like FFMPEG.
Knowledge of streaming and networking protocols such as RTSP, HTTP Live Streaming (HLS),RTP, RTCP, HTTP and UDP including multicast.
Knowledge of methods to ensure resiliency against packet loss in video streaming systems.
Strong troubleshooting and debugging skills including a demonstrated ability to work effectively with domain area experts and/or technical managers across a company in order to resolve design problems or bugs.
Experience writing, and gaining acceptance of, system architecture specifications, functional specifications, detailed design documents, and development schedules for products.
Strong English Language verbal and written communication skills are required.