Senior Product Manager, Ad Platform

  • Full-time
  • Department: General Product

Company Description

PubMatic (Nasdaq: PUBM) is an independent technology company maximizing customer value by delivering digital advertising’s supply chain of the future. PubMatic’s sell-side platform empowers the world’s leading digital content creators across the open internet to control access to their inventory and increase monetization by enabling marketers to drive return on investment and reach addressable audiences across ad formats and devices. Since 2006, our infrastructure-driven approach has allowed for the efficient processing and utilization of data in real-time. By delivering scalable and flexible programmatic innovation, we improve outcomes for our customers while championing a vibrant and transparent digital advertising supply chain.

Job Description

The Senior Product Manager, Ad Platform is responsible for driving and implementing product strategy for our buy-side initiative regarding to private marketplace projects of our programmatic media marketplace. In addition, this person will support the roadmap of our direct media buying platform and support to increases its' adoption.

The successful candidate will have a strong product management portfolio of successful products and a deep understanding of the evolving role that data and audience play in the programmatic market.

He/She will have a full spectrum of product skills including evangelizing his/her product internally and, in the market, assessing competition, defining the vision, collaborating with engineering, operations, and marketing to develop products, and the successful delivery and adoption of platforms.


  • As a member of the product management team, you will be responsible for creating the product vision, strategy, design, and execution of your area of the product portfolio.
  • Be the authority on how buyers transact and use our private marketplace platform in the advertising industry.
  • Understand measurement challenges, inform the teams how to optimize the inventory quality of our marketplace.
  • Develop frameworks and strategies to analyze competitive landscape, potential data partnerships, and opportunities
  • Collaborate with product teams, partnerships, and engineers to bring solutions to market on time and within budget
  • Support and communicate a clear product roadmap to clients, internal teams, and company executives and board members
  • Owning backlog grooming and prioritization while collaborating with stakeholders
  • Understand and educate marketing and buy and sell-side teams on the landscape, key factors, key indicators, and how we will take advantage of them.


  • 3-4+ years of product management and/or technical experience in digital publishing, adtech, or media buying
  • Recent experience in the DSP / SSP, Programmatic Media Buying, in digital media across mobile, web, and connected TV streaming devices
  • Familiar with 1st & 3rd party measurement, fraud, and brand safety solutions
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven leadership track record
  • Autonomous learner, curious problem solver, and team player
  •  Ability to sell in close concert with salespeople and solutions engineers to a diversity of clients.
  • Exceptional client communication and interaction skills, including the ability to communicate with client and business teams to gather and validate requirements.
  • The position will require some domestic and international travel
  • Experience working in media trading desks, agencies is a plus

Compensation Information:
Salary ranges from $140,000 to $150,000 base salary plus quarterly sales bonus, stock and benefits.

Additional Information

Return to Office: PubMatic employees throughout the globle have returned to our offices via a hybrid work schedule (3 days “in office” and 2 days “working remotely”) that is intended to maximize collaboration, innovation, and productivity among teams and across functions.  All PubMatic employees in the US and India are required to be fully vaccinated to return to our offices. Covid-19 boosters are not required at this point in time.

Benefits: Our benefits package includes the best of what leading organizations provide such as, paid leave programs, paid holidays, healthcare, dental and vision insurance, disability and life insurance, commuter benefits, physical and financial wellness programs, unlimited DTO in the US (that we actually require you to use!), reimbursement for mobile and internet expenses and fully stocked pantries plus in-office catered lunches 3 days per week. 

Diversity and Inclusion: 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.