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Publication or Company Pandora
Job Title Advertising Operations Technical Lead
Industry Entertainment, Internet/Online/New Media, Mobile, Radio
Salary
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Health, Stock/Options
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Oakland, CA
Job Requirements 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.

Responsibilities
  • 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


Requirements
  • 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!
About Our Company Pandora (www.pandora.com) is the personalized Internet radio and music discovery service available anytime and anywhere on the PC and on mobile devices (including iPhones, the Palm Pre, BlackBerry smartphones and Android platform devices) as well as Blu-Ray players, TVs, in-dash car stereos and digital media players.

Pandora is the largest internet radio service, with a growing user base of more than 160 million registered listeners.

As we build on our dramatic success, we are looking for talented, enthusiastic people to join our dynamic team. We offer competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and, above all, a terrific team and great work environment.
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