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Program Manager II - Sling TV

Company: DISH
Location: Aurora
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Sling TV L.L.C. provides an over-the-top (internet delivered) television experience on TVs, tablets, gaming consoles, computers, smartphones, smart TVs and other streaming devices. Distributed across a variety of strategic device partners, including Google, Amazon, Apple TV, Microsoft, Roku, Samsung, LG, Comcast, and many others, Sling TV offers two primary domestic streaming services that collectively include more than 100 channels of top content. Featured programmers include Disney/ESPN, NBC, AMC, A&E, EPIX, NFL Network, NBA TV, NHL Networks, Pac-12 Networks, Hallmark, Viacom, and more. For Spanish-speaking customers, Sling Latino offers a suite of standalone and extra Spanish-programming packages tailored to the U S. Hispanic market. And for those seeking International content, Sling International currently provides more than 300 channels in 20 languages (available across multiple devices) to U.S. households.

Sling TV is the #1 Live TV Streaming Service Sling TV is a next-generation service that meets the entertainment needs of today's contemporary viewers. Visit www.Sling.com. We are driven by curiosity, pride, adventure, and a desire to win - it's in our DNA. We're looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve to join our team as we embark on the next chapter of our story.

Opportunity is here. We are Sling.

The Program Manager is responsible for ensuring cross-functional alignment and communication, tracking toward deliverables and project milestones for cross-functional teams, and managing overall readiness for Sling product releases using Agile/Scrum methods. The program manager will be working both internally with executives, business development, product, design, engineering, marketing, customer experience, PR, and legal teams as well as with external partners; from the vision and requirements definition phase through delivery. This role will require exceptional project management, organizational and communication skills, and a high technical acumen.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with the cross-functional teams to maintain well-refined delivery backlogs and product roadmaps
  • Manage cross-team dependencies for product delivery to ensure a timely release of complete features
  • Manage, track, and verify timely and high-quality deliverables. Establish and advocate for the overall schedule that align with the requirements from the cross-functional team
  • Lead development of processes and use project management tools to monitor and improve delivery efficiency, cadence, and impact of product and solution releases
  • Regularly communicate project updates to internal stakeholders with efficient analysis of issues and potential solutions
  • Identify and assign clear ownership of feature tasks to the cross-functional team members and drive the timely execution of each team member
  • Ensure feature issues are tracked, managed, communicated and a path to resolution is defined
  • Production support by triaging run-time issues with the product

    • Minimum Bachelor's degree, ideally with a focus on Project Management or IT; or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • A minimum of two years in a project, program, or delivery management role, ideally within media or entertainment fields or within the pay television industry
    • Proficiency in Agile development methodologies and practices (Scrum, Kanban) preferred for a software/web development focus.
    • A demonstrated ability to influence other teams to meet goals
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

      Compensation: $65,800.00/Year - $94,000.00/Year
      From versatile health perks to new career opportunities, check out our benefits on our careers website .

      Candidates need to successfully complete a pre-employment screen, which may include a drug test.Required
      Preferred
      Job Industries
      • Customer Service

Keywords: DISH, Aurora , Program Manager II - Sling TV, Executive , Aurora, Colorado

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