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Manager, Product Owner



Posted on Saturday, April 13, 2024

Position Overview

Our Global Services team, BGS, builds highly scalable and complex solutions on our platform for some of the best known companies in the world, and we're expanding. If you have strong experience in designing and building digital products, a passion for online video, a consultative mindset, a team mentality, and excellent customer communication skills, we'd love to talk.

We're seeking an energetic, ambitious, and motivated Manager, Product Owner. This person will serve as the product lead for BGS and its customers, lead a team of business analysts across multiple engagements and partner with the larger Brightcove Product organization to drive innovation across the Brightcove portfolio of core products. The Manager, Product Owner will be responsible for the overall product design and definition of our custom solutions based on our customers needs and business objectives.

If you are smart, highly motivated, and detail oriented with a polished communication style, this role at Brightcove presents a challenging and exciting next step in your career.

Job Responsibilities

  • Oversee and ensure the quality and consistency of BA deliverables across the portfolio to enable the successful delivery of complex solutions for media and enterprise customers (requirement documentation, user story creation, BA best practices)
  • Demonstrate a commitment to customer needs and satisfaction by exhibiting a thorough understanding of all solution requirements and key business objectives
  • Partner directly with Global Services Technical Leads on custom solutions and liaise directly with prospective customers to understand their business objectives and how our technology solutions can fit their needs
  • Manage a team of 2 Business Analysts across multiple customer engagements, while also serving as lead product solutions owner and BA on large, strategic solution implementations
  • Participate in pre-sales by working closely with technical and sales counterparts to ensure accurate documentation and scope, ultimately assisting in SOW creation
  • Consult with customers and participate in workshops to provide strategic guidance on roadmaps, identify opportunities for solution enhancements and gather intelligence on customer needs
  • Work closely with Technical Leads to understand technical capabilities of Brightcoves platforms and services
  • Apply product management best practices and identify areas for process improvement
  • Work collaboratively with BGS Client Solutions, Engineering, and Product Management teams to ensure all client needs are met.
  • Stay apprised of BA best practices as well as trends in the video streaming industry


  • 6+ years of experience as a Product Manager and / or Sr. Technical Business Analyst
  • 2+ years of Product and/or Business Analyst people management experience
  • Experience in a professional services environment
  • Proven ability to lead, coach, inspire and motivate a geographically dispersed team
  • Strong experience managing or developing large-scale B2C and B2B and/or B2B2C products
  • Technical fluency on front end and back end software development, including video streaming technologies
  • Experience documenting requirements for all platform types, including Mobile and Smart TVs
  • Deep familiarity with agile project management best practices and PSA tools (JIRA, Confluence, SLACK, Kantata)
  • A skilled multi-tasker that can juggle multiple priorities and a combination of independent project work and team management
  • Knowledge of common monetization frameworks (AVOD, TVOD, SVOD, etc) is a plus
  • Ability to analyze and understand technical issues but also talk about technology in a simple, easy to understand way
  • Can set priorities and implement tasks in any environment
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, presentation, facilitation) with experience managing both internal and external customers
  • An innovative, self-motivated, and hands-on professional who excels with new and changing technologies in a rapidly growing and fast moving company.
  • Can act as product lead on large programs with minimal direction
  • Works effectively with Technical and Non-technical Team members and customers
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience required

About Brightcove

Brightcove is a diverse, global team of smart, passionate people who are revolutionizing the way organizations deliver video. Were hyped up about storytelling, and about helping organizations reach their audiences in bold and innovative ways. When video is done right, it can have a powerful and lasting effect. Hearts open. Minds change.

Since 2004, Brightcove has been supporting customers that are some of the largest media companies, enterprises, events, and non-profit organizations in the world. There are over 600 Brightcovers globally, each of us representing our unique talents and we have built a culture that values authenticity, individual empowerment, excellence and collaboration. This culture enables us to harness the incredible power of video and create an environment where you will want to grow, stay and thrive. Bottom line: We take our video seriously, and we take great pride in doing it as #oneteam.


We strive to provide our employees with an environment where they can do their best work and be their best selves. This includes a focus on our employees work experience, and we actively support a culture where inclusion and growth are at the center. We hire, recognize, and promote employees who are committed to these same ideals. We value collaboration, creativity, work/life balance, professional growth, and creating an empowering space for open communication. No matter where our employees work, remotely or in one of our global offices, employees have plenty of opportunities to meet colleagues and celebrate a variety of personal interests and perspectives.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. Brightcove embraces diversity and seeks candidates who support persons of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply. If you need any accommodations for your interview, please email [email protected].

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At Brightcove, we believe that providing comprehensive and competitive compensation and benefits packages across the globe are essential to our employees. Base salary is just one component of Brightcoves total rewards program. We offer a wide range of benefits and perks that may include bonus or commission, Brightcove stock, unlimited paid time off, 401(K) matching, health insurance (medical, dental, and vision), generous employer Health Savings Account (HSA) contributions, tuition reimbursement, 100% paid parental leave and more.

USA Brightcove Base Salary Range
$117,600—$176,400 USD