Linux Software/Middleware Evangelist - Digital Media Entertainment and
Computing Solutions

Location: Austin, TX (Relocation assistance is available.)

Dee Dee Dial, Sr. Executive/Technology Recruiter
Pedley-Richard & Assoc., Inc.

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This opportunity is with a global leader in the semiconductor industry
and they are just at the beginning of building a brand new Digital
Media Solutions division. This is going to be a brand new division
that will be developing computing and connected platforms that
anticipate and satisfy the digital media needs of consumers worldwide.
As the consumer electronics world transitions to one of digital
content, our client will provide next generation microprocessors,
software and systems design that will be aimed at the latest and
greatest digital media entertainment and consumer electronics devices.

This is a chance to get in from the ground floor and be part of the
very beginning of a cutting edge solutions offering that will be taking
this company into the digital media market place on many levels. This
is a highly visible and key position in the digital media division and
will be considered the "expert strategist" on all future Linux Digital
Media Middleware/OS platform solutions.

As part of a team to drive a rapidly growing business, this digital
media professional will have a broad experience base in Linux and other
non-Microsoft Software/Middleware. Experience in STB, IPSTB, pay per
view, or other media related software middleware is required. The focus
will be on developing optimized solutions for computing and connected
platforms for digital media entertainment applications and consumer
electronics devices.

The position is part Architect, part Business Development, part
Strategy. This person will work inside and outside the company, with
key partners, customers, architects, and consortia to create, represent
and lead the company's Linux Middleware solution strategy in the
consumer digital media market. This includes driving external
requirements in the industry and driving internal requirements which
will ultimately result in product/platform requirements. The
evangelist role will also require participating, and ideally leading,
standards bodies where applicable. Ability to drive direction and
communicate clearly is required. Ideal candidate has an advanced
degree or commensurate experience directly related to the field of
interest. Excellent communication skills are expected.