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Engineering Technical Project Manager

NBC


Location:
Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Date:
09/19/2017
2017-09-192017-10-18
Job Code:
31792BR
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  • Engineering
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Job Details

Company NBC Universal

Job Title Engineering Technical Project Manager

Jobid 23768-359103

Location: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 07632, USA

Description **Job Number** 31792BR

**Job Title** Engineering Technical Project Manager

**Business Segment** Operations & Technical Services

**Sub-Business** Global Media Operations

**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.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** New Jersey

**City** Englewood Cliffs

**Responsibilities**

Do you like leading complex, multi-disciplinary projects? Do you like leading projects that are “tip-of-the spear” and at times, “first-of-a-kind?” Are you one who takes control, driving projects from concept through completion? Can you usher projects through their entire lifecycle including managing schedules, identifying risks, driving results, and communicating risks and goals to all project stakeholders? NBCUniversal, the Number 1 Network in America and one of the leading media companies in the world, is looking for a Technical Project Manager (TPM) to lead short and long-term complex strategic projects. The TPM will be the key to driving industry leading innovative projects as well as keeping all players coordinated on the project’s progress and timelines. The TPM will help deliver on the projects leading NBCUniversal’s future into next generation content delivery and distribution including, but not limited to, video over IP, OTT (over-the-top) delivery, digital streaming, VOD (video-on-demand), TV Everywhere, and future technologies for content distribution. Are you up for this challenging and rewarding position?



• Drive project delivery, focusing towards launching various new projects by working with management to define and clarify project objectives, institute process improvements, and ensure the efficient and reliable achievement of project deliverables

• Abstract, organize, and structure project objectives, workflows, and key deliverables/timelines/attributes

• Coordinate with stakeholders to manage, track, and control project issues to ensure timely delivery, including the development of reports to track planning, scheduling, issues, risks, and overall status

• Manage strategic projects within Project Strategy/O&TS, including complex issues lists and leading all players through the entire project lifecycle

• Manage/juggle competing priorities without loss of efficiency

• Aggregate and lead the pacing and presentation of project updates

• Understand and analyze different technology solutions at a high level

**Qualifications/Requirements**

• BS degree in an Engineering discipline, Computer Science, or equivalent practical experience

• Ability to understand technical subjects and emerging technologies

• Work well as a member of a highly integrated team composed of both technical and non-technical members

• Experience and desire to work with multi-disciplinary teams, yet still be able to work independently

• Clear thinker with the ability to process data in a sometimes abstract environment

• Ability to lead, drive, and manage competing priorities

• Demonstrated ability to work in a professional environment

• Strong organizational, project management, analysis, and communication (both verbal and written) skills

• Experience interacting and communicating to all levels of leadership and management

**Desired Characteristics**

• Experience within the media entertainment and broadcast industry is preferred but definitely not required

• Industry experience as a project or engineering manager

• Helped manage and run a production or distribution facility/infrastructure (24x7)

• Familiarity with networking challenges, video-over-IP, or other emerging technologies

• PMP Certification is desired but definitely not required

• Must be available and willing to work extended hours, as needed, to meet business needs and deliver on commitments



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



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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