Monday, November 24, 2014

Technical Product Manager

Technical Product Manager
Hardware and Middleware
If you are a Technical Product Manager -Hardware and Middleware with 5+
years experience, please read on!
Located in Richardson, we are he first company to provide seamless access
to the broad range of services comprising the connected home and a unified
connecting point to a truly connected digital life.
What You Will Be Doing
The Hardware Product Manager will generate all of the requirements and
oversee the development of hardware and middleware components during the
full product development life-cycle of our award-winning digital home
product. The product manager will conduct in-depth research and analysis,
formulate hardware, middleware, and application layer product roadmaps, and
write detailed technical requirements and user stories. The technical
product manager will create and present product plans and requirements to
customers, external ODM/CM vendors, and internal development teams, develop
statement-of-work agreement and product service agreements.
What You Need for this Position
At Least 3 Years of experience and knowledge of:
* User Interface remote control specifications (IR/Motion/RF)
* LAN/WAN protocols
* Routers and Routing Protocols
* Home Networking and DLNA
* Operating system security, Network Security and encryption schemes
* Wireless (Wi-Fi) Interfaces and specifications
* Web Services Interfaces and other APIs
* TV interfaces (HDMI, Optical, Composite)
* Live Broadcast interfaces requirements (DVB-C/T/S)
* EPG interfaces capabilities and restrictions and guide data requirements
* Conditional Access and DRM (PlayReady, Verimatrix, NDS, Conax, Irdeto)
* Home Networking Device Management
* Video Encoders/Decoders specifications and standards
* Broadcom SOC (BCM7425 class or equivalent)
* Hardware/CPU and memory capacity analysis skills
* Experience with User Interaction/UX processes
* Working Knowledge of JVM and OSGi and Dalvik/Android
* User Story/Technical Requirements writing
* Experienced with hardware certification and compliance requirements
* Ability to manage relationships with CMs, ODMs, and third party firmware
* Managing hardware BOM and drive cost reductions over time and volume
* Strong Technical writing skills
* Solid knowledge of agile product development processes
* Excellent collaboration skills
Ongoing Deliverables Include:
* Hardware Product Plans, Release Plans, and Roadmaps
* Remote Control Requirements Specifications
* OS/Middleware Plans and Roadmaps
* SDK/API Packaging and Productizing
* User Stories and Technical Requirements
* Hardware specifications
* System Settings and Configuration Requirements
* Usability Analysis and Improvement Plans
* Customer/Vendor/Internal Presentations
* User Guides and Product collateral
$100,000 - $130,000
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