The Ad tech team manages all aspects of the evolution of a mobile Ad Product from creative ideation to development and ad serving. Working closely with Engineers, Project Managers, and QA the Ad Tech Team is responsible for managing all of Kargo’s innovative Ad Products, the Ad Tag that enables them, and all its micro-services that ensure their success in market.
Kargo is looking for a tech enthusiast Product Manager, to help bridge the gap between technical knowledge and business needs. The Ad Tech Team plays a critical role in Kargo’s success, and Product Managers help shape and drive the vision of Kargo’s Ad Technology in market.
Reporting to the VP of Ad Innovation, the Product Manager, Ad Tech will gain broad exposure internally, interacting with every internal department at Kargo including Senior Leadership. The Product Manager would be responsible for acting as the company-wide Subject Matter Expert of their product, communicating value propositions and technical permutations, as well as working with various teams to validate needs, gather feedback, and implement improvements.
Work efficiently with a team of engineers, designers, and product leads to cultivate a collaborative work environment
Gather competitive intel, data analysis, and industry research to help inform decisions for new products and create new opportunity assessments
Actively participate with the technology team in daily stand-ups, sprint planning, retrospectives, backlog grooming, brainstorms and other product-related meetings
Document and track business requirements for new features, as well as measure success once in market and identifying room for improvement
Collaborate with Product leadership to forge Kargo’s ad technology roadmap in line with corporate priorities and strategies
Communicate with all stakeholders regularly regarding enhancements, timelines and work with them to solve problems
Lead internal product trainings to various departments across the organization
Experience working directly with product management, engineering or design/ UX Teams
Fast-on-their feet and can understand the broad picture but also be detail oriented
Proficient project management skills and ability to manage multiple projects, meet aggressive deadlines and prioritize accordingly
Self-starter who doesn’t shy from taking initiative
Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with all other departments
Excellent written & communication skills
Intermediate working knowledge of software development and documentation tools such as Confluence, JIRA, Github, etc. Knowledge of Debugging tools a plus.
2+ years professional experience working in technology, advertising or on digital products, or relevant development experience (CS Degree or other technical equivalent a plus)