What: job title, keywords, or company
Where: city, state, or zip code

Sign up for E-mail Updates
Job Description:


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.
  • Excellent knowledge of HTML. Strong JavaScript skills will be highly regarded.
  • 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!
Job Category:

Arts, Design, Entertainment, and Media

Career Level:

Mid Career (2+ years of experience)

Job Type:

Full Time/Permanent