Product Management (evertz.io)
- Burlington, ON, Canada
About the Role
We are looking for candidates to join the evertz.io Product Team, where you will participate in the creation of new products and features, from the idea stage through to launch.
To be successful in this role, it will be useful to have previous experience with broadcast software products, knowledge of the workflows used in television and media, and a working knowledge of end-to-end project management.
Your main responsibilities will include gathering product requirements, prioritizing feature implementations and improving the overall user experience. An ideal candidate should combine a technical background with strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ultimately, you’ll work with internal teams to build features and products that fill gaps in the market and increase customer satisfaction.
- Suggest product enhancements to improve user experience
- Scope feature requirements through an iterative design process
- Coordinate with the UX Designers and Development Teams to deliver functional solutions
- Conduct research to identify customer needs and market gaps
- Prioritize the implementation of new features and set specific timelines
- Document key advantages of new features to ensure proper advertisement and positioning of new products
- Monitor and report on users’ reactions after launching on the platform
- Create support and training documents for internal and external users
Requirements and Skills:
- Previous work experience as an engineer, developer or product specialist working with broadcast software products
- An understanding of the types of workflows used by television and other media companies
- Familiarity with market research, consumers’ behaviour and marketing techniques
- Knowledge of product and project management tools, like Productboard, Jira or Trello
- Strong time management skills
- Good communication skills along with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional team
About the Team
The evertz.io Engineering Team builds next-generation systems for content management and distribution in the Media and Entertainment industry. Disney, NBCUniversal, Discovery, BBC, and many other content producers and publishers use our products and services to make the most of their file-based and live content for the least effort.
We work with high quality video in real-time and non-real-time scenarios across a wide range of cutting-edge tech. Specializations within the group span from low-level video manipulation and analysis, through back-end management and orchestration services, to web delivered UIs. There may also be opportunities for working as a member of the Scientific Computing Group who work in computer vision, data science and machine learning, taking experiments in Jupyter notebooks through to deployment in production. This makes for a challenging and rewarding engineering experience of continual learning and plenty of opportunity to explore different parts of the stack.
Our technology stack includes a serverless microservice architecture that capitalizes on the full breadth of AWS services with code written in Python, Rust and Java. Our UI uses the latest versions of Angular, Typescript and NgRx. Our CI/CD pipelines leverage AWS, Jenkins, Nexus, and Bazel in addition to our in-house release-management application to build and release 100’s of software components.
“Work is a thing you do, not a place you go”
We work in agile, low-bureaucracy, high-creativity, cross-functional teams spread across the world. It’s a highly creative work environment where we support your growth with opportunities for career progression, mentoring others and third-party education. The team is built on trust and is relaxed, open and welcoming to all, and there’s fun to be had with regular social events and sports teams.
Salary & Benefits
We offer a competitive salary with annual performance-based bonus and stock option schemes. A pension plan; an employer funded health and medical plan; life insurance plan; long term disability coverage; paid time off; an employee assistance program; and a discount platform. The availability and specifics of these benefits vary by location, details of which will be provided during the hiring process.
Evertz Microsystems (TSX:ET) is a leading global manufacturer of broadcast equipment and solutions that deliver content to television sets, on-demand services, WebTV, IPTV, and mobile devices (like phones and tablets). Evertz has expertise in delivering complete end-to-end broadcast solutions for all aspects of broadcast production including content creation, content distribution and content delivery.
Considered as an innovator by their customers, Evertz delivers cutting edge solutions that are unmatched in the industry in both hardware and software. Evertz delivers products and solutions that can be found in major broadcast facilities on every continent. Evertz’ customer base also includes telcos, satellite, cable TV, and IPTV providers.
With over 1700 employees, that include hardware and software engineers, Evertz is one of the leaders in the broadcast industry. Evertz has a global presence with offices located in: Canada, United States, United Kingdom, Germany, United Arab Emirates, India, Hong Kong, China, Singapore, and Australia. Evertz was named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies, which recognizes excellence in Canadian-owned and Canadian-managed companies. Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies identifies Canadian corporate success through companies focused on their core vision, creating stakeholder value and excelling in the global economy.
Evertz makes certain there is an equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment, including persons with disabilities. In compliance with AODA, Evertz will strive to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources upon scheduling your interview.
Thank you for considering a career with Evertz!
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