Platform Solutions Engineering Manager

The Role

Solutions Engineers at TripleLift are entrepreneurially minded engineers who leverage their strong technical experience along with business acumen to help internal and external stakeholders achieve their goals. Whether writing APIs to allow partners to connect with TripleLift, analyzing the trove of TL data to identify liquidity enhancement opportunities, or meeting directly with partners to improve the platform, the Solutions Engineer is the jack-of-all-trades that owns and executes on the most important initiatives at TripleLift.

The Platform Solutions Engineers are internal technical consultants that own, operationalize, and deploy various TripleLift initiatives such as mobile, analytics, and header bidding. Platform Solutions Engineers index highly on technical skills and product sense and have phenomenal capability to think in a systems oriented manner. Platform Solutions Engineers work closely with product and engineering to maintain high levels of alignment on various projects.

As the Platform Solutions Engineer Manager, you are a player-coach who has had a history of honing and exercising technical, quantitative, and commercial capabilities to achieve material business outcomes.  You have deep experience working with complex technology stacks and are a systems thinker. You love puzzles, thrive on ambiguity, and seek the opportunity to bring order to systems. You understand the complex advertising ecosystem and show immense proficiency at the commercial, operational, and technical layers of the industry. You have demonstrated experience in owning full products or initiatives and driving them to success.

Most importantly, you are a leader who is fired up by team success. You leverage your years of experience leading technical teams to energize your team to deliver at maximum potential. You then extend this potential. You protect your team. You relish coaching, provide consistent and actionable feedback, and capitalize on every opportunity to increase productivity. Reporting into the VP of Solutions Engineering, you create the environment needed to make our platform as successful as possible.

About TripleLift

TripleLift makes native advertising simple, scalable, and effective. Leveraging pioneering computer vision technology, TripleLift seamlessly transforms visual content like images and video into native ads that match the unique look and feel of a publisher's site or app. TripleLift's native inventory is accessible through the industry's first real-time, native programmatic exchange, helping marketers reach millions of consumers across any device, at scale. Since 2012, TripleLift has delivered meaningful results for some of the world's biggest brands through what it calls the next evolution of display advertising.

Responsibilities

  • Working directly with advertiser or publisher partners to deploy commercial and technical solutions that enables them to achieve their goals;
  • Generating technical mapping with our partners, understanding their technical stack, creating the roadmap, and establishing a cadence of interface;
  • Utilize dashboarding and data to understand the liquidity flow of TL and partner success -- automated where possible;
  • Design custom solutions for partners, including designing, implementing, and deploying the solutions;
  • Pair with product & core engineering teams to ensure partner initiatives are executed;
  • Build, lead, and mentor a team of partner engineers in their deployments
  • Provide feedback to the org lead in creating the most productive environment for the group

Desired Skills and Attributes

  • Demonstrated work ethic and capability to be self-starter
  • Deep technical experience, especially with web technologies. This includes datastores, web foundations (HTML, CSS, Javascript), and production technical stacks;
  • Strong communication skills, particularly in conveying technical concepts in a manner that is easy for clients and non-technical partners to understand;
  • Excellent quantitative skills and comfort with data exploration tools such as Excel, numpy, R, Spark/Scala, etc;
  • Demonstrated experience in owning technical projects end to end that involves coordinating many resources and teams;
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Excellent troubleshooting, analytical and problem-solving abilities with a tenacious commitment to finding the root cause of issues;
  • Ability to work under intense pressure and multitask in a fast-paced start-up environment
  • Ability to energize and lead a team of partner engineers

Education Requirement

  • Studies in computer science, engineering, mathematics, economics or technical field
  • Studies in advertising, communications, marketing, or other discipline with demonstrated technical exposure
  • Strong management philosophy

Experience Requirement

  • Minimum of 5 to 6 years of work experience in customer support, technical solutions, engineering, data science, or other technical position ideally within advertising technology.
  • Minimum 1 to 2 years in leadership position directly overseeing teams

Location

New York, NY

Benefits and Company Perks

  • Competitive salary + performance based bonuses
  • 100% paid Medical, Dental & Vision Plans
  • Equity options
  • 401k
  • Snacks on snacks on snacks
  • Free yoga lessons, massages, and meals
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Amazing company culture

TripleLift Awards

  • Crain’s Best Places to Work (Crain’s-2015, 2016, 2017)
  • 500 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America (Inc. 2017, #163)
  • Forbes Most Promising Companies in America (Forbes-2015)
  • AdTech Startup of the Year Winner (NYTimes-2015)
  • Startup of the Year Finalist (AdWeek-2015)

Note: The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a federal labor law of general and nationwide application, including Overtime, Minimum Wages, Child Labor Protections, and the Equal Pay Act. This role is a FLSA exempt role.




See Inside the Office of TripleLift

At TripleLift, they're passionate about revolutionizing the way brands advertise online. TripleLift is an ad tech company that builds cutting-edge products -- their innovative native ad products allows clients to target consumers using imagery alongside contextually relevant content. TripleLift is building products that give publishers a more meaningful presence and consumers a better ad experience.


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