CBS Corporation Product Manager - in Burbank, California

Product Manager -

REF#: 27433


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS Interactive is a premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the industry. Our websites dive deep into the things that people care about: business, entertainment, games, news, sports and technology. With more than 290 million unique visitors each month, CBS Interactive is a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks.


CBS Digital Platforms, a division of CBS Interactive, is seeking an experienced product manager to oversee platform development for our content management system (CMS). From concept inception through launch, this person will deliver new CMS functionalities that align with the business objectives of all the platforms that use it (Web, Apps, OTT) for some of televisions’ most popular shows like NCIS, Big Bang Theory, Big Brother, and Survivor, as well as our online original shows.

Write detailed and comprehensive product requirements that define features needed for customizing and configuring the content management system (CMS) for as well as supporting the editorial publishing and content operations workflow

Work closely with the engineering team to implement new CMS features and functionality that enhance the user experience

Collaborate with designers, content creators, operations and other partners to implement and manage CMS features

Own products throughout their lifecycle--development, testing, release--and work to resolve bugs or issues quickly and efficiently

Generate and evangelize new ideas based on CMS technology trends in both editorial and social publishing

Operate both independently and as part of a broader team; juggle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously in a results-oriented environment


Extremely motivated and detail-oriented individual who is energized by big challenges

Very strong interpersonal skills; must be able to demonstrate an ability to work well with other non-technical members of the product team

3+ years of experience in the product management of back-end applications that power web sites or apps

Extremely knowledgeable about content management systems, especially Wordpress, Drupel or other open source platforms

Experience working with project management processes and systems such as Agile, JIRA, and Confluence/Wiki

Ability to work well under pressure and manage multiple tasks simultaneously

Must successfully pass a background check


Familiar with XML, HTML, PHP a plus

Familiar with integrating ad-serving products and analytics/reporting tools into desktop and mobile experiences

Previous experience managing web or backend products at a large media company is a plus

Previous experience managing video distribution a plus

Previous experience in content operations a plus


In addition, CBS will be guided by applicable federal, state and local laws when considering for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.


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