Technical Product Owner, Video Player Technology, Peacock

NBCUniversal, LLC, Remote, Remote

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Level: Manager (Supervisor)

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Technical Product Owner - Video Player Technology, Peacock
The Video Player Technology team is looking for a Technical Product Owner to take ownership of the requirements analysis process and contribute to the success of Video Player Technology. You will work closely and collaboratively with engineers and stakeholders across Peacock technology, and be part of an inclusive, high-performing team.

What the team does
  • Develops libraries providing video playback capabilities of DASH and HLS formats, including ad insertion and video analytics
  • Collaborates with video streaming and encoding teams to drive innovation and improvements in video delivery and playback user experience
  • Collaborates with teams building Peacock applications, ensuring optimal integration of the video players libraries on all types of devices

Role Responsibilities
  • Work closely and collaboratively with stakeholders to understand new features and initiatives
  • Break down functional and non-functional requirements into user stories, and present them to the team in planning sessions
  • Predict potential problems, identify edge cases and outline key risks or issues together with the team and ensure they are communicated to the Engineering Managers
  • Documenting features or initiatives through API documentation, sequence diagrams or feature documentation
  • Prepare and facilitate pre-planning/planning sessions with the team for weekly iterations, based on the priorities on our product roadmap
  • Understand how the video player interacts with other Peacock components and contribute to ensuring these integrations are both resilient and reliable
  • Facilitate estimation sessions with the team to obtain high level roadmap estimates and RAID logs
  • Be a constant source of product information and direction for the team
  • Support the team in delivering high impact, high quality work that is built with focus on optimal user experience

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