Imagine Communications Product Manager – Denver, CO in Denver, Colorado

Imagine Communications delivers innovative, end-to-end media software and networking solutions to over 3,000 customers in more than 185 countries, including top broadcast facilities and multiplatform media companies. Today, we’re driving an industry transformation by investing deeply in a new generation of media.

At Imagine Communications, groundbreaking work is part of our everyday environment. All our employees play a vital role in our organization, helping the media industry enable instant access to moments that matter. Wherever your skills fit in our business — from engineering and sales to service and support — you’ll find you gain much more than just a job. At Imagine Communications, you’ll gain the opportunity to contribute to the transformation that’s taking place in the way the world is consuming media.

Imagine Communications Corp. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, marital status, ancestry, protected veteran status, genetics and any other protected group status or non-job related characteristics as directed by law.

As Product Manager on the Imagine Ad Tech Global Traffic Solutions team, you will work to understand and represent US Broadcast Channel workflows and upcoming industry developments including the TiP initiative and emerging business models around the ATSC3.0 standard. A successful candidate will have the ability to work with Product and Development Teams to analyze and solve customer business problems. If you enjoy working with customers to solve workflow challenges and enjoy taking ownership of project goals, this could be a good match for your skills.

Key Responsibilities:

The scope of work will include but is not limited to:

  • Product ownership role throughout the development and delivery lifecycle, requirements management and backlog prioritization

  • Management of, and contribution to, functional specification and user story definition

  • Team leadership and coordination of analysts involved in product activities

  • Tracking, management, and communication on product development progress

  • Presentation of (and collaboration around) requirements with engineering staff, ahead of development and as changes emerge through the software development lifecycle

  • Demonstrations and walkthroughs on emerging and completed software to internal and external audiences

  • Collaboration with Sales, Marketing and Product leadership teams on outward communications about the product and roadmap

  • Client visits requiring occasional travel, up to 15-20%

  • Client surveys (current systems/process analysis)

  • Identify operational issues and working in conjunction with other Imagine teams (Sales, Marketing, Operations, Engineering), develop and implement plans to address them

  • Evaluate and recommend requirements to address strategic industry and software needs

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the competition, differentiators and business strategy

  • Perform the role of Product Evangelist internally and externally

Essential Requirements:

  • Knowledge and experience using structured methodologies for requirements and functional analysis and iterative user story definition in an agile environment

  • Some knowledge of the broadcast/cable industry from the sales, traffic, scheduling and/or playout operations perspective, and/or user/superuser experience on media industry software

  • Knowledge of documenting APIs and API integrations a plus

  • Good documentation and presentation skills

  • Understanding of underlying software technologies and the impact they have on systems design

  • Awareness of procedures and standards for conceptual product definition, database design, the creation of analysis specifications and program artifacts, development of test plans

  • Appreciation of good UI/UX design and its impact on product success

  • Ability to present product and roadmap information to internal and external clients

  • Ability to work in an organized manner and use common sense and problem-solving abilities

  • High degree of analytical expertise in software design and development

  • Self-motivation and initiative

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure on multiple projects

  • Ability to adapt to a new working environment and technologies

  • Good working knowledge of MS Office software products

Desirable Experience

  • Previous product ownership/management experience

  • Skilled in use of Balsamiq, Visio or other similar drawing tools,

  • Knowledge of Confluence / Jira

Requisition ID: 11182286

External Company URL: www.harrisbroadcast.com

Street: 101 West Colfax Ave.