Platform Product Manager at Pluto TV
Who We Are
Pluto TV, a Viacom company, is the leading free streaming television service in America, delivering 100+ live and original channels and thousands of on-demand movies in partnership with major TV networks, movie studios, publishers, and digital media companies. Pluto TV is available on all mobile, web and connected TV streaming devices and millions of viewers tune in each month to watch premium news, TV shows, movies, sports, lifestyle, and trending digital series. Headquartered in West Hollywood, Pluto TV has offices in New York, Silicon Valley, Chicago and Berlin.
The Platform Product Manager, Connected TV, will be responsible for managing an Agile development scrum team and backlog that supports and develops improvements to our Connected Television technology platform. This role will offer significant value to the organization by improving the power of our streaming platform to support the many products and services that are built upon it.
Since our Connected TV streaming technology is so foundational to our business, this role will bring executional skill and a proficiency in balancing multiple priorities that will strengthen the stability, performance and capabilities of our platform.
This is a meaningful role with a wide range of responsibilities, including:
Developing a process for proactively identifying and responding to situations which may negatively impact platform health.
Organizing, prioritizing, and balancing the backlog for your teams.
Driving your teams to balance speed and executional excellence.
Actively identifying and removing impediments that may impact team velocity or deliverables.
Working as a servant-leader within the team, using leadership skills to foster healthy and productive working relationships within your teams.
Developing and maintaining a healthy working relationship with other functional teams throughout the organization, including but not limited to data integration, business intelligence, DevOps, STE, and distribution.
Qualities / Experience We’re Seeking
We believe these are the key requirements to be successful:
At least 5 years of commercial experience in software product management in a complex technical environment. Experience with streaming technologies is preferred. CTV experience is a plus, but not required.
Experience and knowledge in Agile software development.
Adept with software development teams to remove cross-team dependencies, with validated experience driving those teams to higher levels of productivity and efficiency.
Experience balancing priorities, driving partner reporting, and interfacing between a technical team and business partners.
Solid understanding of data, and ability to communicate with others proficient in the language of data.
Experience using data to drive important business decisions.
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