Sr Architecture Manager, Display Ad Platform

| Venice
System1 is looking for a Sr Manager of Product & Technology to help build and innovate our digital advertising platform! We are a dynamic and fast paced environment running publishing services, advertising services, and delivering engaging user experiences that attract tens of millions of users per month. System1, as a data driven organization, leverages detailed interaction data with a sophisticated A/B testing platform in order to improve and optimize our consumers’ experiences. This role will lead our efforts to build out our multi-year strategy for our advertising platform.

The Role You Will Have

  • Display Tech Platform Leadership
  • Own and manage System1’s display advertising platform - powering display ad monetization for our owned & operated and network of partner sites
  • Build strategic roadmaps and meaningful milestones to continually scale, improve, and innovate System1 advertising services
  • Work with Product teams to integrate advertising services seamlessly into System1 product lines in order to deliver new features, gather feedback, and monitor health and stability
  • Work with Engineering teams to build, maintain, support, triage, and innovate emerging and industry standard features of an industry leading ad serving platform
  • Monetization Strategy
  • Own and execute a strategy that navigates the drivers of supply, demand, and ad placement to drive our revenue strategy, including:
  • Ad format and partner mix
  • Inventory segmentation and price flooring
  • Bidder optimization
  • Ad product and tech advancement initiatives

What You Will Bring

  • Desire to own, drive, and scale the display monetization strategy for a large publishing business
  • 8+ years' experience building and executing software roadmaps, preferably with extensive experience in the display advertising space
  • Expertise working with major platforms in the display advertising ecosystem, including Header Bidding, as well as established relationships with advertising exchanges, DSPs and SSPs
  • Analytical experience and business insight: Hands-on experience in online advertising pricing and yield management is helpful

What We Have to Offer

  • Free Uber/Lyft to and from work every day!
  • Collegial and collaborative team with highly intelligent and motivated coworkers
  • Cross-team lunches and demos to foster learning
  • Unlimited Paid Sick Time, Competitive PTO and Benefits package
  • Daily catered meals and fully stocked kitchen
  • Bi-weekly happy hour at various bars, restaurants, and venues across Los Angeles
  • Bi-weekly onsite happy hour
  • Catered dinner on Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Weekly fitness class with private trainer: high intensity training, yoga, beach volleyball, beach soccer, ultimate frisbee
  • Company parties and outings: Skyzone indoor skydiving, Medieval Times, Karaoke, etc.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

1501 Main Street, Venice, CA 90291

An Insider's view of System1

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Of all the companies I have worked, System1 has the best work-life balance. There’s a minimum number of last-minute requests and you get to work on projects on a consistent pace. I work on my own schedule and have control of my time after work. I do get pinged occasionally after work for emergencies but that’s part of being a software engineer!

Xiang

Software Engineer

What does your typical day look like?

I definitely never have the same day twice! I truly look forward to going to work and a big part of that is the variety of projects I get to work on and people I get to work with. While I love digging in on the latest anomaly in the data, I’m also a people person, and this role is really the perfect balance of screen time and face-to-face time.

Alli

Account Analyst

How does the company support your career growth?

Since joining System1, I've grown in both my technical abilities as well as my interpersonal abilities. I've been given the opportunity to steer a complex migration that spans across teams and then provided with the freedom to pursue solutions that have a real impact on the daily operations of our engineering team.

Jaime

DevOps Engineer

What are System1 Perks + Benefits

System1 Benefits Overview

-Free Uber/Lyft to and from work every day!
-Collegial and collaborative team with highly intelligent and motivated coworkers
-Cross-team lunches and demos to foster learning
-Unlimited Paid Sick Time, Competitive PTO and Benefits package
-Catered meals and fully stocked kitchen
-Weekly happy hour at various bars, restaurants, and venues across Los Angeles
-Weekly fitness class with private trainer: high intensity training, yoga, beach volleyball, beach soccer, ultimate frisbee
-Company parties and outings: Skyzone indoor skydiving, Medieval Times, Karaoke, etc.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. System1 also provides 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Continuing Education stipend
We offer $3000 annually for continuing education.
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