North America / United States / CA / Emeryville


#: 86261-en_US / 86261



Technical Product Manager – 86261

Gracenote – USA Emeryville, California 


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Gracenote, a Nielsen Company is the leading provider of entertainment metadata and media recognition technology that powers discovery features for top TV, music, sports and automotive platforms.


Gracenote is presently looking for a Technical Product Manager to work with our engineering teams in the US and abroad on the product that indexes the streaming video market (OVD). This product powers services on multiple consumer electronic platforms, allowing users to discover and view exactly what they want.


  • Engage directly with engineering team(s) on a daily basis 
  • Ensure user stories are complete with appropriate requirements and acceptance criteria and are properly ranked based on all stakeholder input
  • Engage with multiple stakeholders, including Product, Customer Experience, Engineering leadership, and Architects to ensure correct requirements are provided to the engineering teams
  • Negotiate timelines and priorities with stakeholders and engineering teams by articulating business value
  • Represent the team’s interests in building maintainable, scalable solutions that also meet business requirements
  • Collaborate with System Management team to standardize technical requirements, as appropriate, across components and systems



  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2 years business analyst and/or SCRUM product owner experience or equivalent
  • 2 years technical project or program management experience or equivalent
  • Experience designing API responses
  • Experience with SQL databases and desire to expand to other data storage technologies
  • Experience coordinating dependencies across multiple teams
  • Experience working remotely with engineering teams
  • Experience writing detailed, technical requirements and stories with acceptance criteria
  • Experience working with stakeholders across functions, including product, engineering, architecture, and support
  • PMP or SCRUM PO certification or equivalent experience



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Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  Emeryville,California 

Secondary Locations: NY- Queensbury