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Product Owner

We make playing sports better through innovative tech and immersive experiences for athletes, coaches, players and fans.
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Company Description

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NBC Sports Next is where sports and technology intersect. We’re a subdivision of NBC Sports and home to all NBCUniversal digital applications in sports and technology within our two groups: Youth & Recreational Sports and Golf.

At NBC Sports Next, we make playing sports better through innovative technology and immersive experiences for athletes, coaches, players and fans. We equip more than 30MM players, coaches, athletes, sports administrators and fans in 40 countries with more than 25 sports solution products, including SportsEngine, the largest youth sports club, league and team management platform; GolfNow, the leading online tee time marketplace and provider of golf course operations technology; GolfPass the ultimate golf membership that connects golfers to exclusive content, tee time credits, and coaching, tips; TeamUnify, swim team management services; SportsEngine Motion, sports and fitness business software solutions.

Come join us as we work together as one team to innovate and deliver what’s Next.

Golf fuses the team behind products and services like GolfNow, TeeOff and GolfPass, which better connects golfers and golf facilities around the world through innovative solutions like cloud-based golf course management and SmartPlay contactless technology and services that create optimum golfing experiences.


Job Description

The Product Owner is responsible for the planning, execution, and delivery of data projects within NBC Sports Next. They will provide active ownership of day-to-day tasks including but not limited to: facilitating internal/external stakeholder meetings, gathering product requirements, writing bugs/user stories, and maintaining an organized backlog.

The Product Owner is expected to collaborate on data-related projects with stakeholders across the business including Product, Sales, Finance, Activation, Support, Engineering and Data teams to ensure immediate needs as well as long-term priorities are met while staying aligned with NBC Sports Next's overall B2B business strategy.


  • Be required to understand internal/external stakeholder data needs as well as business objectives and translate those into technical requirements
  • Prioritize and maintain a backlog of data-related items across multiple products/teams
  • Work closely with Product, Engineering, and Data teams to lead and manage through the agile development process
  • Create and develop documentation for new and existing product functionality within the portfolio
  • Act as a functional product SME, as well as a functionality/feature evangelist to build awareness and understanding
  • Proactively identify and work collaboratively to resolve product issues
  • Lead and participate in agile product ceremonies such as sprint planning and backlog grooming/prioritization
  • Provide regular written/verbal updates to leadership regarding status of data-related projects


Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

  • Experience navigating/querying SQL databases
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts and ideas clearly and concisely with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience leading projects from ideation through completion
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze data and make informed decisions upon analysis
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Strong presentation, interpersonal, and communication skills, and the ability to work well in a team environment
  • Experience providing project status updates to management
  • Understanding of a product's life cycle, with a specific focus on the development and implementation phases
  • Ability to think and work autonomously

Desired Characteristics

  • Proven track record with a minimum of 1 year in agile product-related role, demonstrating successful end-to-end product delivery
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, Computer Science, or equivalent experience
  • Strong background documenting bugs and writing user stories/requirements
  • Experience with collaboration/planning tools such as Confluence and JIRA
  • Experience leading and motivating teams
  • Experience/knowledge of point-of-sale technology/industry
  • Experience/knowledge of golf course operations
  • Experience working with cloud-based technology

Fully Remote: This position has been designated as fully remote, meaning that the position is expected to contribute from a non-NBCUniversal worksite, most commonly an employee’s residence.

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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