Product Manager, API & Integrations

  • 6 Concourse Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30328, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

With over 20 years of experience, CJ Affiliate is the most trusted and established name in affiliate marketing.  As a performance-based marketing channel, we help advertisers acquire new customers and increase sales to current customers, while facilitating compensation to publishers for every action they drive. We reach billions of consumers by creating fair, transparent, and successful partnerships between advertisers and publishers.

We take just as much pride in our innovative technology and comprehensive data as we do in the expertise and dedication of our people. Our collaborative teams are equipped with advanced tools, training, and career development opportunities in order to provide our clients with cutting edge solutions, strategies, and support that drive meaningful results.

Under Publicis Groupe’s solution hub Publicis Media, CJ Affiliate has the resources and commitment to offer a truly customer-centric approach to affiliate marketing across our 14 offices worldwide. Above all else, our greatest asset has always been our people, and we are honored that that some of the best and brightest in the industry choose to call us home. We hope you will, too. 

Job Description

CJ Affiliate provides technology and services that help advertisers, agencies and publishers manage their interactive and traditional advertising activities. The Product Manager is responsible for the full lifecycle of their assigned product domain, functionality, or business initiative. This includes product/business strategy, roadmap, and release management.  

CJ is looking for a Product manager of API & integrations, who will help define and drive the strategy and roadmap for our API tools to integrate CJ Affiliate’s platform and data solutions into client and third-party systems. You will collaborate closely with other members of the product management team, Engineering, Strategic Partnerships, Sales, Technical Client Support, and other internal and external stakeholders.  

  Responsibilities: 

  • Develop the product vision, strategy, and roadmap for the delivery of a highly engaged community and platform to allow consuming developers to leverage CJ’s API to expand our business offering through partnerships.  

  • Responsible for communicating both the business value and technical rationale behind your recommendations.  

  • Creating the business and product requirements based on all stakeholder needs of internal developers, partner developers, third party-developers, internal end-users and even customers.  

  • While working with developers who create API’s ensure that they follow standards, naming conventions, design principles and consistent development methods to create the optimum developer experience for all stakeholders. 

  • Determine which target audiences can access an API and come up with strategies on how to expose it and make access easy for consuming developers. Also collaborate with the business leaders on a monetization strategy where applicable for any API.  

  • Collaborate with our Strategic Partnership team to help ensure our API toolset to support new partnership integrations are optimized for end-user experience and easy to test and use. 

  • Be the subject matter expert for CJ’s API library and integration capabilities. 

  • Develop internal training materials and programs to enable our Sales and Customer Support teams to understand our solutions. 

  • Translate business requirements into user stories for our development teams. 

  • Lead User Acceptance Testing activities to ensure requirements have been satisfied. 

  • Partner closely with other product leaders and cross functional internal stakeholders to drive joint planning, execution, and success. 

  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously 

  • Travel – up to 25% 

Qualifications

  • 3-6 years in Product manager role, delivering B2B products to enterprise or similarly complex customers.  

  • Must have experience working with developers and partners to define API capabilities and with solutions that require integration with third party and customer systems. 

  • Previous exposure to Big Data technologies and architecture development.

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related work experience preferred.   

  • Pragmatic Marketing or similar Product management certification preferred.

  • Agile SCRUM Product Owner or Scrum Master Certification preferred.  

  • General understanding of the MarTech industry and its intersections with the consumer journey.

  • Experience in managing remote teams and individuals. 

  • General understanding of ecommerce and exposure to one or more online advertising and marketing technologies.

  • Knowledge of online tracking technologies – Browser, Device and App (Mobile and Desktop).

  • Strong presentation and customer-facing social skills (written and verbal).

  • Strong analytical mind and interest in interpreting data.

  • SAAS experience is a plus.

 
Necessary skills: 

  • MS Suite  

  • Experience in agile development with expert understanding of creation of epics, stories and releases 

  • Exposure to ticket management systems like Atlassian Jira and collaboration tools like Atlassian Confluence 

 
Strong in these personal attributes: 

  • Analytical 

  • Good communicator (spoken and written) 

  • Organized, with attention to detail 

Additional Information

Why CJ Affiliate? 

CJ Affiliate is the leader in Affiliate Marketing.  We take pride in our innovative technology, comprehensive data solutions and our people.  We equip our teams with advanced tools, training and career development opportunities all to provide cutting edge solutions, strategies and support to deliver high quality results for our clients. We work in an energetic, results-oriented, collaborative, team environment that recognizes exceptional performance. As we evolve and grow as a business, so do you.   

We're a community of creative and passionate problem solvers who go the distance to tackle the tough questions, think outside the box, and drive intelligent growth, for our clients—and ourselves. We foster and embody an inclusive and collaborative culture where diverse perspectives are sought, relationships are valued, and people feel accepted with a sense of belonging in expressing themselves authentically. We pride ourselves in having a workplace environment that values both work and play. Business Resource Groups, Fun team outings, office events, and flexible time off mean a work life balance with colleagues that turn into lifelong friends.

Conditions of Employment

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of certain background checks which unless prohibited by applicable law may include criminal history checks, employment verification, education verification, drug screens, credit checks, DMV checks (for driving positions only) and fingerprinting.

Great People Deserve Great Benefits

We know that we have some of the brightest and most talented associates in the world, and we believe in rewarding them accordingly.  If you work here, expect competitive pay, comprehensive health coverage, and endless opportunities to advance your career. 

CJ Affiliate is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CJ Affiliate’s policies prohibit discrimination against any applicant or employee based on actual or perceived race, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy), marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, religion, creed, color, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.   CJ Affiliate also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

CJ Affiliate will provide accommodations to applicants needing accommodations to complete the application process.

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