Director, Ad Platform Engineering

Job Number: R50011712

Brand: Fox Corporation

Job Type: Engineering, Strategy & Business Development, Technology

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: November 17, 2020

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox Corporation

Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the Fox Network, and the FOX Television Stations. We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.

JOB DESCRIPTION

FOX Corporation is looking for a Director, Ad Platform Engineering for its digital ad technology team to oversee the architecture and development of a centralized suite of ad technology libraries and implementations across the company. You will be responsible for working with our technology and revenue teams on developing, documenting, validating, and troubleshooting ad technology integrations and implementations across the suite of FOX digital consumer products. You will work closely with third-party partners & engineering teams on specifications as well as partner with our QA teams to validate and verify digital ad behavior. We're looking for someone who has a strong technical background building and/or working with a variety of ad platforms & technologies including display ad serving, server-side video ad insertion, and header bidding.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead the technical vision for building a reusable and scalable ad technology foundation that can be used across a variety of complex and unique FOX digital properties

  • Work closely with engineering, sales, and business development teams on scoping technical and operational solutions for in-house ad integrations

  • Work to translate complex business and product needs into technical requirements for our in-house engineering team

  • Serve as a key liaison between our revenue, ad tech, and engineering teams as it relates to custom integrations of ad libraries and ad library behavior

  • Act as a lead technical interface between FOX and our third-party ad tech partners as it relates to technical implementation issues or concerns


WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 6+ years of experience working with digital ad technologies

  • Advanced experience using and working with Google Ad Manager for display & video

  • Deep engineering experience working with third-party ad technology platforms

  • Previous working experience with Prebid.js or other header bidding technology

  • Previous experience building web and/or mobile applications

  • Ability to translate business needs into technical specifications & requirements

  • Solid understanding of digital advertising concepts and challenges, especially around auction dynamics and programmatic marketplaces

  • Understanding of creating multi-purpose solutions for a variety of business cases and a wide variety of technological consumer platforms

  • Robust knowledge of industry trends and new ad technologies

  • Excellent communication and writing skills

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

  • A Bachelor's degree would be awesome, but not required

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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