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Director, ETS

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, US
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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Project Management
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Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the worlds best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.
Job Summary Comcast is seeking a Director of Emerging Technologies to lead cross-group efforts for the Emerging Technologies and Services group with focus on driving idea management from idea, to POC to handoff.
The successful applicant will be responsible for coordinating efforts across multiple groups within the larger Comcast organization with a lens to solutions that are three to five years on the horizon. This will include driving and managing a number of programs and processes that support this.
Job Description Specific Responsibilities
Work with key stakeholders within the organization to shape and refine an idea management intake process from ideation to POC to handoff of solutions
Execute on and oversee the ETS intake process. Manage and drive the overall intake process and propose refinements as necessary
Work with key stakeholders within other parts of the organization to crystalize and document concepts for new innovative ideas
Manage and drive the day to day flow of engagement and activities with the DE/Fellows program that foster research and innovation in new areas.
Manage the successful creation of an environment to share knowledge across the larger organization. This includes research, trends, conference reports to name a few.
Manage the coverage and read outs for standards bodies and their respective working groups.
Drive the Lab Week Innovation program
Oversee Portfolio Management. This includes project coordination with internal and external groups
Manage day to day interactions with Lift Labs
Provide status updates and keep track of projects flowing through the process. This includes proving visibility to the larger org on any active projects or POCs.
Interface with all levels including senior management
Communication and issue management
Identify and remove impediments in a timely and cost effective manner
Coordinate with various teams to identify risks and to clear roadblocks.
Facilitate communication within the team and with the key stakeholders.
Other duties as assigned

Required Skills and Experience
Strong grasp of technologies - the position requires working directly with engineering teams
Demonstrated accountability of project level decision making, risk management, mitigation.
Ability to build relationships quickly whether locally or remote across all disciplines including but not limited to development, product, test engineering, operations, customer support and customer care.
Knowledge of Teams, Jira, Confluence, Excel and other Project Management Software Tools
Excellent communication skills at all organizational levels including executive levels
Experience proactively managing complex technical projects.
Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated ability to create and drive processes with a lens to ongoing process improvements
Self-motivated with good time management skills; ability to handle and adapt to changing priorities and special projects
Some travel may be required

This information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.

Master's Degree
Relevant Work Experience
10 Years +
Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Comcast provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a Commission under the terms of an applicable plan, while most non-sales positions are eligible for a Bonus. Additionally, Comcast provides best-in-class Benefits. We believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most, and should help you care for those who matter most. That's why we provide an array of options, expert guidance and always-on tools, that are personalized to meet the needs of your reality - to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life. Please visit the compensation and benefits summary on our careers site for more details.
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