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Senior Technical Product Manager

NBCUniversal, New York, New York

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Level: Manager (Supervisor)


The Ad Sales Technical Product Management Team enables NBCUniversal’s Ad Sales portfolio to drive revenue and growth. We are part of a cross-functional team that collaborates through the life cycle of a product including conceptualization, development and commercialization.

The Senior Technical Product Manager (Senior TPM) will be responsible for technical product management of multiple products within the Planning and Campaign Delivery functional areas of Ad Sales. The role requires understanding of the Ad Sales ecosystem. It is the Senior TPM’s job to manage a product development roadmap for his/her suit of products. The Senior TPM may be asked from time to time to participate in special projects that touches other functional areas.

The Ad Sales Technical Product Management organization adheres to the following Product Management pillars: Business Strategy and Objectives Alignment.

We understand and can articulate business objectives, priorities and demands. We understand the technology landscape and ensure products are built to support business goals and objectives as well as adhere to technology operating principles, best practices & standards, and fit into the overall strategic goals of NBCUniversal. Solution Delivery We are effective at delivering solutions. We ensure clarity in requirements, relevant and efficient technology processes and procedures, and overall fluid software development shop. Project Management We plan, manage execution, and communicate milestones and challenges. We identify risks and effectively work to mitigate them.

Day-to-Day Activities

  • Stay up-to-date and aligned with Business Initiatives’ strategic goals and objectives
  • Set overall direction for his/her products in partnership with Business Initiative owners based on company strategy, business goals and user needs
  • Build strong partnerships with stakeholders across the company to drive positive business outcomes
  • Own and drive forward holistic product development roadmaps
  • Facilitate scrum ceremonies such as inceptions, IPM’s, tech IPM’s, standups, and retros
  • Ensure high-level requirements are documented and well understood by Technology
  • Partner with product, engineering and design teams to ensure feature requirements are clear and appropriately captured as user stories in a product backlog
  • Define and analyze key performance metrics and use this data to identify compelling opportunities, improve user experiences and produce better results
  • Be responsible for overall product quality, ensuring technical solutions are well supported and adhere to company standards
  • Track and report product milestones and key deliverables
  • Manage and maintain Product 360 on a suite of products
  • Ongoing evaluation and documentation of technical product management processes and procedures
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Product Management
  • Experience with one or more RDBMS (Oracle, MySQL, MSSQL)
  • Experience in technologies such as Java / Spring Boot, Apache Kafka, Microservices, Angular
  • Experience with web services and message formats such as xml and json
  • Experience in Supporting 24x7 mission-critical applications
  • Proven ability to set a vision, excite, and lead a cross-functional engineering team
  • Strong organizational, written and oral communication skills
  • This role may be virtual/remote to start but will eventually work out of the New York City office at 1221 6th Avenue
Desired Characteristics:
  • Creative thinker who thrives on solving challenging problems with analytical thinking skills
  • Strong technical abilities to hold your own in debates with technical architects and engineers
  • Good understanding of the media marketplace and technology trends
  • Experience presenting to executive leadership and handling sensitive customer situations
  • Proven ability to deliver on commitments
  • Ability to lead and work autonomously
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with media sales, traffic systems, agency exchange systems
  • Knowledge of Pivotal agile process
  • MBA is a plus






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About NBCUniversal

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.


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