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DSP (Self-Serve) Product Manager

DSP (Self-Serve) Product Manager

AdGear (belonging to the Samsung Ads business), is an advanced Advertising Technology Company located in the heart of downtown Montreal. AdGear/Samsung Ads focuses on enabling brands to connect with Samsung TV audiences as they are exposed to digital media across all devices. Being part of an international company such as Samsung and doing business around the world means that we get to work on big complex projects with stakeholders and teams located around the globe. 

Samsung Ads is an advanced advertising platform where advertisers find and connect with audiences across over 100M Samsung Households around the world. Samsung Ads delivers high-quality audience targeting powered by three key components: first-party audience data at scale, world-class data science, and brand-safe cross-device ad inventory. Using our data, insights, and scale, we help advertisers reach consumers across CTV, our native apps, mobile and desktop. With Samsung Ads, advertisers can buy the way they want, reach who they need, and prove business results.

Our purpose is to deliver unparalleled results for our customers. By using the industry’s most comprehensive data to build the world’s smartest connected audience platform, Samsung Ads is uniquely positioned to transform the advertising landscape. We deliver on Samsung Electronics’ 51-year commitment to excellence through smart, easy, effective advertising solutions to make advanced video advertising work.

 

What you’ll do

As Product Manager, you will help scale our DSP ads platform for agencies and advertisers. You will partner with internal teams, external partners and customers to ensure Samsung’s products are successful in meeting the needs of our customers. You will be working as a Product Manager within the “self-serve” team to define requirements, develop new products and features, and manage the timely execution of our product roadmap. 

An ideal candidate is a self-motivated individual who is both visionary and a strong operator to help drive the project initiation, planning and lead the execution. The successful candidate must have exceptional problem solving skills, strong business judgment, demonstrated experience leading through influence on initiatives that involve multiple cross-functional teams.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contribute to the growth of our DSP products for agencies and SMBs, participate in the product strategy, roadmap definition and manage its timely execution
  • Generate PRD with continuous evolution of platform capability based on competitive analysis on products and risk management
  • Collaborate with clients, partners, and internal teams to understand market needs and trends, and translate them into a clear product strategy and product requirements
  • Collaborate closely with internal R&D, Operation, and Sales teams to define, plan, and deliver product initiatives
  • Manage and track product deliverables to ship on time and in scope to meet revenue goals
  • Responsible for managing the product release cycle and share responsibility with engineering for on-time delivery of products
  • Prioritize projects among competing opportunities, balance customer needs with business priorities, and articulate business rationale behind decisions
  • Create revenue and cost models for product initiatives
  • Monitor competition and evaluate our positioning in the context of the markets we serve
  • Communicate the product strategy, plans, and progress to customers and internal teams, including engineering, ad operations, sales, and marketing

 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • 5+ years in product management with demonstrated success in launching products.
  • Solid track record of setting product strategy, defining product roadmaps, working collaboratively with design and engineering peers, and shipping solutions at scale
  • Passion for building new, disruptive products with proven success leading, planning, and executing in a fast-paced, high-growth and cross-functional environment
  • Demonstrated success with delivering successful software products and features and working across the full product lifecycle
  • Ability to understand the technical underpinnings of products and different engineering tradeoffs
  • Experience with Agile product development and systems and enthusiasm for continuous improvement
  • Preferred -  Experience growing a SAAS Product.
  • Preferred - Deep understanding of digital advertising ecosystem, including technical structure and buy/sell side marketplace dynamics, including the interdependencies between SSPs, DSPs, DMPs, and exchanges, and working knowledge of audience building/modeling, analytics, attribution, insights, and campaign execution.
  • Preferred - BS in computer science or engineering

The candidate should thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment and effectively handle working across different teams and priorities. The candidate should have an entrepreneurial mind-set, taking ownership in creating opportunities, aligning to the yearly plan but also being flexible to take advantage of new opportunities.

If you're interested in joining a rapidly growing team working to build an outstanding, world-class advertising organization with a relentless focus on design and customer experience, you've come to the right place.

 

About our culture…

We are proud to have built a world-class organization, grounded in an entrepreneurial and collaborative spirit. Working at Samsung Ads offers one of the best environments in the industry to learn just how fast you can grow, how much you can achieve, and how good you can be. We thrive on problem-solving, breaking new ground, and enjoying every part of the journey

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