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Director of Product

 
As a Director, Product Management (mobile) at OpenX, you will be responsible for driving mobile product development and defining the roadmap for high impact projects. This role requires a solid understanding of the competitive mobile landscape and customer needs as well as intimate understanding of how OpenX products work at the feature level across multiple platforms. You will work cross functionally across the business while collaborating with multiple engineering teams.
 

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop a deep understanding of the needs and business objectives of internal and external stakeholders, and engage at a detailed technical level to derive product requirements

  • Evaluate opportunities, design solutions based on analysis, and work with different internal teams to implement solutions and iterate

  • Drive feature prioritization, process improvements, and product requirements to improve product effectiveness and usability over time

  • Ensure that your vision is aligned with that of the company at large by regularly working with department heads

  • Interact with various levels of personnel from C-level managers down to functional business users as well other product and development teams

  • Contribute thought leadership pieces e.g. blogs or articles; represent OpenX on industry standard boards; engage with customers and partners at a strategic level.

 Position Requirements

  • The ideal candidate is a passionate product leader, who is both detail oriented and customer oriented with experience building mobile ad SDK solutions and complex, highly integrated server-side solutions

  • Experience working with SSPs, DSPs, Ad Networks

  • 5+ years of experience in a product management role, with a successful track record of designing, building and launching products with real business impact

  • Fluency in Agile, experience in human-centered design process

  • Knowledge of mobile advertising technology is required, specifically ad serving and/or monetization systems

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (preferably in computer science or engineering)

 Personal Qualities

  • Strategic and tactical, creative and disciplined, enjoys working at the big picture and product pixel levels

  • Driven, self-starter; comfortable working in a rapidly changing environment

  • Impeccable work ethic, humble but confident

  • Strong problem solving and decision making skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills; able to build strong relationships across functions

  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority

  • Highly accountable; takes ownership and drives sense of urgency

  • Impeccable written & oral communication skills

  • A product evangelist, who is able to inspire and drive consensus

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