Senior Technical Project Manager

Department: Engineering
Location: US - Durham
Updated on: April 12, 2021

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MediaMath helps the world's top brands deliver personalized digital advertising across all connected touchpoints. Over 9,500 marketers in 42 countries use our demand-side platform every day to launch, analyze, and optimize their digital advertising campaigns across display, native, mobile, video, audio, digital out of home, and advanced TV formats.

MediaMath initiated an industry-wide effort to create a 100% accountable, addressable and aligned supply chain through SOURCE ecosystem. SOURCE by MediaMath is a technical and commercial framework for agencies, brands, tech companies, and content owners designed to provide long-term sustainable solutions for a clean digital media supply chain with brand-safe, viewable inventory. MediaMath has offices in 15 cities worldwide and is headquartered in New York City.

Key Responsibilities

We are currently seeking a hybrid Technical Project Manager / Scrum Master to manage our bidding initiatives and projects. At the heart of programmatic is the ability to evaluate and make decisions on the trillions of ad opportunities every day.  MediaMath’s Bidding Platform is a powerful auction and decisioning engine that enables marketers to inject their buying preferences when evaluating media opportunities in real time. 

You will be working with streaming and batch data including building scalable, performant pipelines (AWS cloud) using best practices in the SDLC. Caching is also relevant here including leveraging Redis, embedded in-memory databases and on-premise deployment experience across multiple datacenters.

You will:

  • Plan, manage and drive multiple project deliverables using agile software development processes.
  • Proactively roll out product releases by managing all standard Agile processes, e.g. Daily Standups, Sprint Planning, Retrospectives, features & defect management.
  • Communicates program initiatives and status across core business units. Defines and reports program roadmap, status, development issues and success metrics.
  • Work directly with Project, Product, Engineering teams to ensure that all targets and requirements are met.
  • Create written project plans for multi-faceted, projects complete with details about technical dependencies and deployment order.
  • Shepherd prioritization discussions and maintain the communications framework for these discussions.
  • Maintain a high-level perspective on the overall team health and coach the team towards a vision/model for continual improvement.
  • Identify team/org friction, drive discussions toward productive change and takes corrective action, as appropriate.

You have:

  • 8+ years’ direct experience in project management for Software Development Projects.
  • 5+ years’ experience working in an Agile environment.
  • Experience in leading complex hardware, software or application solution development projects.
  • Worked with geographically distributed teams.

Ideally you have:

  • Experience with online advertising technology.
  • Experience working with /for consulting company or implementation partners.
  • Software Development/Programming experience.
  • Exhibited competency managing projects in JIRA (or other software-based Project Management suites).

You are:

  • Detailed orientated - extremely well-organized, with superb time management skills.
  • Focused on follow-through; propensity to approach tasks and goals with an ownership mentality.
  • Proactive and transparent.
  • Able to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority.
  • Able to manage multiple projects with competing priorities.
  • Self-motivated and work independently with limited supervision.
  • Able to prioritize projects/deliverables with competing priorities and work seamlessly with various stakeholders.

Why We Work at MediaMath 

We are restless innovators, smart, passionate, and kind. At the heart of our culture are six values that provide a framework for how we approach our work and the world: Win Together, Do Good, Better, and Obsess Over Growth. These values inform how we energize one another and engage with our clients. They get us amped to come to work.

Founded in 2007 as a pioneer in "programmatic" advertising, MediaMath is recognized as a Leader in the Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Ad Tech and has won Best Account Support by a Technology Company for two years in a row in the AdExchanger Awards.

MediaMath is committed to equal employment opportunity. It is a fundamental principle at MediaMath not to discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis including, but not limited to: age, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, genetic information, military or veteran status, marital status, gender identity/transgender status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, and other protected characteristic as established by law.