Technical Manager - Digital Media Supply Chain

New York, New York
Consulting – Digital Media Supply Chain /
Full-time /
Who we Are
Qvest.US provides business and technology consulting services that bring our clients closer to their customers, data, and content. We have a global footprint across five continents and are the global leader in media-focused consulting. We have deep expertise across Program Management, Digital Media Supply Chain, IP & Rights Management, Data & Analytics, GenAI/ML, Customer Experience and Salesforce, Content Security, & Media Transformation.

Who We're Seeking
Qvest.US is seeking an experienced Management Consultant to join our growing Digital Media Supply Chain (DMSC) practice. In this role, you will lead projects that optimize and automate the Digital Media Supply Chain ecosystem for our clients. We define Digital Media Supply Chain as the connected systems and processes from initial content capture/creation through Direct to Consumer services and sites.  In many cases the Digital Media Supply Chain will have the combination of the following solution stacks:

-Enterprise / MarTech - ERP, CRM, DMP, PIM/PLM, Packaging Management
-Asset management -  Enterprise DAM, Work In Progress DAM, MAM, Review and Approval
-Metadata - MDM, Rights, Project & Campaign Management, User and Consumer Profiles
-Automated Content Processing and Protection - Transcode, DRM, Fingerprinting, Watermarking, Encryption
-Analytics - Data Lake, Analytics, Reporting/Visualization, Trends/Predictions, Machine Learning
-Digital Publishing - CMS, eCommerce, Omni Channel, Streaming Services
-Workflow Orchestration
-Infrastructure and Infrastructure Services - Cloud, On Premise, and Hybrid
-User Experiences - UX/Portals to meet customer needs across and integrated supply chain

We are looking for an industrious technologist that can help define and implement all or portions of the DMSC ecosystem.  This individual will need to both contribute directly to projects/deliverables and lead/motivate teams and digital transformation initiatives.

Qvest.US has focused DMSC projects on long form video (e.g. Theatrical, episodic) and enterprise marketing.

What you'll do

    • Lead several types of business and technology consulting project teams through all core project phases, including project setup, requirements gathering, design/architecture, development, testing and deployment.
    • Lead the technical portion of project teams consisting of Qvest.US team members and client resources.  This role will require you to work with resources from Qvest's consulting and Innovation Development Center (IDC) practices.
    • For Digital Media Supply Chain projects, manage the full implementation lifecycle for multiple components of the Digital Media Supply Chain ecosystem.
    • Facilitate workshops, provide status updates, and lead meetings across the executive levels of client organizations.
    • Maintain strong client relationships while identifying opportunities beyond your current engagement.
    • Proactively identify risks and issues, and provide mitigation strategies.
    • Contribute to internal growth initiatives including mentorship, recruitment, strategy and/or methodology enhancement.

What you'll bring

    • 5 - 8 years consulting experience with a consulting firm with system integration experience 
    • 5 years of work experience implementing/managing DMSC or other digital media delivery solutions including managing the full implementation lifecycle for delivery of systems solutions (analysis, design, develop, test, deploy, support)
    • At least 2 Digital Media Supply Chain (DMSC) implementations and at least 1 successful DMSC implementation serving as Tech Lead/Architect
    • Experience in developing DMSC and Digital Media Supply architectures from both an infrastructure and software perspective
    • Experience in architecting storage and network solutions to be able to support large file distribution
    • History of successful upward management and communication to leadership
    • Ability to collaborate with subject matter experts, cross-functional resources and business stakeholders to understand and document business requirements
    • Ability to plan, prioritize and manage delivery of custom development projects based on business requirements
    • Experience with localization use cases
    • Knowledge with numerous file formats and codecs with a focus on video
    • Must have experience with agile/SCRUM development methodologies
    • Must have experience with software development life-cycle principles
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Completion of a degree, preferably engineering
    • History of success throughout academic and business career
    • Exceptional communication skills

Preferred Experience

    • Exposure to Media and Entertainment Industry a plus
    • Experience with leading vendors across Cloud, DAM/MAM, Content Management, Workflow, Distribution and Analytics
$80,000 - $400,000 a year

Life at Qvest
We were founded on a culture of collaboration and inclusiveness, and this permeates each of our initiatives, both client-facing and internal. We offer a wide selection of benefits including medical, dental & vision, 401k matching and flexible vacation; we sponsor training to advance our teams’ skill sets and we prioritize our employees’ professional growth paths. Qvest.US is currently 350+ people strong and we’ve been recognized as a “Best Place to Work,” a “Great Place to Work,” “Fastest Growing,” and “A Jewel."

Equal Employment Opportunity
Qvest is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Qvest applies this stance to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training, including internships, at all levels of employment.