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Principal Product Manager (Remote)

Company: ViacomCBS -
Location: Burbank
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service from Paramount Global, 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 Paramount Streaming's other live channels: CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.Division OverviewThe Video Technology Group develops industry-leading online and mobile video delivery systems and IP for Paramount+, -CBSSports.com, CBS News, Viacom and more. Our team is responsible for the delivery of premium content to millions of people every day! We set company-wide video standards and help internal business units integrate the video delivery stack into their specific online products. Additionally, the team serves as the company's information resource on current and future trends in digital video. This is a great remote opportunity for someone who is interested in doing high-visibility, mission-critical work!Overview and ResponsibilitiesAs the Principal Product Manager, you will act as a product owner for all Video Technology initiatives passionate about Live Streaming and Live Signal Acquisition. The role includes supporting all aspects of live events at scale, with emphasis on multi-regional redundancy schemes, cloud-based production and signal acquisition strategies, monetization, metadata transmission and Digital Rights Management. You will need to make prioritization decisions to resolve engineering tasks are worked on, based on a range of inputs. You will also be responsible for crafting presentation materials to communicate products to both internal audiences and external customers, including the building and maintaining of a yearly roadmap of project goals for the group.This position will require a person who is skilled in performing technical and platform due diligence to identify vendors and technology solutions for all products. Collaboration with other teams across ViacomCBS will be significant to ensure video tech products mesh well with other internal systems and content creator workflows. In this position, you'll be working with video tech QA coordinators to craft test cases, make sure products are tested in time for scheduled releases. In your role as a member of a central platform team you will also spend time helping our customers to tackle integration issues, working with Site Developers and Quality Assurance Engineers from our many customer brands. Does this sound like you?Your Day-to-Day

  • Work with team engineers to make sure they are clearly tasked and on schedule
  • Meeting with product managers from customer teams to work through requirements and release schedules.
  • Coordinating with partners and leaders across central teams on joint project plans.
  • Meeting with potential and existing vendors to evaluate their product offerings.
  • Working with the Video Tech team leads to build-out long-term roadmaps for our products.Key Projects
    • Bringing 4K UHD HDR capabilities to our internal Live Streaming infrastructure
    • Standardizing Linear delivery workflows for OTT delivery
    • Enabling low-latency live streaming options for specific customer workflowsQualificationsWhat you bring to the team
      • 5+ years proven experience with online video, in a product or engineering function
      • Knowledge of cloud-based and on-prem live streaming, encoding and packaging solutions
      • Experience presenting and communicating with senior executives and external partners
      • Ability to problem tackle quickly and generate creative solutions
      • Ability to lead multiple projects at once in a fast-paced environment with strong attention to detail
      • Ability to communicate well and have a curiosity about solving problems and learning complex subjects.You might also have
        • Knowledge of streaming video codecs and formats (HLS, DASH, HEVC, AVI,etc)
        • Familiarity with Video CDN delivery workflows (Akamai, Fastly)
        • Excellent interpersonal and communication (listening, oral, written, presentation) skills
        • Understanding of HLS and DASH streaming formats.
          -Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.paramount.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

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