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Product Manager - Bidding Intelligence

Redwood City, CA / Remote

Liftoff is the leading growth acceleration platform for the mobile industry, helping advertisers, publishers, game developers and DSPs scale revenue growth with solutions to market and monetize mobile apps.

Liftoff’s solutions, including Accelerate, Direct, Influence, Monetize, Intelligence, and Vungle Exchange, support over 6,600 mobile businesses across 74 countries in sectors such as gaming, social, finance, ecommerce, and entertainment. Founded in 2012 and headquartered in Redwood City, CA, Liftoff has a diverse, global presence.

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At Liftoff, we’re solving one of the core problems faced by every mobile app: growth. To do so, we build Machine Learning technology that can accurately predict which apps a user will like, and connect them in a compelling way. Our systems operate at a scale unseen outside of the largest Internet companies -- processing over five million requests per second and interacting with over a billion users per day. Our technology is innovative and we have strong product-market fit; as a result, we've already reached profitability and are seeing tremendous growth.

As a Bidding Intelligence PM at Liftoff, you will play a pivotal role in shaping our product strategy and shipping our roadmap. You'll work on many areas of an exciting and cutting edge product area, such as testing novel strategies on how we should bid on users, analyzing real time market data to adjust our bidding strategy, and researching and building new machine learning models to power new bidding systems.

Why this will be awesome:

  • You'll be working with a world class engineering team who gets things done
  • You’ll be working on a greenfield product area and research & build brand new systems and machine learning models
  • We heavily prioritize rapid experimentation and data collection so that we can try out new product ideas quickly and evaluate them rigorously


  • Develop new product ideas and experimentation plans via brainstorming, market research, and deep analysis
  • Work with a world class team of engineers who are strong in both machine learning and software engineering
  • Work with your team to deliver pragmatic machine learning solutions to large complex problems
  • Partner with analysts to analyze market / internal data and build data visualizations to surface new product ideas and inform new experiments and research


  • 8+ years of experience working closely with software and machine learning engineers and shipping technical data driven products
  • A strong mathematics, computer science, and/or machine learning background
  • Strong analytical reasoning and cost-benefit analysis
  • Strong data analysis and visualization skills
  • SQL and basic proficiency with a scripting language (e.g. Python, R)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Experience in analytics, mobile advertising, or machine learning at scale is a plus.
  • Loads of passion for building great products and growing a great company!


This role eligible for full-time remote work in one of our entities: CA, CO, ID, IL, FL, GA, MA, MI, MN, MO, NC, NJ, NV, NY, OR, TX, UT, and WA. We are a remote-first company with US hubs in Redwood City, Los Angeles, and NYC.


Liftoff offers all employees a full compensation package that includes equity and health/vision/dental benefits associated with your country of residence. Base compensation will vary based on candidate location and experience. The following are our base salary ranges for this role: 

SF Bay Area, NYC, Los Angeles/Orange County:  $190,000 - $220,000
Seattle/Olympia, Austin, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Boston: $175,000 - $205,000
All other cities and towns in our approved states: $160,000 - $190,000

Working at Liftoff is fast-paced, fun, and challenging, and we thrive on innovation. Come join the rocket ship and help shape the future of the mobile app ecosystem with us! 





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Liftoff is committed to providing and maintaining a work environment where all employees and candidates are treated with dignity and respect and that is free of bias, prejudice, and harassment. Liftoff is further committed to providing an equal employment opportunity for all employees and candidates for employment free from discrimination and harassment on the basis of sex, gender (including sexual harassment, gender harassment, and harassment due to pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, gender nonconformity, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, ancestry (including association, affiliation, or participation with persons or activities related to national origin, English-proficiency or accent, or immigration status), physical or mental disability, medical condition(s), genetic information of an individual or family member of the individual, marital or domestic partner status, age, veteran or military status, family care status, requesting or taking pregnancy, parental or disability leave, requesting an accommodation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance. All such discrimination and harassment is unlawful and will not be tolerated. Liftoff maintains a continued commitment to equal employment opportunity and expects the full cooperation of all personnel.


Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice:

Liftoff does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third-party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers or Recruiting Team. All candidates must be submitted via our Applicant Tracking System by approved Liftoff vendors who have been expressly requested to make a submission by our Recruiting Team for a specific job opening. No placement fees will be paid to any firm unless such a request has been made by the Liftoff Recruiting Team and such a candidate was submitted to the Liftoff Recruiting Team via our Applicant Tracking System.

Client-provided location(s): Redwood City, CA, USA
Job ID: 5555929
Employment Type: Other