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Programmatic Direct Analyst

The Programmatic Direct (PD) Analyst is responsible for conducting analyses and completing operational tasks to support PD products such as Private Marketplaces (PMP) and Real-time Guaranteed (RTG). As a member of the Programmatic Direct business team, this person will analyze private marketplace performance, recommend pricing strategies, assemble actionable insights, and conduct periodic audits to ensure data integrity. The Programmatic Direct Specialist will develop a strong knowledge of OpenX PD products and serve as the key analytical resource for the PD business team.

This is an extraordinary opportunity to accelerate your career development by learning the dynamic ad tech industry from within one of its leading companies.
Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, lead and execute deep dive quantitative analyses and advanced modeling that translates data into actionable insights
  • Analyze, troubleshoot, optimize and monitor deals for clients and internal stakeholders
  • Analyze buyer behavior and auction dynamics, synthesizing insights for the PD team and cross-functional stakeholders 
  • Analyze publishers’ inventory and recommend appropriate packages and pricing
  • Perform various information audits to ensure data integrity
  • Provide analytical and decision-making support for key company initiatives

Required Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree, preferably in a quantitative field (such as Mathematics, Statistics, Finance, Economics)
  • 2+ years of analytical work experience, preferably within a business intelligence, analytics or data modeling role. Experience working with large data sets preferred
  • Strong quantitative skills and proficiency with MS Office suite of applications
  • Prior SQL experience or experience with other relational database systems
  • Experience at an ad exchange, SSP, ad network, DSP, web publisher, media agency, or similar company within the digital media ecosystem (preferred, but not required)
  • Understanding of the online ad industry, advertiser campaign objectives, and the RTB / programmatic ecosystem; programmatic direct (preferred, but not required)

Desired Characteristics

  • Attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple projects, tasks and responsibilities concurrently; ability to consistently set and meet deadlines
  • Superior analytical abilities and the ability to form key, succinct insights and recommendations from comprehensive analyses involving large amounts of data
  • Self-starter with ability to work somewhat independently
  • Intellectually curious and creative
  • Professional, outgoing, confident with sound written and presentation skills
  • Ability to form strong relationships with internal teams

Company at a Glance

OpenX is focused on unleashing the full economic potential of digital media companies. We do this by making digital advertising markets and technologies that are designed to deliver optimal value to publishers and advertisers on every ad served across all screens.

At OpenX, we have built a team that is uniquely experienced in designing and operating high-scale ad marketplaces, and we are constantly on the lookout for thoughtful, creative executors who are as fascinated as we are about finding new ways to apply a blend of market design, technical innovation, operational excellence, and empathetic partner service to the frontiers of digital advertising.

OpenX Values

Our five company values form a solid bedrock serving to define us as a group and guide the company. Our values remind us that how we do things often matters as much as what we do.

We are one

One team. No exceptions. We are a group of strong and diverse individuals unified by a clear common purpose.

Our customers define us

We know our business flourishes or dies because of our customers.

OpenX is mine

We are all owners of OpenX. We stake our personal and professional reputations on the excellence of our work.

We are an open book

We are eager to teach and share what we know with others.

We evolve fast

We take risks and confront failure openly. We recognize and repeat success aggressively. We actively seek out and provide constructive criticism. Defensiveness is for weaklings!

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888 East Walnut Street, Pasadena, CA 91101
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