Sr. Manager – Product Development (LA or NYC)

Posted: 10/3/2019

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

  • Lead the strategy, ideation, technical development and launch of innovative features and products for NBCU Content Distribution
  • Provide product thought leadership in identifying critical customer requirements, understanding business goals, and defining product end state and roadmaps
  • Establish shared vision across stakeholders by building consensus on priorities leading to product execution
  • Define and analyze metrics that inform the success of products
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders and external vendors as needed
  • Gain a thorough understanding of relevant platform architecture, capabilities, and technical initiatives
  • Partner with the development team to develop & maintain a platform product roadmap considering contractual obligations, industry trends, partner roadmap(s), and technical restrictions
  • Partner with the development team to architect solutions to partner and industry requests
  • Lead system integration initiatives driving requirements, design, test, rollout in partnership with systems owners, 3rd party aggregators and stakeholders
  • Represent NBCU Content Distribution group in industry standard groups regarding specifications and formats for new distribution products
  • Create and all relevant documentation

  • Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree; Preferred in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or similar
  • Minimum 3 years of product management experience or similar
  • Minimum 3 Experience with application development and/or system integration
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in business process, technology and data requirements analysis
  • Technical experience with analytical tools, methodologies, and design
  • Strong product sense, is data driven, and has the ability to prioritize
  • Solid history and proven track record to execute
  • Demonstrated success managing system integration with external partners
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills
  • Ability to multi-task, adapt to, and initiate change in a fast pace environment
  • Demonstrated experience with presentation and analysis tools, such as PowerPoint, Excel, and Visio
  • Strong XML and JSON skills
  • Familiarity with an SDLC methodology that includes requirements analysis, development, system integration and delivery
  • Agile or Scrum experience preferred
  • Excellent collaboration skills - leading execution across teams, influencing across organizations.
  • Excellent communication skills - in small teams and larger group presentation formats
  • Excellent problem-solving & influencing skills

    Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA or New York City, NY
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Willingness to travel, work nights and on weekends with short notice

  • Passionate self-starter with a combination of product, technical and operational knowledge
  • Strong problem-solver who can thrive in complex environments
  • Knowledge of digital media and multi-platform distribution with background in media & entertainment industry
  • Experience with Pay TV consumer applications (cable, satellite, virtual MVPD, or connected devices) highly desirable
  • Knowledgeable of metadata aggregators such as Gracenote and Tivo

    At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

    Content Distribution Digital Products is responsible for driving consumption, monetization and brand presence for NBCUniversal programming across o/o and distributor digital products - set top box, TVE, dMVPDs

    We are looking for candidates who have strong product management experience building platforms and products at scale and deep technical understanding of those platforms - balanced with customer empathy, strong execution capability, and a track of record of building strong business partnerships and delivering impactful business results.

  • We are one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience.

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