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Technical Program Manager

Sirius XM

Sirius XM

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IT, Operations
Colorado, USA
Posted on Sunday, February 11, 2024
Who We Are

SiriusXM and its brands (Pandora, SXM Media, AdsWizz, Simplecast, and SiriusXM Connected Vehicle Services) are leading a new era of audio entertainment and services by delivering the most compelling subscription and ad-supported audio entertainment experience for listeners -- in the car, at home, and anywhere on the go with connected devices. Our vision is to shape the future of audio, where everyone can be effortlessly connected to the voices, stories and music they love wherever they are.

This is the place where a diverse group of emerging talent and legends alike come to share authentic and purposeful songs, stories, sounds and insights through some of the best programming and technology in the world. Our critically-acclaimed, industry-leading audio entertainment encompasses music, sports, comedy, news, talk, live events, and podcasting. No matter their individual role, each of our employees

SiriusXM is the leading audio entertainment company in North America, and the premier programmer and platform for subscription and digital advertising-supported audio products. SiriusXM’s platforms collectively reach approximately 150 million listeners, the largest digital audio audience across paid and free tiers in North America, and deliver music, sports, talk, news, comedy, entertainment and podcasts. Pandora, a subsidiary of SiriusXM, is the largest ad-supported audio entertainment streaming service in the U.S. SiriusXM's subsidiaries Simplecast and AdsWizz make it a leader in podcast hosting, production, distribution, analytics and monetization. The Company’s advertising sales organization, which operates as SXM Media, leverages its scale, cross-platform sales organization and ad tech capabilities to deliver results for audio creators and advertisers. SiriusXM, through Sirius XM Canada Holdings, Inc., also offers satellite radio and audio entertainment in Canada. In addition to its audio entertainment businesses, SiriusXM offers connected vehicle services to automakers.

How You’ll Make An Impact

The Technical Program Manager, Media Content Engineering (‘MCE’) will be responsible for the planning and execution of large, complex cross-team initiatives across Media and Content engineering teams. You must have a proven track record of program management of enterprise-wide media processing projects, including triage & prioritization, cross-functional interdependencies, alignment, and implementation. The primary focus is the orchestration of engineering and program leadership for the development of a unified content management and media processing platform. This role will integrate program management best practices with prioritized decision making of MCE engineering stakeholders and drive execution of impactful initiatives that will unlock platform capabilities in support of our diverse content catalog, and enable content quality enhancements that will allow optimal experiences for our consumers.

In addition, this represents an exciting opportunity to be a senior member of a newly formed team of technically-focused, enterprise-level program managers, with a focus of enablement and execution, as we continue our technology transformation for key lines of business as well as the potential to scale for 100% coverage of roadmap initiatives.

What You’ll Do

  • Drive strategic large-scale engagements within Media Content Engineering, lead Program resource to ensure project success
  • Implement and manage triage, prioritization and implementation of projects using JIRA boards, manage engineering resources and drive efficiencies across the organization.
  • Establish partnerships across technical leads and key stakeholders across engineering, quality, and content teams to provide connective end-to-end flow perspectives in key deliverables for our flagship Sirius XM product.
  • Coordinate a program to drive a roadmap of foundational platform changes, including AWS and on-premise subsystems, to support live and on-air workflows, replay management, licensing and rights management, content entitlements, data reporting accuracies, and general content specific reporting needs.
  • Lead cross-functional communications, inclusive of change management and initiative status reporting
  • Provide escalation paths as appropriate, to identify risks, improve execution and remove barriers to execution
  • Lead preparations and ceremony with engineering and product for cross-domain program reviews relating to Media Content initiatives
  • Collaborate with the Product Operations team in launch operations execution, planning/process standardization, and communications/learnings
  • Drive a culture of innovation and be an agent of change.
  • Cultivate a culture that rewards aggressive pursuit of innovative solutions to problems

What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or equivalent work experience
  • Deep experience in leading large scale technology initiatives within tight deadlines and complex interdependencies
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in managing engineering programs across multiple cross-functional teams, building processes and coordinating release schedules
  • Minimum 8 years of managing large scale programs across broadcast and media infrastructure teams, cloud and on-premise operations, content acquisition and distribution, playback flows for live, near-live, and VOD media, and consumer-facing apps.
  • Minimum 5-8 years of senior program management experience, with experience in executive leadership alignment and communication
  • Strong propensity towards relationship building
  • Experience working with multiple Agile methodologies
  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Our goal at SiriusXM is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. SiriusXM is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.


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