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Manager of STB - Qatar

Media - IT
Ref: 158 Date Posted: Monday 23 Nov 2020
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Spectrum Search are currently recruiting for a Manager of STB for a global media organisation based in Doha, Qatar.


As the Manager of STB, you will be responsible for design, development, QC and delivery of set top box and customer technology projects and products including hardware, software and applications. In addition to this, you will be responsible for forming the strategy for STB technology implementation roadmaps across the MENA region.


Key responsibilities of the Manager of STB include:

  • Management and coaching of the Support teams.
  • Management of STBs Programs and Projects in coordination with the vendors.
  • Build and maintain product development roadmap
  • Coordinate internal cross-departmental project meetings.
  • Write technical support specifications and requirements.
  • Support new released STBs hardware and middleware platforms.
  • Evaluate and produce performance reports
  • Responsible for championing domain knowledge of platforms, software requirements and technical documentation.


To be successful in this role, you will have a bachelor’s degree in a related field and should have a demonstrable background in Digital TV at a Middleware vendor, set top box manufacturer or a pay TV operator.  You will have deployed middleware-based hybrid IP/SAT set top boxes, as well as experience in:

  • Product development and roadmaps definition and delivery
  • Software development environment, ideally within sports broadcast.
  • Experience of working with enterprise scale distributed systems and their architectures.
  • Ability to lead a team to collectively deliver exceptional results.
  • Must be willing and able to adapt rapidly to changing priorities and technologies.
  • Experience of working in an agile and fast paced environment
  • Expertise of Satellite and IP TV standards and key technologies.
  • Expertise with STB software and hardware architectures.


In return, you will be offered a highly competitive package including relocation support.


This is a fantastic opportunity to lead and manage in a key, varied position within a leading global organisation. For more information and to discuss this position, please do not hesitate to apply.


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