Technology Project Manager

Job description

XITE aims to offer the best music video experience in the world. Founded in the Netherlands, XITE now reaches consumers across Europe and North America through interactive TV, on-demand streaming services and linear networks. XITE revolutionized the way audiences experience music videos by allowing viewers to search, like, and skip through its vast catalog; enjoy channels curated by its team of music experts; and create their own channels based on genre, era and visual style using its unique Mixer feature. XITE has an extensive music video catalog through agreements with all major and top independent music labels.


Are you seeking for a young, international and dynamic organization to continue your professional career? Do you have a positive ‘can-do’ and result oriented mindset, do you enjoy being at the beginning of something great and are you looking for a job where your work and passion have immediate impact? Then you might be the person we are looking for!


In 2019 XITE launched an exciting new music video app on several OTT platforms worldwide, such as Comcast X1 Xfinity, Sky Q, Amazon FireTV, AppleTV and Roku. With our reach extending into more than 100 million homes. The next key challenge of the XITE app is growth; attract new users and build up an active recurring user base by scalable and sustainable growth.

At XITE, our Product team is responsible for everything touching our customer-facing products, from technology to music. And we are looking for another recruit for this team of superheroes!

Responsibilities

  • Lead strategic Product initiatives
  • Plan and monitor the day-to-day running of the Product team to ensure smooth progress
  • Evaluate overall Product performance by gathering, analyzing and interpreting data and metrics (supported by a business analyst)
  • Proactively identify and recommend business improvement initiatives
  • Improve the change management process and ensure execution going forward
  • Improve the OKR process and ensure execution going forward
  • Evaluate regularly the efficiency of business procedures according to organizational objectives and apply improvements
  • Reporting directly to the Chief Product Officer and working together with other MT members and their teams (incl. the CFO/Finance for budget management)

Requirements

  • 5+ years PMO/process management experience in major international corporation or start/scale-up environment
  • Proven experience/track record in implementing change in cross-functional teams
  • Ample experience in scrum management, either setting up scrum (best practices) and/or running scrum teams
  • Excellent and experienced communicator, able to connect from working- to board-level
  • Excellent organizational and leadership abilities
  • Driven, customer oriented and results focussed
  • Must be a team player and have a positive, collaborative attitude
  • Experienced in use of industry-standard tools related to project, roadmap, KPI, change and budget management
  • Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics


Nice to have:

  • Background in test driven development, automated testing, load testing, high availability services and other software engineering best practices


What do you get out of it?

Superheroes don’t always get enough recognition for their work, but here at XITE we make sure you’re taken care of by providing you the opportunity to develop your career in a young, fast-growing international company. We provide a challenging (agile) work environment where professionalism, initiative and creativity are a must. We have a unique combination of music, television and new technology.


And let’s not forget; we have chef prepared lunches, Friday afternoon drinks and rooftop parties (post Corona!) We are welcoming to anyone who'd like to contribute to making XITE a truly global organization and to make the best working environment for all employees. We encourage you to join us as we change the way the world consumes music videos. If you want to experience what XITE stands for, watch our product reel.



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