Senior Product Manager - Android

| Greater NYC Area
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The MLBAM Platform Product Team is currently seeking an experienced Product Manager with proven leadership in delivering top-of-the-line consumer applications for Android. The position will be focused on the official MLB app, the award-winning official application of Major League Baseball. 

Responsibilities:

  • Gather business requirements from across the organization and create detailed technical requirements ready for development
  • Work with key stakeholders to prioritize requirements from competing business interests and build consensus
  • Serve as the product stakeholder in Agile sprint planning, manage feature roadmaps and review application builds to ensure on-time delivery and overall product quality 
  • Effectively support the product design, engineering and QA teams throughout sprint cycles by proactively removing roadblocks
  • Build and manage relationships with a diverse set of stakeholders, including product owners, ad operations, sponsorship sales, commerce, external vendors and executives
  • Define key performance indicators for product features and actively analyze data and customer feedback
  • Keep a pulse on the sports media industry, including best practices and trends to create best-in-class products

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least four years of experience as a product owner supporting one or more consumer-facing products
  • Proven experience in owning projects through to completion, from requirements gathering through rollout and training
  • 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:

  • A love of baseball, and a firm comprehension of its history, rules, and culture
  • Experience using JIRA and Wiki-based documentation tools
  • An eye for visual design, and basic Photoshop skills
  • Familiarity with mobile interface design on the Android and web platforms with proficiency in the Apple Human Interface Guidelines and Google Material Design Specification
  • A rich understanding of app ecosystems and related technologies such as REST API’s, Push Notification Services, oAuth, HLS, JSON, XML
  • Experience managing apps on Connected Devices, like tvOS or Android/Fire TV 

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 passionate fans, this is a great opportunity to do just that.

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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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