Our client seeks an experienced Software Director to lead a team of engineers that develops software and manages customer engagements covering a wide range of Connected Homes Cable and Telco Broadband Gateways for the worldwide market. In addition, software architecture design/review across multiple platforms will be part of the critical role, as the product portfolio diversifies across multiple hardware platforms.
In this challenging role you will be responsible for working with team members to develop software features associated with Multi-Services IP Gateways, Smart Home Gateways that are sold in the Service Provider market. You will need to work with, and coordinate the efforts of both internal and external (ODC/ODM) resources based in North America, Europe and Asia. You will need to contribute to overall product design from a software architecture perspective, keeping in mind multiple customer requirements and hardware characteristics across various platforms.
Desired Candidate Profile
In this position, you will be expected to:
Work with engineering, product management, business development, and account managers to champion the needs of key customers.
Contribute to product design discussions on overall software feature/interop compatibility across different platforms.
Have the necessary technical skills to communicate the details of complex Data, VoIP, Gateway, WiFi, and Video features.
Communicate regularly with key customers to manage expectations regarding key software deliverables.
Drive and manage product qualification and post sales issues that could impact the business.
Communicate regularly with customer engineering teams and operations to de-risk deployment issues that will affect deployments of company products.
Facilitate customer feedback into the development and customer engagement process.
The position requires an experienced manager with strong technical and communication skills.
Experience in the following areas is highly desirable:
IP Networking protocols (IPv4, IPv6, RIPv2, SNMP, DHCP, TFTP, FTP, TCP, UDP).
Fiber (xPON), Copper (xDSL, Gfast), DOCSIS, WiFi specifications protocols, test procedures and debugging.
VoIP system architectures and network elements.
Home Networking Protocols (HNAP, uPNP, RIPv2, TR69, etc)
Wireless (802.11b/g/n/ac/ax) including wireless encryption (WPA2, WPA, WEP), WPS, DFS, and WMM
OpenWRT and RDK-B Routing Stacks.
Agile (Scrum) Development Methodology
Programming languages: C, C++, Java
Embedded Real-Time Operating Systems (Linux, eCOS)
Debug skills covering: IP networking, MGCP/NCS and SIP signaling protocols, DNS, DHCP, TFTP, RTP, Video, routers and routing protocols, data load testing and redundant / fault tolerant configurations
Industry Experience: 15+ years of industry experience as described above. Prior experience with software development of complex systems is a MUST. Experience in working with large NSP/MSOs is preferred.
Interested candidates with above skills may write to jancyATpeopleplusindiaDOTcom for details.