NBC Universal Project Manager, TVD Applications in Universal City, California

Job Number 33759BR

Job Title Project Manager, TVD Applications

Business Segment Operations & Technical Services

Sub-Business Technology

Posting Category Technology/Engineering

About Us NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province California

City Universal City


NBC Universal seeks an experienced, talented, and passionate project manager for our television distribution group. The ideal candidate will have exceptional project management skills with a passion for organization and data analysis as well as ability to multi task and prioritize deliverables based on input from multiple stakeholders.

This position will report directly to the Director, TVD Analytics and be based in Universal City, CA.

Job Duties

  • Daily Management and coordination of all technical and logistical aspects of a project including timelines, risks, risk mitigation strategies, action items and change requests.

  • Work closely with Customers to gather requirements, manage project deliverable and exceed customer expectations

  • Proactively communicate and manage project details to internal and vendors.

  • Provide regular status updates and manage project schedule.

  • Work closely with internal product owners to ensure customer require product requirements are documented and delivered on schedule.

  • Organize and distribute work assignments to team members.

  • Ensure projects are being completed on time

  • Work with development and QA teams to ensure quality of work is consistent with client expectations.

  • Be an active member of the PMO and report regular project updates to the leadership through PMO managed software.

  • Must be able to interact and communicate with people at all levels in the organization.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors in Computer Science, IT Management, or similar curriculum.

  • 5+ years of technical project management experience.

  • Expert knowledge of Project Management methodologies and tools, and the software development and project management life cycles.

  • Ability to thoroughly understand complex business and technical issues surrounding each project and influence cross-functional teams without formal reporting structure authority.

  • Excellent teamwork, written and verbal communication skills. Skilled at resolving problems and conflicting priorities and situations.

  • Highly organized and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Must be able to manage multiple projects at the same time.

  • PMI/PMP Certification.

  • Knowledge of Application Development, Release Management and the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

  • Prior experience managing Analytics projects

  • Proficiency with MS Office, PowerPoint and MS Project

  • Experience in the media & entertainment industry is highly desired; especially related to digital video, multimedia, and television distribution.Additional Job Requirements

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: )

  • Must be willing to work in Universal City, California

  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

  • Must be able to provide a portfolio of primary program management documentation examples upon request -- if available, include a web address when you submit your resume

Desired Characteristics

  • Excellent teamwork skills, ability to manage and motivate a large number of resources to successfully deliver program objectives

  • Strong analytical & problem solving skills. Ability to adapt to changing priorities and requirements, including the ability to juggle multiple competing priorities and deadlines

  • Ability to mobilize and motivate large teams

  • Ability to communicate transparently, mitigate issues with speed and lead by example

  • Superior customer service skills; ability to build close relationships and interface with business customers with savvy and ease

  • Experience in implementing and managing global television distribution systems

  • Media & Entertainment business acumen with expertise in Filmed Entertainment and/or Television Distribution processes and workflows

  • Finance and/or Accounting experience

  • Informatica knowledge

  • Teradata knowledge

  • SQL knowledge

  • Database/architecture knowledge (SQL Server, Teradata)

  • BI analytics tool knowledge (Microstrategy, Tableau, Power BI)

  • Experience in an organization that adopts Agile (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, etc.) is highly desired.

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