14 hours
2017-11-172017-12-16

Director, Digital Products and Technology

Orlando, FL
  • Job Code
    37253BR
Company NBC Universal

Job Title Director, Digital Products and Technology

Jobid 23768-387815

Location: Orlando, FL, 32806, USA

Description **Job Number** 37253BR

**Job Title** Director, Digital Products and Technology

**Business Segment** NBC Sports Group

**Sub-Business** Golf Channel

**Posting Category** Technology/Engineering

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.



Golf Channel connects the world to golf through a wide array of digital and lifestyle offerings by connecting fans and viewers to the game across various platforms including: facilitating online tee times through GolfNow, the world’s largest online tee time reservation platform and golf course technology partner; GolfChannel.com, which delivers unmatched coverage of the world of golf; Golf Live Extra and NBC Sports Live Extra, the 24/7 live streaming options for Golf Channel programming; Golf Channel Mobile, a comprehensive app featuring golf’s latest headlines, scores and analysis; GolfAdvisor.com, the world’s largest golf course ratings and reviews resource for golfers, by golfers; Revolution Golf, the largest direct-to-consumer digital platform in golf; Golf Channel Academy, a North American network of instructional facilities, and Golf Channel Amateur Tour, the world’s largest amateur golf tour.



The Director of Golf Channel Product and Technology is a leadership position that will oversee the development and management of Golf Channel’s digital properties including GolfChannel.com and Golf Channel’s mobile applications

**Country** United States

**State** Florida

**City** Orlando

**Responsibilities**

+ Lead the product and technology teams that develop and deliver Golf Channel’s website and mobile applications

+ Manage external vendor relationships

+ Work directly with NBC and Comcast technology groups to manage streaming, hosting and product delivery

+ Work with key business owners to Imagine, drive and develop new products to both United States and International marketsImagine, create and drive roadmaps for both technical and product related features

+ Research and stay up on competitor’s products and offerings in the marketplace.

+ Motivate, mentor and grow the product and technology team

+ Conduct competitive analysis and drive business and product development decisions.

+ Lead the Product and Project teams; track status, resolve issues, and coordinate communication during the entire product development process and ensure timely and effective product releases.

+ Define, track and improve key product metrics.

+ Conduct research and data analysis to identify customer needs and improve product quality.

+ Provide progress updates to other technology and business leaders

+ Manage multiple development priorities from multiple business owners

+ Solve problems, creatively plan and quickly negotiate the most efficient paths to results

+ Drive the SDLC while creating new streamlined processes, destroy worthless processes

+ Work closely with the quality team in implementing test driven development

+ Work closely with quality, platform and data technology teams to create roadmaps for our future products that converge the distribution platforms and business technology products

+ Help create a great work environment for your team and peersAct, Measure, and improveOther assigned tasks

**Qualifications/Requirements**

Core Competencies:



+ Critical core competencies for successful performance in this role are:

+ Highly-developed communication and leadership skillsResults/action-orientation

+ Know when to dig into technology, know when to delegate

+ Ability to work and motivate using vision and leadership across business and technical teams to deliver great products

+ Organizational and political agility

+ Able to successfully navigate with varying degrees of ambiguity in a fast-paced environment

+ Pragmatism and efficiency to find the best solution to delivering new products Requirements:

+ A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field; Master’s degree a plus.

+ Minimum of 10 years experience working with CMS systems

+ Minimum of 5 years work experience required in an applicable/transferable experience: roles in engineering and technical leadership

+ Experience working and managing relationships with vendors and internal partners in a large enterprise environment

+ Experience with building Over the Top (OTT) platforms

+ Experience delivering and securing content via CDNs such as Akamai

+ Deep knowledge of video streaming/transcoding, authentication and delivery

+ Knowledge of Native App platforms (iOS, Platforms,

+ Micro-Service based architectures

+ Curiosity and interest in developing areas of technology such as Artificial Intelligence, Automation, federated/global architectures

+ Knowledge of Golf Channel, NBC Sports, GolfNow and key stakeholders desirable but not essential

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.



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The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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