STB Technical Manager

Fecha: 11 jun. 2024

Ubicación: MADRID, ES

Empresa: Telefonica S.A.


In the Digital Home Services Unit we develop and operate Telefonica's TV solution, called TV Open Platform, a single convergent multi-service (Pay TV / Internet TV / OTT), multi-country (8 Operating Businesses), multi-network (IPTV, OTT,

CATV and DTH technology) solution, with all the elements involved in the TV service value chain: TV headend, content ingestion, platform, content protection, CDN, device development and service operation.


Within it, in the Consumer Applications Development and Technology area we are responsible for the HW design of the TV Set Top Boxes and the development of the middleware and applications that run on them to be able to provide the best video service experience to Telefonica subscribers.


We are looking for an experienced Technical Manager in the field of Video Set-Top boxes, who is able to drive technology selection processes as well as the development, homologation and deployment for the introduction of new STBs devices  in the Telefonica video ecosystem.

You will be part of STB development team working closely with procurement, supply chain, product management, PMO and homologation teams as well as external partners like STB OEMs or several security and technology vendors.

This role demands the supervision of the successful development, launch and maintenance of Global STB programs.

This role matches for someone who is organized, change oriented, and understands the diverse perspectives of stakeholders to deliver STB Global programs.

The ideal candidate has to be passionated of video technology, interested in TV & video entertainment domain, with expertise in delivering consumer products.


Job requirements

  • Bachelor degree in engineering, computer science or equivalent.
  • 5+ years of experience in the construction of consumer devices for video projects.
  • Experience in hardware architecture (video SoCs technology, GPUs, RAM and flash memory, Bluetooth chipstes, digital outputs, RCUs, etc).
  • Demonstrated experience in software development with embedded Linux:  Yocto environment , bootloader architectures, makefiles, shell scripting,  c/c++, Python.
  • Experience to understand and adopt security requirements for device and content protection and coordinate the fulfilment of security implementation through specialized security partners (Nagra, widevine, playready, etc).
  • Proven experience coordinating industry partners for video product development.
  • Ability to elaborate specifications and complex technical information as well as proven experience managing technical RFP/RFQ processes.
  • Experience with end to end product delivery.
  • Ability to manage multiple complex tasks in a changing environment.
  • Comfortable understanding and discussing video technology concepts and defining strategy with other technical team members.
  • Strong communication skills with demonstrated experience engaging and influencing stakeholders.
  • Fluent in English is a must


If you join us, we offer you...

  • Work in a dynamic team and be part of challenging projects that will allow you to play a leading role in the transformation of the company.
  • An interesting package of social benefits (luncheon vouchers, health, life and accident insurance, pension plan, flexible compensation plan...).
  • A flexible working environment with hybrid models of face-to-face and telecommuting.
  • Access to a wide range of continuous learning opportunities for you to grow with us.
  • Participate in volunteering programmes, social actions, international mobility, off-site..




If you join Telefónica
You join almost 100 years of history, a team of 106 nationalities present in more than 35 countries. You join a team that works to connect people wherever they are, without borders. A team that is leading the digital revolution with the enthusiasm of the first day in all our businesses, creating the best digital ecosystem for our clients: Network, IoT, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Innovation, etc. At Telefónica you have everything you need to create the best version of yourself. We need people like you to join this great challenge, who want to create the Telefónica of tomorrow.
At Telefónica we are committed to new ways of working and we are leaders in the implementation of Digital Disconnection under the "Disconnect to Reconnect" principle.
You join a company whose activity is governed by its code of ethics, Our Responsible Business Principles. We are looking for people who identify with them, who help us make decisions based on integrity, commitment and transparency and who are committed to ethical management, promoting fairer and more sustainable social and environmental development.
We strongly believe diverse and inclusive teams become more innovative and they achieve improved results. Telefonica aims to promote and guarantee a place for everyone, just the way we are: gender, age range, sexual orientation and/or identity, culture, creed, disability or any other personal condition.