Engineering Manager- Advertising Platform

Experience : 4 Years
Education : BE/B.Tech
Location : Bangalore
Job Role : Engineer
Posted on 26 Feb 20
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Job DescriptionLast Date 25 Apr 20
Engineering Manager- Advertising Platform



Your Key Responsibilities:

  • You will own the ad tech platform to enable ad delivery (showing the right ads to the right users at the right time) and measurement (demonstrating value to our advertisers)
  • You will work with the ad product team to manage & deliver the roadmap that helps us reach our business goals
  • You will implement best practices and influence technical design to ensure a robust client & backend ad architecture that is flexible & robust
  • You will bring expertise on technical possibilities to capture data signals on our users across platforms and execute models to create predictive targeting segments
  • You will build innovative video ad formats within the construct of current video ad standards like VAST/VPAID
  • You will collaborate with top third party ad serving & measurement partners to certify them
  • You will work with QA & ad operations team to troubleshoot any issues in an ongoing campaign or production system
  • You will identify opportunities to develop internal software products & tools to help increase efficiency, automation, and systems monitoring
  • You will be responsible for bridging the gap between ad product and QA. Create test cases to ensure features work as expected and ad integrations are sound
  • You will keep up to date with new IAB/MRC specifications, technologies and new initiatives in the ad ecosystem

What to Bring:

  • Bachelor's/Master's degree in computer science or related discipline preferred
  • At least 3+ years of relevant experience in the ad tech space – having worked on ad servers, programmatic platforms or other ad systems
  • 5+ years of experience  in software development.
  • Understanding of standard ad units and basic standards like MRAID, VAST, VPAID, VMAP
  • Understanding of programmatic delivery whether guaranteed, preferred deals or open auctions
  • Atleast 4+ years managing software development teams including hands-on architectural or distributed systems experience
  • Experience with MySQL, NoSql (Cassandra, Redis, DynamoDB)
  • Experience troubleshooting ad serving issues, running charles sessions, evaluating ad calls and event triggers
  • Exposure in building RESTful APIs with monitoring(New Relic, statsd,graphite),fault tolerance and metrics
  • Experience in server-side services using ElasticSearch, Kafka,
  • A passion for solving complex system and data challenges and desire to thrive in a constantly innovating and changing environment
  • Proven track record of translating organizational strategy into actionable technology solutions that drive operational excellence while enabling synergistic growth and organizational scale
  • Experience with CI/CD processeses
  • Prior experience with machine learning is a plus
Job Type : Full Time
Interview Type : Face to Face Interview
Company Description
Hotstar is an online video streaming platform owned by Novi Digital Entertainment Private Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Star India Private Limited. Hotstar currently offers over 100,000 hours of TV content and movies across 9 languages, and every major sport covered live. Highly evolved video streaming technology and a high attention to quality of experience across devices and platforms, make Hotstar the most complete video destination for Over The Top (OTT) video consumers.
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