Apple TV Technical Partner Manager, Apple TV App

Culver City, CA 90232
  • Job Code
    200170168
Summary

Summary

Posted: May 15, 2020

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200170168

The people here at Apple don't just create products - they create the kind of wonder that's revolutionized enti...Summary

Summary

Posted: May 15, 2020

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200170168

The people here at Apple don't just create products - they create the kind of wonder that's revolutionized entire industries. It's the diversity of those people along with their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do. The Apple TV business is growing, and at the center of it is the Apple TV app.

All your TV. All in one app. The Apple TV app is just the premium channels you want, along with thousands of movies to buy or rent. Popular streaming services are integrated within it, along with the biggest TV providers as well. Add on original shows and movies from Apple TV+, all expertly curated, Apple TV app makes it easy to discover the best of what's on, on all your screens.

Be a part of an exciting and growing team, and help shape the future of video entertainment! This is a hands-on, external-facing position responsible for on-boarding and managing the technical relationship with partners of the Apple TV app, and distributors of Apple TV hardware. Including public broadcasters, SVOD providers, Pay TV Providers, and other industry-leading players.

In this role, you'll serve as an expert of both Apple's partners' product offering, as well as the Apple TV platform, and how the two integrate. You'll understand and be able to simply articulate the complexities of streaming video services, catalog and availability metadata, video and linear channel encoding, and asset preparation. You will play an integral part of working with Apple's video partners to advance the features of the product into new spaces that help scale the business.

Key Qualifications

  • Will consider a candidate based in Culver City, CA, NYC, or Cupertino, CA.
  • 5+ years of relevant media and video industry experience in metadata, streaming video apps, content delivery, linear television, and external partner management
  • Extensive video industry knowledge of all types of media content: OTT and streaming video services, IPTV and linear television, Set Top Box hardware and distribution
  • Knowledge of industry standard specifications and digital media workflows is necessary; knowledge of Apple content delivery workflows is strongly preferred
  • Comprehension of web authentication protocols and standards, in addition to experience working with customer identity management systems
  • High comfort and experience working with large complex data sets, such as XML data feeds
  • Passion for video content, including live TV, Movies and Shows, Sports, and News
  • Experience representing a company and brand externally with a diverse group of media partners
  • Comfortable and calm under pressure, with proven experience working on complex, international, large-scale, time-critical projects

Description

We are seeking a Technical Partner Manager within the Apple TV App Operations organization to drive expansion and day-to-day management with our Pay TV Provider partners. The ideal candidate has superb communication skills, an uncanny ability to build consensus across different groups, and a passion for helping customers find and access the best quality video content across a diverse landscape of applications and providers. This role will be responsible for:

Driving expansion of the Apple TV app video platform with OTT and Pay TV Provider video service partners
Building relationships with Pay TV Providers, and video industry vendors around the world
Ensuring the quality of a partner's video service integration with Apple's search and discovery experience across the Apple ecosystem
Developing scalable processes for on-boarding new partners to the Apple TV app
Strong collaboration with Apple's Product, Business Development, and Engineering teams to drive improvements and new features with and in support of the Apple TV app
Driving, explaining, validating, and monitoring Apple's partner integrations and strategic expansion initiatives
Tracking and reporting status of various projects with internal and external partners

Education & Experience

Degree preferred
5+ years of relevant media and video industry experience in metadata, streaming video apps, content delivery, linear television, and external partner management

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Apple TV Technical Partner Manager, Apple TV App

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Culver City, CA 90232

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