Senior Solution Architect

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

Full-time

 

About THEO Technologies

THEO is a fast growing scale-up on a mission to change the way the world streams video over the internet. We empower the world’s leading media and entertainment companies to deliver cutting-edge video services, efficiently and on any device. Our flagship product is THEOplayer which simplifies video streaming with a universal video player across different devices and platforms (browser, Android, iOS, Roku, ...) offering a variety of features like content protection, advertisements, analytics, and so on. Next to THEOplayer we work on the future of streaming with some innovative technologies like our own ultra low-latency streaming protocol HESP (High Efficiency Streaming Protocol).

In our industry it’s not the big fish eating the small but the fast fish eating the slow. Therefore we have a bias for action with a culture that is built on high performance and self-development. We believe a great workplace is stunning colleagues working together and inspiring each other to learn and grow.

Ever seen the last COVID update on vrtnu? That’s us! Have you ever streamed a movie through VOO TV, Yugo or Yelo? That’s us! Have you watched the American presidential election on CNN? Also us!

 

Your role

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].


What you'll learn and do

  • 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.

About you

  • 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.
  • 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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