Solutions Architect - OTT Ad Tech

Amazon.com Services, Inc.
 New York, NY

Desciption

Job summary

Amazon Publisher Services (APS) helps digital publishers around the world build and grow thriving businesses. We utilize Amazon's Advertising technology to provide monetization services to many of the global top 100 web, mobile app, OTT (streaming video) and audio publishers with advertising from Amazon and other programmatic buyers. APS server-side header bidding solutions are fast and reliable across devices, handling billions of queries per day, delivering ads in milliseconds. The result is more profitable advertising for publishers and more relevant ads for customers.

We are seeking a Solutions Architect to join APS OTT supply team. In this role you will work directly with broadcasters and publishers in premium video streaming space and help them use Amazon's advertising technologies for monetization and other relevant business purposes. You will develop relationships with technical stakeholders within publisher organizations and will lead, verify and otherwise guide nuanced advertising integrations based on business requirements and technical capabilities.

Job Responsibilities:

· Partner closely with business and account teams as a technical consultant for custom integrations

· Troubleshoot and resolve technical challenges for our publisher customers and validate new integration launches

· Be a key technical liaison between Amazon Publisher Services' OTT publishers and product/engineering teams

· Champion new product requirements and features for development

· Identify short and long-term product opportunities and provide actionable recommendations to customers

Impact and Career Growth:

· Opportunity to develop strong initiative, learn quickly and innovate at scale on behalf of customers

· Have the ability to experiment autonomously with meaningful projects

· Be part of an agile team developing new technologies in OTT/streaming video advertising space

· Enable ad technologies that will reach millions of Amazon customers

Basic Qualifications

· Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent related experience

· 5+ years of experience with ad tech methodologies (e.g. header bidding, SSAI, VAST) and technologies (ad servers such as Google Ad Manager, Freewheel, etc.)

· 5+ years of experience with data analysis technologies such as SQL, Hive etc.

· 5+ years of experience configuring or troubleshooting web services or REST-based APIs.

· 5+ years of experience working with client-side and server-side debugging tools (Charles, Wireshark, cURL)

· 3+ years of experience communicating technical concepts to external business and technical audiences

Preffered Qualifications

· Strong written and verbal communication skills

· Experience in OTT video advertising

· Knowledge of CS fundamentals including data structures, algorithms, and networking

· Development experience with JavaScript, Ruby, PHP or other scripting languages

· Experience with data visualization tools like Tableau

· An interest in the business behind the products we develop

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

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