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Senior Product Manager, SDK

Vungle

Vungle

Product
United States · Remote
Posted on Saturday, April 27, 2024

Liftoff is the leading growth acceleration platform for the mobile industry, helping advertisers, publishers, game developers and DSPs scale revenue growth with solutions to market and monetize mobile apps.

Liftoff’s solutions, including Accelerate, Direct, Influence, Monetize, Intelligence, and Vungle Exchange, support over 6,600 mobile businesses across 74 countries in sectors such as gaming, social, finance, ecommerce, and entertainment. Founded in 2012 and headquartered in Redwood City, CA, Liftoff has a diverse, global presence.

As a member of Liftoff’s Product team, you will work across the company and the broader ecosystem to identify opportunities and create new products and services. You will possess an understanding of the advertising and mobile applications landscape, knowledge of the gaming and ad tech industry, competitive offerings, and customer needs, and leverage qualitative and quantitative data to support feature prioritization and positioning. You are detail-oriented and will work to ensure that your products exceed the highest standards of customer experience, technical precision, scalability, and profitability.

You possess a strong background in product management, product development, and have the ability to communicate, coordinate, as well as influence a range of stakeholders including executive management, engineering, and business development teams.

The Sr. Product Manager, SDK is responsible for Liftoff’s SDK product across all mobile platforms which is used by developers at top mobile gaming and entertainment companies worldwide.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the overall lifecycle of Liftoff’s SDK product on Android, iOS, and Windows platforms - defining, documenting (PRDs), prioritizing, and communicating product and customer requirements, and working closely with engineering to deliver best in class products
  • Work closely with platform teams to align strategies between ad serving, data, and creative teams.
  • Work closely with our Solutions Engineering team, publisher sales team, and developers to gather and incorporate feedback.
  • Manage and prioritize backlog to maintain the highest quality and efficiency of releases.
  • Perform competitive feature analysis with other ad network SDK offerings.
  • Quantitatively and qualitatively measure network traffic and usage to measure the success of your products.
  • Ensure your cross-functional product squad is prepared to deliver features on time and with measurable value.
  • Establish measurable product objectives that align with the organization’s product strategy and outcomes.
  • Communicate regularly across stakeholders, product squads, customers, and executive leadership

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
    • Bachelor's Degree in CS/Engineering or relevant experience.
  • 5+ years’ experience managing a technical product and/or mobile applications
  • Comfortable with UI-less software and able to learn and understand systems by studying them.
  • Understanding of software architecture, design, and documentation, with an emphasis on driving toward a high-quality developer experience.
  • Familiar with the benefits of instrumentation and analytics for the purpose of designing better products for our customers and players.
  • Driven to reach consensus among multiple stakeholders and customers.
  • Experience leading multiple simultaneous projects through the full software development life cycle.
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Comfortable giving presentations to large groups and senior management.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous software engineering experience, especially in SDKs and APIs.
  • Ability to define a compelling product, path to market, and then evangelize that vision internally and externally
  • Experience with business case development and scenario planning

Location:

Our preference is to hire someone based in Pacific timezone as this role collaborates closely with team in APAC and EMEA. This role eligible for full-time remote work in one of our entities: CA, CO, ID, IL, FL, GA, MA, MI, MN, MO, NC, NJ, NV, NY, OR, TX, UT, and WA. We are a remote-first company with US hubs in Redwood City, Los Angeles, and NYC.

Compensation:

Liftoff offers all employees a full compensation package that includes equity and health/vision/dental benefits associated with your country of residence. Base compensation will vary based on candidate location and experience. The following are our base salary ranges for this role:

SF Bay Area, NYC, Los Angeles/Orange County: $170,000 - $200,000
Seattle/Olympia, Austin, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Boston: $155,000 - $185,000
All other cities and towns in our approved states: $145,000 - $175,000

Working at Liftoff is fast-paced, fun, and challenging, and we thrive on innovation. Come join the rocket ship and help shape the future of the mobile app ecosystem with us!

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Liftoff is committed to providing and maintaining a work environment where all employees and candidates are treated with dignity and respect and that is free of bias, prejudice, and harassment. Liftoff is further committed to providing an equal employment opportunity for all employees and candidates for employment free from discrimination and harassment on the basis of sex, gender (including sexual harassment, gender harassment, and harassment due to pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, gender nonconformity, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, ancestry (including association, affiliation, or participation with persons or activities related to national origin, English-proficiency or accent, or immigration status), physical or mental disability, medical condition(s), genetic information of an individual or family member of the individual, marital or domestic partner status, age, veteran or military status, family care status, requesting or taking pregnancy, parental or disability leave, requesting an accommodation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance. All such discrimination and harassment is unlawful and will not be tolerated. Liftoff maintains a continued commitment to equal employment opportunity and expects the full cooperation of all personnel.

Liftoff's Compensation Strategy

Liftoff's compensation strategy includes competitive market rate along with equity and benefits and perks that will give our employees what they need to do their best work. In order to ensure teams are compensated fairly for the work performed, we map out specific levels and take into consideration the cost of labor within each location. Liftoff provides employees a total compensation package of competitive market salaries, equity, health and wellness stipends, medical benefits associated with your country of residence. The base compensation will vary based on location, experience as well as level.

Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice:

Liftoff does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third-party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers or Recruiting Team. All candidates must be submitted via our Applicant Tracking System by approved Liftoff vendors who have been expressly requested to make a submission by our Recruiting Team for a specific job opening. No placement fees will be paid to any firm unless such a request has been made by the Liftoff Recruiting Team and such a candidate was submitted to the Liftoff Recruiting Team via our Applicant Tracking System.