DISH

Senior Program Manager - Operations Team

US-UT-American Fork
Job ID
2017-39225
Category
Engineering

Summary

Sling TV L.L.C. provides an over-the-top television experience on TVs, tablets, gaming consoles, computers, smartphones and other streaming devices. Distributed across a variety of strategic device partners, including Google, Amazon, Apple TV, Microsoft, T-Mobile, Sprint, Roku, Samsung, Netflix, and many others, Sling TV offers two primary domestic streaming services that collectively include more than 100 channels of top content. Featured programmers include Disney/ESPN, Fox, ABC, NBC, HBO, AMC, A&E, EPIX, Cinemax, Starz, NFL Network, NFL Networks, NBA TV, NHL Networks, Pac-12 Networks, Hallmark, Viacom, Univision, and more. For spanish-speaker customers, Sling Latino offers a suite of standalone and extra Spanish-programming packages tailored to the U S. Hispanic market.  And for those seeking International content, Sling International currently provides more than 300 channels in 20 languages (available across multiple devices) to U.S. households. 

 

While Sling TV does not disclose subscribers and related metrics, Parks Associates ranks Sling TV as the #6 OTT service behind Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and MLB.tv, and ahead of HBO Now, Showtime and CBS All Access. Sling TV is the #1 fastest-growing live OTT service, growing faster than any Top 10 OTT service provider.

 

Sling TV is a next-generation service that meets the entertainment needs of today’s contemporary viewers. Visit www.Sling.com.

 

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Job Duties and Responsibilities

At Sling TV, we think services based on big bills, bundles, and useless channels are a thing of the past. Sling TV is uniting cord-cutters and smarter consumers everywhere with simply priced mobile access to the top live TV networks — join our team of spirited innovators in changing the way we watch TV. Our office is light, lively, and buzzing with dynamic people. We love what we do, we love who we work with, and we love TV. Brainstorm with us, build with us, banter with us, and even backpack with us — start your next adventure with Sling TV. 

 

Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories:

  • Exercise superb follow-up and follow through skills in all facets of program management which help to drive problems to resolution quickly
  • Attend weekly meetings which support activities in reference to customer facing Sling TV and video on demand systems
  • Multi-task and coordinate a range of activities for all levels of work responsibilities and outcomes
  • Effectively interface with technical personnel and learn the technical flow of complex systems in order to be able to report to customers as well as management team
  • Work independently to achieve high performance and to produce the desired results
  • Deliver engaging, informative, well-organized presentations and understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully

Skills - Experience and Requirements

A successful Senior Program Manager will have the following:

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering, or BS in related or technical field; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5 or more years of demonstrated PM Experience managing systems integration projects
  • 5 or more years of experience managing programs/projects in one or more of the following areas: Satellite or Cable TV, Application or Database Software Development, or Conditional Access Software
  • Ability to manage projects spanning multiple geographic regions (international projects)
  • Experience working in a Agile development environment 

 

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