R309605 Act Two Program – Product Manager - Technical.ly

R309605 Act Two Program – Product Manager

Comcast |  Philadelphia, 1800 Arch St | Product

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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.

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This job code is to be used for internships and co-ops. It is not to be used for temporary or contract workers.

Job Description

The Act Two career relaunch program at Comcast is a 6-month paid, a fixed-term role for experienced professionals returning to the workforce after taking time off for personal reasons such as caregiving. The program is open to individuals who have at least 5 years of professional experience and have been out of the paid workforce (in an office/ corporate environment) for at least two years to focus on caring for a child or another dependent. If you meet these criteria, we welcome you to apply.

At Comcast, we appreciate the skills you can offer, the diverse perspective you can provide, and the contributions you will make. We understand that while careers may pause, talent doesn’t. Our Act Two program offers you a chance to revamp your skills, gain new experience and get professional development support through our partnership with Path Forward.

Job Summary:

Responsible for owning the pricing, packaging, and documenting new product ideas and conducts user needs analyses for ancillary products so that subscriber and financial objectives are achieved. Oversees ongoing product management of new and existing products. Conducts the budgeting, planning, analysis, and monitoring required to ensure unit and financial targets are met for assigned products. This job is an individual contributor role that does not have direct responsibility for supervision or performance management of staff.

About the Team: 

The Next Generation Access Network (NGAN) organization brings the internet to millions of people. This team is a highly agile, fast-paced, and dedicated group focused on innovating, building, and operating the best in class, most reliable access network for our customers.

About the Product Manager Role:

Are you someone with an inquisitive approach? Do you enjoy working with both technical and non-technical partners? We do too! Come join us in a vital role to represent the voice of the customer throughout the product lifecycle.

The TPX NGAN Product Manager will be an agent of collaboration to bring together different groups across engineering, product development, operations, and partners within our divisions. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a technical background who is looking to expand their skillset into a Product Management role where you will work closely with these teams to develop and drive end-to-end product roadmaps that incorporate business and customer priorities in software development.

The successful candidate will be part of product enhancement planning and, in most cases, lead the research necessary to help prioritize development asks. Close coordination with the appropriate Technology, Data Science, Operations, and Scrum and Program Leads will are crucial to ensure alignment between the teams on sprint schedules and commitments as well as to adjust priorities as needed. A successful person in this role will demonstrate courage, curiosity, trust, and respect in communications and interactions with partners.

Work Location: 

Remote start but must reside in Philadelphia/ Denver or surrounding areas. 

This six-month program will likely start remotely, but the expectation is for you to work from our Philadelphia offices when the company determines it is safe to do so and our offices reopen. Offers for the program are contingent upon candidates’ advance commitment to reside in a geographical area that is within commuting distance to our Philadelphia offices.

Who You Are:

  • A self-starter who demonstrates critical thinking, self-motivation, courage, and curiosity

  • A great collaborator, able to bring people together to work towards common goals

  • Technical aptitude and a strong desire for learning

  • An excellent communicator, able to provide relevant information to various partners

  • Experience with data-driven decision making

What You Will Do: 

  • Contribute to defining the product vision and roadmap by utilizing market research, Data, understanding of technology capabilities and/or limitations, and business and customer need.

  • Operate in Agile teams defining, managing, and prioritizing the product backlog enabling decision-making on what the development team(s) will build.

  • Reviews and audits workflows and deliverables to ensure compliance to delivery and reliability expectations, as well as, identify and advocate areas for improvement.

  • Function as the decision-maker regarding whether a product backlog item was satisfactorily delivered and is accountable for communications with stakeholders.

  • Communicate with development teams, operations, program, and scrum team members and develops strong relationships with both internal and external customers.

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in a technical field or equivalent experience

  • Generally, we look for 3-5+ years of demonstrated ability in technology products

  • Experience driving discussions with more senior personnel regarding prioritization and requirements

  • Experience working with internal and/or external customers

About Our Team:

We are determined to create an environment where our employees feel valued, understand our business goals, and are motivated. We are a small team dedicated to supporting career growth within the organization!

Reasonable Accommodation/ Access:

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

Disclaimer 

This information has been crafted to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.

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Health & Wellness
  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • FSA
  • Gym Reimbursement/Discounts
  • Health Insurance
  • HSA
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Mental Health Benefits
  • Onsite Gym
  • Short Term Disability
  • Vision Insurance
Other
  • Access to Coaching (Health, Professional, Life)
  • Charitible Donation Matching Programs
  • Community Service Programs
  • Pet Insurance
  • Public Transportation Assistance
Parental Benefits
  • Childcare Assistance Programs
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Parental Leave
Perks & Discounts
  • Offsite Company Events
  • On Site Gym/Fitness
  • Snacks Provided
  • Special Discounts
Professional Development
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Training & Development Budget
  • Tuition Reimbursement
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
  • 401K
  • 401k with company contribution
  • Company Equity
  • Financial Planning Services
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
  • Commitment to Work/Life Harmony
  • Paid Holidays
  • PTO

Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. ComcastCable is one of the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone providers to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. NBCUniversal operates news, entertainment and sports cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, television production operations, television station groups, Universal Pictures and Universal Parks and Resorts.

 

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