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Director Product Management, Technical Epics (Videa)

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POST DATE 8/10/2016
END DATE 10/22/2016

Cox Corporate Services, Inc. Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


DescriptionWork as a bridge between Product planning (the Product Team and the Senior Leadership Team) and the engineering leads to plan and help document/define the Technical Epics of the Videa platform. Work with the team to develop the Technical Epics portion of the portfolio plan and the roadmap, guide the work planning process, and present the Technical Epics to leadership for prioritization. Also serve as the bridge from engineering/architecture to other Product owners by ensuring the applicable technical and architectural considerations are captured in all functional epics.

The Director will be part of a young and rapidly growing company, where roles and responsibilities continue to evolve. Responsibilities include:

Listen to Videa s technical architects and engineering leaders. Understand problems/solutions they are designing
Coordinate with them to establish reasonable action plans
Document, present, and build the backlog of technical epics for collaboration and portfolio prioritization
Work as a member of the team to identify risks. Develop approaches that minimize budget and schedule risk
Work as a member of the team to join the technical and business requirements
Develop excellent relationships with technical architects characterized by trust and open communication
Listen to customers needs and find key opportunities for innovation and differentiation for Videa
Collaborate with Advertiser/Agency and Station partners in an iterative rapid prototyping development model
Define requirements for Videa development teams and ensure business and technical requirements and timelines are aligned.
Collaborate with UX Designers to rapidly build and iterate thru low and high fidelity prototypes
Collaborate with the Videa UI/UX team to develop products with outstanding user experiences
Communicate strategy, timelines, and progress to industry leaders and all levels of the Videa and CMG organizations
Be a leader of the agile development process and define clear requirements for development and continuously improve the team s processes
Build trust across the Videa teams (Software Engineering, Operations, and Sales)


10+ years of complex consulting or technical product management experience
The desire to build world class products that delight users
Proven ability to build rapport and garner the trust of technology leaders in the company, product management and the senior management team
Proven ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts (demonstrated success where having very high technical aptitude was critical to success)
An overall knowledge base of technology and the Agile process for building software
Ability to synthesize and formulate the strategic direction based on information gathered from multiple and varied sources including technical architects, Advertisers/Agency customers, Station customers, and industry thought leaders, extensive research, colleagues in the company, and your own vision for the product
Ability to identify high impact innovations and technology foundations of strategic importance the key differentiators
Proven ability to establish a clear, phased approach and plans amidst large and complex initiatives
A track record of communicating complex technical initiatives to non-technical business leaders
Proven ability to coordinate across the entire company and establish a consensus of the technology solution without being the thought leader of the technical solution
Candidate must have a BS/BA degree with good academic results and high technical aptitude
Proven ability to accomplish project goals without expressed authority or hierarchy

Specific knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies:
Exceptional technical aptitude
Ability to plan complex initiatives
Bridge technical and business
Lead with a humble nature
Present technical material to a business audience


Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of CoxReps. Additionally, CMG owns Cox Target Media, which operates Valpak, one of North America's leading direct marketing companies, and, a leading online source for savings.

The company's operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, more than 60 radio stations, six daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services.

CMG currently operates in more than 30 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million print and online newspaper readers, and 14 million radio listeners.

Cox Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at

Organization:Cox Media Group
Primary Location:US-GA-Atlanta-3390 Peachtree Rd NE

Employee Status:Regular
Job Level:Director
Shift:Day Job-

Unposting Date:Ongoing


Cox Enterprises is a leading communications, media and automotive services company. With revenues of $18 billion and approximately 60,000 employees, the company's major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications (cable television distribution, high-speed Internet access, telephone, home security and automation, commercial telecommunications and advertising solutions); Cox Automotive (automotive-related auctions, financial services, media and software solutions); and Cox Media Group (television and radio stations, digital media, newspapers and advertising sales rep firms).

The company's major national brands include Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book and Manheim. Through Cox Automotive, the company's international operations stretch across Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America. To learn more about Cox's commitment to people, sustainability and our communities, please visit

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