Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Stamford


Platform Manager (iOS/tvOS/Android/ FireTV SDK) - NBC Sports
Digital Media
NBC Sports Group
Role Purpose
The Platform Manager, Playmaker Video will be responsible for collecting requirements, writing technical specifications, managing test plans, user acceptance, and ownership of the integration API for the Playmaker Video Platform.
Own the Playmaker Video SDK technical API across multiple platform devices, including desktop, iOS, Android, tvOS, and FireTV
Define and own requirements and definitions of Services API for Playmaker Video Platform
Work closely with development and engineering teams to write stories and technical requirements for execution. Manage backlog and groom stories to match capacity
Work with consumers of the Playmaker Video SDK to scope new features and requirements, translating into technical requirements
Manage roadmaps with projects managers of each workstream, balancing internal goals with client requests and operational priorities
Write release notes and implementation documentation, updated regularly to reflect most recent releases
Work with QA team to manage test case creation and management. Review and accept product releases, working with QA team to ensure quality and feature completion
Collaborate with cross-functional business leaders, partners, technology stakeholders in running POCs and demonstrating value of proposed workflows and technical solutions
Explore and develop POCs for new consumption platforms as they become available, including new mobile platforms, set top devices, game consoles, and in-home entertainment devices
Be an industry expert with respect to trends in public OVP capabilities and digital video platforms

Basic Qualifications
Minimum three (3) years’ experience in a role demonstrating strong technical, quantitative, and analytical skills
Minimum two (2) years’ experience in a role exhibiting excellent written and oral communications, effective interpersonal skills, project/product management, and strong formal presentation abilities
Expertise in the SDLC process, with a focus on scoping, iteration planning, rollout management
Strong knowledge of digital video technology and the current capabilities and weaknesses of the different offerings in the OVP space
Excellent written and verbal communications

Eligibility Requirements
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #: )
Willingness to travel, work overtime, work weekday nights, and on weekends with short notice
Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
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
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, PSPO certification or related degree
Technical background preferred
Experience in Television/Broadcast, Digital Media, Cloud/Platform Operations, or related field preferred
Experience with interactive media, mobile design & app development preferred
Ability to work independently under minimum supervision and proactive in solving issues
Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to work across multiple groups and levels in organization
Self-motivation and resourcefulness
Energy, commitment and solution focused, ability to perform under pressure and meeting stretch targets
Team player, ability to work in global environment

Sub-BusinessNBC Sports Group Digital
Career Level
CountryUnited States
About Us
At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.
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