Technical Product Owner- Android/Fire TV/iOS/tvOS video player product

Posted: 2/12/2019

Location: Stamford, Connecticut
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Digital Marketing, Web Production
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

Role Purpose
The Platform Manager, Playmaker Video will be responsible for collecting requirements, writing technical specifications, managing test plans, user acceptance, and ownership of the integration API for the Playmaker Video Platform.

  • Own the Playmaker Video SDK technical API across multiple platform devices, including desktop, iOS, Android, tvOS, and FireTV
  • Define and own requirements and definitions of Services API for Playmaker Video Platform
  • Work closely with development and engineering teams to write stories and technical requirements for execution. Manage backlog and groom stories to match capacity
  • Work with consumers of the Playmaker Video SDK to scope new features and requirements, translating into technical requirements
  • Manage roadmaps with projects managers of each workstream, balancing internal goals with client requests and operational priorities
  • Write release notes and implementation documentation, updated regularly to reflect most recent releases
  • Work with QA team to manage test case creation and management. Review and accept product releases, working with QA team to ensure quality and feature completion
  • Collaborate with cross-functional business leaders, partners, technology stakeholders in running POCs and demonstrating value of proposed workflows and technical solutions
  • Explore and develop POCs for new consumption platforms as they become available, including new mobile platforms, set top devices, game consoles, and in-home entertainment devices
  • Be an industry expert with respect to trends in public OVP capabilities and digital video platforms

  • Basic Qualifications
    • Minimum three (3) years’ experience in a role demonstrating strong technical, quantitative, and analytical skills
    • Minimum two (2) years’ experience in a role exhibiting excellent written and oral communications, effective interpersonal skills, project/product management, and strong formal presentation abilities
    • Expertise in the SDLC process, with a focus on scoping, iteration planning, rollout management
    • Strong knowledge of digital video technology and the current capabilities and weaknesses of the different offerings in the OVP space
    • Excellent written and verbal communications

    Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #: )
  • Willingness to travel, work overtime, work weekday nights, and on weekends with short notice
  • Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, PSPO certification or related degree
    • Technical background preferred
    • Experience in Television/Broadcast, Digital Media, Cloud/Platform Operations, or related field preferred
    • Experience with interactive media, mobile design & app development preferred
    • Ability to work independently under minimum supervision and proactive in solving issues
    • Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to work across multiple groups and levels in organization
    • Self-motivation and resourcefulness
    • Energy, commitment and solution focused, ability to perform under pressure and meeting stretch targets
    • Team player, ability to work in global environment

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