Product Manager

Contract Corp-To-Corp, Contract W2, 7 months

Job Description

Description:
Overall Purpose: Leads the product launch and lifecycle activities for new products and services through product development process, from conception to launch, and provide on-going support throughout the product lifecycle. Roles & Responsibilities: 1) Manages cross-functional teams through functional requirements gathering, implementation and validation through to initial launch or lifecycle of a service. 2) Defines functional requirements for wireless services. 3) Manages product development including product requirements gathering and definition, project planning, project management, budgeting, financial acumen, test design and execution, long term tactical roadmap and release management and planning. 4) Communicates product requirements to various organizations such as IT, Engineering, Supply Chain, Customer Care, Sales. 5) Leads vendor selection process, delivery, quality required. 6) Develops, maintains, and distributes, standard project management deliverables for the successful launch of new data applications and devices, including: implementation plan, project schedule, issues & action items log, meeting minutes, risks assessment and contingencies.
Qualification Rating
Must Have
Professional
Budget Tracking
3 (3 - Moderately Strong) of 5 (5 - Expert)
and 3 years
Business Requirements Development
3 (3 - Moderately Strong) of 5 (5 - Expert)
and 3 years
Microsoft Office Suites
3 (3 - Moderately Strong) of 5 (5 - Expert)
and 3 years
MS Project
3 (3 - Moderately Strong) of 5 (5 - Expert)
and 3 years
Product management wireless
5 (5 - Expert) of 5 (5 - Expert)
and 5 years
Product marketing wireless
5 (5 - Expert) of 5 (5 - Expert)
and 5 years
Project Management
3 (3 - Moderately Strong) of 5 (5 - Expert)
and 3 years
Time management
4 (4 - Very Strong) of 5 (5 - Expert)
Vendor Management
3 (3 - Moderately Strong) of 5 (5 - Expert)
and 3 years
Visio - create function flow diagrams
3 (3 - Moderately Strong) of 5 (5 - Expert)
and 3 years
Nice to Have
Professional
Bachelor Degree
Yes
Technical certification
Yes
(No Value)
(No Value)
DIRECTV STREAM - Subscription Video on Demand Integration
*** DIRECTV POSITION
*** Max bill rate $110.00/hour ***
*** Position can be remote, should be prepared to work from 8/9am-4/5pm PT time regardless of location.
*** Laptop will be provided.

TOP 5 SKILLS REQUIRED:

1. Ability to manage multiple cross functional stakeholders in Engineering, IT, Marketing, etc
2. SAFe Agile Product Owner skills: Writing requirements, acceptance criteria, user stories, maintaining a backlog
3. Ability to think strategically on competitive analysis or long term roadmaps
4. Ability to clearly and concisely communicate vision, ideas, plans, tradeoff decisions in email/decks
5. 3+ years of product owner/product manager responsibility ideally in complex, customer focused organization.

~ Ability to liase with stakeholders in Engineering, IT, Marketing, etc
~ Product Owner skills: Writing requirements, user stories, maintaining a backlog
~ Ability to think strategically on competitive analysis or long term roadmaps
~ Ability to clearly and concisely communicate vision, ideas, plans, tradeoff decisions in email/decks

Product Manager/Product Owner, Subscription Video On Demand Partnerships

The OTT Product Partnership team is responsible for delighting DIRECTV STREAM customers by deeply integrating DIRECTV STREAM content and apps within streaming devices.

The ideal candidate for this position should be passionate about TV, technology and entertainment. They will have an understanding of the video streaming industry. They should be the voice of the video streaming consumer and champion new initiatives that create a better OTT viewing experience. They should be comfortable interfacing with internal and external partners.

In this role, you will
Partner closely with internal and external teams to launch new, integrated experiences.
Be the voice of the customer and deliver innovative video product releases to meet user needs.
Pitch new features and product concepts.
Draft product requirements and partner integration documentation.
Understand 3rd party API and integration specifications
Manage a multi-year, multi-device and multi-platform product roadmap for new features.
Articulate the rationale and business objective of new features
Keep a pulse on the technology and streaming industries and understand the impact of new products on the OTT market.

Responsibilities:
Lead the creation of streaming products and features from ideation all the way through value case analysis, deployment and management.
Work directly with external partners and internal teams to bring new features to market.
Create product documentation including product requirements and use case definitions.
Help define and articulate long-term strategies for cross-platform video streaming services.
Partner with frontline teams on Go to Market execution to drive an exceptional customer experience
Monitor and analyze key performance indicators and iterate plans as necessary
Research and analyze emerging trends in the marketplace and consistently benchmark competition.
Understand and communicate consumer behavior for existing products and features.
Cultivate and manage strong relationships among working teams and leadership across Product Development, Engineering, Operations, Design, IT, Marketing, Programming, Retail/Sales and Legal.

Qualifications:
3 to 6 years of experience in digital product management
Curiosity and an understanding of digital products, specifically OTT, vMVPD and SVOD streaming services (e.g. DIRECTV STREAM, HBO Max, Hulu, Amazon Prime and Netflix).
Strong technical understanding of connected device ecosystem and platform features (e.g. Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV etc.)
Understanding of components that power a streaming service from content discovery to playback.
Excellent critical thinking skills ability to size up a problem and break it down to digestible portions.
No
No
(No Value)
(No Value)
Dice Id : RTX157ff5
Position Id : 2022-66
Originally Posted : 5 months ago
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