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Director, Engineering Services, Peacock, Direct-to-Consumer

Company: NBC Universal, Inc.
Location: Stamford
Posted on: June 27, 2020

Job Description:

Role Purpose The US OTT Technology team is seeking a Director of Engineering to join NBCUniversal's Direct-to-Consumer organization. This role will be a seasoned leader who will partner with the product and engineering to implement and rollout the Peacock app across different platforms. Primary responsibility is to provide engineering leadership for the teams that develop our Peacock client app across platforms, to accelerate the feature development and to improve customer experience across platforms/devices. Strategic and tactical tech leadership for the engineering team to deliver high performing apps. Primary Responsibilities Define and continuously optimize the client application developed by the team Relationship management, strategy and roadmap for customer experience engineering related to client and vendors Lead a team of engineers to improve on the client platform experience and rapidly enable new platforms and devices Serve as internal subject matter expert on matters pertaining to client development and rapid development of new features Develop relationships with key technical & product counterparts and understand dependencies Provide hands on leadership for troubleshooting and solving technical and performance issues Manage external dependencies to enable successful delivery for the Client team; have knowledge to escalate when needed at the right level Oversee the roadmap for the teams. Regularly publish roadmap updates and solicit stakeholder feedback Develop a team of engineers to continuously improve, through coaching, mentoring & management support Grow the technical expertise of your team around quality, scalability, performance & fault tolerance Work closely with the recruitment team to hire and onboard engineers Strategic leadership regarding vendor management, technical content strategy related to content protection and video standards Basic Qualifications Minimum ten (10) years' experience building video apps and products as an engineer Minimum five (5) years' experience leading agile engineering teams A proven track record of leadership with strong technical competence in supervising the implementation, deployment and maintenance of digital media platforms for video products Effective communication skills, creative decisiveness and engineering innovation Eligibility Requirements Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered Must be able to work nights, overtime, and on weekends with short notice Must be willing to work in New York, NY 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. Self-starter and collaborator Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with business stakeholders and technology teams across all levels of seniority NBCUniversal, the global media company that brought you some of the world's most iconic television and film franchises, including: The Tonight Show, Saturday Night Live, Keeping Up With The Kardashians, The Real Housewives, Mr. Robot, The Voice, This Is Us, The Fast & The Furious, Jurassic Park, Minions, and more - is launching an all-new direct-to-consumer streaming service. It will seamlessly bring together the breadth and depth of NBCU's broadcast and cable television series, movie titles, premier sporting events, and renowned news reporting... all in one destination--- all in one app. We are building a world-class team of smart, hungry and fearless professionals who are energized by the possibility of working at the epicenter of content, technology and culture. Join us if you would like to be a part of this exciting initiative. 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. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

Keywords: NBC Universal, Inc., Stamford , Director, Engineering Services, Peacock, Direct-to-Consumer, Executive , Stamford, Connecticut

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