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Senior Video Product Manager, Peacock

NBCUniversal, LLC, See List Below, Multiple Locations

Create the extraordinary.

Level: Manager (Supervisor)


Job Purpose:
Do you have a passion for helping define the future of entertainment? Do you use data and instinct to develop new features and make existing services better? Have you been called “consumer-centric?” Have you built video player features that increase consumer engagement and satisfaction?

NBCUniversal Direct to Consumer Group is seeking a Senior Product Manager to lead video-focused initiatives that will drive our KPIs and entertain and delight our customers across streaming products for NBCUniversal brands such as NBC, NBC Sports, Golf, Bravo, Oxygen, SYFY, USA, E! and Telemundo. Reporting to the Sr. Director of Video Products, the position will be responsible for the analysis and execution of video playback performance improvement and consumer-facing video player features across mobile, web and living room platforms.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Lead the integration of the video player framework into the application stack from a Product perspective
  • Work closely with the Ad Sales, and Ad Products and Integrations team to define and develop video ads requirements across multiple platforms
  • Define and evolve DRM functionality in the video stack
  • Collaborate with the Analytics and Data Science teams to define and expand analytics requirements in the video player
  • Manage the feature definition for various systems in the video delivery pipeline related to ad targeting or live event management
  • Drive the improvement of video player performance metrics including video start times, buffering rates, video error rates and more
  • Work closely and collaboratively with video player engineering teams to clearly define and realize user value
  • Develop and nurture relationships with external platform partners and technology vendors
  • Collaborate with other members of the product team and drive experimentation of new features within the playback experience
  • Analyze data using various tools to find the insights that matter
  • Craft well-constructed user stories based on consumer and business goals
  • Prioritize and manage feature backlogs
  • Keep on top of industry trends, technologies, and techniques
  • Be a strong and vocal voice of the consumer
  • Identify and push through new opportunities for NBCUniversal to continue to improve their standing as an industry leading video streaming platform


Basic Qualifications:
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Comfortable translating concepts and requests between technical and non-technical audiences
• Working knowledge of digital video players and streaming technologies across multiple platforms (e.g. web, mobile and different connected TV devices)
• Ability to read and understand technical standards and specs
• Willing to work either independently or collaboratively across multi-functional teams as the situation requires
• Able to analyze existing data sets to find insights and implement new analytics to expand understanding
• General knowledge of and previous Product experience in agile software development, including integrating customer feedback into requirements, driving prioritization and execution
• Ability to identify efficiencies and economies of scale across divergent products and stacks

Eligibility Requirements:
• Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
• Must be willing to work in New York, NY, or Universal City, CA
• Must have work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older
• Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

• Previous experience driving outcomes to improve video quality and customer experience
• Knowledge of video advertising
• Knowledge of video and content technology including production work streams, content management systems, and digital asset management
• Experience in developing mobile, web, and/or living room products for consumers
• Experience in defining and executing A/B and multi-variate tests across platforms
• Extremely detail oriented and organized
• Understanding of data capture and analysis tools including Adobe Heartbeat, Comscore, Nielsen, Conviva and/or Amplitude
• Basic understanding of digital ad insertion and ad measurement (e.g. ad beacons, IAB Open Measurement, Comscore VCE or Nielsen DAR)
• Curious in nature and able to balance what the data says with what your gut tells you
• Extremely collaborative

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

About NBCUniversal, LLC

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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