Senior Product Manager – Home Audio, TV and OTT Devices

Tessera Technologies   •  

Calabasas, CA

Industry: Telecommunications & Hardware


8 - 10 years

Posted 64 days ago

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You have direct experience with TV, OTT and Set-Top-Box product management, a strong grounding in audio, with emphasis on audio codecs and audio post-processing and practical understanding of technology licensing workflows including porting and certification across multiple platforms. You are well-tempered, creative, flexible and self-motivated with excellent communication skills.

Overview of Role and Responsibilities

• Dynamic Product Leadership

• Contribute to and own the execution of product strategy for TV and OTT/Set-Top-Box markets and create buy-in with internal and external stakeholders;

• Understand and evangelize customer needs, develop business cases and prioritize product requirements;

• Synthesize data from various sources to inform decisions, leveraging customers, market, competitors, team, intuition and prior experience;

• Effectively manage customer feedback and refine priorities to reflect recent learnings;

• Filter noise, manage obstacles and recognize interdependencies to ensure product priorities are aligned.

• Execution of Market Portfolio Roadmap

• Manage both individual products and the portfolio life cycle from strategic planning to tactical deployment to end of life;

• Focus on building the right thing at the right time to be responsive to customer requests and market trends;

• Consistently execute the roadmap and proactively identify and manage obstacles that may inhibit progress;

• Coordinate and synchronize product initiatives between product teams by communicating a shared vision and building consensus around common areas.

• Serve as Market Expert

• Regularly demonstrate deep understanding and expertise of TV, OTT and Set-Top-Box market needs, consumer and technology trends;

• Partner with Marketing and Sales, Business Development teams to develop, maintain and distribute product information and training materials for internal teams and external partners;

• Own and proactively update competitive analysis for TV, OTT and Set-Top-Box market, communicate observed trends and opportunities regularly;

• Actively participate in trade shows and customer visits, demonstrations.

Education & Required Experience

• 7 or more years of relevant and progressive experience managing products or solutions within TV, OTT and Set-Top-Box market expected and required;

• Demonstrated experience in Product Management as demonstrated by having owned, managed and delivered several products or solutions; you must have completely owned the lifecycle for at least one (1) commercial product or solution;

• Experience bringing new technologies and solutions to market a strong plus;

• Intermediate understanding of streaming, VOD, OTT and other digital content workflows and pipelines;

• Knowledgeable about digital audio, audio and video formats, streaming technology and digital media;

• Hands on experience with variety of user research techniques including user testing, personas, user tasks and scenarios, internal and external user interviews;

• Bachelor's Degree and/or equivalent experience required

Skills & Abilities

• Intrinsic passion for audio and delivering world-class solutions;

• Strong teamwork and collaboration skills, ensuring open communication channels across all teams;

• Excellent spoken and written communication as well as critical and informational listening skills;

• Exceptional technical and product level problem solving skills – demonstrated ability to adapt, quickly shift and change based on partner needs, market changes and technical requirements;

• Proven ability to present complex ideas in a clear, concise fashion to technical and non-technical audiences at all levels within the organization;

• Proven ability to qualify information and data from a variety of sources and able discern what is valid and what is not;

• Proven ability to prioritize and set clear objectives for themselves;

• Receptive to input and suggestions, open-minded about options and solutions;

• Experience with Agile/Scrum, preferably in the role of Product Owner, is a plus;

• Ability to travel up to 30% of the time (domestic and international)