As Discovery Communications’ portfolio continues to grow – around the world and across platforms – the Global Technology & Operations team is building media technology and IT systems that meet the world class standard for which Discovery is known. GT&O builds, implements and maintains the business systems and technology that are critical for delivering Discovery’s products, while articulating the long-term technology strategy that will enable Discovery’s growing pay-TV, digital terrestrial, free-to-air and online services to reach more audiences on more platforms.
From Amsterdam to Singapore and from satellite and broadcast operations to SAP, we are driving Discovery forward on the leading edge of technology.
Discovery operates on a worldwide basis to produce & acquire content from thousands of global partners, schedule hundreds of linear TV & online channels, and distribute content to hundreds of affiliates including cable TV, free-to-air broadcast, and online video providers such as Amazon and iTunes. The GCS team works with in-house development & 3rd party software providers to implement and manage solutions that track & manage information throughout the content lifecycle. This includes web-based applications and workflow, relational databases, digital asset management, and reporting solutions. The team consists of product managers and business analysts that partner closely with business teams, develop product strategy, manage the requirements process, and support the software development lifecycle through delivery and ongoing maintenance.
The IT Product Manager is responsible for the planning and execution throughout the lifecycle of one or more software solutions within a business domain. This includes creating and prioritizing product and business requirements, defining the product vision, and working closely with business and technology teams to ensure business stakeholder and end user satisfaction goals are met. He or she will ideate and develop requirements and concepts for product enhancements in support of business and technology needs. This position provides a wide variety of services to our business users including product management, 3rd party vendor management, business analysis, and quality assurance, in support of strategic and tactical planning of systems feature / functionality as well as day to day business operations.
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