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Technical Product Manager, API

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Burbank, CA, US, 91505 New York, NY, US, 10036

Technology
Burbank
Full-Time
Hybrid

Paramount Streaming is a division of Paramount that encompasses both free, paid, and premium streaming services including Pluto TV, Paramount+, CBS Sports Digital, and CBS News Digital. We are a global leader in premium streaming services with premier content across CBS, BET, MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, Smithsonian, Paramount Pictures and Epix. Paramount+ is a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service that combines live sports, breaking news, and a mountain of entertainment

 

Who We Are:

As a member of the Paramount+ Content Systems Product team, you’ll own the tools and systems that power our streaming experiences. You’ll play an instrumental role in ensuring that Paramount+ can be operated efficiently as we grow with millions of new subscribers in numerous countries around the world.

This is a brand-new team that is rapidly growing and is passionate about solving problems and improving workflows and tools for the people we work with every day. We’re looking for thoughtful, dedicated and highly collaborative individuals to help us build forward-looking, intelligently crafted tools that can allow our team’s efforts to scale as our business grows. The solutions we’re working on are critically important and are at the heart of how we deliver premium content to millions of people every day!

Summary:

This role is focused on delivering on and contributing to the vision and roadmap for our API services. You will act as a technical product owner for a segment of our API service domains, which span across content, discovery, location, personalization. These APIs power all our Paramount+ applications and leading their evolution are critical to the success of the service and to facilitate the development of new product features. Come help us build the future of streaming!

Responsibilities:

  • Act as Product Owner for a scrum team dedicated to Paramount+ API services

  • Collaborate with the Engineering team to build knowledge of existing API services and API needs from the larger team to translate those needs into actionable projects and long-term roadmap.

  • Engage in scrum team activities (grooming, planning, standups, story writing, and prioritization).

  • Translate user stories into backend-specific tasks needed to accomplish the goal of a given user story - not just the output, but how the endpoint is sourced/hydrated.

  • Provide clear vision to support technical development including but not limited to scope documentation, use cases, workflows, sequence diagrams, UML diagrams, etc.

  • Work across domains and external teams to ensure all requirements are gathered and documented in JIRA.

  • Align various collaborators across product, technology & operations on delivery scope and in preparation for launches

  • Work to meet agreed upon time frames / target dates with the scrum team and PMO partners

  • Develop trust across teams and build relationships to ensure collaboration across groups; facilitate execution within a complex organizational environment

  • Build a positive relationship with Engineering; work together to determine solutions and ensure that the development team has all the information they need to successfully implement initiatives.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in product management for software development, with demonstrated competence in prioritizing against business value and balancing trade-offs

  • 3+ years of experience and knowledge in Agile software development ideally focused on B2C applications

Additional Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated passion for building workflow tools and supporting internal teams

  • Deep understanding of & comfort with complex technical workflow systems and tools; engineering experience a plus

  • Ability to define, prioritize and execute on a Backend product backlog across multiple points of intake and support. Run competing priorities across verticals

  • Strong interest in and understanding of the streaming media landscape

  • Able to form valuable relationships with people across functional groups to facilitate effective product development

 

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 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.

 

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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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