Director, Product Management Job ID: 2018-21004
Long Island City, NY
Altice USA (NYSE: ATUS) is one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States, delivering broadband, pay television, telephony services, proprietary content and advertising services to approximately 4.9 million Residential and Business customers across 21 states through its Optimum and Suddenlink brands.
From high-speed broadband and ultra-HD video, to digital advertising solutions, local news and voice offerings, we are making connections possible around the country - to businesses, to consumers, to communities, to schools, to hospitals, and everyone in between.
The Video Product Strategy role is responsible for leading product management and strategy, with a focus on IP video, video on demand, and cloud DVR services. This role is accountable for delivering comprehensive and innovative products that attract new customer relationships and retain our current subscribers.
The Video Product Strategy role also provides business success by meeting user needs through the continual planning and execution of product solutions, and have a market-driven focus to provide long-term, sustainable, and profitable business. Serves as a market expert for the organization to drive strategy, go-to-market approach, and operational models. Assists in the creation of product and business plans that identify market opportunities, and collaborates with multiple roles and departments to ensure the company's various functions are aligned with product strategy. Responsible for researching technological developments and trends, and competitor strengths and weaknesses. Understands what the customer needs and how to produce a product that meets that need. Leads team efforts for the development of product strategy, a roadmap for development, and execution. Evangelizes the product internally to the executive team and colleagues, while remaining customer-driven, representing customers through the product development process. Validates the product through customer interviews, prototypes, and beta tests, while also working to improve time to everything.
Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree preferred
Advanced knowledge of IP Video, VOD, and DVR products and technologies
Strong understanding of business fundamentals, competitive landscape, and consumer trends
Understanding of video content, including digital brands and emerging genres/content space
Minimum of 5-8 years of TMT experience, managing complex, strategic projects under minimal or no supervision
Proven ability to manage multiple projects and initiatives and work across all levels of the organization.
Advanced understanding and master level of expertise in project management
Exceptional interpersonal/people skills including verbal and written communications skills, with ability to manage executive-level discussions
Strong analytical, problem solving and time management skills
Demonstrated ability to facilitate communications and projects across cross functional teams
Experience in the lifecycle of development and customer experience
Knowledgeable across many functional areas, including strategy, product management, business acumen, business development, and product marketing
Ability to manage operating expenses against established budgets