AdsWizz San Mateo, California New York, New York San Francisco, California Los Angeles, California


Description

We are seeking a Solution Architect to join our Business Development team focused on delivering the best-in-class monetization solutions for our Podcast publishers and partners. You will establish and maintain technical and operational procedures, align with cross-functional teams to ensure smooth and consistent communication between all key stakeholders, as well as identify and manage opportunities to grow your account relationships.  

This role requires a broad knowledge of system architecture, system integration, and monetization platforms. A technical background in cloud streaming, podcast delivery or SAAS is highly desirable as you will become the internal technology and product advocate on behalf of our publishers, manage resolution of critical technical incidents, and educate customers on how to use our products to maximize value gain.  Excellent communication, leadership, and project management skills are required.

We are looking for someone with an unquenchable thirst to win and a passion for helping online audio publishers to adapt to the digital world and to monetize this new channel.  The ideal candidate will thrive in our fast paced, results-driven, start-up culture.

This position is based in San Mateo, CA but involves occasional international travel. The role reports to the Director of Solutions, North America.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical guidance for securing large strategic podcast partnerships with audio content publishers, advertising networks, exchanges/agencies
  • Drive on-boarding of new partners including business requirement definition, technical briefing and product deployment specifications, project launch plan creation, acceptance validation and product delivery project management
  • Coordinate with the Sales/Business Development, Product and Operations Management to ensure operation-readiness post-launch
  • Act as a point contact for customer product and operational change management, post product delivery 
  • Communicate product roadmap, new features and benefits to partners/customers regularly
  • Monitor key technical and business metrics, share insights and analytics to partners/customers and internal stakeholders
  • Manage P1 system incident escalation as needed, communicate status and resolution to partners/customers in collaboration with Global Tech Support and Operations team
  • Support quarterly business account reviews with partners/customers and internal executive teams

You Are:

  • An entrepreneurial, self-starter
  • Excellent interpersonal communicator (written and verbal) skills, especially in client services context
  • Deeply interested in the online industry and Advertising business models
  • Passionate and enthusiastic: willing to do every day what it takes to get the job done
  • Able to handle work in a fast-paced environment and to work with international teams
  • Open and flexible to execute tasks at every level
  • Applicants must have a strong sense of humor and sound judgment
  • Experienced working with remote operations and R&D team a plus

You Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited University
  • 4-8 years of related Technical Account/Client Services, Technical Consulting and/or Sales Engineering experience in the areas of Online Advertising or Audio/Video Streaming mandatory
  • Proven project management experience, preferably in enterprise-grade software or cloud service deployment
  • Superior analytical skills and experience with analytic investigation through gathering of large data set to identify and explains trends or patterns
  • Works well against deadlines and has a clear understanding of how to estimate a project and lead to completion
  • Maintain a professional and positive demeanor when dealing with internal and external personnel
  • A proven track record of business successes
  • Excellent combination of operational background, technical support and business awareness with a consultative mindset
  • Solid organization skills, excellent project manager, and ability to follow many topics at once
  • Desirable technical skills: VAST/DAAST; OpenRTB; Linux/UNIX; HTML; HTTP; PHP; mobile application development/design; system architecture and integrations; audio/video streaming protocols & encoding
  • Highly relevant AWS cloud services, ad-tech platform knowledge: working experience on Video DSPs/SSPs, e.g. AppNexus, TheTradeDesk, Pubmatic

About AdsWizz

AdsWizz is the leading technology provider of advertising solutions for the digital audio industry. The company seamlessly connects the digital audio advertising ecosystem with its suite of platforms and software solutions. AdsWizz provides leading audio publishers with advanced server-side and client-side insertion software, and with audio-centric ad serving and supply-side platforms. AdsWizz also operates the largest premium audio ad marketplace and provides ad networks and programmatic trading desks with solutions to effectively trade online audio inventory.

AdsWizz powers the world’s leading audio publishers, agencies, advertisers, and digital ad-sale teams. The company is based in San Mateo, California with teams in Europe and Asia. For more information, visit us at http://www.AdsWizz.com/.