Job description :
As a member of the Harmonic Professional Services team, the Systems Engineer will :
Work with many of the largest service providers in the world deploying the latest technologies in video delivery for live and time-
shifted video via traditional medium, or on the latest cloud infrastructure;
Ensure technical lead on projects and necessary support for completion of system projects, in close working relationship with the Project Managers;
Collaborate within Harmonic and with partner vendors in planning and executing complex video infrastructure projects;
Lead customer design reviews; detailed implementation and test planning;
Configure and test hardware and / or software products, including third party equipment such as network routers, blade servers, and storage systems to customer-specific parameters;
Plan and conduct end-to-end system integration testing and operationalize the delivered system;
Develop system test plans, Functional Verification Tests (FVT) including defining subsystem acceptance criteria;
Create software tools, scripts, and automation software for validation of system operations and performance. Software programming experience in Python / Docker / shell scripting;
Conduct customer training of the delivered equipment;
Troubleshoot and analyze technical problems related to cloud, virtualization, video / audio compression, storage, editing, transcoding, and encryption;
Perform technical deployment reporting on projects.
Required experience and skills :
Have a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience. New college graduates in EE or CS considered.
Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills. Fluent English required, other languages are a plus.
Interest for customer relations and services. Initiative and reactivity.
Strong background in Virtualization & Cloud solution in the context of IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, DevOps
Broad systems and software knowledge required with significant technical depth in : cloud deployment, virtualization, networking, video compression, stream processing, video related applications, and servers & storage products.
Expertise in cloud infrastructure, networking and video delivery technologies. Analytical and troubleshooting skills in those areas.
Ability to provide technical leadership in system integration projects. Strong autonomy, analysis capacity and sense of synthesis.
Good personal relationship skills, organized, with team-building skills
Good understanding of systems engineering processes.
Experience in generating highly technical documents and reports including best practices guides, whitepapers, and system architecture specifications.
Interest for international mobility
Operating systems : Linux distros (RedHat, CentOS, Ubuntu), Unix administration, Windows 2012 / 2008
Cloud and containers environments : AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, Kubernetes, Mesos, Docker / Containers, and hybrid clouds.
Understanding on OpenStack and distro variants (Mirantis, Red Hat, Canonical / Ubuntu, RackSpace, etc.)
Data Center technologies : VMware vSphere and Hyper-V multi-tenant data center infrastructure, including Infrastructure-
as-a-Service, Software-as-a-Service, Platform-as-a-Service.
Networking : SDN, IP routing (RIP, OSPF, BGP), IP multicast (ASM, SSM, PIM, IGMPv1 / 2 / 3), QoS (DiffServ, queuing), and switching. CCNA / CCNP is a plus
Tools : Python scripting, Ansible, shell scripting, etc.
Digital video system architectures from signal acquisition to delivery for IPTV, Cable and OTT
MPEG-2 / MPEG-4 / HEVC video compression and encoding standards, stream processing, OTT HLS and MPEG-DASH formats.
Education : Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science
Travel requirements : This position requires significant travel
Do you want to join a high energy, market leading, international company with the only market available end-to-end solutions?
Do you have a team spirit, passionate about technology, and motivated to work for an international company?
Join Harmonic and send us your application so we can get in touch as soon as possible!