Sr. Product Manager, Monetization Tools

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play —it’s also the Best Place to Work. We’ve thrilled gamers since 1994, when we launched the original PlayStation. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment. The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

 

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play —it’s also the Best Place to Work. We’ve thrilled gamers since 1994, when we launched the original PlayStation. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment. The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

Role Overview:

This position reports to a Manager on the Product Management team for Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) Partner Platform & Tools.  This role focuses on building amazing tools that empower internal and external parties to create and publish PlayStation® software for sale on disc through retail and digitally via the PlayStation® Store.

The PlayStation® partner platform supports the submission of product metadata, game content, sales and promotion information required to publish PlayStation® software. It is our goal to support all PlayStation game developers and publishers get their content to the consumers with as little effort and time as possible.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Lead the product development of new and existing tools and services to support partners and SIE.
  • Work closely with key global business partners within SIE and other Sony Group companies to develop requirements for new functionality.
  • Manage the backlog of epics and features and drive prioritization.
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to clearly convey requirements and provide insight into business rationale / benefits
  • Support product design, development and release process for your products and maintain a product development road map
  • Develop hands-on, in-depth knowledge of competitive products and maintain technical analysis of driven strengths and weaknesses
  • Develop both internal and external product education strategies
  • Advocate for and become the voice of your customer to stakeholders across the organization.
  • Ensure features are backed by critical metrics, and that success is measured on an ongoing basis.

What we’re looking for:

  • BA/BS Degree​ or equivalent
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in a product management or related role with a successful track record of shipping product, ideally focused on internal tools / services
  • Strong Business Analysis skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to present ideas to large audiences.
  • Must be self-motivated and results oriented.
  • Ability to travel domestic and international when safely able to do so

Experience:

  • Comprehensive understanding of the agile software development process, and experience working with Scrum and Kanban.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with partners and project team members to further the business goals of our products and services
  • Experience/knowledge of SAFe methodology or similar large-scale agile frameworks
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills - You will be interacting with all types of people (user experience designers, engineers, managers, clients, etc.)
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, multiple project environment on an independent basis and with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of video game and interactive entertainment business is helpful but not required
  • Experience working with products in the developer experience (DevX) space is a plus

 

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We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

We sincerely appreciate the time and effort you spent in contacting us and we thank you for your interest in PlayStation.

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, covered veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category.

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We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

We sincerely appreciate the time and effort you spent in contacting us and we thank you for your interest in PlayStation.

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Sony Interactive Entertainment PlayStation is looking to hire a Sr. Product Manager, Monetization Tools at their Los Angeles, CA, USA location. Job contains the tags Senior and Unity.
Job discovered on 6/16/2021