Senior Product Manager / Product Owner

  • Product & Development
  • Paris, France

Senior Product Manager / Product Owner

Job description

Adikteev is an AdTech company focused on increasing digital brand & product awareness, and retargeting app users to convert them into customers. The foundation of our business is combination of three technologies: Creative technology, AI algorithms and mobile DSP. Our team of 130+ people is based in Paris, Berlin, NYC and San Francisco. 30% of us contribute to the R&D of the business. Aside from rapid growth, the company has been generating double-digit million-euro revenues. Adikteev is ranked 10th in Inc Magazine’s 5000 Europe — an annual list that identifies the top 5000 fastest growing private companies in Europe.


Adikteev received many international rewards:

  • 2017 Deloitte Extenso Fast 50 — an award that recognizes tech companies that have demonstrated exceptional growth in turnover in the last 4 years:
    • Adikteev is ranked 2nd in best tech companies in France; 1st in Ile-de- France, and 1st in the area of “Internet, Media & Telecoms.”
  • Deloitte Extenso Fast 500 EMEA: Adikteev is ranked 12th amongst 500 best tech companies in EMEA.
  •  Adikteev is ranked 10th in Inc Magazine’s 5000 Europe — an annual list that identifies the top 5000 fastest growing private companies in Europe.  
  •  According to EY, Adikteev is listed as the 8th most outstanding French Startup.
  • French Tech Pass: Adikteev is listed in FrenchWeb’s top 100 best French tech companies.
  • Adikteev is recognized as a member of “BPI France Excellence.” 
  • Adikteev has been rewarded the label “Happy At Work.” 

Your Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the dev team and the COO who will act as PM
  • Analyze competition and market trends in order to elaborate the long term roadmap
  • Understand the technical organization of the different systems:
    • Technology used by the creative (HTML5, JS, ...)
    • End-user environment to display the creative (dedicated JS tag, Prebid.js library, ...)
    • The bidder (which must give a purchase price of the inventory)
    • The analytical system allowing to track the performance of advertisements (and billing)
    • The different targeting and pacing systems managed by Data Science.
  • Work in a technically challenging environment: 
    • Kafka stream processing
    • Languages : Clojure, JVM, Javascript     
    • BD: Postgres, Cassandra DB, Redis     
    • Hosting on AWS
  • Create and maintain the product backlog;
  • Sort the product backlog items according to business priority;
  • Write functional or technical user stories for the scrum team and clearly communicate the business requirements to the team;
  • Challenge complexity estimations to make them as accurate as possible and reach maximal velocity for the team;
  • Organize and plan sprint review meetings with our engineering team 
  • Ensure smooth coordination between developers, analysts, and campaign managers for R&D projects involving operations;
  • Make sure that complex user stories are properly cut into steps which can be delivered iteratively sprint after sprint;
  • Define the release plan for significant features with technical leads;
  • Monitor key KPIs for released features and make sure these KPIs are in line with goals;
  • Collaborate with product managers and developers to design the most valuable solution to customers’ pain points;
  • Optimize return on investment (ROI) by ensuring that the Scrum team members are engaged in delivering the currently most valuable product features;
  • Build and maintain a strong relationship with company stakeholders.


    Your Skills:

    • You are a Bachelor or Master graduate, preferably with a focus on computer science or an equivalent;
    • You have at least 4+ years experience as a product owner/manager
    • You have the technical knowledge of programming, distributed processing, cloud infrastructures deployed in Amazon Web Services, web services for very high throughput and low latency;
    • You are able to build strong interpersonal relationships with developers, product managers, UI/UX team, leadership, senior management, and internal and external stakeholders;
    • You know agile processes, have practiced agile project management within a Scrum team;
    • You are result driven and organize yourself to get things done;
    • You are used to collaborate with other product owners and engineering team to reach efficiency and constantly improve processes;
    • You are able to query, analyze and interpret data and logs;
    • You are fluent in French and English

    Bonus Points:

    • Backlog management processes (Jira, Confluence);
    • Experience in the project management, you know how to coordinate the efforts of different teams out of the Scrum team when releasing features, supporting users, etc.
    • Ability to debug HTML/Javascript code for integration test purposes