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Product Manager, Paramount+

6286

Burbank, CA, US, 91505

Other
Burbank
Full-Time

Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service from ViacomCBS, combines live sports, breaking news, and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world’s biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the U.S. in addition to the ability to stream ViacomCBS Streaming’s other live channels: CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.

Description:
ViacomCBS Streaming is a global leader in premium streaming services with premiere content across CBS, BET, MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, Smithsonian, Paramount Pictures and Epix. As a member of the Paramount+ product team, you’ll build a world-class product experience that puts our customers first -- using data, experimentation and user research to improve our products and grow the business.


Role Details:
Our team is looking for an experienced product manager to oversee platform development for our content management system (CMS). From feature inception through launch, this person will deliver CMS functionalities that align with the business objectives of all the platforms that rely on it (Web, Apps, OTT). You’ll be on the cutting-edge of our product development process defining brand new experiences for our millions of users while also iteratively improving on our existing offering in partnership with our content management, machine learning, product, and engineering teams.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Manage scrum team activities (grooming, planning, standups, story writing, and prioritization)
  • Clearly define feature requirements and business logic for the scrum team, engineering and content management partners
  • Collaborate with developers, project managers, designers, and other partners to implement and manage product releases; direct QA efforts; and to grow ongoing third party relationships
  • Align various stakeholders (product, operations, engineering, etc.) on delivery scope in preparation for launch
  • Manage cross-functional relationships as well as prioritization and trade-offs between user experience, cost, and timeline
  • Support strategic discussions on the future direction of the product and user experience
  • Maintain a roadmap and regularly review with stakeholders and partners
  • Operate both independently and as part of a broader team; juggle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously in a results-oriented environment
  • Set KPI-driven priorities for the scrum team and work to achieve the desired outcome
  • Work to meet agreed upon time frames / target dates with the scrum team and PMO partners
  • Additional other duties as assigned


Qualifications:
What you bring to the team:
You have/are:

  • 3+ years of experience in product management and directly managing a scrum team, preferably in the area of back end applications that power websites and apps
  • Motivated and detail-oriented; Energized by big challenges
  • Strong interpersonal skills; Ability to communicate well with teams and stakeholders of all levels
  • Experience contributing to engineering discussions around technology decisions and strategy as it relates to a product or feature
  • Passionate about user experience and building backend systems that enhance our applications
  • Ability to drive alignment across multiple cross-functional teams (product managers, designers, engineers) to ship new products and features
  • Eager to learn how our internal customers and cross-functional teams utilize the CMS
  • Comfortable analyzing information and presenting to stakeholders


You may also have:

  • Experience managing web or backend products at a large media company
  • Experience managing video/content distribution
  • Experience in content operations
  • Familiarity with APIs, web services and data modeling
  • Familiarity with software like Jira, Sketch, Figma or other tools
  • Experience working with video streaming technologies

 

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