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Program Manager

San Jose Metro Area, CA

Posted: 08/12/2019 Job Type: Engineering Job Number: JN -082019-25425

Program Manager II

Mountain View, CA

Project Overview:

95% of all apps installed on user Android devices contain at least one 3P SDK. These SDKs exist to support a variety of functions including ad serving and measurement, app metrics and health measurement, app a/b testing frameworks and a variety of other use cases.

These SDKs make Android app development, measurement and monetization easier for developers. However, 3P SDKs are uncontrolled software that are often responsible for Policy violations.

The team is working on defining a structured engagement model for different categories of SDKs supporting expanded product initiatives.

Overall Responsibilities:

A. Manage end-to-end Ad Network certification process

--Ramp up on the policy update

--Execute contracts for networks to be added to the list

--Assist with Ad Network certification BD comms

B. Create process for addressing app compatibility issues related to SDK providers

Ensure top SDKs are compatible with new Android OS before launch including working on legal and technical process for sharing pre-release OS previews

C. Provide reactive support to SDK providers on Ad network/Analytics Policy and app Compat policy escalations.

D. Maintain deep understanding of the mobile SDK landscape at all times, recognizing trends, identifying promising startups and monitoring for key partner movements.

E. Manage ongoing outreach to scale partners and work with Play BD Managers to scale partner content to ecosystem

F. Manage email campaigns to outreach SDK developers on platform and policy updates

G. Communicate regularly with Play app developer ecosystem with SDK updates/news

Share learnings, best practices and industry trends with Play BD Managers, Product, and Engineering teams.



BA/BS Degree and 3-6 years of experience

Required Qualification

3-6 years experience at a mobile startup, game developer or a tech company focused on mobile technologies

Familiarity with Google Play Store and Apple App Store and general understanding of Android 3rd party SDK ecosystem

Experience with Google sheets and SQL to organize large data sets

Ability to manage multiple tasks at once and demonstrated superb organizational abilities Strong interest in, experience with, and understanding of mobile apps, ads, measurement, and security

Strong understanding of SDK ecosystem, business models, distribution channels, competitive landscape, and developer success metrics.


App developer experience, Policy, Growth consulting and experience in managing large programs at tech companies

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