Senior Media Application Engineer – Al Jazeera , Qatar , Doha

The Senior Media Applications Engineer is responsible for analyzing, designing, developing and implementing media solution and services based on business needs and standards.
Contract Type: Freelance

Key Responsibilities:
Design and develop complete or components of Media Applications
Develop solutions as per agreed acceptance criteria and take it through various phases of requirement gathering, analysis, design, architecture, documentation, prototyping, development, testing, QA, data migrations, hosting and post-production support scenarios.
Execute administrative tasks for solutions and services including application and database configurations, preparing maintenance plans, data replications and synchronization, monitoring etc.
Execute and evaluate performance tests on new and existing technical solutions for the purposes of identifying and correcting pain points and defining areas for improvement.
Prepare technical documents like Design Documents, System Requirement Specifications, Architecture Diagrams, Flowcharts, Entity Relationship Diagrams, Class Diagrams, Use Cases, and user manuals.
Design screens and UIs and integrate into the system as per the requirements.
Follow various standards, guidelines and best practices of SDLC, release management, change management, incident management, service management and delivery processes.
Provide first level application support.
Contribute in preparing detailed Scope of works, RFPs and evaluation criteria for technical proposals

Key Requirements:
Bachelor or higher in IT, Computer Science or related field
5+ years of experience in IT domain; 2+ years hands-on development and Solution Architecture
You will have expertise on:
Multi-screen technologies and solutions
Application Programming Interface ( API ) technologies and solutions
Broadcast content production and editing solutions
Functional Knowledge (Preferred) : ServiceNow, SAP, Avid iNews, Net Insight SchedulAll, Arvato VPMS and Avid Interplay Solutions
Methodologies: Agile & Scrum
Distributed hosting, Content Delivery Networks, Caching, High Availability
Enterprise software solution architecture skills
Application security and performance
MSF, Sprints and other Agile methodologies
User experience approaches, standards, and best practices
Solid experience and knowledge of configuration, tuning and monitoring of common web infrastructure software components such as IIS, .NET, Apache, Tomcat, PHP etc.
Solid knowledge of network technology and web related protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP, HTTPS etc.) in LAN and WAN environments
SQL database design, development, normalization and administration
Object-oriented languages like but not limited to (C#, VB.NET, PHP, Java, C++ etc.)
Web development; specialized in a wide range of client and server side scripting technologies like ASP.NET, PHP, MVC, AJAX, JavaScript, VB Script, HTML, Jscript, HTML5, etc.
Web Services (Restful, WSDL, SOAP, RSS, XML)
Source Code Management products / packages

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