Full Time Job

Partner Tech Operations, Streaming


Pyrmont, Australia 05-14-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service from Paramount Global, combines live sports, breaking news, and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world's biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the US in addition to the ability to stream Paramount Streaming's other live channels: CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.

We have an opportunity for an experienced candidate for the role of Partner Tech Operations to oversee the technical and product operations of VCNI's Streaming services, based in Sydney.

The ideal candidate needs to have strong experience working in an international context and managing product rollouts on an aggressive timeline, working with both internal and external stakeholders to translate business needs into product requirements.

Functions will include:
• Serve as main Australian POC for Global Product Teams, prioritising and communicating all regional business requirements, timelines, deliverables, specs, etc.
• Coordinate with global publishing partners to ensure accurate publishing of builds, distribution, store listings, etc
• Facilitate the production of high-level documentation around existing operational processes and proposed workflows within new systems or optimised existing systems
• Participate in extensive cross-organisation collaboration (e.g. quarterly planning), playing a crucial role in identifying regional priorities and business cases
• Develop distribution partnerships including subscriber enablement and billing integrations
• Develop exceptional relationships and strong lines of communication across all businesses to allow for effective, ongoing collaboration
• Manage 'BAU' tech operations issues and resolution, troubleshooting

What are we looking for? What's essential?
• 5+ years of experience in product management/technical operations in a well established, high performing software development environment
• solid experience in appropriately handling risks, high pressure projects and conflict resolution
• deep understanding of app development and distribution
• extensive experience in product management/technical operations within the media industry
• track record of success in product launches
• strong written and oral communication and presentation skills
• excellent organisation and problem-solving skills
• high attention to detail and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
• ability to adapt to changes in schedules and delivery and business priorities
Our company values inform our thoughts, words and actions:  
• Optimism & Determination  
• Inclusivity & Collaboration  
• Agility & Adaptability  

Here's just a few reasons why 92% of our employees recommended Paramount to a friend in 2021:
• Broadcast Media is recognized as one of the most sought-after/secure industries globally
• Global Reach, the only Australian free-to-air network that offers global collaboration & opportunities
• Additional Leave options including two weeks of paid gender affirmation leave
• Parental Leave (14 weeks paid leave to parents who have been with the business for 12 months)   
• Learning & Development (including study support, our Propel Program and LinkedIn Learning access)   
• Career Opportunities (mentoring programs and robust internal promotion policies)  
• Reward & Recognition Programs  
• Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Action Plan
• RAP (Reconciliation Action Plan) Australian leader in D,E&I across the commercial media industry  
• Top 100 Global Workplaces with The Best D&I Initiatives (Mogul, 2021)  
• Health (corporate rates with gyms, health clubs, aquatic centres, HCF & Weight Watchers)   
• Mental Health (EAP, also including Thrive and Headspace apps)   
• Subscription to Paramount+
• Discounts from the likes of Samsung, Flight Centre, JB-HIFI, Microsoft, BMW and Audi 
• Tickets to events or maybe you'd enjoy being in the audience to watch your favourite shows? 
• Remote/Flexible working arrangements/#wfh

We embrace difference and we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds regardless of factors such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property or birth. These grounds also include age, nationality, marital status, disability, place of residence and sexual orientation. 

10 recognises Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as Australia's First Peoples, and the Traditional Custodians of the land where we live and work. We pay our respects to Elders, past, present and emerging, and we are proud to live in a country which is home to the world's oldest living cultures.

We prioritise the health, safety and welfare of our people. As a result, we currently require all our employees who enter a Paramount premises to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in alignment with our Vaccination Position. Please reach out with any questions or to discuss your personal circumstances.

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d9x1x4-3-238-72-122-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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