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Job Summary

XUMO is a leading entertainment technology company, bringing the best in digital video direct to consumers on the screens that they love most. The first software-based OTT TV platform, XUMO has successfully combined live TV and video-on-demand into one, easy-to-use experience that is free to access, stream and use. XUMO has developed a brand-new way for consumers to enjoy the television they love, for content owners to stream live or on-demand content right into their fans’ households and for advertisers to monetize in the rapidly growing Connected Device space. XUMO is available in the U.S. and around the world on multiple streaming platforms including LG, Vizio, Hisense, Sony, Panasonic and Samsung Smart TVs, Roku, Fire TV, Android TV and mobile devices. XUMO is based in Irvine, California and joined the Comcast family in February of 2020.

XUMO is looking for a highly motivated Product Manager to join our exceptional product team within our Syndication business.

The role will oversee delivery of linear and on-demand content to some of the world’s largest FAST (Free-Ad-Supported-TV) platforms while managing day-to-day operations for over 350 channels (and counting).

This individual will be responsible for multiple facets of the product lifecycle, with a heavy focus on partner management, project plan oversight, feature development (from definition to execution/deployment), coordination with multiple internal teams including frontend/backend/video engineering, QA, Content Operations, Marketing and more.

Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Day-to-day operations including management of channel launches across domestic and international territories
  • Collaborate with Design and Content Operations to ensure branding consistency for all Content Partners
  • Create and manage schedules and on-time deliverables
  • Provide internal and external communications and updates
  • Lead Partner Management for key accounts
  • Assist with provisioning and testing channels prior to launch

Preferred Experience / Qualifications

  • 5+ years of Product Management experience within entertainment, technology or digital media
  • Passionate about the Free Ad Supported Television (FAST) industry and its emerging trends
  • Proven experience/track record for executing on-time and on-budget
  • Self-motivated and highly focused with a preference for a fast-paced environment
  • Hands on and fully capable of contributing individually across all required projects
  • Active participation in collaboration with Quality Assurance and Customer Support teams
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and writing skills
  • Agile or SCRUM certification preferred
  • Defect tracking for software lifecycle management with issue tracking systems e.g. JIRA
  • Basic knowledge of development process for smooth communication with development team
  • Think positively and proactively for the new challenge and discovery
  • Team player
  • Heavy Media Consumer that loves TV, quality content and a terrific viewing experience
  • Bachelors Degree in relevant field

Reports to 

  • Principal Product Manager, Channel Marketplace

Employees at all levels are expected to:

  • Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job.
  • Own the customer experience – think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services.
  • Know your stuff – be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences.
  • Win as a team – make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas.
  • Be an active part of the Net Promoter System – a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company – by joining huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers.
  • Drive results and growth.
  • Respect and promote inclusion & diversity.
  • Do what’s right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities.

Disclaimer:

  • This information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree

While possessing the stated degree is preferred, Comcast also may consider applicants who hold some combination of coursework and experience, or who have extensive related professional experience.

Relevant Work Experience

7-10 Years

Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Comcast provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a Commission under the terms of an applicable plan, while most non-sales positions are eligible for a Bonus. Additionally, Comcast provides best-in-class Benefits. We believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most, and should help you care for those who matter most. That’s why we provide an array of options, expert guidance and always-on tools, that are personalized to meet the needs of your reality – to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life. Please visit the compensation and benefits summary on our careers site for more details.

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