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Product Owner - Big Screens

An intuitive service. Great content offerings. Always the customer in focus.

Do you want to work with the future of entertainment? Are you also passionate about building world class streaming solutions? Great, then we could have a match! We are looking for a Product Owner to join our Big Screen Team at our office in Stockholm. The Big Screen Team develops and maintains the Viaplay application on Playstation, XBOX, Samsung TV, Android TV and a bunch of other devices.

The position

As Product Owner for the Big Screen Team, your mission is to run the development of the Viaplay product on big screen devices including Playstation, Xbox and Smart TVs. You will work closely with people from the commercial, user and technology organizations to create the best possible service. Everyday work include road map planning, team stand-ups, market research, back-log grooming, technology discussions and acceptance testing. The Big Screen Team at Viaplay is cross-functional (Dev, UX, UI, QA) and agile, and can quickly adapt to changing priorities and new technologies. You will also work closely with the respective brands (PS, Xbox, Samsung, LG etc…) to coordinate new releases, new device launches and other collaborative efforts. Campaign and Partnership Managers at Viaplay will enjoy your company for setting marketing, campaign and PR activities.  

The challenge ahead

Your challenge is to manage Viaplay’s Big Screen Product strategy in rain or shine to build the best possible product. You will apply data driven and iterative approaches to reach your business and user targets and to create impact for the company as a whole. You need to combine work on strategy and market research with acceptance testing, feature development and team tactics. We do need you to be hands on. The role includes the following key responsibilities:

  • Perform market research of new technology, consumer electronics and product solutions
  • Work closely with key stakeholders to agree road map and back-log
  • Follow up on execution with the team and team dependencies to secure progress of key activities
  • Compose strategies for the big screen product area
  • Energize the organization as a whole and be a great leader

What we are looking for

For you to succeed in this role, we think that you are a collaborative individual with several years of relevant experience from business, technical or product management. Regardless of you previous job its beneficial to have experience from digital technologies. Most importantly, you are driven and passionate about streaming - just like us!

  • Experience of developing digital products in an agile environment
  • Experience of working with different stakeholders, both internal and external ie. different hardware manufacturers both across business, technology and user experience
  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree or the equivalence
  • Experience of leadership
  • Experience of agile back-log management
  • Curiosity in regards to new technology

Bonus qualifications

  • Experience with A/B testing and data driven decision making

We want to hear from you

Our HQ is in Stockholm, but our market is worldwide. You will become part of an amazing company with great people, content and culture. You'll be working in a creative and inspiring environment at Viaplay in our office in Södermalm - with the start-up feeling of Viaplay and the business know-how and financial backbone of the MTG family. If this is your kind of challenge, please apply with your CV and cover letter. We're interviewing continuously – so make sure to apply today!

Viaplay is the leading online service for TV, film and sports in the Nordic countries. We offer the most popular TV series including Blacklist, How I met your mother and Empire, a vast international movie catalogue and a world-class selection of live sports events including Premier League, Champions League and NHL. Moreover we offer Viaplay Original Series including Veni Vidi Vici, Advokaten and Hassel. Viaplay is available on a wide variety of devices including desktop, smartphones, tablets, game consoles, Apple TV, Chromecast and smart TVs. Viaplay is a subscription and transactional video on demand services meaning that users can either purchase access to content through a monthly subscription or rent and buy movies.

 

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Viaplay, Stockholm

Ringvägen 52
11867 Stockholm Directions 08-562 410 01

Our people. Our culture.

We offer a creative environment with focus on ongoing development of a product aspiring to be in the forefront of digital user experience. Our ambition is to be the best company to work for in the digital industry. We constantly strive towards building strong, collaborative teams, and creating an inspiring place to work at. 

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