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Senior Product Manager, Streaming

United States

About Wurl, LLC.

Wurl is a global streaming network. Our B2B services provide streamers, content companies, and advertisers with a powerful, integrated network to distribute and monetize streaming television reaching hundreds of million of connected televisions in over 50 countries.  This year Wurl was acquired by AppLovin (Nasdaq: APP), an industry-leading mobile marketing ad tech company, bringing together the technology and innovation of the mobile and television industries.  With the merger, Wurl employees enjoy the best of both worlds: the dynamic environment of a 160+ person start-up and the stability of a high-growth public tech company.  

Wurl is a fully-remote company that has been recognized for the second year in a row as a Great Place to Work.  Wurl invests in providing a culture that fosters passion, drives excellence, and encourages collaboration to drive innovation. We hire the world’s best to build a bunch of cool stuff on an interface fully integrated with their own from streaming, advertising and software technology to continue to help us disrupt the way the world watches television.

About the Position - Director/Senior Product Manager, Streaming 

Rare opportunity to define the future of CTV streaming at Wurl (the most innovative company in the streaming industry). 

Wurl is seeking a Director/Senior Product Manager, Streaming to “own the product” for Wurl’s portfolio of CTV streaming services available on the Wurl Platform. Our streaming services are B2B services and infrastructure including Wurl’s leading FAST channel “Scheduler” and our worldwide CTV streaming network “Global FAST Pass” (GFP).  Wurl Scheduler + GFP provides content companies around the world with a global distribution solution simplifying the creation and distribution of FAST channels, delivery of live events and on-demand programming. Wurl’s GFP is the market leader and backbone connecting our content company customers with the high-growth streaming app ecosystem. 

This position will combine many qualities: deep knowledge of the streaming market, great team-communication skills, off-the-charts skills managing complex product launch timelines, comfortable providing direction to other teams including engineering/marketing/sales.

Working with Wurl’s product management team, you will play a critical role in defining Wurl’s streaming services roadmap and run the cross-company process of bringing (y)our streaming product ideas to global adoption. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced startup environment with a passion for understanding streaming customers’ evolving needs. The role will be part of a small product team, providing an opportunity to be responsible for large product scope, personal growth and regular interactions with Wurl’s executive team.

Responsibilities

  • Develop the Internet-scale product vision, roadmap, design, strategy, and success of Wurl’s streaming products
  • Lead strategic direction and product decisions for streaming products & services, in partnership with your team of product managers, engineering and cross-functional teams
  • Working closely with Wurl’s customers (including many of the world’s leading content brands), Identify and launch new and innovative solutions that map to product/market fit, drive customer success, maintain market leadership and create revenue growth
  • Communicate to internal stakeholders the product roadmap, competitive advantages and product benefits
  • Drive product discussions with customers and  internal stakeholders, gathering insight to develop product requirements and roadmap
  • Recruit and manage a team of product managers, focusing on their career development and growth
  • Execute efficiently in a fast-paced, fluid start-up environment where change and learning is constant

Requirements

  • 7+ years in technology product management, with at least 5 years of product management experience in CTV streaming or mobile media distribution (VOD, OTT, etc.)
  • Experience with the development and operation of streaming infrastructure services including HLS streaming, DRM, SSAI, play out, descriptive metadata, EPG metadata, etc
  • Customer centric, obsessed with learning about customer needs and ability to translate them into meaningful products/features
  • Comfortable analyzing data and making data-driven decisions
  • Able to effectively translate roadmap decisions and success metrics to a variety of stakeholders
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent leadership skills with experience leading cross-functional distributed teams
  • Experience in planning, developing, and launching products successfully
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to present to executive team members and key stakeholders
  • Comfortable interfacing with senior level leadership/management

What We Offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • Strong Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits, 90% paid by Wurl 
  • Remote First Policy 
  • Flexible Time Off 
  • 12 US Holidays 
  • 401(k) Matching
  • Pre-Tax Savings Plans, HSA & FSA
  • Ginger, Aaptiv and Headspace Subscriptions for Mental and Physical Wellness
  • OneMedical Subscription for 24/7 Convenient Medical Care
  • Paid Maternity and Parental Leave for All Family Additions
  • Discounted PetPlan 
  • Easy at Home Access to Covid Testing with empowerDX 
  • $1k Work From Home Stipend to Set Up Your Home Office 

 

Few companies allow you to thrive like you will at Wurl. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with the industry’s brightest minds and most innovative thinkers. You will enjoy ongoing mentorship, team collaboration and you will understand what we mean by ‘human connection”.  You will be proud to say you're a part of the company revolutionizing TV.

At Wurl, we value work-life harmony and believe that family and mental health should always come first.  Our team is fiercely passionate and contagiously enthusiastic about what we are building.  While we are seeking those who know our industry, there is no perfect candidate and we want to encourage you to apply even if you do not meet all requirements.