Solutions Engineer

  • 305 Main St, Redwood City, CA 94063, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

PubMatic is a publisher-focused sell-side platform for an open digital media future. We exist to help our clients succeed. We work tirelessly to optimize performance, while our SSP enables clients to make smart, strategic decisions.

Featuring leading omni-channel revenue automation technology for publishers and enterprise-grade programmatic tools for media buyers, PubMatic's publisher-first approach enables advertisers to access premium inventory at scale.

Processing over one trillion ad impressions per month, PubMatic has created a global infrastructure to drive publisher monetization and control over their ad inventory.

Since 2006, PubMatic's focus on data and technology innovation has fueled the rise of the programmatic industry as a whole. Headquartered in Redwood City, California, PubMatic operates 13 offices and six data centers worldwide.

Job Description

PubMatic is immediately hiring an experienced Solutions Engineer to join our Platform Solutions team in Redwood City.

Platform Solutions works directly with our sales and account teams to showcase the value proposition of PubMatic’s products and solutions. We serve as technical experts and advisors in all phases of the platform sales life cycle process. This includes technical consulting, sales support and implementation, training, and custom requirements definition. 

Working as a global team, we enjoy autonomy in our individual roles, while collaborating cross-functionally with each other across projects. The Solutions Engineer plays a critical role in supporting the sales process, including post-sale client onboarding and support. 

The successful candidate is a proactive thinker, flexible with shifting project priorities and pressure. You demonstrate confidence to handle problems, as well as the ability to work with a variety of different people. We seek a practical, take-charge expert to help build creative solutions and put them into action.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to sales efforts through all aspects of the sales cycle including relationship initiation, negotiation, and closing
  • Evangelize the PubMatic solution to the assigned market
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance to sales and account teams to assist in developing sales pitch, closing sales, and defining customization requirements for new and existing customers
  • Partner with the PubMatic engineering and product teams to develop custom solutions and resolve issues during the sales cycle
  • Prepare and deliver live product demonstrations to prospective clients
  • Support pre-sales efforts for RFI and RFP submissions
  • Work with customer-facing teams to identify business goals, opportunities, and online marketing objectives and assure highest level of implementation of the PubMatic platform
  • Define technical requirements and specifications for custom solution development
  • Provide subject matter expertise to PubMatic account teams and customers in terms of best practices and capabilities to ensure balanced revenue strategies
  • Provide internal training to sales and account management teams

Qualifications

  • Understanding of *nix(Linux/Unix) systems and working at the command line
  • Strong understanding of client-side web technologies such as HTML, JavaScript, etc.
  • In-depth understanding of ad serving technology (DART, Atlas, Right Media, Adx) and cookie based attribution in order to architect non-standard campaigns
  • Advanced knowledge of digital campaign management, tagging, and reporting
  • Experience managing complex projects ranging from client setup work, convincing clients on the benefits of integration, and evaluating custom solutions
  • Strong consultative sales skills, personable, charismatic, solutions oriented, creative thinker
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Business, or Engineering

Nice to Have:

  • Prior mobile app (Android/iOS) development experience
  • Prior video advertising solutions experience

Personal characteristics and skills:

  • Ability to influence performance of cross-functional teams without formal authority
  • Exceptional technical aptitude and a confident presenter who can prepare and present technical material to both business and technical audiences
  • Positive ‘can-do’ attitude; enthusiastic about problem solving and building technical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and extremely well-organized
  • Able to deliver against multiple, simultaneous tasks with excellence

Additional Information

PubMatic is proud to be an equal opportunity employer; we don’t just value diversity, we promote and celebrate it. 

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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