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JW Player // open source video player
Product, Full Time    New York City, NY    Posted: Wednesday, January 06, 2021
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JW Player is the world's most widely-adopted independent online video technology platform, generating more than 18 billion video views monthly from over 2 billion unique users. Our software powers the video experience on sites that range from born-on-the-web digital publishers to global broadcasters. 

As the Product Manager for Analytics you will drive customer success by providing critical insights & data that impact the success of their business. This is currently provided through reports in a customer portal, data feeds, & real-time signals. This role reports to the Chief Product Officer & will set the strategy & vision for our analytics products & execute against the plan created.

The ideal candidate will have prior product analytics or big data experience, including data visualization through user interfaces & APIs. You must be able to thrive & succeed in a fast-paced environment, & not be hindered by ambiguity or competing priorities. In this role, you are not only able to develop & drive high-level strategic initiatives, but can also roll up your sleeves, dig in, & get the job done.

As a Product Manager, Analytics, you will:

  • Define & execute product vision & strategy for existing & newly created Analytics products by interacting with key clients & through market research
  • Set & manage KPIs for product growth to help attain company goals
  • Provide sales, support,  & API documentation for internal & external consumers
  • Work with multiple stakeholders, both internal & external, to gather & prioritize product/feature requirements & deliver product functionality
  • Understand customer needs & requirements, plus anticipating future trends that will serve their needs
  • Act as product owner in an Agile development process
  • Drive prioritization across multiple engineering teams, communication with internal stakeholders, & user testing with customers.
  • Serve as technical liaison to the Support Team & respond to high priority customer questions
  • Review & write functional specifications to communicate & guide product development
  • Integrate & analyze product usage to continually optimize performance & user experience

Who You Are:

  • 5+ years product management or related work experience in data-driven web services (e.g. video analytics, asset management, CRM) in an agile environment
  • A record of taking products to market from idea conception to launch in a fast-paced environment.
  • Delivered products at scale by working with customers to solve their unique needs.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills with both internal & external stakeholders
  • Experience with big data, data analysis, data visualization, APIs & real time services
  • Demonstrable proficiency in SQL, BI tools,  & a penchant for making data-driven decisions
  • UI/UX experience
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure like AWS, Google Cloud, Azure
  • Technical background with a B.S or higher in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or a related field or equivalent experience

About JW Player

JW Player pioneered video on the web over a decade ago & continues to innovate as the worlds largest network-independent platform for video delivery & intelligence. Media companies including Fox, VICE, Business Insider, & Univision, in addition to hundreds of thousands of creators of all types & sizes, rely on JW Player to deliver & monetize their content across all devices. JW Players massive global footprint of over 2 billion unique devices creates a powerful data graph of unique consumer insights & generates billions of incremental video views. The company is headquartered in New York, with offices in London & Eindhoven, & was named to Deloittes Technology Fast 500 in 2018. For more information, visit

Our Perks

When you join JW Player, you are not just joining a company or a team but a family. Our goal is to take care of you & ensure you will be successful in your new role. Your success is our success. When you join us, your benefits kick in from day one! 

  • Medical, Vision & Dental Coverage through Empire BlueCross
  • Open PTO Policy - Self care is IMPORTANT! 
  • Development Program
  • An opportunity to make an impact in a fast paced environment
  • Bi - Annual Hack Weeks
  • AMA (Ask Me Anything) & Fireside chats with Executives & JW Player family

We are an equal opportunity employer & value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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