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Here’s your chance to work on industry-leading products such as MLB.TV where you can redefine the experience of watching America’s national pastime. As a Principal Product Manager, you will work closely with your team to deliver an outstanding experience to baseball fans on Web, Mobile and Connected device platforms.

Responsibilities

  • Drive and lead a roadmap + vision by converting abstract ideas into actionable steps and realistic deliverables for your scrum team.

  • Document and prioritize a product backlog with epics and user stories accompanied by detailed acceptance criteria.

  • Lead an Agile scrum team, forecast timelines, plan releases and coordinate cross-team deliverables.

  • Your customers always come first. You will interview, analyze, observe and learn about your audience to create insights that will shape requirements, features and the product roadmap.

  • Become a subject matter expert on the product, platform, and industry trends in streaming, connected TV, web and mobile app marketplaces. Gain a deep understanding of customer motivations, problems, journeys, and usage patterns.

  • Partner with engineering, user experience, and research teams to constantly experiment and design product solutions that incorporate user feedback through multiple iterations.

  • Drive ideas forward from inception through execution, getting deeply embedded in the details and bridging the gaps where necessary to achieve target outcomes.

  • Create alignment between engineering, business stakeholders and leadership. Be the first point of contact for questions and clarifications.

  • Experience leading partner and external service relationships

  • Create transparency and accountability with mechanisms to compile status, identify risks and escalate critical product decisions and information.

  • Proven track record defining product strategy, championing user-tested design, and aligning objectives with business approach.

  • Able to build trusted relationships internally and externally that support the achievement of business results

  • Active member of product leadership team, defining high-level product strategy aligned with business vision

  • Understands, influences and shapes the organization to best deliver against business strategy and grow our team’s capabilities

  • Through mentorship and role modeling, sets high expectations across the verticals and product organization

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience as a Product Manager, ideally having supported streaming video and / or subscription products

  • Proven experience in owning products / large scale projects through to completion, from requirements gathering through rollout and training

  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies such as scrum or kanban

  • Data-driven, able to gather & distill data and learnings in order to drive continuous product iteration and improvements

  • Able to develop a fluent understanding of the business strategy, and use it to provide context between their deliverables and ties back to the strategic vision to stakeholders

  • Able to readily readjust priorities to changing business, Fans, and industry needs

  • Fortitude to remain calm and react appropriately in high-pressure situations

  • Self-starter who is energetic & enthusiastic, confident, adaptable & fan-oriented

Highly Qualified Applicants Will Have

  • A love for Baseball!

  • Experience working with streaming apps on connected devices such as Roku, AppleTV, FireTV, and/or video game consoles

  • Experience in building large scale Data Platforms using cloud based services, CDPs

  • Familiarity with the Adobe Experience Platform and / or Looker a plus

  • Technical background along with hands on experience in analyzing large scale data sets with SQL, Python, R, etc

This is a unique opportunity to work on award-winning digital products used by millions of baseball fans, globally. This role will be a part of a team working on exciting problems in the sports industry. If you are interested in data, technology, digital experiences and baseball, this may be the right opportunity for you!

All in-office and ballpark-based positions are subject to MLB's mandatory Covid-19 vaccine policy

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