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Principal Product Development Engineer - Video Streaming

Technology Job ID: 2155529 Clarksburg, Maryland, Virginia, District of Columbia-Washington Apply Now
This position must be located in the Washington, DC, Maryland or Northern Virginia metropolitian area.
Overall Purpose: DIRECTV Video and network solution product engineering. This position researches, designs, plans, develops and/or evaluates new, advanced network technologies and video streaming solutions (OTT) by translating requirements or strategic business objectives into final product design.
Key Roles and Responsibilities: Work typically includes in-depth assessment of the video networked application needs, providing network modeling, prototyping and simulation testing, consulting to further clarify needs to deliver application functionality. Performs video streaming and network product engineering assignments, including design, development, documentation and testing of video streaming and network hardware, firmware, or software products or systems. Assignments may include development of new products, enhancements, and modifications of existing products. Job Contribution: Expert level technical professional. Technical SME within organization. Contributes through own development of advanced technologies/concepts with global reach or industry application. Has direct impact on creation of technical products/services. Serves as a role model and mentor.
KNOWLEDGE: Has extensive specialized technical expertise as it related to video and data networking solutions. Applies expert knowledge and broad understanding of multiple disciplines. Integrates expert knowledge of technical principles/methods of multiple disciplines with knowledge of products/services and internal operations. Advisor on DIRECTV technologies/systems/procedures. Experience with Over the top (OTT) streaming services is desireable.
ANALYSIS/PROBLEM SOLVING: Solves complex, critical problems related to significant and unique issues. Uses extensive research and interpretative thinking. Utilizes innovative methods in developing solutions. Works on abstract problems requiring evaluation of intangible variables.
INDEPENDENCE: Guided by functional goals/objectives. May influence organization goals/objectives. Applies discretion to develop innovative solutions to problems without precedent.
CONTRIBUTION TO DIRECTV TECHNOLOGY: Lead contributor on critical projects/technology initiatives. Develops enterprise-wide integrated solutions. Contributes to complex and innovative business solutions to achieve strategic objectives.
COMMUNICATION: Provides technical expertise to peers across the company. Actively promotes good working relationships. Develops mutually beneficial strategic alliances with customers.
Experience: 5-10 years of relevant experience. OTT Services, Data Communications, C, C++, Java, Python experience is desired
Education: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related Technology Disclipine
Supervisory: No.
Environmental Requirements: This position may be responsible for contributing to DIRECTV's compliance with environmental laws and regulations as applicable to its job function. This may include, but is not limited to, work related to fuel tanks, emergency and stand-by generators, boilers, hazardous waste, hazardous materials, batteries, manholes and vaults, water wells, linear and other construction projects, water discharge, or air emissions.
Environmental Requirements: This position may be responsible for contributing to DIRECTV's compliance with environmental laws and regulations as applicable to its job function. This may include, but is not limited to, work related to fuel tanks, emergency and stand-by generators, boilers, hazardous waste, hazardous materials, batteries, manholes and vaults, water wells, linear and other construction projects, water discharge, or air emissions.
Our Principal Product Development Engineers can earn between $127,100-$254,300. Not to mention all of the other amazing rewards that working at DIRECTV offers. From health insurance to tuition reimbursement and paid time off to discounts on products and services just to name a few. There is a lot to be excited about around here.
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DIRECTV will consider for employment qualified applicants in a manner consistent with the requirements of federal, state and local laws


Job Posting: Oct 13, 2021, 3:06:03 PM
Other Locations: Virginia, District of Columbia-Washington
Schedule: Full-time
Job Level: Senior Associate/Second Level Manager
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