Senior Solution Architect

Leuven, Belgium (Europe) with occasional travel to events and customers

Full-time

 

About THEO Technologies

THEO is a deep tech B2B company, on a mission to shape the rapidly evolving online video landscape. The media industry that we have long known is rapidly changing. Media consumption patterns have shifted towards online video. As a company we provide high-impact media solutions for media companies around the world that enables them to offer exceptional video experiences across any device.

With our flagship product THEOplayer, used by tier 1 media companies worldwide, we are a recognised market leader in the video playback domain. The company has been awarded the Streaming Media Reader's Choice Award in the Video Player category for the last 3 years running (2017, 2018, 2019), confirming its game changing role.

THEO was awarded the Fastest Growing Technology Company in the Media and Entertainment Category in the Belgian Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 Awards in both 2018 and 2019.

Our culture is based on trust, high performance and self-development where we believe in a more organic culture with the right balances and motivations.

 

Job Description

As a Solution Architect - Video Player SDKs at THEO Technologies, you will be involved in pre- and/or post-sales activities for our main THEOplayer Universal Video Player Solution and future solutions. You will front end-to-end architectural discussions around how our SDKs are integrated into complex video delivery ecosystems and into multi-platform applications in order to create the most compelling video playback experience.

You will deal on a daily basis with the world leading Publishers, Broadcasters, TV service providers and OTT video providers. You will collaborate on all technical aspects of our solution portfolio with customers, sales, product management and the development teams to continue to define the leading edge of streaming media.

In summary, you will be instrumental in growing the business and will contribute to successful delivery on customer projects world-wide.

Learn more about THEO Technologies and its solutions on our website.

[This position is not open to contractors nor recruitment agencies].


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Support sales teams by responding to inquiries and tenders with technically detailed answers, end-to-end solution proposals etc.
  • Support Project Managers with crafting realistic project plans; estimating the integration support and scoping the required customization work to be able to implement the customer desired solution.
  • Support Customers during the Integration phase of the engagement with end-to-end Architectural guidance to maximally leverage existing product features and capabilities.
  • Identify end-to-end customer solution gaps and translate these into concise internal and external change requests.
  • Defend in collaboration with Product Management and Sales towards customers the most suitable solution.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Experience with technically supporting the sale of software components/SDKs used in customer solutions.
  • Experience in working with customers, remote and face-to-face discussing their requirements and translating those into solid architectural proposals; identifying solution gaps and translating those into concise requirements.
  • 5+ years of experience in a mixture of software development and Solution Architecture roles.
  • Very good written and verbal communication and presentation skills in English. Additional European languages are a plus.
  • Experience in front-end application development and tools for Web, iOS and Android highly desired.
  • Experience in how front-end applications interact with backend-systems to create business solutions, preferable in the Pay TV and/or OTT video delivery solution space.
  • Experience with video advertising technology solutions is a big plus.
  • Knowledge of Agile development process and tooling.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills: courteous, well-spoken and polished.
  • Ability to train and coach junior people.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced scale-up environment.
  • Tons of energy, passion, humor and enthusiasm.

 

What We Offer

  • The opportunity to work for the fastest growing technology company in the Media and Entertainment Industry in Belgium, and overall the 5th fastest growing tech company in Belgium.
  • A competitive salary with plenty of extra benefits such as company car with fuel card, hospitalization & group insurance, meal vouchers, net allowance and a flex income plan.
  • A place to learn and get in touch with the cutting edge of streaming media.
  • For career-motivated people, there is upward mobility possible.
  • Nice and passionate colleagues.
  • Flexible hours and possibility to work 1 day a week from home.
  • Regular and fun team activities.

Does this sound interesting to you?

Please send your resume and cover letter to careers@theoplayer.com with the reference "Senior Solution Architect". We look forward to hearing from you.




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