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An aspiring pioneer in the television industry, Lumiford intends to give a whole new experience to television viewing.

Our product team continues to innovate & expand our range, building intelligent, integrated services that delight viewers with not just entertainment but innovative lifestyle experiences as well.

Openings

Product Manager - New Product

The New Product team’s mission is to build the future of television, innovating upon the core user experience, software, and service solutions. As the internal thought leader, New Product collaborates with all the stakeholders in further extending Lumiford’s market leadership position in TV and home entertainment systems.

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Role and Responsibilities

  • Understand and articulate customer needs, build associated business cases and prioritize product requirements; synthesize data from various sources to inform product decisions, alongside with good intuition and prior experience
  • Coordinate and synchronize product initiatives across different internal efforts by establishing shared vision and building consensus on common components
  • Communicate product plans, benefits and results to all audiences — internal teams and external partners

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a computer science, engineering, science or math
  • MBA or Master’s degree a plus
  • 8 to 10 years of total relevant industry experience, of which at least 6 years were consumer product management experience with a track record of building and launching successful products
  • Familiarity with experience prototyping and other creative ways to gather direct feedback early in the product development process
  • Proven analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up product decisions
  • The ability to manage chaos, ambiguity and complexity, in a detailed, organized way
  • Passion for TV, voice services and consumer IOT products
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must be able to influence others
  • Self-starter with an insatiable will to get stuff done
QA Analyst

This position requires a self-motivated individual with excellent written and oral communication skills and experience in testing enterprise software.

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Role and Responsibilities

  • Develop test plans and test scenarios based on iteration content to support appropriate test coverage of user stories
  • Review user stories, acceptance criteria, specifications and other available information in order to develop test cases
  • Execute test cases and write defects as issues are identified
  • Provide recommendations to aid software development bug resolution
  • Write white/grey/black-box test cases to validate acceptance criteria
  • Execute and monitor automated regression test suite
  • Generate reports and provide test metrics as needed
  • Abide by security policies and protect information assets entrusted to you
  • Complete additional duties as required

Skills & Qualifications

  • B.Tech or M.Tech in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • 8+ years of Software Quality Assurance experience
  • Hands on software test automation
  • 5+ years of direct experience working with Unix (Linux), Windows, SQL, Java, .Net, JavaScript, HTML and XML
  • Experience with Shell scripting and batch commands
  • Object oriented testing experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
Intellectual Properties & Patent Specialist

Protect cutting edge innovations and turn IP rights into valuable assets that support the growth, profitability, and competitiveness of Lumiford’s businesses.

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Role and Responsibilities

  • Prepare, file, and prosecute high quality patent applications meeting international standards across geographies.
  • Maintain a prosecution docket of Chinese and foreign patent applications.
  • Provide strategic IP counselling to internal clients, including negotiating and drafting agreements with IP provisions.
  • Assess and manage third party IP risks.
  • Act as the specialist for design patent related matters for IP&S.
  • Develop design filing strategies for Lumiford businesses operating in various countires; evaluate design patent applications with the goal of providing optimal protection and generating maximum long term value to Lumiford.
  • Work in collaboration with global IP&S colleagues to enforce Lumiford IP rights as against infringers.

 Skills & Qualifications

  • 5 to 10 years of experience in handling IP & patent matters
  • Prepared and filed patent applications, including design patent applications, in various countries
  • Handled IP litigation and administrative enforcement actions
  • Conducted IP risk assessment
  • Drafted and negotiated IP provisions in contracts
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • A proactive, entrepreneurial, business-oriented working attitude and a proven understanding of the commercial value of IP
  • Strong analytical and organization skills
  • Excellent relationship building, influencing, and negotiation skills;
  • The confidence and communication skills to operate at all levels both internally and externally.
Design & Innovation Manager

The Design & Innovation team are responsible for driving the development of innovative products across the range which are grounded in comprehensive customer and market insight. We are looking for a Design & Innovation Manager who has experience of designing innovative products that drive market growth.

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Contributing to a strong pipeline of innovative product concepts
  • Delivering a comprehensive, exciting and challenging product line, utilising the latest technologies
  • Sharing market and customer insight with the wider consumer durables business to inform strategic decisions
  • Providing practical, commercially robust product recommendations in relation to maximising current and future market opportunities
  • Using customer centred methods to design new products that meet defined customer needs, for defined markets
  • Checking that the innovation portfolio and all new developments are sound from a technical, legal and regulation perspective
  • Designing product innovations in line with agreed governance procedures and forums
  • Developing robust and detailed product business cases
  • Managing the departmental budget

Skills & Experience

  • Strong business and financial acumen
  • Familiarity with research methods and data sources
  • Ability to synthesize large amounts of information and draw out significant insights and conclusions
  • Awareness of current and emerging trends and philosophies in consumer durables industry
  • Excellent knowledge of existing technology & products and markets
  • Strong analytical skills including financial modelling, valuation and financial statements
  • Ability to think in a creative and innovative manner
  • Strong problem-solving capability and willingness to challenge the norm
  • Ability to engage and lead others through change
  • Strong relationship and stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to influence at a senior level
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities and prioritise workload
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and produce high quality output
  • Self-starter who can work independently and is focused on delivering output consistently throughout the life of a project