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Technical Project Manager - Mobile Development

Stamford, CT
  • Job Code
    37635BR
Company NBC Universal

Job Title Technical Project Manager - Mobile Development

Jobid 23768-389644

Location: Stamford, CT, 06912, USA

Description **Job Number** 37635BR

**Job Title** Technical Project Manager - Mobile Development

**Business Segment** NBC Sports Group

**Sub-Business** NBC Sports Group Digital

**Posting Category** Digital Media

**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.



NBC Sports Digital:

A division of the NBC Sports Group, Emmy Award-winning NBC Sports Digital offers sports fans 24/7 news coverage, extensive live-event streaming, and complementary coverage of many of the properties within NBC Sports Group’s unparalleled collection of media rights across web, mobile and tablets. NBC Sports Digital includes NBCSports.com, NBCOlympics.com, GolfChannel.com, the digital assets of NBC Sports Regional Networks and Rotoworld.com, among others, as well as a collection of apps that includes NBC Sports Live Extra, NBC SportsTalk, NBC Olympics Live Extra, and NBC Olympics. NBC Sports Group and Yahoo! Sports, through a content and promotional partnership, rank No. 1 in traffic among all sports digital properties. Through its SportsTalk strategy, NBCSports.com provides fans with quick, frequently-updated news and information with a unique perspective. The division’s live streaming portfolio includes some of the most-watched and most-trafficked events of all time, including Sunday Night Football on a weekly basis, Super Bowl XLVI, Stanley Cup Playoffs and Final and the 2012 London Olympic Games, for which NBCOlympics.com earned an Emmy.

**Country** United States

**State** Connecticut

**City** Stamford

**Responsibilities**

Role Purpose

The Technical Project Manager (TPM) is responsible for the planning, development, and on-going operations of industry leading, live video, mobile streaming applications. The TPM guides the end to end Agile software development process including requirements development, development, testing and deployment, delivering cross-platform mobile video streaming products, with the overarching goal of shipping best in class video experiences within scope, budget and timelines.



Responsibilities



+ Collaborate with product, technical, and operational teams to determine business and technical requirements for new product delivery

+ Create detailed project schedules/plans, test plans, risk plans, budgets, communication plans, scope statements, etc. using generally accepted project management processes and tools

+ Develop resource plans by working with team leaders to ensure appropriate resources are in place throughout each project

+ Provide guidance to internal and vendor teams on project requirements and integrations

+ Coordinate project deliverables to ensure team is on track and communicate progress to all stakeholders in an organized and formal manner

+ Incorporate quality control processes into each project and lead QA, load testing and User Acceptance Testing

+ Manage medium-sized portfolio of projects strategically, identifying synergies amongst a series of inter-related projects to help define an optimal project roadmap

+ Proactively identify opportunities to adjust processes for efficiencies. Help develop strategies and procedures for continual improvement for project delivery.

+ Clearly and concisely articulate complex concepts for a variety of audiences.

**Qualifications/Requirements**

Basic Qualifications



+ Minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in a Project Management role managing software development of mobile, web, or connected device applications

+ BS/BA degree in a relevant field Additional Qualifications

+ Proven experience to carry out project management concepts, preferably PMI‘s PMBOK, Waterfall and/or Agile SDLC methodologies

+ Ability and desire to continually learn about new technologies, project management methodologies and adapt to ever-changing business and industry needs

+ Ability to understand and absorb technical requirements and translate into actionable deliverables, evaluate new ideas, manage tradeoffs, or identify risks

+ Excellent organization skills with attention to detail. Ability to work in a deadline-driven work environment and to multitask.

+ Ability to effectively organize meetings including; creating agendas, facilitating discussions, and summarizing the results, and assigning next steps

+ Experience coordinating with multiple internal departments (i.e. Business Development, Sales, Network Operations, WebOps, Analytics, Ad Sales Operations, etc.) to complete projects on time

+ Experience working with external resources, including vendors and freelancers

+ Ability to manage change in a controlled manner, identify and understand regular requests for change and quickly determine project impact on budget, schedule, scope and risk.Eligibility Requirements

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: )

+ Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

+ Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT

+ Must be willing to submit to a background investigation

+ Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

+ Must be 18 years or older

+ It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Characteristics



+ Experience delivering projects of technical complexity. Knowledge of mobile application development or video streaming technology

+ Knowledge of web, online video and mobile standards, best practices, design and usability principles, and constraints

+ Ability to self-start, self-manage, meet deadlines and learn from mistakes

+ Thrives in a challenging, fast-paced environment

+ Possess a passion for digital media and the sports business

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.



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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