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Business Operations Analyst - Dynamic Ad Insertion

US-CO-Englewood
Job ID
2018-42401
Category
Sling

Summary

Sling TV L.L.C. provides an over-the-top television experience on TVs, tablets, gaming consoles, computers, smartphones and other streaming devices. Distributed across a variety of strategic device partners, including Google, Amazon, Apple TV, Microsoft, T-Mobile, Sprint, Roku, Samsung, Netflix, and many others, Sling TV offers two primary domestic streaming services that collectively include more than 100 channels of top content. Featured programmers include Disney/ESPN, Fox, ABC, NBC, HBO, AMC, A&E, EPIX, Cinemax, Starz, NFL Network, NFL Networks, NBA TV, NHL Networks, Pac-12 Networks, Hallmark, Viacom, Univision, and more. For spanish-speaker customers, Sling Latino offers a suite of standalone and extra Spanish-programming packages tailored to the U S. Hispanic market.  And for those seeking International content, Sling International currently provides more than 300 channels in 20 languages (available across multiple devices) to U.S. households. 

 

Sling TV is the #1 Live TV Streaming Service 

(Based on the number of OTT households as reported by comScore as of April 2017)

 

Sling TV is a next-generation service that meets the entertainment needs of today’s contemporary viewers. Visit www.Sling.com.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

The DAI (dynamic ad insertion) Operations Specialist is responsible for managing all operations of DAI for Sling TV. This individual will manage all aspects of Dynamic Ad Insertion with our programming partners, media sales, and engineering. DAI is an exciting, growing technology that is being integrated and requested by many content providers and advertisers. We at Sling TV are proud to be at the forefront of this exciting landscape.

  

Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories:

  • Oversee live and VOD DAI integrations
  • Ensure that all inventory is available to media sales
  • Act as the main point of contact with programming partners on integrations, troubleshooting, and general questions
  • Manage relationships with external and internal parties
  • Prioritizing and coordinating activities with media sales and engineering groups
  • Assist with testing current and new integrations
  • Ability to create and present reports and status updates to all levels, including executive leadership
  • Write-up and manage development requirements with engineers for new DAI features
  • Off-hours availability for incident management in the event of customer-impacting emergencies
  • Ensure teams have a central repository to processes, files, documents, etc. and disseminate information timely, collectively, and comprehensively across the organization and to key stakeholders

Skills - Experience and Requirements

A successful DAI Specialist will have the following skills:

  • A genuine desire and acumen for business process and flows with a resilience to work in a start-up environment, and balance between aggressive short-term deliverables, long-term goals, and stay focused on sustainable operational measures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to interact effectively with C-level executives, ad sales managers and executives, marketing managers, operations managers, IT management, software development, test teams, engineering, programming managers and executives, programmers/networks, and infrastructure teams
  • Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management; knowledge of digital ad operations, knowledge of ad campaign lifecycles, management, and execution tools pertaining to all digital platforms and across all lines of business; knowledge of software project management techniques and tools 
  • Proven experience in people management, strategic planning, risk management, and change management 
  • Solid experience with Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Outlook, Jira, and OneDrive; experience with FreeWheel is a plus

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