Product Owner- Programmatic Science
Location:
New York , New York
Posted:
November 24, 2017
Reference:
R0020426

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and imagination, where you can be part of the team shaping the future of global commerce? Want to shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to creating an ambitious and inclusive workplace, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be a part of.

Whether you are buying new or used, plain or luxurious, commonplace or rare, trendy or one-of-a-kind – if it exists in the world, it probably is for sale on eBay. Our team members are building apps, creating new platforms, and solving complex problems at a massive scale, to offer users the best choice and the most relevance driven by the most powerful selling platform.

eBay Advertising delivers performance at scale for marketers by leveraging our massive reach, proprietary data and technology platform. We optimize web monetization while creating an accretive experience for buyers and sellers, resulting in a multi-million dollar advertising business.

The programmatic science team is reinventing advertising at ebay! We’re creating innovative ad-tech solutions to optimize our monetization through efficient yield maximizing technology. Read all about our most recent work here -

If you are a stellar product manager who is excited by the scale and technical complexity of programmatic advertising and are passionate about ecommerce monetization then come join us!

Responsibilities

  • Own e2e strategy, vision and goals to execute on your product:

    • Set and define a clear, SMART and inspiring product North Star

    • Plan, track and present detailed and coherent quarterly roadmaps

    • Groom the product’s storyboard and prioritize its features backlog

  • Connect business and technology teams inside and outside the company:

    • Create strong GTMs in collaboration with ad operations, finance and marketing

    • Build influence across company tech teams to streamline dependencies

    • Represent gloabl ebay advertising by partnering with leading ad-tech companies

  • Set a course for success and drive effective team performance:

    • Facilitate tight-knit alignment between engineering, quality, design and analytics

    • Ensure delivery strikes the right balance between short and long term objectives

    • Communicate and promote the product to executives on behalf of the entire team

Requirements

  • Characteristics - You are:

    • A core problem solver with a critical view and inner drive for results; must be a strong executor that “gets things done” and shows outstanding learning agility

    • A true team player who knows how to generate focus within a cross-functional team and build influence (without authority) across partner teams

    • Courageous enough to challenge industry conventions and incumbents

  • Skills - You have:

    • Innate product intuition on top of core product skills: from ideation and discovery, through requirement gathering, planning and prioritization, to communications, launch and support

    • A fundamental understanding of web technologies, as well as application and service-based engineering; Ability to grasp multi-layered system architectures; Familiarity with agile software development principles and challenges

    • Experience working in or with large scale ad-tech companies, preferably in the programmatic display landscape

  • Education - You hold:

    • Technical/Quantitative Bachelor’s degree or comparable professional experience

    • Master’s (MBA or other) degree preferred

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