System Specialist - Headend

Bharti Airtel


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                                      (Deliverables, Decision level, Demonstrate & Dimensions)                                                    

Job TitleHeadend Specialist

 Current Level: Manager

Function:  Operation & maintenance

Location: Manesar

Reporting to : Head Headend DTH O&M

Date :

Purpose of the Job

Headend System specialist responsible for maintaining the Headend to meet highest uptime and error free operations.  In addition ensure that customer experience parameters related to picture quality and zap time are best in the industry.


Deliverables (Maximum 5-6 key responsibilities)

1.       Fine tune the headend for highest PSNR, DMOS and zap time.

2.       Optimize the per channel bandwidth to maximize the no. of channels per TS.

3.       Balancing the channels across TS for maximum VBR efficiency

4.       Level-2 support for Incident management

5.       Ensuring test bed availability for Development team (cross functional) testing.

6.       Providing Design inputs for new technology up-gradation

7.       Conducting POC and ATP for any new requirements from Planning.


Major Challenges :


1.       Develop  solution for frequent business requirement changes.

2.       Vendor support for new feature development

Decision level (Please select only one of the below by highlighting it and mentioning few details)

Prime: Final Decision Making authority, accountable to the Management







  Shared: Decisions reached jointly with peers on a collective basis


1) Best practices implementation (technical)

2) New product approval process

Contributory: Makes a major contribution to a decision or policy judgment reached by others








Demonstrate (Key competencies)


1. Functional Skills

2. Achieving Business success

3. Wining with other


Educational Level

Must have:

BE (Electronics & Communication)


Working Experience

Must have: 

6+ years in broadcast Industry with minimum 1 years in managerial role



Impact of this role  on :

i) Revenue : High        


ii) Budget : High


iii) Customer Base:  Complete DTH customer base(currently 10 Mn+ )

Impact on customers  (select one of the below)


i) Type of customers               Mainly Internal                 Mainly External                  Fair mix of Internal &      


No. of Subordinates :


i) Direct :  0


ii)Indirect :  0




Reporting Manager

Rajiv Sharma

Functional Head      Mohamed Athif   

Business HR






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DTH - Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa. Headquartered in New Delhi, India, the company ranks amongst the top 3 mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers. In India, the company's product offerings include 2G, mobile commerce, fixed line services, high speed DSL broadband, IPTV, DTH, enterprise services including national & international long distance services to carriers. In the rest of the geographies, it offers 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services and mobile commerce. Bharti Airtel had over 324 million customers across its operations at the end of March 2015. To know more please visit,


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Jan 12, 2018

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