Senior Product Manager, Ads

Product & Design San Francisco, California


Our mission is to help people everywhere find a job and company they love.  We are disrupting an industry by changing how people search for jobs and how companies recruit top talent. 

Glassdoor’s growth sits on the shoulders of the Advertising Platform & Services Team. The team has built technologies such as our home-grown advertising platform, automated bidding system, product provisioning and trafficking systems, and system level integrations for revenue operations.

We are looking for a seasoned Product Manager who will lead AdTech innovation at Glassdoor, rethinking our advertising platform to usher in a new era of growth and revenue opportunities. . The ideal candidate will be analytical, a creative technical thinker, one who thrives on interesting complicated challenges and has hands-on experience building and designing an adtech system. Note that this is a technical,hands-on role in designing the system and then partnering effectively with a variety of stakeholders such as marketing, sales, finance, business operations, and data science to see it to through to completion.

You are expected to be an excellent problem solver with good technical judgment as well as have relentlessly high standards and passion for delivering scalable, well-architected systems that will deliver positive business impact.


  • Manage the success of AdTech platform and services, including strategy, product roadmap, product design and specification, quality, sales enablement and launch
  • Establish a product roadmap based on data, research and feedback from clients, customer success team, marketing and sales
  • Engage in technical architecture discussions with your team to breakdown business requirements into crisp technical requirements
  • Work with your team to estimate, implement, and build features while ensuring that you are partnering with client services and marketing for the client facing releases
  • Write stories, prioritize sprint work, partner with engineering manager for sprint planning and manage expectations with other product teams dependent on platform
  • Serve as the product owner and the liaison for providing system support for the needs of client services, marketing, business development and finance teams
  • Coordinate launch activities for platform enhancements, assess business impact, communicate to stakeholders and measure post-launch impact
  • Closely partner with marketplace lead and search algo team to enhance value delivery to clients
  • While doing all of the above, maintain your sense of humor and have fun!


  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in product management preferably in ad serving technologies, online monetization, or SaaS platforms.
  • 2 years of experience in working with B2B non-technical functions such as marketing, sales, sales operations and client services
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and quantitative skills with data-driven approach to decision-making
  • Having the magic of demystifying complex problems and building action plans to solve them
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong cross-team collaboration skills, excellent communicator and magician in getting consensus to drive priorities into the sprints of other teams.
  • Strong knowledge of system and software quality assurance best practices and methodologies
  • Confidence to interact with team members across all departments and levels of the organization.
  • Familiarity with web-based product development using Agile methodologies.
  • Being self-sufficient in pulling your own data is a plus (do you speak SQL?)
  • 4-year degree BS/BA in a technical, business or other analytical field required

Why Glassdoor?

  • Work with purpose – join us in creating transparency for job seekers everywhere
  • Glassdoor gives back! Glassdoor is a Pledge 1% member; all employees receive 3 paid volunteer days per year
  • 100% company paid medical/dental/vision/life coverage, with 80% dependent coverage
  • Equity in a late stage startup backed by top-tier VCs
  • Conveniently located office in the heart of downtown San Francisco (Embarcadero)
  • Fully-stocked break rooms with complimentary food and drinks
  • Paid holidays and flexible paid time off
  • Your choice between Mac or PC

Glassdoor is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to gender, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law. Glassdoor is an equal opportunity employer; committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.