Senior engineer: decoder qc lead

Multichoice group - Randburg
new offer (28/01/2020)

job description

Senior Engineer Decoder QC Lead The Organisation The MultiChoice Group is a broad-based multinational media and entertainment group headquartered in South Africa Dubai and Netherlands with principal operations in pay television video entertainment advertising and content security serving rapidly growing base of 13 5 million households Brands within the Group include DSTV GOTv SuperSport M-net DSTVnow Showmax and Europe based content security leader Irdeto MultiChoice Group has a successful history of identifying trends early adapting them for our markets and leveraging them to provide the best experience to customers in Africa The group s strength lies in its focus on local language and culture its entrepreneurial spirit and the quality of its workforce By joining our team you can help in achieving our objectives namely Expand Pay TV grow SVOD subscriber base and advertising sales focus on investment and technology maintain a local approach provide quality service and attract innovative and motivated employees Join Africa s most loved storyteller Position Name Sr Engineer-Decoder QC Lead Position ID Reports to Manager Decoder QC Direct Reports 13-15 Division Technology Department Consumer Devices - Decoder Development Band 5 Key Customers External Customers Set Top Box Manufacturers Middleware software providers Conditional Access CAS Providers External development houses Chipset providers Internal Customers BTD Management Senior Manager Decoder Development HR Practitioners Finance Procurement Administration Contracts Management Principal Engineers Architects Decoder Operations Team Technology Teams Connected Video CV Teams Enterprise Business Systems EBS System Integration Team Product managers Release Managers Program Project Manager Development Team Quality Control QC Team Milestone Driver Automation Software Hardware Infrastructure Vendors Location JOHANNESBURG Purpose of the Position Ensure the planning design management execution and reporting of STB tests using appropriate testing tools and techniques and conforming to agreed process standards and industry specific regulations Responsibilities include the process of engineering using and maintaining testware test cases test scripts test reports test plans etc to measure and improve the quality of the software being tested as well as managing a team of Senior test engineers test engineers and test analysts Team recruitment selection performance management and disciplinary actions Asset management procurement Process improvement initiatives for QC of STB and Head End software components Training coaching mentorship succession planning recognition and retention planning Resolution of resource conflicts related to team members and equipment Resolution of line function issues and concerns Key Performance Objectives Tasks OTHER 2 TESTING 3 PROBLEM MANAGEMENT Supervise a team of testers Assume overall responsibility for implementing and execution of testing strategy Produce defects reports for assigned team area and hold regular sessions to inform key stakeholders on current defect list and impact thereof Manage the prioritization and reporting of defects through liaison with lead developer or project team Produce the Deployment Readiness Test report summarising the test results and recommendation with regards to the products overall quality Establish test environments and Implement testing processes and procedures Take part in the build and release management process with the development teams Provide reports and statistics to evaluate the quality of specified development cycle Participate in engineering reviews Performance management of team Assist in mentoring and training Implementation and review of test processes scripts and procedures Recruitment of testing resources including shortlisting interviewing and appointing Implementing and improving Employee Engagement and retention strategies Accepts responsibility for creation of STB test cases using own in-depth technical analysis of both functional and non-functional specifications such as reliability efficiency usability maintainability and portability Ensure traceability records from test cases back to requirements Ensure the production of test scripts materials and regression test packs to test new and amended software or services Specifies requirements for environment data resources and tools Manages a team of people that Interprets executes and documents complex test scripts using agreed methods and standards Reviews test artefacts and modifies artefacts if necessary Provides reports on progress anomalies risks and issues associated with the overall project Reports on system quality and collects metrics on test cases Provides specialist advice to support others Test Effort estimation reviews Initiates and monitors actions to investigate and resolve problems in systems processes and services Determines problem fixes remedies Assists with the implementation of agreed remedies and preventative measures Qualifications B Sc Electronic and or Computer Engineering or similar qualification A Degree in Business Management or equivalent NQF Level 7 qualification would be preferred Post Graduate Degree advantageous Advanced Technical test or Test Manager ISEB-ISTBQ certification Experience 10-12 years of experience in STB device testing Experience leading a team project Extensive STB testing knowledge DVB standards knowledge Practical understanding of decoder development solutions applied to solve business cases Experience in using test tools Technical Competencies List the key technical competencies Automation testing skills would be an added advantage Test Scheduling and execution Report writing and feedback to business Strong System application architecture design and documentation Integration of STB software components based upon OpenTV MHP and or Irdeto Middleware technology would be preferable Experience in MPEG and DVB standards interactive TV and STB architecture would be preferable Strong knowledge of software component testing practices Vendor Management Software Integration from multiple parties Coordinating global software development with 3rd parties Strong experience leading a technical team Knowledge of accounting and budgeting principles Embedded Device Memory Profiling Behavioral Competencies List the key behavioral competencies Problem Solving Accountability Teamwork Delegation Interpersonal Support Perseverance Motivating Prioritisation Analytical Thinking Job Technical Primary Location ZAF-GT-Randburg Organization MultiChoice South Africa Schedule Full-time Job Posting 26-02-2019 Closing Date Period for Applying - External 28-03-2019

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