Senior Product Manager

Product Management/User Experience San Jose, California (Req. #6232)


Xperi invents, develops and delivers technologies that enable extraordinary experiences. We make entertainment more entertaining, and smart devices smarter.

From the home to the car to everywhere in between, managing content and connections in a way that is smart, immersive, and personal is precisely what Xperi’s technologies do.

Our inventions are foundational to the global entertainment ecosystem and our products and data improve every aspect of the digital entertainment experience, from choice to consumption.

Content markets are changing, fast. Consumers face a simultaneously expanding and fragmenting set of choices. Xperi technology cuts through the chaos, putting us at the forefront of fast-moving trends in streaming, digital entertainment, and AI applications – in any environment.

Xperi is at the heart of extraordinary experiences.

We can’t wait to show you what’s next.    
We’re TiVo. At our core, we’re innovators on a mission to create the ultimate entertainment experience. We touch the lives of binge-watching, music-loving, entertainment fanatics every day by delivering beautiful user experiences and enabling the world’s leading media and entertainment providers to nurture more meaningful relationships with their audiences.    
TiVo brings the best of broadcast video and OTT/Streaming video together in our flagship IPTV platform – helping consumers find, watch, and enjoy content on any device, anytime, anywhere.  In this exciting and critical role, you will be the product lead for Android TV and Streamer clients, which includes working on our next generation and award-winning user experience. You will own the software roadmap and work closely with other members of the product and engineering teams to shape the future of the consumer software experience for both retail and operator customers. This is a fast-paced, highly visible product management role requiring technical expertise, leadership skills, and hands-on teamwork. If you are a highly motivated software product manager with a passion for the consumer TV experience, this is the position for you.    
Here’s what you get to do:    
  • Define the strategy, feature set, and product roadmap for the TiVo IPTV Platform software leveraging competitive and market intelligence to build business cases for your ideas.    
  • Write MRDs and PRDs and other collateral to communicate the vision, strategy, and feature set for the product line    
  • Work with UX, Engineering, and Program Management to deliver experiences to TiVo customers and partners    
  • Work with Marketing and PR to communicate features and benefits of the TiVo solution to consumers and partners    
  • Manage product and feature trade-offs with sales, marketing, finance, cable operator product managers, engineering, and management teams    
  • Monitor and guide the product development team throughout the execution phases for new and existing releases as the customer advocate    
  • Contribute to messaging and positioning for the product; work with outbound marketing (white papers, web site, FAQ, presentations, etc.)    
  • Represent TiVo at industry events and internal/external meetings with partners    
  • Stay abreast of key consumer and commercial entertainment market trends    
Here’s what you’ll need to be successful:    
  • Self-starter, leader, high energy level (most Product Managers at TiVo set the direction for 20 or more engineers/developers)    
  • At least 7 years’ experience as a product manager in an Agile, technical environment.  The ideal candidate will have previous experience delivering software platforms or products designed for multiple markets    
  • Demonstrated success defining products, shipping them, and supporting them in the market Management of products released both domestically and internationally    
  • A strong drive to deliver successful and innovative products    
  • The ability to organize features into realistic and planned releases    
  • Experience within and/or strong understanding of the TV and video entertainment industry and technologies    
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, in executive and public speaking environments.  TiVo expects product managers to be able to prepare, present and defend business plans to senior members of the executive team, and to represent the company in public events and conferences.    
  • Good analytical skills and exceptional attention to detail.  Our products and plans are backed by rigorous quantitative and qualitative analysis of market data, user research, and consumer feedback.    
  • Ability to demonstrate capability to manage multiple projects and to prioritize activities for optimal results.    
  • Bachelor’s degree required (technical undergraduate degree preferred, or demonstrate technical capabilities with job experience); MBA preferred    
Life @ Xperi:     
At Xperi, we value People, Customers, Performance and Innovation. We are dedicated to creating a workplace where all employees have a voice and sense of belonging, feel safe and valued, and are acknowledged for how their unique differences contribute to organizational culture and business outcomes.     
Our employees and their families are important to us, and our comprehensive pay, stock and benefits programs reflect that. Xperi supports personal well-being, builds financial security and enables employees to share in our collective success.     
Rewards include:     
·         Competitive compensation (salary, equity and bonuses) and comprehensive benefits designed to foster work-life balance, care for your health, protect your finances and help you save and invest for the future.     
·         Generous paid time away from work, including flexible time off, holidays and sick time, health and wellness initiatives, and a charitable match program to help you give back to your community.     
·         Great perks, which vary by location and can be site-specific: employee discounts, transportation reimbursements, subsidized cafes and fitness facilities.     
·         A flexible, hybrid work environment combining the best of in-office collaboration and community-building along with the benefits of working from home.     
The estimated base salary range for this full-time position is $116,471 - $148,500 plus bonus, equity, and benefits, and can vary if outside of this location. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, competencies, experience, market demands, internal parity, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range and perks and benefits for your location during the hiring process.