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Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.

Ad Tech Specialist

Publishing and Broadcasting

Public Affairs Specialist

No

Seattle, Washington, United States

As an Ad Tech Specialist your role within our AdTech team will require strong knowledge of current digital ecosystems, product development cycles, and advertising technology stack. This candidate should have a deep working knowledge of Google Ad Manager (GAM) and other ad serving technologies.
You will be responsible for supporting internal teams, identifying ad delivery and user experience issues, QA, and troubleshooting. The ideal candidate will be passionate, fast-paced, outgoing, detail oriented, and customer service oriented. This position demands a high-level understanding of the technical digital landscape and operational procedures that will help drive the success of our organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot digital platforms (desktop, mobile, APP, CTV/OTT) and ad technology providers.
  • Support Sinclair’s monetization strategies (Direct Sales & Programmatic)
  • Serve as a point of contact for internal teams for QA and troubleshooting.
  • Able to analyze and troubleshoot delivery issues – Vast, Ad Requests, etc.
  • Utilize Google Ad Manager and other tools for testing and validation.
  • Document QA test results pre & post launch in collaboration with AdTech team
  • Create and explain ad tagging structures to development and product teams.
  • Ability to create Jira ticket and working knowledge of agile methodologies.
  • Support Ad Tech and Product team on upcoming platform launches.
  • Be a liaison with the Ad Tech and Ad Ops team to help identify and resolve tech issues impacting revenue.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and best practices in ad technology and quality assurance.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field.
  • 2+ Years of relevant experience in Digital Advertising Operations
  • Experience in Google Ad Manager, GA, Edgio, Springserve is preferred.
  • Understanding of programmatic landscape – header bidding, SSPs, DSPs, DMPs, ad exchanges
  • General understanding of web technologies used in ad codes (HTML, JavaScript, Flash, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of debugging tools
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Analytical background with attention to detail and critical thinking
  • Able to work in a fast-paced changing environment.
  • Self-motivated and ability to multitask in different projects simultaneously.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Solutions-oriented and team player

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

About Us

Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We're at the forefront of NextGen technology, enabling innovative new ways to engage with broadcast content like never before. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

About the Team

The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.
The base salary for this role is $60,000 to $70,000. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidate’s relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location. Full time positions are eligible for benefits that include participation in a retirement plan, quarterly and annual incentive plan bonuses, life and disability insurance, health, dental and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, 15 paid vacation days, 2 paid personal days, 9 paid holidays, 40 hours of paid sick leave, parental leave, and employee stock purchase plan.