Pandora Media is looking for a Technical Lead for the Ad Operations Team who will support our Performance group. The right individual will provide day-to-day support to the Trafficking, Design, and Performance/Network teams. The Technical Lead will assist in all phases of ad product and creative development: Planning, integrating, testing, documentation, implementation, and delivery.
- Work with Performance project managers, Trafficking, and Design departments to test and implement custom creative.
- Participate in technical planning process for onboarding new ad networks and new ad products; provide documentation on implementation for Trafficking department.
- Identify and report bugs across all Pandora platforms (web, mobile, and consumer devices). Monitor and communicate bug status to Trafficking and Performance teams.
- Troubleshoot delivery and technical issues to ensure revenue recognition.
- Assist Traffickers in solving problems related to targeting, creative implementation, and third-party tracking.
- Assist in vetting, testing and troubleshooting third-party ad products. Ensure that vendor products work correctly across all platforms.
- Communicate technical issues (both verbal and written) in a manner that is easy for a non-technical audience to understand.
- Implement difficult and technically challenging advertising campaigns for key accounts.
- Manage and maintain excellent relationships with outside vendors.
- 3+ years of experience in online advertising.
- Extensive working knowledge of advertising sales and operations workflow and infrastructure.
- Experience with mobile and CE advertising is preferred.
- Expertise with DoubleClick’s DFP required.
- Familiarity with various Ad Networks, such as AdMarvel, iAds, YuMe required.
- Exceptional relationship management and communication skills.
- Strong experience working in Excel and Internet technologies required.
- Comfort and experience with a fast paced start-up environment.
- Ability to work both independently or as part of a team.
- Must love music!
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