Comcast Senior Product Manager, Blockgraph in New York, New York

About Blockgraph:

The Blockgraph initative is an incubation effort driven by Comcast's FreeWheel division, aimed at establishing the first ever industry-wide identity layer for the media, TV and video ecosystem.

We are hiring a Product Manager or Senior Product Manager (depending on background and experience) to manage the build out andexpansion of the Blockgraph platform and associated application ecosystem.

Blockgraph is a decentralized identity and insights platform built using distributed systems and blockchain technology. We have been featured in Business Insider, AdWeek, AdExchanger, and CoinTelegraph among others. We are working with the biggest names in media, TV and advertising and are only getting started.

Why work for Blockgraph?

  • First Ad-Tech Peer to Peer Enterprise network
  • Blockchain for ledger/accounting
  • First open data platform to share/use data across all media channels
  • Platform as a service (PaaS) model
  • Distributed and microservice architecture
  • Fast paced startup culture backed by power of Comcast/Freewheel and other leading media giants
  • Exposure to advanced cryptography and algorithms

About the Role:

As product manager you will manage the platform, applications and community. You will work on the business direction, technical approaches and user experience of the product. You will work on identifying and synthesizing product requirements. You will coordinate across multinational media clients, partners, as well as internal teams including partnerships, engineering and marketing on ideation, design and enhancements to the platform.

You will work in conjunction with the engineering and partnership teams to define product priorities and roadmap, platform designs, and manage product releases. You will work closely with the rest of the team on timeline planning and execution, and on designing and launching future products and applications.

Your role will involve frequent and meaningful interaction with clients and prospects. To be a leader in this environment will require the ability to quickly learn the key elements of advertising, TV, online video and cable businesses. This position requires being comfortable with uncertainty and balancing the needs of many large clients with speed, innovation and creativity.

This role will report to Blockgraph's Director of Product Management.

Requirements for the position:

  • Education:

  • Either: Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD degree in Computer Science or another STEM degree (e.g. Math/Physics/Electrical Engineering etc.)

  • Or: An MBA
  • 3-5 years of working experience
  • 2 years of working in a product management role
  • Highly intelligent and exceptional problem-solving aptitude
  • Highly organized, diligent, exceptional time management skills
  • Exception interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Personable with strong relationship and partnership building skills
  • High energy, enthusiastic, positive attitude
  • Execution and results driven personality
  • Strong team player

Optional / nice to have one or more of the following (these arenotrequired):

  • Internship or fulltime experience inoneof:

  • software engineering

  • management consultancy
  • product management
  • advertising technology
  • Experience or interest in blockchain technology or cryptography
  • Experience, interest or industry knowledge of advertising technology e.g. ad servers, SSPs, DSPs, DMPs etc.
  • Experience or interest in cloud technologies or distributed systems e.g. AWS
  • Knowledge of software development management processes e.g. Agile, Scrum etc.

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