Product Development Manager Job Description Sample
Product Development Manager
West Digital Communications is looking for a Product development Specialist to add to its team in Boston, MA. As a member of Product Management team, you will be responsible for the product development lifecycle of critical features and functions, including setting the feature's vision, gathering requirements from stakeholders, prioritizing those requirements, and working closely with our software development and quality assurance (QA) teams to deliver the feature. In addition to technology teams, the primary stakeholders are customers and internal employee users; plus the sales, marketing and legal teams.
Uncover business, functional and performance requirements by conducting interviews with various users, customers and stakeholders.
Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, and distinguish specific user requests from essential, common functional needs.
Document product requirements through the development of business process descriptions, user scenarios, workflow analysis, data flow diagrams, user interface wireframes and other methods as appropriate.
Develop and guides updates to models for business drivers to improve portfolio profitability, including targeting and segmentation of new products. Supervises portfolio performance in all areas.
Lead and supervises projects delivering enhancements to the market/business.
Manage projects that require support from multiple departments within WDC and that require communication with and input from market participants.
Stays abreast of the competitive landscape and industry trends.
Prepares and recommends product pricing.
Serves as the conduit between the customer community (internal and external customers) and the software development team through which requirements flow.
Collaborate with developers and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyze tradeoffs between usability and performance needs.
So, if you've been waiting for an opportunity with a multibillion dollar company that will allow you to fuse insightful thinking with disciplined execution in order to achieve breakthrough performance, then what are you waiting for? Get your application in today and let's get started on something BIG.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business/Finance or related field. Equivalent work experience may be substituted for educational requirements.
10 years of relevant experience required, must include a minimum of 5 years of experience in direct product management of software as a service applications.
Strong analytical and product management skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts.
Familiarity with Agile software development methodologies and processes required.
General understanding of the development and deployment of enterprise business software.
West is connecting people and ideas
We are delivering on their potential
We are improving the way we work and live
At West, we are dedicated to delivering and improving upon new channels, new capabilities and new choices for how businesses and consumers collaborate, connect and transact. We develop technology-enabled communications that change the way we work and improve the way we live. We are a collective effort of enterprise and individuals, of communities and customers, of partnerships and families. We are the sum of our entire network – based on the four pillars of trust, innovation, collaboration, and execution and the hard work of people who share our vision. We are at the core of a technology and communications engine that is changing the world.
We Connect. We Deliver. We are WEST.
Applications will be accepted through 6/04/2019
Equal Employment Opportunity/Veterans/Disabled
Product Development Manager
Product Development Manager
Seeking a great career with an organization that's forward thinking, creative and innovative? Then you want to work for Anova, where we care about our employees and love our customers.
Lead strategy for product designs and concepts on new furniture collections utilizing on the voice of the customer to hone direction and drive revenue. Travel to customers and get direct feedback on concepts. Research
Manage the development of new and custom products from concept to renderings to prototype and production to hit delivery targets and coordinate team efforts using SCRUM project management
Work closely with sales, marketing and production to ensure product strategy reinforces Anova's brand of high quality, beauty and comfort; articulate vision of product goals; provide recommendation for pricing and margin expectation
Guide and direct team of designers to develop products from start to finish including the creation of concepts, sketches, renderings, mock-ups, preliminary engineering and prototyping; provide hands-on sketches and renderings of concepts from all site furnishings categories when needed
Evaluate and provide guidance on product design feasibility, optimization and production
Coach and develop team members to perform at their highest level and encourage daily improvements for personal and career growth; Perform personal goal setting and quarterly reviews with all team members
Travel to the Winona plant to assist building prototypes with designers and Production Engineer that meet Anova's brand promise
Who is Anova?
Anova is a family owned company started by Bill Gilbert in the 1970's and run by his son Eric today. For more than 40 years we have been an innovator in the site furnishings industry. We introduced aggregate panels in the 1970s, we patented coating technologies in the 1990's, and in the 21st century we continue to push the envelope on total value, from design to manufacturing.
Why choose Anova?
Flexible 40-hour Work Week / Friendly and Casual Atmosphere
Competitive Salary, Paid Holidays, Annual Profit Sharing
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k) Matching
Education Assistance, Use of Company Condo at Lake of the Ozarks
Open Door Policy / Innovative Environment
What we require:
Honesty & Integrity
Attention to Detail
2-5 Years of experience in management, product or project management
3-5 Years in new product design and engineering
Proficiency in 3D software like Solidworks
Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Design/Engineering or equivalent
Experience using SCRUM/Agile methodologies is a plus
Product Development Manager
When you build your career with Marketing Instincts’ Controller Gear, you're in good company!
Controller Gear, the licensed retail brand extension of Marketing Instincts, specializes in manufacturing and selling of video game accessories and retail merchandise officially licensed by Microsoft Xbox, Sony PlayStation, Nintendo, Bethesda, Pokémon and other industry leaders.
We sell direct to some of the nation’s leading retailers such as Walmart, Target, Best Buy, and Game Stop. Controller Gear also specializes in custom product design, development, and offshore manufacturing for premiere clients such as Microsoft Xbox, EA Games, Blizzard, and more.
We are looking for a motivated, results driven Brand Manager to handle product development and marketing of our Controller Gear product line.
This position works full time out of our Temecula, California office.
· Oversee all brand and licensing operations within the company
· Lead the development of brand strategy, and execute all marketing related activities
· Build presentations of compelling product assortments to present to retail buyers and other key decision makers for retail sales, gift with purchase & pre-order bonus
· Responsible for developing collateral and pricing
· Work with Sales & eCommerce team to launch product
· Manage trade-show opportunities to include registration, booking hotel rooms, and logistics
· Work closely with Sales Manager to provide sales support including follow-up on leads, presentations, mock-ups, and sample kits, etc.
· Content marketing
· Retail channel marketing
· Marketable material
· Brand strategy
Licensing & Product Development
· Identify and execute licensing opportunities
· Design and develop physical product line for retail
· Responsible to manage product approvals from licensor and customers
· Work with licensing partners and key retail customers to identify and maximize product development opportunities
· Formulated product plans, including product positioning, target markets, category and competitive analysispricing analysis, product lifecycle management, and product launches.
· Identify and deliver cutting edge gift with purchase and pre-order bonus merchandise that supports video game launches
· Identify the product mix to send to mass/specialty markets that satisfied the consumer, retailer, and company sales goals, while launching product lines within budget
· Prepare samples of our product line to present to retail buyers and other key decision makers
· Coordinate the creative team's efforts to execute product and retail packaging design
· Strong project management skills; multi-tasking and highly organized individual that always meets deadlines
· Minimum 3-5 years' of marketing experience preferably in a similar industry
· Experience working with licensed partners
· Minimum 3-5 years' experience with Product development-hard lines
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills
· Demonstrable experience assisting and coordinating the efforts of others, display a customer-oriented attitude, demonstrate the ability to function in a fast- paced, deadline-oriented environment and work independently, but as part of a team
· Ability to coordinate multiple ongoing projects while being accurate and thorough
Highly preferred, but not required:
· Experience with video game accessories and peripherals
· Retail sales in the video game industry
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Product Development Manager
A great place to work!Zelle® Closed 2018 with 433-million transactions and $119-Billion in payments and more than a hundred Community Banks and Credit Unions joining the Network® in the year's final quarter.Come and join the most Innovative FinTech company in Arizona.
This position works with clients, partners, vendors and internal groups to manage the development of new software products and services in the Authentication product line. This position will focus specifically on the development software in conjunction with vendor features to establish a consistent interface and release plans for the end-to-end features of the Authentication service. The Product Manager works closely with internal groups and external strategic partners to ensure product development, project management, marketing, and sales are aligned to meet the product financial and strategic goals.
Works with internal and external teams to support product development and maintenance initiatives in the authentication area with specific focus on the synchronization of delivery to ensure timely feature availability consistent with product roadmap.
Works with Product Managers and Business Analysts to ensure solid business and technical requirements are completed before development projects are started.
Establishes and grooms the product backlog and sprint backlog
Works with the development teams (both internal and external) to drive the product roadmap including establishing release milestones and launch plans8
Collaborates with internal resources to establish effort, resource, cost, and technical requirements new and existing products.
Provides Thought Leadership for new and existing products which include speaking engagements, content for white papers, and client presentations.
Measures product team performance and leads improvement initiatives.
Support the company's commitment to protect the integrity and confidentiality of systems and data.
Education or experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in business, finance, or related field.
Demonstrated success as the decision-maker responsible for delivering effective solutions to the market within the Regulatory space.
Minimum of 8 years of experience developing and managing product strategy.
Significant experience in the fraud and risk with emphasis on identity and authentication
Significant experience working with software developers and the Product Development Lifecycle including Agile/Scrum.
Strong business acumen and effective leadership skills
Effective written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to travel approximately 20-30%
Technology, business analysis or project management experience, and telecommunications experience a plus.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred
The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow instructions and perform other related duties as assigned by their supervisor.
Working conditions consist of a normal office environment. Work is primarily sedentary and requires extensive use of a computer and involves sitting for periods of approximately four hours. Work may require occasional standing, walking, kneeling, and reaching. Must be able to lift 10 pounds occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently. Requires visual acuity and dexterity to view, prepare, and manipulate documents and office equipment including personal computers. Requires the ability to communicate with internal and/or external customers.
Employee must be able to perform essential functions and physical requirements of position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Early Warning is an equal opportunity employer that takes affirmative action to employ, and advance in employment, qualified minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.
Product Development Manager
The 7-Eleven Private Brands team is looking for Associate Product Development Manager to help support the development of new products, platforms and packaging for their business unit. This individual will help cultivate consumer insights, market data and trends that help the Product Development Team identify opportunities to grow the 7-Eleven Private Brands business.
Help translate the Private Brand Team's vision and strategy into a pipeline of innovation and continuous improvement initiatives.
Leverage market data, consumer insights and trends that identified ideas and platforms that resonate with 7-Eleven's consumer base.
Work collaboratively with internal and external partners to collect, generate and proof documents required for the successful launch of a new item.
Lead the coordination, with our supplier partners, to provide product samples and item sales sheet information to our regional Operational meetings.
Generate post launch item recaps on inventory levels, sales performance and take rate opportunities.
Help organize and execute product sampling / tasting panels with potential consumers as well as in-house product reviews.
Assist supplier with New Item Form submission process and validate New Item forecast with wholesale partner.
Lead the process of collecting and archiving all critical documentation including product opportunity plans, item specifications, financials, and supporting supplier information.
Assist in the analysis and presentation of existing and new item verification.
Education: Bachelors/4 Yr Degree
Experience: 2 years, New product development or related experience is strongly preferred.
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office - Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Experience using marketing metrics, consumer insights and data to drive business decisions.
Excellent written and verbal communication with attention to detail.
Time-management skills; the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and to manage multiple, competing priorities.
Internal Posting Dates: 3/2 - 3/15
Product Development Manager
Conduent is the world's largest provider of diversified business process services with leading capabilities in transaction processing, automation, analytics and constituent experience. We work with both government and commercial customers in assisting them to deliver quality services to the people they serve.
We manage interactions with patients and the insured for a significant portion of the U.S. healthcare industry. We are the customer interface for large segments of the technology industry and the operational and processing partner of choice for public transportation systems around the world.
Whether it's digital payments, claims processing, benefit administration, automated tolling, customer care or distributed learning - Conduent manages and modernizes these interactions to create value for both our clients and their constituents. Learn more at www.conduent.com.
Job Title: Product Development Manager
The Development Manager is responsible for the overall direction, planning, coordination, execution, monitor, control and completion of technical projects including Tech Stack upgrade and product enhancement
Qualified candidate should be a seasoned project leader who applies a structured approach and in-depth working knowledge of financial/business concepts, policies, practices, processes and procedures to the most complex range of assignments. The Project Manager must possess the ability to work independently with general guidance from management. The role requires frequent, regular interaction with the senior executive management, various team and team leads as well as with customers. The person must possess exemplary planning, organization, problem analysis, project management and presentation skills. In addition, the candidate must be able to work at a detail level when needed to identify issues, risks, root causes, develop mitigation strategies and solutions, identify and track actions to closure. The candidate must be articulate with excellent communication skills, be able to effectively and openly communicate with management, raising issues and risks as early as possible with potential resolutions as well as be able to articulate issues and risks in business language and/or system functionality language. The candidate must be able to manage sub-vendor and client relationships with regards to the project.
8 years of experience as Technical Project/Program Manager
5 years' experience in managing projects in the healthcare domain; Experience in MMIS implementations desired.
Experience leading cross-functional teams to deliver complex projects iteratively with multiple dependencies and constraints, in a highly dynamic and agile environment
Proven ability to operate effectively manage across multiple teams in situations of extreme ambiguity, with only high level direction
Experience building roadmaps, release plans, project plans with a thorough understanding of dependency management
Ability to communicate highly technical problems and solutions at all levels from engineer to executives
Ability to influence, negotiate and inspire others in a matrixed environment
Excellent organization, planning skills, and attention to detail
Excellent communication skills including experience speaking to technical and business audiences and writing
Candidates with High-level knowledge of Azure and Amazon AWS would be preferred
Candidates with High-level knowledge of database and SQL coding such as MS SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL would be preferred
Candidates with High-level knowledge on IaaS, PaaS, SaaS would be preferred
Education/Qualification and Certifications:
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Applications and 12 years of work experience in related field with Minimum 8 years in managing other resources
- PMP Certification preferred
Job Roles and Responsibilities
Take ownership of key projects and understand project stakeholders, scope, timelines, risks and issues
Establish and drive a cadence for key technical project(s) or programs, complete with milestones and schedules
Plan key project milestones for concurrent projects, advocate internally for product features and business direction, and proactively identify technical dependencies and roadblocks to mitigate risks and ensure successful execution of projects
Directs the activities of infrastructure and software applications development
Work daily with various teams to keep projects on track and schedules up to date
Issue & Risk management and resolution
Meeting preparation and support
Develop and maintain project documents
Meet with department heads, managers, supervisors, vendors, and others, to solicit cooperation and resolve problems
Provide users with project management updates about service delivery issues
Get to know key internal stakeholders and personnel from cross-functional departments
Understand Conduent Products and Solutions and projects
Gain an understanding of architecture and technical infrastructure
Understand Conduent development cycle and release management processes
Establish appropriate communication mechanisms
Use applied intelligence and exceptional communication skills to understand, resolve, and communicate on project issues and project strategy
Understand all aspects of Conduent delivery and release processes
Identify project process improvements, release life-cycle process improvements and help standardization of project delivery
Define, measure and present metrics / reports to Senior Level Management
Partner with engineering, QA, product management, and leadership to build highly collaborative teams and to enhance communication across teams and stakeholders
Conduent is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender identity, gender expression, sex/gender, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, use of a guide dog or service animal, military/veteran status, citizenship status, basis of genetic information, or any other group protected by law. People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply for or compete for employment with Conduent may request such accommodation(s) by clicking on the following link, completing the accommodation request form, and submitting the request by using the "Submit" button at the bottom of the form. For those using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox please download the form first: click here to access or download the form.
Product Development Manager
Primary Location: United States,Massachusetts,Boston
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Job Function: Institutional Sales
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Travel Time: No
Job ID: 19004512
Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.
Citi's Mission and Value Propositionexplains what we do and Citi Leadership Standardsexplain how we do it. Our mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. We strive to earn and maintain our clients' and the public's trust by constantly adhering to the highest ethical standards and making a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Leadership Standards is a common set of skills and expected behaviors that illustrate how our employees should work every day to be successful and strengthens our ability to execute against our strategic priorities.
Diversity is a key business imperative and a source of strength at Citi. We serve clients from every walk of life, every background and every origin. Our goal is to have our workforce reflect this same diversity at all levels. Citi has made it a priority to foster a culture where the best people want to work, where individuals are promoted based on merit, where we value and demand respect for others and where opportunities to develop to are widely available to all.
Brief Description of the Organization
CBNA is the primary legal entity for Citi, providing products and services to consumers, financial institutions and corporate clients around the world.In the past, Citi has provided most of its internal reporting on a business by business basis.With the changes in the regulatory environment, strong legal entity reporting and governance has become essential.This team is responsible for ensuring that CBNA has the appropriate governance and control infrastructure to meet the demand for legal entity planning, execution, information management and the ever-evolving regulatory environment.
Description of the Position
The Product Development Manager is a member of the CIM Alternatives PE and RE Research team and reports into the current Head of CIM Alternatives Product Management. The team sources, researches and launches 10-12 private equity and real estate funds per year.The role of Product Development Manager involves working closely with and through multiple teams across Citi to launch and close products offered by the team. Specific areas of responsibility include:
Working with legal and fund admin oversight in feeder fund structuring;
Working with legal, tax, risk, compliance, operations and finance on legal documents, marketing materials; and managing the product approval process;
Coordinating with fund managers in marketing documents preparation, and in setting up subscriptions, operations and after sales support process;
Preparing the operations process template and organizing and leading operations calls; coordinating with operations and fund administrator on subscriptions and closing processes;
In collaboration with legal and compliance, making certain fund offerings are in compliance with regional regulations including Singapore MAS filing, AIFMD, CISA, RDR, PRIIPs, MiFID II and US Volcker Rule;
Preparing intranet product page and WebQQ launch templates; working with the IT teams to upload offering docs onto the systems;
Organizing launch announcements, SP 24 training calls and launch calls;
Maintaining and updating offering documents as needed on an ongoing basis during the marketing period;
Working with and communicating to Finance on the fee accrual process;
Sales and revenue tracking and reporting;
Develop presentations for upper management for strategy discussions, business planning, financial forecasting, budget reviews
Assist with preparing Monthly Business Review Presentations and Pipeline Reviews
Assisting and coordinating with the investment counselors and bankers in the distribution and sales process (e.g. answering questions on sub-docs and fund offering terms/details)
Platform investment performance tracking
Managing projects associated with ensuring compliance with global regulatory standards.
This role will substantially expand the selected candidate's understanding of Private Equity and Real Estate's product development, launch and closing processes, as well as the various regulatory requirements for marketing these products globally.The role will also grow the individual's understanding with the business planning and reporting function.The position is central to the PERE team.In this role, the product development manager will be a vital resource to the business, legal, operations, and the field.
BS/BA in Finance, Accounting, Mathematics, Economics, or related field preferred.
At least 2 years' relevant experience.
Background or previous involvement in private equity or investment management preferred.
Superior written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, with the demonstrated ability to work productively and efficiently in a fast-paced global environment with multiple projects and deadlines. An ability to balance providing direction with offering assistance.
Strong analytical skills.
Facility with Excel, Word, Adobe and PowerPoint.
Familiarity with navigating CPB and GMI global operations a plus.
Product Development Manager
As a Product Development Manager, you will be responsible for driving the schedule, cost, and quality for your products. Being a highly motivated team leader will be essential for success. You will lead multiple small, mid and large projects from concept through First Customer Ship, following Belkin's Product Development processes. The job involves frequent interaction with internal cross-functional team members, division executive staff members, partners and vendors, sales account teams and occasionally, end customers. The work scope will include, but is not limited to, management of the product design, execution, and test activities, product introduction, and post product delivery support. You will possess the ability to promote collaborative decision-making, provide direction and establish a big sense of urgency in the project team. Must be able to objectively evaluate risks to project objectives and be comfortable making difficult technical decisions, as well as deal with a certain degree of ambiguity and is capable of making sound business decisions with minimal guidance.
How you'll do it
Ability to multi-task and manage multiple concurrent projects (usually at different stages of the life cycle).
Manage projects involving cross-functional disciplines of Design, Engineering, Operations, Marketing and Finance in a matrix management organization.
Deliver projects under budget, resource and time constraints established in the project plan.
Create risk management list and contingency plans. Decide upon and execute contingency plans, when required.
Report project status to multi-tiered audiences composed of team, peers, BU directors and executive staff audiences.
Projects may involve a mix of in-bound OEM/ODM, remote development and support teams, internal development and support teams.
Drive continuous improvement to increase industry-leading best practices in product development.
Fulfill responsibilities under ISO 9001 and 14001; understand and fully support IS0 system.
Comply with Health and Safety requirements of Belkin.
Maintain a safe and clean work environment.
Understand and follow company rules and regulations.
Perform all other duties as assigned and required.
What you'll need
Bachelor Degree with an engineering concentration or equivalent experience.
A minimum of 5 – 8 years of the experience must be in a role as a successful, demonstrated project manager with involvement from initial concept through product launch.
PMP or similar Project Management certification is a plus.
Excellent communication skills (both written and oral).
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Project.
Proficiency in PLM toolkit software (Oracle's Agile) a plus.
What you're getting into
We've got big collaborative spaces for your big ideas, so bring an open mind and leave your suit in the closet. We all are committed to creating unique and rewarding consumer experiences. Everyone is interested in succeeding – for the team, for themselves and for the business. Cross-functionally and across the company, everyone has common goals and aspires to be their best.
You will learn something new or at least look at things differently every day. There are so many smart and creative people around that you'll be motivated to pursue the ideal.
Team spirit is infectious. Belkin is an extremely open workplace, where communication is essential. Not every idea will be accepted, but you'll be asked for your point of view. Innovation thrives on multiple and varied levels. At Belkin we challenge conventional wisdom and refuse to accept that something cannot be done.
We are committed to diversity. Belkin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
All candidates applying for a job in the EMEA region, please review the Applicant Privacy notice HERE
Location:Playa Vista, California
Lighting Product Development Manager
If a career with an organization that rewards performance and provides a stable and supportive environment sounds good to you, Ferguson may just be the place for you. Our people are our biggest asset and share a common passion for customer service, which has helped shape us into the industry leader we are today.
Ferguson is currently seeking the right individual for a new opportunity as a Lighting Product Development Manager. The ideal candidate will have a passion for lighting, have an eye for design with a strong aesthetic vision and ability to articulate and demonstrate that vision from conception to final production.
Innovative thinking with design and product development from concepts through the prototyping and testing phases, into renderings, 3D models, mock-ups and ultimately to production
Drive our growth into new product categories through competitive landscaping and user research
Responsible for performing a variety of duties related to the planning and design of new products, improving existing methods, initiating design changes for cost effectiveness and complete value add/non- value-added analysis
Understand design research and knowledge of industry trends
Design product solutions that are end-user focused and suitable with the brand
Balance the capabilities of manufacturing and marketing, along with the influences of cost and timing
Bachelor's Degree in Product Design, Industrial Design or similar degree (i.e. architecture, engineering design, graphic/creative arts)
10+ years of experience in interior design and/or lighting
10+ years previous experience designing products and bringing them to market
Lighting product development experience a plus
Software fluency in the latest graphics and business programs: Adobe CS (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
2D and 3D CAD experience
Must have a solid focus on design aesthetics and mindfulness of brand
Ability to create innovative concepts and products through the design process while recognizing the influences from manufacturing, marketing, engineering, cost and timing
Solid oral and written communication and personal interactions skills
Ability to work on and complete multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
The Company is an equal opportunity employer as well as a government contractor that shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a), which prohibits discrimination against qualified protected Veterans and the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(A), which prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability.
Senior Product Development Manager
AT&T Mobility & Entertainment is breaking new ground every day in delivering the world's greatest video entertainment experiences in the most exciting and rapidly changing industry today. AT&T seeks an aggressive and dynamic individual looking to roll up their sleeves and deliver unforgettable consumer products.
The AT&T Mobility & Entertainment Group manages a diverse portfolio of premium video services across DIRECTV, DIRECTV NOW, U-verse, & NFL Sunday Ticket including a suite of linear streaming and video on demand apps and websites in addition to creating the best cross-platform entertainment experiences for modern video consumers.
The ideal candidate will be passionate about television, movies, entertainment, and technology. He/She will have a deep understanding of the technology that delivers live streaming and video on demand services. He/she will manage teams which execute against that vision via small, medium, and long-term initiatives. The candidate will be part of a team that believes in working fast, being accountable, and learning from mistakes.
In this role, you will…
Inform, develop, and execute on the long term strategy and architecture to position existing services and platforms for the next decade of video distribution technology.
Manage multiple initiatives that evolve the user experience of AT&T's Video services and measurement of that evolution.
Work with cross-functional teams to deliver value to our customers in a predictable and timely manner
Collaborate with internal and external partners to identify the needs of the business, summarize the intended changes to the products, evangelize the value of that intent and shepherd that intent through development to our customers through innovative implement solutions
Maintain familiarity with the competitive landscape for consumer facing video trends and competitive products in the industry to ensure AT&T continues to evolve to be the best-in-class video provider
Work with cross functional teams of product managers, architects, and developers within the Scaled Agile framework (SAFe)
Continually inspect the effectiveness of our video products to identify opportunities for improvement to be added to our backlog
Manage the roadmap for video services; collaborating with marketing and content teams to understand the business needs and merge that with the developmental realities coming from our Agile Release Trains to define a realistic roadmap.
Make data-driven prioritization decisions across multiple initiatives to ensure we are delivering the right value to our customers
Participate in Team, System, and Solution Demos to ensure a fast feedback loop on development efforts and drive to the intended business outcomes.
Engage customers, prospects, customer care, 3rd Party Vendors, and internal stakeholders to determine and define business needs for our video services.
Create product documentation including forecasts, product visions, product briefs, product Intent documents, and EPICs.
Monitor the effectiveness of enhancements to our products once they are in customer hands to measure the business outcome that was expected.
Cultivate strong relationships among working teams with potential exposure to Senior AT&T Leadership. Manage high-level relationships with IT, Engineering, Operations, Marketing, Programming, Customer Care, Ad Sales, Design and key programming partners.
Collaborate with multiple stakeholders across a variety of parallel programs delivering the next generation of video services.
Understand and communicate current and future consumer behavior for AT&T Video products and services.
Act as the voice of the customers, understanding their needs, while being intimately familiar with their pain points and desired features.
Create effective and engaging presentations to communicate product vision and status to cross-functional teams and Senior AT&T Leadership.
Effectively communicate contractual obligations and product intent to technical teams to ensure requirements are satisfied and business value is understood.
Location: El Segundo
Education: Typically requires a bachelor's degree.
4+ years of experience in managing the requirements for products at a consumer facing company
Experience managing work in an Agile development environment
Experience successfully deploying complex technical initiatives in highly matrixed organizations
Extensive knowledge video distribution technology serving video on demand, live TV streaming, authentication and entitlement, measurement, and dynamic ad insertion.
Experience delivering consumer facing products across multiple device platforms
Previous experience managing relationships with influential and highly technical leaders
History in owning the end to end delivery of video related projects
Exceptional critical thinking and analytical skills.
Experience working with television programming groups and external content providers.
Ability to interact with a diverse set of technical and non-technical stakeholders.
Ability to adapt rapidly in a fast moving environment with shifting priorities and the ability to react quickly, dynamically, and intelligently.
Ability to understand and engage with technical teams on highly complex projects.
Ability to communicate technical details to non-technical people
Advanced PowerPoint experience preferred.
Undergraduate degree required (preferably in CS, Engineering, Psychology, Market Research or related field).
Job ID 1925827 Date posted 05/16/2019
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