Product Manager Black Arrow
BlackArrow?s product management team is looking for an experienced Product Manager to help us build on the success of our industry-leading advanced advertising system. You will join a dynamic, fast-paced team that is shaping the future of advanced television advertising. You will work closely with other product managers, engineers, partners, and customers to define and build the next generation of our product suite.
Your primary responsibility will for BlackArrow?s API roadmap. BlackArrow?s products include many interfaces for making requests to run-time services in support of the ad decision process, as well as APIs for data exchange, ingest, and reporting. Your job will be to continue to evolve, extend, and document this set of APIs in support of BlackArrow, its partners and customers.
You must have a technical background and be familiar with state-of-the-art web and API technologies, especially web services, and, ideally, have experience with highly scalable, high-performance, real-time ad serving or related technologies. Experience in developing and supporting APIs as part of a developer or partner program is highly desired. Familiarity with SCTE, CableLabs, and IAB specifications including SCTE 130, ADI 1.1 and 3.0, VAST, VMAP and related standards is a big plus. Experience in the television technology industry is also a plus, but not required. You must be able to communicate your ideas effectively in detailed written specifications, as well as in person and through presentations. You should know your way around a whiteboard, too.
Own the product roadmap for APIs and interfaces across BlackArrow?s suite of products
Work with BlackArrow product, engineering, and sales as well as our customers and technology partners to identify and gain consensus on requirements
Author product specifications that will give BlackArrow?s engineering and quality assurance teams the detailed instructions they need to build and test our products
Familiarize yourself with the ins and outs of the TV advertising industry, from the latest industry standards to the latest deals and business developments that affect our space
Ensure that product documentation meets the needs of our customers, partners, and internal users
Other responsibilities as needed
Professional experience in developing products, technologies, and platforms with dynamic, high-scale Internet or similar companies
Demonstrated ability to write and present requirements to technical and non-technical audiences
Highly effective interpersonal skills and the ability to work with stakeholders and translate their ideas (and yours) into technical specifications
Strong technical background to understand and specify APIs and interfaces
Experience with product development lifecycle from concept to ship
Experience working with an engineering team that likes to work with comprehensive specifications is a plus
Familiarity with the television and/or Internet advertising space is a plus
Bachelor?s degree in Computer Science or related technical field is preferred
MBA is a plus
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