Exec Dir, Product Management
About the Job
Fox Cable Network Services, LLC seeks Executive Director, Product Management to be responsible for shaping and executing the overall roadmap for TVE (TV Everywhere) and D2C (Direct to Consumer) products. Serve as a liaison between key network stakeholders and CPE (Consumer Products & Engineering) team to help define and prioritize features across various platform roadmaps (web, mobile, living room). Lead a team of product managers across multiple platforms, as well as conceptualize and launch various features across different form factors and experiences. Partner with various product managers across the organization to contribute to the overall business objectives of the organization. Specific duties include: 1) Develop and own the product roadmap for products across different business units for D2C and TVE apps. 2) Keep colleagues up to date on top level goals, timelines, and progress. 3) Act as the key liaison between networks such as FBC, Fox Sports, and Fox News and platform partners to gather requirements to feed into the overall roadmap. 4) Manage a team of product managers who are focused on feature delivery across iOS, Android, Roku, Fire TV, tvOS, Xbox, Android TV. 5) Create strong working relationship and influence across product management, engineering and other stakeholder groups to successfully execute delivery of features across platforms. 6) Act as domain/business expert for the portfolio to guide and mentor teams, and establish/refine product management processes. 7) Work cross functionally across engineering, marketing, sales, internal and external customers, analysts and senior management teams to formulate and execute the strategy. 8) Focus more on delivery and results rather than ideology. 9) Work with management and other leaders to continually identify and implement team process improvements. 10) Participate in the leadership, transparency and visibility for the Product Development organization. Oversee lower-level subordinates consisting of Senior Product Managers, Product Manager and a Consultant.
Job Requirements :
Requires a Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or related field, plus three (3) years of product direction or related product management experience in the entertainment, video or mobile game industry, including experience developing and owning product roadmaps; app performance management; product roadmapping; risk management; agile project management; managing an engineering or software team; and managing and maintaining relationships between production, design, engineering and other stakeholder groups to successfully deliver products across platforms.
Alternatively, will accept a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or related field, plus five (5) years of progressive, post-baccalaureate product direction or related product management experience in the entertainment, video or mobile game industry, including experience developing and owning product roadmaps; app performance management; product roadmapping; risk management; agile project management; managing an engineering or software team; and managing and maintaining relationships between production, design, engineering and other stakeholder groups to successfully deliver products across platforms.
*Specific skills: Also requires experience or knowledge in the following: 1) Experience in Android and iOS platform development; 2) Experience in HTML5 web development and Chromecast API; 3) Experience in embedded and IoT development; 4) Experience working on video streaming apps including video advertising, video encoding and playback; and 5) Knowledge of REST API and JIRA; and 6) Knowledge of industry best practices
*Any level of experience or knowledge in the specific skills is acceptable.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.