Apple TV Services - Original Content Engineering Program Manager

Culver City, CA 90232
  • Job Code
    200239735
Summary

Summary

Posted: Apr 21, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200239735

What happens when the world's most innovative engineers and dedicated Program Managers collaborate with the wor...Summary

Summary

Posted: Apr 21, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200239735

What happens when the world's most innovative engineers and dedicated Program Managers collaborate with the world's most creative storytellers? TV gets reinvented. Meet the reinventors: The Apple TV Services teams created and manage the Apple TV app as well as tvOS, which redefined and refined the way people watch their favorite shows, movies, and so much more - including everything they love from the major subscription services. Today, these teams also manage one of the most exciting new realms at Apple: They bring viewers the critically acclaimed and award-winning Apple Originals in Apple TV+. And they've engineered it so Apple TV+ can be enjoyed not only on Apple devices, but also directly on many new televisions and third-party streaming devices.

To deliver Apple-level quality on a global scale, Apple TV Services employ talent and tools to smoothly ingest and process a wide array of media assets. They work cross-functionally to handle video flow from content ingestion, playback, transcoding, and virtually everything else it takes to make the experience as seamless as possible. Join them to see what else is possible.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience managing multiple, simultaneous projects in a fast paced environment
  • Proven experience in leading a diverse group of teams and individuals across numerous business functions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication - able to cater communications based on audience
  • Keen understanding of asset management systems related to TV show and movie production
  • Strong desire and skills in soliciting requirements from different types of original content teams, documenting them for multiple uses
  • Experience in global media distribution and compliance
  • Understanding of complex digital supply chains as it relates to pre/physical/post production, marketing, design, legal, engineering workflows
  • Familiarity with advanced media and video technologies
  • Strong desire and skills for gathering and documenting requirements
  • Ability to drive projects forward autonomously, and understand when to communicate important concepts and status
  • Ability to assess competing priorities, and intuition on how to drive resolutions

Description

We are looking for a seasoned program manager who has a real passion for the technical aspect of post-production and post house encoding operations. Exposure to tracking a complex set of bill of materials.

Apple has a unique distribution platform and you will begin to understand the materials required to deliver across the various platforms - including but not limited to Apple TV+, Apple Channels, and the various places we ship the TV App.
- You have a good understanding of Apple proprietary video technologies, such as iTunes video packages (ITMSP), Universal Media Catalog, Http Live Streaming, and a wide variety of image formats such as LSR.
- You have industry audio and video fundamentals and help apply them to a fast pace and evolving content production pipeline.
- Combined with technical understanding of industry post production, you will need strong software project management skills. You are able to communicate expectations clearly and keep all cross-functional partners in the loop without getting mired in politics.
- Communication is key and strong documentation skills are needed to document and communicate plans, specifications, and plans of records. In order to achieve this, you will also need to be able to foster positive relationships across many different types of personalities.

Education & Experience

Degree in Computer Science, Film, or equivalent experience

Additional Requirements

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Apple TV Services - Original Content Engineering Program Manager

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Culver City, CA 90232

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