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Lead Program Manager, Product Delivery
at Comcast
Philadelphia, PA

Lead Program Manager, Product Delivery
at Comcast
Philadelphia, PA

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Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.



Job Summary:

Comcast new products, X1 Platform, XB Platforms, XFi App changes the ways consumers connect to internet, consume media and manage home networking. These Platforms are rapidly advancing in terms of new features, simplicity for consumers and stability for our partners.

 

As a Technical Program Manager, you will own release schedules and work closely with software engineers, OEM/ Partners, quality, product managers, release management and field support team to ensure products and new features are developed, tested and released on time. You will identify and manage risks, making judgments about quality and focusing on critical issues at the right time.

Beyond solid program delivery and technical skills, you have proven experience in the delivery of complex large-scale hardware/software projects. You have a strong internal drive, a collaborative skill, and experience in delivering complex systems on time.

 

Core Responsibilities:

- Manage technical projects or programs, working closely with Engineers, technical staff and Product to develop and track release milestones and schedules.

- Manage communication of progress within the core team and external stakeholders, and escalate issues as necessary.

- Assess the quality of releases through monitoring of incoming bugs and code changes to identify quality issues and trends.

- Develop tools and processes to improve software engineering predictability, productivity and own technical relationships with vendors and partners.

- Assess and manage program risks. Create mitigation plans as needed.

 

Minimum qualifications:

- BS/ MS degree or equivalent practical experience.

- 7-10 years of experience as a Program Manager  with 3 years of experience as an engineer in a technical domain.

- 3 years of experience with embedded systems in the consumer hardware space while working with third-party vendors such as SOC vendors and system integrators.

- Experience in working with third-party vendors such as SOC vendors and system integrators.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

- Working in Agile development Environments

- Experience tracking and translating engineering discussions into actionable engineering tasks and next steps

- Ability to work as an individual contributor and contribute as part of a larger team, with the ability to influence.

- Ability to take responsibility for projects and manage through to completion.

- Excellent management skills, with the demonstrated ability to develop platform software

- Mastery in Tools like MS -Office, Jira dashboarding, Confluence, MS- Project. Comfortable using Splunk and other data sources

 

Job Specification:
- Bachelors Degree or Equivalent
- Business, Engineering
- Generally requires 11+ years related experience



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