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Senior Technical Project Manager
Foster City, CA

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Job Description

Have you watched Game of Thrones on or live broadcasting of FIFA World Cup on If the answer is yes, you have already used Conviva technologies.

Conviva is the real-time measurement and intelligence platform for the streaming TV. Conviva offers a linear TV scale performance with a view into over 20 billion streaming hours and more than 3 billion unique devices a year from 180 countries, Conviva has the largest, multi-publisher, global OTT streaming video continuous measurement census available, processing 1 trillion events per day across over 200 global brands. We see almost 60% of the Internet population and measure 7 out of the top 10 SVOD providers in the US, as well as many tier one global streaming TV providers across the globe. Our customers use Conviva's continuous measurement sensor and Video AI Platform cloud service to gain a real-time, unified view of their video delivery ecosystem and consumer viewing experience across all their devices and video applications.

We are seeking a senior technical project manager for the Ad Technology team. The Ad Technology team focuses on building products to bring insights into video ads engagement and quality. This position is best suited for someone with a technical background, who is very organized, good at multitasking and has very strong communication skills.

What you get to do

* Project manage the internal development across multiple engineering teams, including: devices, backend, UI and data science
* Work with engineering managers to come up with project plans based on our roadmap
* Balance between agile and waterfall to come up with project plans with high confidence
* Work with the team on a daily basis to track project progress
* Resolve road blockers within the team and escalate only when necessary
* Work with other teams on tracking integration status and resource allocation from the engineering team
* Provide status updates and raise red flags when necessary

What you bring to the role

* Bachelor's Degree in computer science or related field
* Understanding of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC). Experience of delivering Big Data projects a plus
* Knowledge of the project delivery and acceptance processes within a fast-paced and high business growth environment
* Demonstrated capability for problem solving, decision making, sound judgment and assertiveness, and strong relationship building and interpersonal skills
* Independently driven with high sense of ownership, urgency, and proven ability to lead and influence others
* Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to communicate clearly and effectively with developers, business owners, and executive team members
* 4+ years of experience in technical program management
* Experience in external-facing project management role, such as integration management
* Experience in managing an E2E project, including data collection from devices, big data processing and UX
* Proficiency in applying either or both agile and waterfall techniques
* Proficiency in structuring complex projects in JIRA
* Familiarity with a range of data collection, processing and presentation techniques

Preferred Qualifications

* Experience in managing development across multiple devices, e.g., web, mobile, set-top box, etc.
* Experience with online video advertising technologies
* Experience in launching new products and features to enterprise customers
* Experience in VC-backed company that scaled up rapidly and/or went public
* Experience delivering at least one real-time product at a high scale

Conviva powers every internet-connected screen with the most engaging viewing experiences imaginable by elevating the way OTT businesses use data-driven intelligence. For years, HBO, Sky, ESPN and the like have been using the Conviva Platform to enlighten, reveal and inform with important insights around consumer in-screen viewing experience allowing them to connect those metrics to important business outcomes. This allows customers to not only maximize subscriber retention and growth but also understand content and viewing trends so that they can deliver more personalized viewing experiences. We make engagement a data-driven outcome based on actionable quality of experience (QoE) analytics. Conviva is privately held and headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, with offices in New York and London. For more information, please visit us at

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