DISH

Product Owner - Sling TV

US-CO-Englewood
Job ID
2016-36948
Category
Information Technology

Summary

Sling TV L.L.C., a subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH), provides over-the-top television services including domestic and international live and Video-On-Demand programming. It is available on televisions, tablets, computers and smartphones. The Sling TV programming portfolio includes content from Disney, ESPN, HBO, AMC, Turner, Scripps, EPIX, Univision and Maker Studios. Sling International (formerly DishWorld) currently provides close to 200 channels in 18 languages across multiple devices to U.S. households. Sling TV is a next-generation service that meets the entertainment needs of today’s contemporary viewers. Visit www.Sling.com.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

This Product Owner will be working directly with our Sling TV Agile development teams in our Denver office. They will be working in a collaborative and fast-paced environment using both scrum and XP Agile methodologies.

 

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Lead and influence a cross functional team to ensure the team delivers products that meet business requirements/needs and delivers business and operational value to customers
  • Ensure product roadmap and vision are communicated to the development team
  • Break down and prioritize delivery of products and features by developing and maintaining the product backlog, user stories, and cross-product dependencies
  • Elicit, identify, document, and refine requirements from business problems to detailed user stories and acceptance criteria that may include technical requirements
  • Proactively communicate and collaborate with stakeholders, developers, QA, and other team members to analyze information and functional requirements, advocate the development process through to implementation, and ensure the delivered product meets business needs
  • Perform acceptance testing for user stories and features
  • Collaborate with stakeholders/developers/QA during product development through implementation
  • Manage stakeholder needs & requests while balancing product roadmap priorities
  • Facilitate iteration planning sessions, daily team stand-ups, grooming sessions, and retros
  • Track and report on team work completed, capacity, backlog, velocity, etc.
  • Forecast product/feature delivery timelines
  • Use metrics and feedback to improve team and organization processes, best practices, performance, and delivery
  • Assist with deployments and production support issues

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Skills - Experience and Requirements

A successful Product Owner will have the following:

  • BA/BS in a technical or business discipline (information systems, engineering, computer science, finance, business administration, or accounting)
  • 1+ years of Product Owner, Product Manager, Systems Analyst, Business Analyst, Project Manager or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Excellent organizational, facilitation, and written/verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivation with strong, proven, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional resources and work well in a distributed environment
  • Demonstrated understanding of and experience using Agile processes and methodologies
  • Ability to plan for future work while maintaining the current delivery with rapidly changing priorities
  • Rally / CA Agile Central experience a plus
  • Technical proficiency in APIs, Java or JavaScript, or other programming languages a plus

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