Technical Specialist for OTT Platform

{{ flashMessage.message }}


Employment: Full Time

Position Overview:

As a Technical Specialist, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation and continuous improvement of our OTT platform to deliver high-quality streaming services to our users.

Platform Maintenance and Monitoring:

• Oversee the day-to-day operations of the OTT platform and ensure its reliability and performance.
• Monitor system health, troubleshoot technical issues, and promptly resolve any platform-related problems.
• Implement proactive measures to prevent service interruptions and optimize platform performance.

Content Management and Delivery:
• Collaborate with content delivery teams to ensure seamless ingestion, transcoding, and delivery of video and audio content to users.
• Manage content metadata, ensuring accurate information is displayed to users on the platform.

Technology Stack Management:
• Possess a deep understanding of the OTT platform's technology stack, including video streaming protocols, content delivery networks (CDNs), DRM, and encoding systems.
• Evaluate and recommend upgrades or changes to the technology stack to enhance platform capabilities and user experience.

Security and DRM:
• Implement and maintain robust security measures to protect against piracy, unauthorized access, and content theft.
• Oversee the Digital Rights Management (DRM) implementation to secure content distribution and compliance with licensing agreements.

Platform Integration:
• Collaborate with internal teams and external vendors to integrate third-party systems and services into the OTT platform.
• Ensure seamless API integrations and interoperability with various components of the ecosystem.

Performance Optimization:
• Analyze platform performance data and user behavior to identify opportunities for optimization and enhancement.
• Work closely with the development team to implement performance improvements.

User Support and Issue Resolution:
• Respond to user inquiries and issues related to the OTT platform promptly and professionally.
• Provide technical support to internal stakeholders and content partners.

Quality Assurance:
• Conduct rigorous testing of new features, updates, and enhancements to ensure they meet quality standards and work as intended.


• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
• Proven experience ( 5+ years) working with OTT platforms, online video streaming, and content delivery systems.
• Strong understanding of video streaming protocols (HLS, DASH, etc.), CDN technologies, and DRM solutions.
• Proficiency in programming languages (e.g., Python, Java) and familiarity with relevant frameworks.
• Knowledge of cloud-based infrastructure and services (e.g., AWS, Azure) for scalable and reliable OTT platform deployment.
• Experience in troubleshooting and resolving technical issues related to OTT platform operations.
• Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to think critically and make data-driven decisions.
• Strong communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams


Our well-defined global network of people, data and relationships creates a mind-set that allows us to spot opportunities and excel in the emerging regional & global markets.

Our Vision To support the UAE’s posterity to accelerate the economical growth & empower proficiency & accomplishments of the youth.

Our Mission To set the benchmark for unlocking business potentials across various industries & sectors.

Advertise Here

Candidates who applied for this job also applied for:

Desktop Support Engineer

Easy Apply
Unified Microsystems
19 Sep 2023

IT Support and Services - Country Lead

Easy Apply
15 Nov 2023

IT Support Specialist

Easy Apply
26 Sep 2023

API Integration Software Engineer

Easy Apply
ManpowerGroup Middle East
11 Sep 2023

IT Engineer

Easy Apply
A Leading Packaging Services Company In The UAE
6 Oct 2023