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Senior Manager, Cloud Media Development

Requisition Number:  15039
Contract Type:  Permanent
Location(s): 

Munich (Unterföhring), DE The Hague, NL Betzdorf, LU Emek Ha'ela, IL Lod - Airport City, IL London, GB

ROLE DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

 

As the global leader in linear delivery of content over satellite, SES is serving over 1 billion individuals and many of the leading broadcast and content companies in the world. SES is actively evolving its products and solutions portfolio to include non-linear and cloud centric solutions. The ambition of our company is to build an innovative basis with the goal to set up a friendly partner ecosystem as core of an innovative Cloud Media Platform approach. Developing a technical core platform to be able to close this gap and therefore transform the industry is the clear strategic interest of SES. Key rational is to leverage cloud setups existing in other industry segments and adapt them to fulfill the requirements of a broadcast grade video content workflow. Focus elements will be to achieve the highest possible simplicity to onboard 3rd party cloud feature providers and make them fully interoperable, to secure a broadcast grade high quality end2end managed workflow and to provide a world-class customer- and partner-experience by outstanding frontends.

 

Therefor SES is looking for a highly skilled and motivated Senior Manager, Cloud Media Development to help scale our business and future visions. The Senior Manager, Cloud Media Development takes over full accountability and responsibility for an appropriate specification, development and finally maintenance of our cloud project to ensure future business.

 

Extended Job Description:

PRIMARY RESPONSABILITIES / KEY RESULT AREAS

 

  • Coordinate and lead all technical specification provided by various internal and external project members
  • Secure viable time, technical feasibility and resource planning
  • Scout and decide on viable cloud SW development outsourcing partners for state-of-the-art agile development
  • Act as strong interface to all other functions of the project and furthermore to the core cloud partners in order to coordinate joint development activities and customers
  • Secure alignment and solution compatibility with operational SES entities
  • Secure broadcast quality
  • Setup scalable, mainly outsourced development (nearshore, offshore, etc.)
  • Lead all agile development activities to secure in-time/-budget and -quality delivery
  • Support all connected customer and partner co-creation activities on the project
  • Act as strong interface to all other functions of the project
  • Secure state-of-the art testing activities
  • Support integration of operational responsibility within the project
  • Ramp up internal development team to secure a stable internal capability and knowhow structure
  • Manage ongoing technical evolution and optimization activities regarding technical development
  • Plan and execute further development phase for the cloud project of the future

 

 

COMPETENCIES

 

  • Agile mindset, strategic and customer centric mindset (visionary DNA)
  • Passionate about embracing change
  • Evident insights and experience in cloud relevant Architecture, SW-Development and cloud related operations (specification, cost optimized design/solution architecture, scalable development execution)
  • Deep insight in state-of-the-art cloud architecture (focus on Azure, AWS and Google Cloud)
  • Profound know how in specifics of media workflows (content workflows & requirements in the media industry)
  • Result oriented with a solid ability to combine and harmonize multi-stakeholder interests,
  • High level of investigative, researching, testing and data skills
  • Exceptional in stakeholder coordination, motivation and guidance

 

 

QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE

 

  • University degree (Master or similar)
  • Significant experience in media workflows, cloud architecture and SW-Development coordination (> 10 years)
  • Profound broadcast operations or media operations experience
  • Strong track records in managing cloud relevant big SW-Development projects.
  • Business English (fluent spoken and written)
  • Proven project management experience

 

 

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU:

 

  • Flexible working policy
  • Bonus and equity plans
  • Comprehensive and competitive benefits plan
  • A range of wellness activities and employee assistance programs 
  • An employer that values all aspects of Diversity and respects every individual’s story

 

 

GOOD TO KNOW


SES is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to workplace diversity & inclusion. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or other characteristics protected by local, state, or federal law.

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