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Pubmatic // marketing automation software
   Posted: Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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  Company Description

PubMatic is the automation solutions company for an open digital media industry. Featuring the leading omni-channel revenue automation platform for publishers & enterprise-grade programmatic tools for media buyers, PubMatic's publisher-first approach enables advertisers to access premium inventory at scale. Processing nearly one trillion ad impressions per month, PubMatic has created a global infrastructure to activate meaningful connections between consumers, content & brands. Since 2006, PubMatic's focus on data & technology innovation has fueled the growth of the programmatic industry as a whole. Headquartered in Redwood City, California, PubMatic operates 11 offices & six data centers worldwide.

Job Description

The Program Management team at PubMatic fuels the prioritisation & execution of corporate strategies. Members of the Program Management team lead critical, cross-functional & complex initiatives to completion by ensuring that geographically distributed teams execute seamlessly.


The Program Manager role will report directly to the Headof PMO & will bear extreme importance due to the nature of duties it will perform. This role will havethreemain areas of responsibility:

  • Management of cross functional programs aligned with a product vertical. In this capacity, the Program Manager will partner with Product & Engineering leaders to identify, prioritize & execute complex product development initiatives.
  • Partner with the Engineering & IT leadership to identify & spearhead the execution of technology initiatives aimed at improving software development processes, internal applications & PubMatic's global IT infrastructure.
  • Management of agile transformation initiative at PubMatic. In this capacity, the Program Manager will train, measure & mentor product development agile teams as they adopt advanced agile practices. This role may involve hands-on coaching, classroom training for the Scrum Masters & Product Owners.

Following are some key duties this role will perform:

  • Lead day to day execution of programs while working with teams comprising of highly accomplished engineering, UX, product & QA leads
  • Interact with engineering executives on a daily basis in order to facilitate informed decision making
  • Proactively manage risks, issues & dependencies
  • Partner with Product & EngineeringManagers and:
    • Contribute towards product road-map planning
    • Manage resource planning
    • Coach the product development teams on agile product developmentprocesses
    • Manage reporting, monitoring & control functions during product development
  • Set a gold standard for concise, polished & crisp communication & coach others on how to improve
  • Define, evangelize & manage the evolution of custom processes & frameworks in order to fill process & execution gaps
  • Manage the development & roll out of processes, internal applications & PubMatic's global IT infrastructure
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or a strongly associated discipline
  • In-depth & practical knowledge of agile development methodologies
  • At least 10 years of overall experience, of which 5 years in program management or similar experience where the candidate has led cross-functional teams
  • At least 3 years of experience interacting (presenting, facilitating decisions making) with VP & C-Level managers
  • Past experience as a Technical Product Manager or an Engineering Lead/Manager. The candidate must be technically savvy & completely at ease with leading successful engineering focused discussions
  • Impeccable communication skills - ability to tailor the communication style to suit the audience & the situation
  • Pragmatic & logical approach - ability to rein in creative minds at the right time in order to ensure focus on execution
  • Ability to quickly understand context & apply big-picture thinking to achieve tangible results
  • Exemplary time-management & multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent conflict management skills
  • Expert in exercising leadership by influence
  • Get-it-done mindset & a hands on approach to managing teams

Nice to Haves:

  • Prior Ad-tech experience
  • Previous experience running IT Infrastructure projects
  • Prior consulting experience with a leading IT Consulting firm
  • Scrum (Product Owner & Scrum Master) andPMP certification


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