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OOur Miami based client is looking to add  a Project Manager where the focus will be on consumer facing streaming video applications for mobile, Smart TV’s & gaming consoles.

Must have experience communicating, tracking and ensuring timely delivery of IT projects.  You will be the primary technology point of contact and manage relevant projects for successful implementation of Streaming Video.  The responsibility also includes ensuring continued quality assurance

 

Candidates with industry experience in any of the following will be considered:

Media, broadcast, a technology focused company, advertising, music or tv, web development, mobile, or gaming

 

Principal Responsibilities

1.    Manage the systems development life cycle for web applications, mobile devices, smart TVs and gaming consoles

2.    Ensure success of projects by creating and reviewing project plans, timelines, estimates and status reports

3.    Oversee the work of cross functional teams consisting of business clients, application development staff, remote international offices and external vendors

4.    Supervise the maintenance and support of the consumer facing and back end systems

 

5.    Capable of demonstrating previous experience in all or many of the following areas:

a.    Streaming media

b.    Program scheduling

c.    Image asset management systems

d.    Web content management systems

e.    Content Delivery networks

f.    XML, manifests and instruction files

 

6.    Ensure the QA team follows through on re-testing and regression testing until defects are validated as resolved

7.    Escalate issues to development teams and ensure timely resolution

8.    Help the business with prioritization of bugs or enhancement to communicate to the development team

9.    Track and communicate project deadlines and progress. Drive schedules from conception to release

10.    Ability to read xml to identify errors provided through system alerts

11.    Assist affiliate support department in capturing  information  to reproduce affiliate reported issues and aid in communicating issues between affiliate support and development teams

12.    Participate in the planning and prioritization of project tasks, business change requests and defect fixes

 

Minimum Skills Requirements

1. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related Technical Fields

2. 4+ years of technical project management experience in the Internet or media industry, including hands-on management of IT/software/Internet related projects

3. Product development experience (C++, Java, XML, Messaging protocols and web services or relevant)

4. Experience with processes, project management and change management

5. Experience with standard program management methodologies

6. Excellent communications and interpersonal skills

7. Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical individuals

8. Strong bias for action and “get it done” attitude

9. Deep technical skills in the above relevant technologies

10. Strong analytical skills

 

Desirable requirements (+)

1. Masters in computer science or related technical disciplines

2. Experience with encoding for the web, DRM, authentication

3. Experience with streaming media

4. Experience with content delivery networks

5. Experience with authentication

6. Portuguese & Spanish language skills

 

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