SSP Strategy & Analytics Leader (Baltimore, MD)

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Yahoo is a global media and tech company that connects people to their passions. We reach nearly 900M people around the world, bringing them closer to what they love-from finance and sports, to shopping, gaming and news-with the trusted products, content and tech that fuel their day. For partners, we provide a full-stack platform for businesses to amplify growth and drive more meaningful connections across advertising, search and media.
It takes powerful technology to connect our brands and partners with an audience of nearly 900 million. Whether you're looking to write mobile app code, engineer the servers behind our massive ad tech stacks, or develop algorithms to help us process trillions of data points a day, what you do here will have a huge impact on our business-and the world. Want in?
Yahoo's Business Insights and Analytics team is looking for a Strategy & Analytics leader who is a versatile data enthusiast with rich experience in big data processing, excellent analytical skills and proven ability to communicate analytical findings.
As a Strategy & Analytics lead you will also be responsible for inspiring and leading a data analytics & data engineering team providing deep analytical insights into the advertising marketplace and driving cross-team issue resolution as it relates to demand, supply, product features, releases and revenue anomalies.
Responsibilities
  • Leadership : Inspire, lead and mentor a global high performing team of analysts and data engineers
  • Marketplace Insights: Be the subject matter expert for marketplace health and performance. Utilize a deep understanding of the factors that impact the marketplace in order to surface actionable business insights. Drive proactive and reactive investigations towards improving monetization
    • This includes insights into publisher, bidder, buyer, product, and pricing/auction dynamics
    • Proactively monitoring marketplace changes, detect anomalies, and root-cause issues affecting marketplace performance
    • Maximize monetization of marketplace via analytics deep-dives and recommendations to ensure that supply and demand are smartly matched
    • Be a strategic partner and surface timely insights to drive business decisions
  • Cross-team partnership:
    • Business Reviews : Partner with Finance, sales and account leaders to provide data and insights for monthly and quarterly business reviews.
    • Products: Provide strategic and operational insights and partner with Product management team to define key operational metrics, targets, and thresholds for product deliverables , product feature development (S2S, HB ,CTV, DOOH, etc.) and experimentation
    • Partnerships/BD : Partner with BD on critical deals, both during the pre-deal modeling cycle as well as post-deal marketplace execution and operational insights for maximizing publisher monetization
  • Growth Strategy team: Partner with the 3iLabs team to create, monitor and improve key performance indicators (KPIs) to aid in strategic product initiatives and overall strategy
  • Ad Hoc /General Analysis: Measure and evaluate revenue impacting projects - supply and demand activations, platform migrations, and other platform wide impacts (Msft Pre-bid, S2S integrations, publisher margin testing, COVID-19, ITP, Gemini RTB testing, etc)
  • Dashboards and Reporting: Define, track, and monitor key business metrics and leading indicators. Synthesize data across multiple datasets, solving for data discrepancies/deficiencies, in order to provide easy to access, holistic, and normalized views of Exchange data
  • Communication : Effectively communicate and present actionable insights and analyses, both verbally and in writing to stakeholders

Requirements:
  • 5 + years of professional experience in analytics, data engineering
  • BS/MS in highly-quantitative field (Analytics, Computer Science, Mathematics) is preferred
  • Extensive years of experience in analytics, data engineering, and dashboards
  • Critical thinker with the ability to analyze and evaluate situations objectively; capable of making recommendations and decisions based on what's best for the business goal at hand
  • Experience working with large and complex data sets
  • Strong interpersonal, and communication skills and a p roblem solver who never stops thinking about ways to improve

Yahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form ( www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html ) or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.
At Yahoo, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion ( www.yahooinc.com/diversity/ ) page to learn more.
US Only: Please be aware that Yahoo requires all employees entering a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events) are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to obtain and show proof of a vaccination to enter a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events). Yahoo is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.
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Yahoo operates in the AdTech industry. The company is located in Sunnyvale, CA. Yahoo was founded in 2022. It has 10001 total employees. To see all 189 open jobs at Yahoo, click here.
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