Product Manager - Predictive Games at Major League Baseball

| Greater NYC Area
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The MLB Platform Product Team is currently seeking a Product Manager with experience delivering top-of-the-line consumer applications for iOS and Android. The position will be focused on MLB’s growing suite of casual gaming applications, including Beat the Streak, and also play a major role in helping MLB develop new products within the Free-to-Play (“FTP”), iGaming, and sports-betting space.

Prior experience building, testing, and shipping casual, iGaming and/or FTP mobile games is highly preferred. 

Responsibilities:

  • Help facilitate User Research studies by working with User Research teams to get actionable data on product features
  • Make recommendations based on the outcome of user research to Senior Product Manager
  • Write User Stories and Acceptance Criteria for product features
  • Ensure that acceptance criteria are being met through hands-on testing
  • Work with the Senior Product Manager to keep product roadmap up to date
  • Effectively support the Senior Product Manager throughout sprint cycles by proactively removing roadblocks
  • Help create executive presentations
  • Work with the team’s dedicated QA tester to triage and validate bugs

 Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 2-4 years of experience as a product owner supporting one or more consumer-facing products
  • Proven experience in guiding projects to completion, from requirements gathering through rollout and training
  • Experience writing specifications in the form of User Stories and an understanding of the User Goals that drives them
  • Self-starter who is energetic & enthusiastic, confident, adaptable & customer-oriented
  • Experience producing wireframes, mockups, prototypes, and user interaction diagrams
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies including such as scrum or kanban
  • Proven success working in a fast-paced, environment with rapidly shifting priorities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, leadership, problem-solving and presentation skills
  • Ability to multitask and manage deadlines in a cross-functional team
  • Fortitude to remain calm and react appropriately in high-pressure situations

 Highly-Qualified Applicants will have:

  • Specific experience shipping casual games, preferably for mobile devices
  • A keen understanding of the psychology behind successful games
  • A love of baseball, and a firm comprehension of its history, rules, and culture
  • Experience using JIRA and Wiki-based documentation tools

This is a unique opportunity to work on award-winning apps used globally by millions of sports fans. This role will be a part of a team working with the latest technologies on iOS and Android, constantly seeking unique solutions to new problems. If you are interested in being at the forefront of mobile technology, at a company known for innovation, and are passionate about delivering engaging content to avid fans, this is a great opportunity to do just that.


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Location

Located in midtown west Manhattan across from Radio City Music Hall, offer an easy commute. Great restaurants, heart of New York City, let's go!

What are Major League Baseball Perks + Benefits

Major League Baseball Benefits Overview

We know that our employees' performance is directly related the environment that they're in. That's why at MLB, we provide exceptional Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage - premiums 100 percent employer covered - so you can focus on being your best.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Vision plan has only a $10 co-pay for annual eye exams and maximum out of pocket cost of $25 for glasses and/or contact lens.
Health Insurance Benefits
Health insurance policy covers 100% of premiums, with no deductible and minimum co-pays when in-network.
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 3 times an employee's annual salary. Premiums 100% employer covered.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Automatic annual employer contribution to 401(k)!
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 4 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker.
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
We often sponsor family oriented events!
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
We typically host company outings Quarterly.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes Career mentoring.
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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