Tech Strategy Product Manager
Technology and Engineering
Nielsen is looking for a Tech Strategy Product Manager in Nielsen's Technology Strategy and Delivery organization to have end to end delivery ownership, cross team coordination, and data quality ownership for one of Nielsen's most significant television measurements
Local Television in the US. Within Local TV Nielsen has the following products
Nielsen Local TV View (NLTV), Local Monthlies, Local Dailies, Viewers In Profile (ViP), Local Measurement and Reporting Statistics, and more.
As a Tech Strategy Product Manager, you will need to gain an in depth understanding of the data that feeds our local products. You will partner with two main sets of stakeholders (1) our technical application development teams (2) our Data Science and operations teams . You will work closely with these groups to get an in depth understanding of the data currently deployed in our products. You will work with our technical application development teams to assist the teams in understanding the scope of the projects that impact our local data and the quality of the implementation. You will work closely with our Data Science and operations teams to best understand how we can meet requested needs, define the scope of the projects, and coordinate across cross functional teams as necessary.
Specific Responsibilities include but, are not limited to:
Lead, organize, and facilitate internal planning, solutioning and strategy sessions around quality and/or enhancements of products.
Write clear and concise users stories that can be implemented by the appropriate scrum teams; Includes defining user acceptance criteria that can be used to ensure the quality and accuracy of the feature being implemented.
Ensure appropriate sign offs are received from Tech Strategy teams for any changes as part of the Change Control process to minimize impact to data delivery.
Become a Subject Matter Expert for the Local TV area with an in depth understanding of the existing data.
Be the point person to define quality and assess if the tests planned meet our quality criteria.
Be proactive to review of Local TV data to ensure Nielsen is delivering to market commitments and reducing the potential for future quality escapes.
Hold teams accountable for creating and maintaining process and design documentation.
Coordinate with cross functional teams and stakeholders.
Occasional travel may be required.
Bachelor's degree in business, computer science, systems analysis or a related area or equivalent experience; an MBA is preferred but not required.
5 + years in a dynamic business environment with at least 3 years of experience in technology-focused roles.
A bias for change and the ability to influence a team toward quality and success.
Knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle and/or Agile Methodologies preferred.
Strong communication, persuasion, interpersonal and presentation skills.
Ability to effectively manage multiple competing initiatives.
Able to listen and quickly distill a situation and recommend a course of action to drive on-time, on-budget delivery of project deliverables or client escalations.
Ability to translate between internal operations, technology, and client business needs.
Media, in particular advertising or research industry experience is a plus.
Nielsen N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen's Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content video, audio, and text is consumed. The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industry's only global view of retail performance measurement.
By integrating information from its Watch and Buy segments and other data sources, Nielsen provides its clients with both world-class measurement as well as analytics that help improve performance. Nielsen, an S&P 500 company, has operations in over 100 countries that cover more than 90 percent of the world's population. For more information, visit www.nielsen.com
Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
Job Type: Regular
Primary Location: Oldsmar,Florida
Secondary Locations: , , ,
Travel: Yes, 5% of the Time
Nearest Major Market: Tampa
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