About The Weather Company:

The Weather Company is the world’s leading weather provider, helping people and businesses make more informed decisions and take action in the face of weather. Together with advanced technology and AI, The Weather Company’s high-volume weather data, insights, advertising, and media solutions across the open web help people, businesses, and brands around the world prepare for and harness the power of weather in a scalable, privacy-forward way. The world’s most accurate forecaster globally, the company reaches hundreds of enterprise clients and more than 360 million monthly active users via its digital properties from The Weather Channel (weather.com) and Weather Underground (wunderground.com).

Job brief:

Are you passionate about technology and customer experience? What about the fast pace of the advertising industry? If things like third-party cookie deprecation, the future of identity, header bidding, supply path optimization, latency, programmatic, viewability, and ad blocking represent opportunities and are exciting, we have the perfect job for you! The Weather Company is seeking a Head of Advertising Technology to join and lead a team of engineers focused on rethinking the advertising technology stack and building software and solutions to support digital platforms, like Weather.com, that touch hundreds of millions of customers monthly. 
The Weather Company is looking for an innovative leader with a proven track record of successful project and platform delivery in the advertising space. The Head of Advertising Technology will lead platform and application engineering for all aspects of advertising across The Weather Company. Specifically, he/she will be responsible for the full development lifecycle through application and platform engineering, design, security, compliance, and quality assurance. 

The impact you'll make:

  • Lead advertising engineering strategy - identify market trends and elect where to make investments.
  • Work actively and hands-on in the product development lifecycle, leading the engineering team by example.
  • Build and lead a best-in-class engineering team — hire and retain top-level talent.
  • Be a thought leader internally and in the industry in all areas of advertising including targeting, delivery, optimization, and measurement.
  • Partner with sales, operations, legal, security, and product teams within the organization as well as industry partners to develop forward-thinking solutions to solve today’s advertising challenges.
  • Own the end-to-end product lifecycle, ensuring timely delivery, performance optimization, and alignment with business objectives.

What you've accomplished:

  • 10+ years of software experience in ad or marketing tech, consumer products or SaaS companies (MS or PhD in Computer Science a plus).
  • BS in Computer Science or related technical discipline or equivalent work experience.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Self-starter with an entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Excellent leadership.
  • Deep understanding of privacy compliance regulations such as GDPR, CCPA, and others, and ability to ensure advertising practices are compliant with these regulations.
  • Strong knowledge of advertising system architecture, including ad-serving platforms, data management platforms, and analytics tools.
  • Strong relationships with SSP and DSP partners, including Magnite, Criteo, A9, The Trade Desk, and Google, fostering collaboration and maximizing partnership opportunities.
  • Experience working in an agile environment and familiarity with other development methodologies.
  • Strong organizational, planning, oral and written communication with the ability to present at the executive level.
  • Thorough understanding of web, mobile, and emerging platforms/technologies, with a passion for data-driven products and solutions.
  • Demonstrated creativity and innovation, coupled with the ability to balance visionary thinking with pragmatic execution.
TWCo Benefits/Perks:
  • Progressive family plan benefits
  • Benefits effective day 1 of employment include competitive 401K match with no vesting requirement, national health, dental, and vision plans.
  • Generous home office reimbursements for all employees (hybrid and remote)
  • An opportunity to work for a global and industry-leading technology company
  • Impactful work in a collaborative environment
  • Remote work options/flexibility
  • Variety of medical insurance options including a $0 cost premium employee coverage

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