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Product Manager

JW Player

JW Player

United Kingdom
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

About JWP:

JWP is transforming the Digital Video Economy as a trusted partner for over 40,000 broadcasters, publishers, and video-driven brands through our cutting-edge video software and data insights platform. JWP empowers customers with unprecedented independence and control over their digital video content. Established in 2004 as an open-source video player, JWP has evolved into the premier force driving digital video for businesses worldwide. With a rich legacy of pioneering video technology, JWP customers currently generate 8 billion video impressions/month and 5 billion minutes of videos watched/month. At JWP, everyone shares a passion for revolutionizing the digital video landscape. If you are ready to be a part of a dynamic and collaborative team then join us in shaping the future of video!

Remote Policy:

At JWP, we have adopted a remote work policy, with all our employees working remotely. While we value remote work, we can only consider candidates who are currently located within the country of the job posting. Regrettably, candidates outside of the country of posting will not be considered, and JWP does not provide relocation assistance. This policy is aligned with our operational setup.

The Opportunity:

As the Product Manager for OTT at JWP, you will drive services that partners use to create web, mobile, and TV apps. Your responsibilities include setting the strategic direction and defining key features for our OTT services, such as content management and personalized recommendations. You'll collaborate closely with partners to ensure our offerings deliver maximum value to customers.Reporting to the Director of Product, you will work alongside a team of product managers and coordinate with engineering teams to develop and refine our services.The ideal candidate should have experience with external partnerships, API integration, and recommendation systems. You must be adept at navigating a fast-paced environment and managing multiple priorities effectively.

As a Product Manager, you will:

  • Define and execute product vision and strategy for OTT products by interacting with key clients, partners, and through market research.
  • Set and manage KPIs for product growth to help attain company goals.
  • Provide sales, support, and documentation for internal and external consumers.
  • Work with multiple stakeholders, both internal and external, to gather and prioritize product/feature requirements and deliver product functionality.
  • Understand customer needs and requirements, plus anticipate future trends that will serve their needs.
  • Act as the product owner in an Agile development process.
  • Drive prioritization across multiple engineering teams, communication with internal stakeholders, and user testing with customers.
  • Serve as a technical liaison to the Support Team and respond to high-priority customer questions.
  • Review and write functional specifications to communicate and guide product development.
  • Integrate and analyze product usage to continually optimize performance and user experience.

Requirements for the role:

  • 3+ years in product management.
  • Experience developing API-driven products with partners.
  • Experience with data-driven (recommendation) services.
  • A record of taking products to market from idea conception to launch in a fast-paced environment.
  • A record of successfully delivering scalable products.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Technical background with a B.S or higher in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or a related field or equivalent experience.

Bonus Points:

  • Experience working with recommendation technologies.

Perks of being at JWP, United Kingdom

When you join JWP, our goal is to take care of you and ensure you will be successful in your new role. Your success is our success!

As a full time employee, you are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Private Health Coverage for you and your family
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • Life Insurance
  • Stock Options Purchase Program
  • New Employee Home Office Setup Stipend
  • Monthly Connectivity Stipend
  • Quarterly and Annual Team Events - because team building is important!
  • Professional Career Program and Career Development Opportunities
  • Bi-Annual Hack Weeks for those who are interested in using their coding knowledge
  • Fireside chats with individuals at JWP

*Benefits are subject to location and can change at the discretion of the Company.

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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.