Senior Product Manager, Media in San Mateo, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 8/27/2021

Job Snapshot

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    San Mateo, CA
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    0 weeks
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Job Description

VOLT is seeking candidates for Senior Product Manager, Media for a Full time role with our client in Seattle, WA

We are looking for an experienced Product Manager with technical experience and / or aptitude to guide new products from conception to launch, including business validation, goal setting, and tactical planning & execution. Our user-first culture encourages collaboration with every team across the company from marketing to sales to client services and beyond.


  • Define and create new ad experiences for clients publishers
  • Roll out and scale video ad experiences on clients publishers
  • Scale Advertising video offerings to the market from product initiation to GTM/product adoption
  • Manage video ad offering support with 3rd party technologies
  • Build, create and manage net-new video ad delivery technologies
  • Managing project/feature development from start to finish including creation of PRDs, road-to-delivery documentation and market validation
  • Work across the organization with key stakeholders (sales, legal, product adoption/marketing, etc.) to communicate progress and deliver results on key initiatives
  • Work directly with customers to understand requirements and drive feature development/adoption
  • Define clear, data-driven KPI’s for measuring success on each project/initiative

Required Skills and Experience

  • Designing, rolling out and scaling new ad placements on websites/applications
  • Balancing the impact of ad placements with user experience(s) on websites/applications
  • Experience with real-time advertising technology ecosystem (i.e. ad servers, DSPs, SSPs, header bidding)
  • Deep knowledge of programmatic advertising
  • Deep knowledge of video advertising technologies and protocols (VMAP, VAST, VPAID, DAI)
  • Deep knowledge of AVOD business models and technologies
  • Understanding of the technical architecture of complex web applications 
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment
  • Experience taking a product from an idea to customer-facing release + iterating beyond MVP
  • Experience scaling products globally as well as scaling products beyond Beta phase
  • Experience working with clients and business stakeholders to define project scope
  • Experience writing requirement specifications & acceptance criteria
  • Experience working on multiple products/projects in parallel
  • Experience with dual-sided, marketplace-type platforms
  • Experience with advertising order management systems
  • Understanding of low-latency transactional systems at scale
  • Experience working with contractors and globally distributed teams
  • Works well independently, but understands that it takes a team to deliver
  • Ability to communicate ideas using flow charts, wireframes and mock ups
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to learn new systems and software on the job
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Logical thinking & approach to problem solving
  • Strong written & verbal communication; strong presentation & interpersonal skills

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • BS degree in a computer-oriented technical discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Experience building or supporting enterprise-level applications
  • Advanced Data Manipulation - Advanced Excel, SQL, or similar
  • Experience with web analytics (Omniture or Google Analytics)
  • Experience with Project Management - Track delivery of tasks for each story to ensure overall timeliness of the effort.
  • Experience working with downstream partners to create Standard Operation Procedures 
  • Familiarity with the affiliate industry or online marketing 
  • Experience with artificial intelligence / machine learning concepts

VOLT is an Equal Opportunity Employer