Agile Software Engineer
- Location:Staines, England, United Kingdom
- Area of InterestEngineer - Software
- Job TypeProfessional
- Technology InterestCollaboration, Video
- Job Id1232579
What You'll Do
We are looking for engineers with significant development and integration experience who are capable of performing well within an innovative scaled Agile customer-aligned project to join our team, who will:
● Look for innovative approaches to solving new and existing customer problems.
● Design software to meet customer and internal requirements, defining interfaces to other software services.
● Take responsibility for delivery of User Stories and Features using Agile planning and tracking techniques.
● Contribute to the efficient running of the Scrum team, fully engaging in all Scrum practices and supporting the Scrum Master.
● Contribute to product roadmaps, working with the Product Owner and Product Manager.
● Liaise with other Scrum teams, Product Owner, Product Manager and Systems Architects as appropriate.
Who You'll Work With
The Cisco SPVSS Custom Engineering Group develops end-to-end video broadcast systems for Pay TV operators in Europe and the rest of the world. This includes development and integration of Set Top Box (STB) client device software, Broadcast Headend systems and Apps for Companion Devices, for satellite, cable and IP broadcasters, for deployment in medium to large scale broadcast networks. Typical customers have deployed networks of up to 10M receivers across mixed hardware platforms, various delivery media and a combination of both legacy and cutting edge client device platforms.
The Custom Engineering team work collaboratively with leading satellite broadcasters to develop cutting edge software solutions that include the client device (STB) software stack, the Headend software systems and Apps for 3rd-party Companion Devices.
This role will is within the Custom Engineering Team, working on Agile engagements with the customer to identify future business needs, and defining and implementing innovative, class-leading software solutions.
This position is in Cisco's Service Provider Video Software Solutions (SPVSS) business. This business includes a leading portfolio that spans the video delivery value chain with solutions including the Infinite Video Platform, cloud DVR, video processing, video security, video middleware, and services groups. Cisco has announced the sale of its SPVSS business to Permira. We anticipate that this role will transition to Permira with the SPVSS portfolio at close.
Who You Are
● Degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Communications Engineering or related subject.
● Excellent knowledge of applying C/C++ in a multitasking embedded environment.
● Use of simulators, compilers and debuggers.
● Real Time Operating Systems.
● Software architecture and design.
● CM systems, especially GIT.
● STB and broadcast headend systems.
● MPEG, DVB, XSI, DSS Digital TV standards.
● Web technologies – HTML5/JS, HTTP REST APIs.
● Scaled Agile / Scrum experience.
● Database technologies, both SQL and noSQL.
● Service Oriented Architectures.
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