TiVo

Hi. We're TiVo.

We’re always innovating 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.

Our technology inventions run deep – from the creation of the interactive program guide to the DVR – and we continue to revolutionize how people find content in a chaotic, fragmented media landscape. It’s this “content chaos” and insatiable demand for media and entertainment that keep us inspired – to create products and licensable technology that ultimately enable people to find and enjoy the TV, movies and music they love.

Through innovation, design, audience insights and customer dedication, we’re not only creating the next generation of entertainment. We’re creating the next generation of TiVo.

 

 

 

Matthew Stearns

$75,000 - $90,000 yearly
TiVo San Jose, CA, USA
Feb 28, 2019
Full time
Responsibilities: Leading the revenue recognition function – from non-standard deal modeling to applying the revenue recognition accounting guidance to providing disclosures to external reporting Driving technical application of the revenue recognition accounting guidance Advising sales teams, sales operations and shared services on deal structure and accounting consequences and outcomes Evaluating and documenting the accounting treatment for non-standard revenue transactions Reviewing activities associated with non-recurring engineering (professional services) agreements Owning the revenue recognition processes for internal control purposes Ensuring timely documentation of key revenue recognition issues Serving as liaison with external auditors on accounting and reporting matters related to revenue recognition Working in a cross-functional manner with Controllership, FP&A, Sales and Sales Operations, Legal and Shared Services to ensure the integrity of financial information, resolve accounting issues and provide financial/accounting advice Managing one direct report Reporting to the Chief Accounting Officer     Education/Skills/Experience:   Minimum of 8 years of experience with recent public accounting client service (Big 4 preferred) Bachelor’s degree and CPA required Strong understanding of US GAAP and exposure to complex revenue recognition transactions is a must. Proficient at writing technical accounting memos Good judgment, problem identification and problem solving ability Systems knowledge (Oracle) helpful       Matthew Stearns
$90,000 - $130,000 yearly
TiVo San Jose, CA, USA
Feb 28, 2019
Full time
The Role Senior Director, Business Applications The Senior Director leads all aspects of Business Applications for TiVo with technical expertise and strong business acumen. Manage a global team of 20-30 employees and third parties maintaining and enhancing corporate systems for Sales, Marketing, Finance, HR, Legal, and Operations. Candidate must be a cultural fit for TiVo: self-motivated, critical thinker, data driven, results-oriented, with a focus on delivering outstanding customer experiences. Main Responsibilities Effectively coordinate with key stakeholders to implement solutions supporting the business needs of TiVo, while consistently demonstrating a service-oriented delivery approach Provide cost-effective and innovative solutions in alignment with TiVo’s business goals Evaluate emerging technologies; collaborate with stakeholders on potential use within TiVo Develop systems strategy and roadmap integrated with TiVo’s broader IT and business plans Produce and communicate project status and agreed upon metrics Drive governance and prioritization of work across all business platforms Continuously look for ways to improve operations processes and increase velocity and quality Build a high performing team with a strong focus on business value and customer centricity Provide technical leadership and coaching, fostering accountability, innovation and teamwork Ensure solutions are in sync with TiVo’s established architectures and data models Ensure services are delivered within security and compliance standards (SOX, PCI, GDPR) Develop and manage operating and capital budgets; Prepare ROI and TCO models as required Qualifications 15+ years relevant experience in defining priorities and leading enterprise IT programs Track record of delivery and business value creation, on-time, on budget and within scope Ability to actively listen and build collaborative, trusted business stakeholder relationships 10+ years of experience with enterprise platforms such as Oracle ERP, ServiceNow, Salesforce delivered in on-premise and SaaS models      Experience negotiating with enterprise software vendors and cloud providers Strong understanding of SDLC and development platforms, including Agile methodologies Deep understanding of Sox controls, audit processes and compliance concepts Strong interpersonal skills to work with skilled and motivated technical team members across TiVo, with the ability to influence and affect change to achieve common goals Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a clear and relentless focus under pressure Ability to prioritize strategic efforts, while continuously maintaining daily service levels Thorough understanding of business processes, functionality and flows in Finance, HR, Sales & Marketing, with the ability to diagnosing complex problems Strong experience in budget planning and management, both capital and operating expenses Strong vendor management skills, leveraging external resources, including off-shore resources Excellent communication skills, with the ability to simplify key messages, present compelling stories and promote technical and personal credibility with internal and external stakeholders Proven success working across organizational and geographic boundaries Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field, or commensurate work experience Must be able to travel up to 20% of the time   Compensation The Senior Director, Business Systems will receive a compensation package that is competitive and commensurate with experience.  This will include a base salary, bonus, and equity. Our employees and their families are important to us and our comprehensive pay, equity and benefits programs reflect that.  TiVo supports personal well-being, builds financial security, and enables employees to share in the success of TiVo. 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 vacation, holidays, sick time, and 2 days of paid time off each year to serve and learn through TiVo Community Outreach. Great perks, which vary by location and can include: employee discounts, transportation reimbursements, subsidized cafes and fitness facilities, conveniences such as dry cleaning and car washes.       Matthew Stearns
$90,000 - $130,000 yearly
TiVo San Jose, CA, USA
Feb 28, 2019
Full time
The Role Senior Director, End User Services   The  Senior Director  is responsible for defining and delivering the programs to enhance and enable TiVo’s workforce productivity through delivery of support services, computing and mobile devices, communications technologies, and all related processes across TiVo’s locations globally. The  Senior Director  is also responsible for developing strategic partnerships with business leaders to ensure the services are continuously aligned the TiVo’s strategic goals and objectives.   Main Responsibilities Defines the strategy and roadmaps for global end user services, deskside support, and unified communications with focus on service management and end user satisfaction Manages a high-performance team of employees and service providers to deliver a quality set of integrated global services with adherence to standard processes, tools, and service levels Identifies and implements industry aligned metrics to continuously improve service levels and reporting; Engages business stakeholders to measure success; Communicates effectively and relentlessly at all levels to ensure solutions are appropriately utilized Actively engages the Senior IT Leadership Team to collaborate on strategic projects and operational alignment with IT application, infrastructure, and security teams Ensures compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley and corporate security regulations Leverages reporting data to identify incident trends and delivers solutions for future mitigation Ensures Corporate IT incidents are resolved in a timely and cost-effective manner; Manages escalations to the highest levels of satisfaction Promotes adoption of business enablement tools such as webchat, portal, self-help, collaboration, and video conferencing to enhance the end user experience Stays abreast of the latest technology trends and develops business cases for future adoption Creates, tracks, and manages the annual operating, capital, and project budgets Qualifications 10+ years relevant experience in defining priorities and leading enterprise IT functions 8+ years of experience managing enterprise platforms such as Office 365, Skype, Exchange, SharePoint, Active Directory, ServiceNow, and other on-premise and SaaS related solutions Fundamental understanding of core networking and telephony technologies such as TCP/IP, SIP/PSTN, QoS, DNS, and PKI Solid working knowledge of ITIL framework and its applicability within the enterprise Excellent knowledge and demonstrated experience in the key aspects of infrastructure, security, unified communications and cloud services Ability to operate at strategic and tactical levels to deliver innovation, solve business problems, and deliver end user satisfaction Strong experience in budget planning and management, both capital and operating expenses Experience managing third-party outsourcing providers to deliver global services Team Player with proven ability to work across organizational and geographic boundaries Excellent verbal and written communication skills to present technical information with business translation to all levels of the organization Ability to actively listen and build collaborative, trusted business stakeholder relationships Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field, or commensurate work experience Must be able to travel up to 20% of the time including international   Compensation The Senior Director will receive a compensation package that is competitive and commensurate with experience.  This will include a base salary, bonus, and equity. Our employees and their families are important to us and our comprehensive pay, equity and benefits programs reflect that.  TiVo supports personal well-being, builds financial security, and enables employees to share in the success of TiVo. 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 vacation, holidays, sick time, and 2 days of paid time off each year to serve and learn through TiVo Community Outreach. Great perks, varying by location, including: employee discounts, transportation reimbursements, subsidized cafes and fitness facilities, conveniences such as dry cleaning and car washes.       Matthew Stearns
$50,000 - $75,000 yearly
TiVo San Jose, CA, USA
Feb 28, 2019
Full time
Description   Position Overview TiVo is looking for a high-energy and driven Sales Engineer with a strong background in either software-as-a-service (SaaS) or video delivery technologies, and value-driven technical engineering solutions sales. The ideal candidate will be very familiar with the Media and Entertainment market, and will have experience selling SaaS-based solutions to service providers.   Role & Responsibilities Present the technical vision, roadmap, & strategy to potential customers. Be the first line to answer customer’s verbal and written technical questions about the product capabilities and features. Be the key leader to acquire and understand customer’s expectations and requirements through the qualification process. Own and drive technical explanations, diagrams, and aspects for the customer proposal. Be the key technical leader to execute any customer POCs / pilots. Be the main technical liaison to coordinate internal stakeholders to properly vet, plan, propose, and deliver solution. Provide clear and concise feedback to Product Management & Product Marketing on feature and collateral needs.   Background/Requirements: Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a technical background in software development, software consulting services, or product management 5+ years’ experience in a technical role (Sales Engineering, Software Development or Product Management) Experience directly working with customer’s engineering teams Excellent communication and presentation skills Excellent writing skills, with previous experience creating technical proposals, SOWs, or Requirement Documenting   Preferred Skills:   Ability to work on multiple opportunities, RFPs & POCs concurrently Ability to navigate and manage technical issues within a customer account Ability to relate to customer issues and capable of applying solutions to meet the needs of customer specific requirements  Travel required (domestic & international) up-to 50%     Matthew Stearns
$80,000 - $100,000 yearly
TiVo San Jose, CA, USA
Feb 28, 2019
Full time
Description   We are looking for a Senior Product Manager with a passion for TV & entertainment to own TiVo’s Video Metadata cloud services supporting our evolution to expand and simplify video discoverability and consumption on TiVo’s video platform.   This position is a unique opportunity for the right candidate to impact tens of millions of users whether they are buying a product directly from TiVo or using our solution through our Service Provider partners in North America, Latin America and Europe including Virgin Media, Vodafone Spain, Cogeco and hundreds of operators throughout the world.   Here’s what you get to do: Define the strategy, features andproduct roadmap for TiVo’s TV and Video Metadata Pipeline cloud services and APIs that includes catalog on-boarding and matching from content providers and Service Provider partners Collaborate with other TiVo Product Managers to define how TV and video metadata, logging and reporting features are used and delivered for core TiVo features such as browse, personalization, recommendations, searchand other new products across all TiVo platforms and endpoints Partner with TiVo Engineering to balance customer, partner, and competitive requirements with development priorities, cost, and schedules Partner with our Sales team and Product Marketing Managers topackage, deliver and deploy TiVo’s content metadata to our Service Provider partners at home or overseas Define the performance, operational and toolset requirements and KPI’s with Engineering and other cross-functional teams to ensure optimal performance, accuracy, scalability and reliability for the metadata services and APIs.   Here’s what you’ll need to be successful: Must have prior experience and knowledge of video content metadata, web services and cloud systems and technologies. Prior experience with content or data processing workflows and web services technologies is a major plus Strong presentation and communication skills to deliver product and roadmap presentations to internal and external stakeholders, sales and business development teams, and Service Provider partners. TiVo expects product managers to be able to prepare, present and defend business justifications to senior members of the executive team Demonstrable expertise in managing business, technical, and operational aspects of a cloud-based service infrastructure Adapt quickly to TiVo’s Product Management processes and provide the strategic vision to define and deliver features and capabilities for the Metadata Services roadmap with an exceptional attention to detail At least 3-5 years experience as aproduct manager in a technical environment preferably at a large-scale cloud-based services company. Demonstrated prior success in managing complex product and service combination Strong team orientation and a track record of working collaboratively with internal and external team members (engineers, user experience designers, customers, etc.) in a fast-paced environment Bachelor’s degree required (must have a technical undergraduate degree or be able to demonstrate technical capabilities with job experience) Prior software development experience in server-side technologies or building API’s is a strong plus. MBA preferred, or representative experience of equal value TiVo is unique. We are successful because of diversity of thought, skill sets, experience, and pure talent.       Matthew Stearns
$80,000 - $150,000 yearly
TiVo San Jose, CA, USA
Feb 28, 2019
Full time
TiVo is seeking an experienced Director of Software Development. In this role, you will grow and lead globally distributed software development teams rethinking the next generation of industry-leading IP content delivery. You will draw from your broad technical expertise as well as exceptional project management skills to manage and be responsible for delivering some of our most strategic projects, and building massive scale for TiVo and third-party clients. You will leverage your proven and demonstrated track record of building and deploying high-quality Web/Cloud services to allow TiVo to maintain competitive time to market positions. The ideal candidate will have experience with stream processing services such as Kafka, and technologies such as Kubernetes, and Container-based deployments, as well as experience of working in large-scale data environments that included real-time and batch processing requirements. As a Director of Software Development for Provisioning and Platform systems, you will be a part of the larger technical leadership community within TiVo. Along with your peers, you will play a key role in business planning, working closely with executives to develop product goals and resource requirements, and influence TiVo’s long-term product strategy. Basic Qualifications: Hands-on technical leadership will get you the most credits Bachelors in Computer Science or Engineering Minimum of 15 years of software engineering experience, 5+years of which must be in senior engineering management roles At least ten years of hands-on software development experience in building highly scalable web services using Apache/Tomcat, XML/JSON, and relational databases. Candidates with knowledge and experience of Docker containers, K8, and data platforms such as Kafka will be preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills Strong ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and continuously compare deliverables against objectives Here’s what you will get to do: Drive innovative, mission-critical design and architecture using log streams and micro-services. Work in an agile development environment leading, and managing multiple teams of software engineers in new product development and maintenance activities. Work closely with cross-functional team members including product and project management to ensure high quality, on time software product delivery. Proactively drive crisp, transparent communication on team progress within the engineering organization via project plans and risk assessments. Manage performance of team members via SMART goal setting and measurement, coaching, mentoring and motivating them to grow. Support Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment of use cases and solutions partnering with all relevant stakeholders. Succeed in a fast-paced, evolving, growing and agile environment.       Matthew Stearns
$50,000 - $75,000 yearly
TiVo San Jose, CA, USA
Feb 28, 2019
Full time
Here at TiVo, we continue to change the future of television by developing and improving integration with our core functionalities and all for our customer’s enjoyment. Help us integrate and create TiVo’s shared common core software that is the foundation of all TiVo applications from mobile, STB, and third-party TV platforms. Also help take the TiVo STB application to a growing list of other TV platforms.  Here is what you’ll get to do: Implement and debug common code across multiple platforms like Android TV, AppleTV, FireTV, and Linux-based TiVo set top box platforms Contribute to the unified platform architecture and test frameworks Work cross functionally with other software teams to develop, debug and maintain the TiVo IPTV software Implement and troubleshoot the video player Work and coordinate with various development teams using C++ and Haxe languages  Here is what you’ll need to be successful: 3-6 years experience in systems software development BS in EE, CS or similar technical discipline Strong object-oriented programming skills (C++, Java, etc) Strong Android development background Knowledge of IP streaming protocols like HLS, DASH Familiarity with video players like Exoplayer, Android Media Player, and VisualOn Strong data structures and object-oriented design skills Good debugging skills Experience developing in a Linux environment  Not required, but nice to have: Multi-threaded program experience Programming experience with Haxe Experience working in an embedded environment and knowledge of various Set Top Box hardware architectures DRM experience (Verimatrix, Widevine, Playready) Have references to apps submitted to the playstore AndroidTV and/or AppleTV development experience Memory management and knowledge of Android image caching libraries like Glide, Picasso, Fresco, UIL Experience in OpenGL Familiarity with Gradle       Matthew Stearns
$45,000 - $90,000 yearly
TiVo San Jose, CA, USA
Feb 28, 2019
Full time
Senior Technical Account Manager   We are looking for an upbeat, focused, professional, and analytical individual to join our team to be the TiVo operations, support, and services relationship manager for several key Pay TV Operator customers. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience working with technology, a background in successful project and business relationship management, and a proven ability to effectively drive complex projects and issues for high-visibility accounts. This individual must be highly-organized, flexible, and extremely personable. Here is what you'll get to do: Manage and own the support services and operational relationship between TiVo and your assigned accounts, coordinate internal and external teams to drive issues to successful resolution, deliver exceptional customer service, complete and deliver projects on time and with quality, and maintain strong and frequent communication between TiVo and your customers. Counsel the customer in a professional and effective manner on the setup and use of TiVo products and services, as well as the proper methodologies and best practices for providing support to their end-users and receiving support from the teams within TiVo. Become a subject matter expert on all of TiVo’s products and trusted advisor to TiVo’s North American cable operator partners/customers. Become a subject matter expert on your assigned accounts’ operations, products, processes, configuration, requirements, and roadmap and advocate for them within the TiVo organization. Work with the TiVo’s Support Engineers and Network Operation Center on escalated issues and serve as a liaison to TiVo’s Engineering, IT, and Operations teams for the most difficult escalations.  Coordinate internal and external resources to resolve issues and develop action plans for your customers.  Follow up consistently with internal teams to obtain traction and escalate as needed for priority. Help your customers learn and implement best practices for provisioning, installing, and supporting TiVo products and services. Prepare for and conduct weekly meetings with customers, providing status on escalations, projects, and customer concerns and fielding any requests or questions. Keep customers informed of issues, problems, and resolutions that may have an impact on the success of their programs and business.  Be the voice of TiVo for your customers’ operational needs, questions, and requirements. Document partner service activity thoroughly and completely by creating accurate and detailed cases for every partner interaction and recording all notes, tasks, and agreements. Keep TiVo’s internal documentation and manuals updated. Help drive the successful implementation and adoption of new products and services contracted by your customer as well as bug fixes and configuration changes required. Keep improving and implementing methods for improving our partner’s experience with TiVo products and services, and drive improvements in TiVo to benefit our customers.   Here is what you'll need to be successful: BS/BA degree, or equivalent, required. 7+ years of client service or account management or equivalent experience handling  strategic  corporate or enterprise accounts. Strong project management expertise and experience.  PMP or equivalent coursework/certification is a plus. In-depth understanding of consumer electronics; prior experience in the CE industry a plus and experience in the cable industry preferred.  High level of competence or experience in networking, software, hardware, video and/or audio technologies. Self-starting, initiative-taking, motivated, hardworking, calm under pressure, and very flexible; demonstrated collaboration and flexibility to work with internal groups and external users. Creative problem-solving and analytical (or critical thinking) skills, with the ability to break down complex problems into clear and actionable summaries or descriptions. Strong customer service attitude with a commitment to follow through.  Strong attention to detail a must! ITIL or other service-oriented fundamental training a plus. Experience with ServiceNow, Salesforce or other enterprise CRM, a plus. Superb command of the English language, in writing, verbally, and listening/comprehension. Willingness and ability to travel, as required (10%+).       Matthew Stearns
$50,000 - $100,000 yearly
TiVo San Jose, CA, USA
Feb 28, 2019
Full time
The Lead Web Developer (AEM) will build and maintain a state-of-the-art digital platform that utilizes Adobe's Digital Marketing Product Suite, integrated with a leading e-commerce platform.   This position will collaborate with peer developers, content experts, UX specialists and software architects to plan, design and develop systems that support a set of modular, efficient coding best-practices. Additionally, this position will work with colleagues to migrate legacy applications, update tool sets, and promote highly-effective coding practices to improve our digital literacy and strengthen our digital publishing.   The Lead Web Developer will be instrumental in helping establish standards for front-end development, leading peer-reviews of solution design, supporting code and providing technical leadership to teammates through coaching and demonstrated best practices.   Key Responsibilities Participate in the implementation of Adobe Experience Manager, including design, definition and development of AEM content type models, workflows, templates, and components, and permissions. Set up and configure AEM authoring, publishing and dispatcher environment with Adobe recommended best practices. Integrate AEM with other marketing products and e-commerce solutions. Work closely with Managed Service Team or vendor to ensure sound practices regarding site architecture, performance, reliability and content delivery are implemented. Assist in deploying applications to Dev, QA and Production environments and migrations. Work with front-end technologies and frameworks. Follow best practices for secure web programming and deployment. Adhere to internal best practices with respect to coding standards, unit test coverage, automation and continuous integration. Help troubleshoot complex technical problems involving multiple environment and application integration. Document and monitor technical issues and recommend enhancements in support of best-in-class online experiences. Serve as the project expert, retaining and communicating all project history. Manage, evaluate and respond to change requests and bug backlogs. Facilitate ongoing site maintenance, content updates, enhancements, design, bug fixes and new feature releases. Lead and maintain the AEM platform, coordinate with the operations team and ensure the platform is up-to-date. Lead and manage direct reports and external vendors; ensure project goals are met.   Experience & Skills Adobe Experience Manager Developer with strong Java/J2EE background in both front-end web design and AEM integration. 6+ years of AEM/CQ5 experience with 3+ full-cycle AEM projects and at least two years of web experience. 4+ years of strong web content management experience with Adobe AEM/CQ5. Experience with integrating AEM/CQ5 and CQ6.1 with other products and vendors. Solid experience with CQ5 building blocks, including templates, components, dialogs widgets and bundles. Experience with Java Content Repository (API) suite, Sling web framework, Apache Felix OSGi framework and DAM. Experience with Continuous Integration and related tools (Maven/ Bitbucket). Expertise in full stack development within AEM. Experience with e-Commerce platforms and SF & SAP is preferred. Knowledge of HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript. Experience in these areas a plus: Knowledge of other web content management systems (e.g., Drupal); knowledge of front-end frameworks/libraries (e.g., jQuery, RequireJS, Zurb’s Foundation); experience in Agile framework. Experience and understanding CDNs is preferred. Ideal candidate will be flexible, be able to think/act strategically and roll up his/her sleeves to work as an individual contributor for solving problems and meeting goals.       Matthew Stearns
$84,000 - $104,000 yearly
TiVo San Jose, CA, USA
Feb 28, 2019
Full time
IP Litigation Director Position Overview/ Responsibilities: This position involves responsibility for all aspects of TiVo's worldwide offensive patent litigation program in support of the company’s patent licensing business. You will be involved in developing and implementing specific cases and overall litigation strategy, supervising outside counsel, and providing internal litigation support. You will report to the Senior Vice President, IP Litigation, and will work closely with other attorneys and members of the company’s IP Licensing group. You will be a liaison for the Licensing group to employees of other businesses at the company whose assistance is needed to support litigation. This position will not include litigating from within the company, being counsel of record, taking testimony, or appearing in court. The right person for this position will have 5-8 years of law firm or relevant in-house experience in all aspects of litigating high-stakes patent cases from complaint through trial, ideally in District Court, the ITC, and the PTAB. Experience in coordinating preparation for litigation as part of a comprehensive licensing strategy is highly desirable.  Patent bar registration is not necessarily required, but thorough familiarity with patent law and procedure, including post-grant review proceedings, is a must. The position requires the ability to quickly develop familiarity with different technologies, which is greatly aided by a general understanding of the electronics and computer science behind the technology. The person should be tough but fair, have high ethical standards, be able to handle a large case load, and be flexible. This position requires willingness and ability to travel as required. Responsibilities Familiarity with TiVo’s key patent assets Assist in developing offensive litigation strategy and preparing infringement and damages analyses in support of licensing efforts Assist in selecting and overseeing outside counsel representing TiVo in patent litigation Assist in opposing post-grant patent office proceedings, including IPRs in the PTAB and equivalent proceedings in other areas of the world Coordinate internal discovery, including electronic discovery, working in conjunction with outside counsel Review, comment upon, and evaluate outside counsel's work product Coordinate with and report on case developments to the IP Licensing group Manage cases against a budget Qualifications Required: Current member of the State Bar of California Graduate of top-tier law school Minimum 5 years IP litigation practice- Excellent analytical, writing, and communication skills Trial experience in patent litigation Deep knowledge of patent law Ability to give real-world advice and risk-assessment to internal clients Ability to handle variety of different matters at once Ability to work independently yet as part of a larger legal team Desired: In-house experience CS, EE, or Mathematics degree strongly preferred Consumer of TV and related content Sense of humor       Matthew Stearns
$84,000 - $104,000 yearly
TiVo San Jose, CA, USA
Feb 28, 2019
Full time
Position Overview:   TiVo is seeking an experienced individual to contribute to the success of its Intellectual Property (IP) & Licensing Department. The Patent Prosecution Director will be someone who is a self-starter, energetic & proactive, able to work independently & conduct patent harvesting sessions, able to understand market applicability of inventions, strong leadership and management qualities, and one that brings significant patent prosecution and industry experience to assist the IP & Licensing team in the development of TiVo patent portfolio in support of various Company initiatives.   The successful candidate should possess a broad understanding and knowledge of TiVo technologies, including: EPG/IPG, search and recommendation, personalization, metadata, analytics, and advertising. Direct knowledge of and technical/industry experience with Interactive TV, VOD, DVR, and OTT technologies is preferred. Understanding of patent process from invention generation to filing for patent application is a must.   Responsibilities:   Provide assistance in the continued development world’s largest active digital entertainment discovery portfolio and implementation of patent strategy and processes. Duties for the successful candidate will include:   Patent Development Assisting development of TiVo robust patent portfolio by working with inventors across the Company to develop and capture ideas Assisting inventors in preparing invention disclosures forms Conducting regular invention mining and brainstorm activities locally and across the Company Pre-vetting invention disclosures prior to presenting at the Patent Committee. Preparing and present invention disclosures to the Patent Committee Patent Prosecution and portfolio management Supporting patent application preparation of approved inventions by attending invention disclosure interviews, reviewing prior art, providing technical support during drafting and review stages of application preparation, and reviewing claims prior to filing Prior to product launches, ensure IP protection and non-infringement of 3rd party IP Acting as a liaison to the inventor from the point of developing their idea to successfully having their idea filed as a patent application Managing a docket of cases by reviewing office actions and responses, providing guidance to outside counsel during key points of the patent lifecycle including international filing decisions, providing recommendations for prosecution for US and international cases including continuations, divisional, RCE, and abandonments recommendations. Presenting background and summary of allowed cases to other IP functions, including litigation and assertion teams, and taking corrective actions where recommended Providing regular docket analysis of features covered by top cases within the docket Generate informative reports and charts that summarize the efforts of the patent group Working closely with outside counsel to insure they receive regular feedback on prosecution, as well as, market trends by reviewing claims charts Conducting annuity review analysis and implementing monthly trimming process   Qualifications:   Minimum 7 years of technical industry experience in TiVo's technical space. Deep technical understanding of technologies that power discovery of digital entertainment, operations and user features of cloud-based video platforms operated by MSOs, and Over-the-Top providers (e.g. adaptive bit streaming, multi-screen video, content delivery networks, etc.) Must have prior in-house prosecution management experience Current member of a state bar and USPTO bar in good standing. Graduate of top-tier law school CS, EE, or Mathematics degree strongly preferred Must be proficient with manipulating Excel spreadsheets and able to generate complex PowerPoint Must be able to demonstrate understanding of claim drafting techniques that address recent Supreme Court and Federal Circuit decisions Must have drafted or reviewed 200+ patent applications, preferably post Alice decision Demonstrated knowledge of using IP analytical tools, such as Innography and IP management tools, such as Lecorpio. Must demonstrate a common sense, practical approach and a willingness to work both in a team and independently Must be able to manage outside counsel and department budget Must have good awareness of TiVo's business strategy, products and services Must be able to express ideas and communicate effectively, particularly in writing Must have enthusiasm and drive, ability to integrate quickly into the existing team, ability to schedule own workload and plan tasks, and willingness to be flexible and accept new challenges       Matthew Stearns
$40,000 - $60,000 yearly
TiVo San Jose, CA, USA
Feb 28, 2019
Full time
Job Summary The Corporate IT Services of Unified Communications requires a day-to-day Solutions Engineer to oversee the UC services of Skype for Business Online Hybrid with Skype for Business Server 2015. These services include but are not limited to: SIP for voice and video, audio conferencing, video conferencing, web conferencing, IM/presence, federation, desktop sharing, and team collaboration. The Solutions Engineer will be responsible for supporting, servicing, implementing, lifecycle management, and daily operations of the tools and methodology for unified communications. This will include (but not limited to) support run book creation and modification, service evaluation, day to day operations, lifecycle management planning and implementation. In addition, a successful candidate will have a firm understanding of all Microsoft Office 365 solutions, be forward thinking, and be able to assist and collaborate with other members of the Unified Communications team in support of those technologies. This will include (but not be limited to) Exchange / Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, and OneDrive for Business.   Accountabilities & Responsibilities: Be self-motivated and able to work successfully with a team to achieve ambitious goals Design, plan, and coordinate the implementation of Microsoft UC technologies in support of defined requirements generated by business and growth demands Work with Tier I/II support desks by creating/updating support run books and working on escalations at the Tier III/IV level Engage with vendors to resolve issues Utilize a framework for monitoring tools, escalating key issues, and ensure timely implementation of services. You are the service and technical owner rolled up into one!   Required Qualifications S. in Computer Science or equivalent experience Minimum of three to five years directly related work experience 5 or more years of technical experience, including at least 3 years in Microsoft Server 2008 and 2012 Skype for Business Office 365 Certificate Services   Desired Qualifications 3 years technical experience in Exchange, Active Directory, and SharePoint Services 2 years technical experience with SBC/SBA/SBS technologies and SIP 2 years technical experience with video conferencing infrastructure and endpoints   Other Desired Qualifications Certifications in MCSE, and related UC products required Firm understanding of PSTN and SIP technologies Fundamental networking knowledge and experience Core fundamental and working knowledge of TCP/IP, DNS and Certificate Services Good understanding of networking QoS requirements related to SIP technologies Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to: Read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals Document procedures that conform to a prescribed style and format Present information to management Strong analytical skills required       Matthew Stearns
$25,000 - $40,000 yearly
TiVo San Jose, CA, USA
Feb 28, 2019
Full time
The Role The People Operations / Workforce Insights Analyst will support the business through the lens of HR data by helping leaders to integrate workforce data into daily decisions as well as strategic planning. In this role, you will partner with Directors and VPs across HR and the business to enact and influence people strategy. You will become the trusted adviser and dedicated analytics partner to HR leaders supporting programs or lines of business.  The ideal candidate will have strong leadership, analytical, and storytelling skills as well as experience scoping, managing, and delivering client-facing projects.  Responsibilities Apply your expertise in quantitative analysis and the presentation of data to see beyond the data to help inform, influence, support, and execute business decisions for the HR team and Business leaders Design and maintain robust suite of reports and dashboards to support the HR team and TiVo business leaders with real time analytics Improve data integrity in collaboration with HR Technology and COE teams to achieve high quality, actionable data & metrics Act as an internal consultant by understanding business needs, scoping data requests, synthesizing insights, and recommending solutions to key business partners in collaboration with the HR team Collaborate with clients and internal teams to prioritize and manage people analytics projects while balancing impact on business needs Partner with the HR and IT team members to automate or streamline data collection processes, improve operating efficiencies and effectiveness, and scale people data efforts Deliver analytical, survey or research results to technical and non-technical audiences Leverage tools, such as Visier, Oracle HRIS, Birst, and Excel to drive analytics Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Economics, Statistics, Finance, Social Science, Psychology, another field that uses quantitative analysis or equivalent practical experience 2+ years of consulting or corporate work experience focused on using data to uncover insights that drive action and communicating analyses to technical and non-technical audiences Knowledge of statistical analysis (e.g., descriptive statistics and basic familiarity with statistical significance), quantitative research, and experience gathering and interpreting data Project management experience with multiple stakeholders and experience prioritizing and delegating projects/tasks Experience engaging directly with enterprise-level clients and stakeholders Preferred Qualifications Experience working with HR/organizational people data (e.g. headcount, turnover, recruiting metrics, and other people analytics) Experience in HR analytics using HR systems and tools such as Visier, Oracle, Birst etc. Comfortable working in a fast-paced, demanding environment, under pressure Experience in the Tech industry       Matthew Stearns
$50,000 - $80,000 yearly
TiVo San Jose, CA, USA
Feb 28, 2019
Full time
Position Overview TiVo is seeking a talented and energetic Senior Financial Analyst to provide financial expertise and guidance to the Intellectual Property & Licensing (IP&L) and Legal teams.  The Senior Financial Analyst will directly interact with senior management, and be an integral member of the Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team. This position will be responsible for the financial management process, including forecasting, management reporting, and providing intuitive and meaningful financial analysis in support of the IP&L and Legal groups. The ideal candidate will have strong analytical and communication skills, be a team player and able to effectively partner across all levels of the organization.   Role & Responsibilities Provide financial management and analysis of the IP&L and Legal teams, acting as primary point of contact for leaders at the EVP and VP levels. Partner with business managers to prepare robust annual budgets. Prepare monthly expense forecasts and provide insights into month-over-month variances and trends to FP&A management. Prepare presentation materials in support of monthly operations review, presenting key financial data including expense detail, full P&L view, and risks and opportunities. Help in identifying cost savings opportunities and recommend areas for improvement. Assist in the annual company-wide strategic planning process. Drive the month-end close process, including preparation and posting of month-end expense accruals and other journal entries as needed. Act as liaison between business partners and the Accounting team as necessary, helping to ensure compliance with policies and procedures. Review Purchase Orders and verify expenses are in compliance with budgeted amounts. Prepare ad hoc financial analyses and work on other special projects on an as-needed basis.   Qualifications Accounting and/or previous Financial Planning & Analysis experience. Technical Skills: Oracle, Hyperion and Essbase experience preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word programs. BA/BS degree in Business Administration or Accounting. Minimum 3-5 years accounting/finance experience. Must have strong quantitative analytical skills and be able to think strategically. Proven self-starter and independent problem-solving ability. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines while maintaining high quality work.       Matthew Stearns
$50,000 - $75,000 yearly
TiVo San Jose, CA, USA
Feb 28, 2019
Full time
Description   Hi. We’re TiVo. At our core, we’re innovators who continuously seek to fuel the ultimate entertainment experience. We touch the lives of binge-watching, music-loving, entertainment fanatics every day by inventing and delivering beautiful user experiences, and enable the world’s leading media and entertainment providers to nurture more meaningful relationships with their audiences.  We work hard, celebrate success and challenge everyone in our organization to make an impact.  If you are as passionate as we are about the intersection of technology and entertainment, join us today. Here is what you'll get to do:   Lead architecture and design discussions, technology selection, and perform code reviews Develop critical service infrastructure components Become a technical expert in key pieces of the service Drive standardized benchmarking for performance and resiliency of service Advance best engineering practices with the team through participation in design and code reviews  Develop web services for wide variety of TiVo consumer applications — DVR’s, TVs, Mobile, and Web   Here is what you’ll need to be successful:   10+ years of in-depth experience in high performance, scalable servers Hands-on experience in architecting, designing and building large-scale distributed cloud-based systems Exceptional knowledge of high availability software design and cloud solutions Expert in C++ and Java, object-oriented design, network programming Working knowledge of TCP/IP, HTTP protocol and web server programming is a plus Background in security, authentication, secure SSL is highly desirable Experience with Docker, NGINX, Envoy, Openstack, AWS, Kafka is highly desirable Experience with server-side Java development is desirable BS in computer science, or equivalent experience required      Matthew Stearns