Engineering Program Manager

Engineering /
Permanent /
👫 About the team

At Equativ, we’re on a mission to develop advertising technologies that empower our customers to reach their digital business goals. This means that we rely on massively scalable, widely distributed, highly available, and efficient software systems; the platform deals with over 3 millions requests per second managed by 3,000 servers.

Our innovation team based in Paris, Nantes, Limoges, Krakow and Berlin is composed of 100+ straightforward and energetic engineers working in an Agile environment and ready to tackle the most complex technical challenges.

Your mission👇 

Within our Engineering Program Management Team you will play a key role in supporting our Agile Teams to reach their objectives and results :

- You will work closely with our Software Engineering Teams to help them drive their quarter towards success.
- You will be in first line when it comes to unlock situations and synchronize Teams on complex topics with high levels of dependencies
- You will help build the top management reporting to ensure a good flow of information, at the right moment for the right person
- You will also help improve our state of the art in-house project follow-up framework, created on top of JIRA, Google Workspace and Metabase with always more insightful metrics and monitoring points
- You will discover how we prepare our quarterly development cycle, participate in it and find new ways to improve it
- You will mainly be focused on a technical scope, helping our Core Teams deliver their ambitious roadmaps
- You will report directly to our Engineering Program Manager, based in Paris.

What you'll do ✏️

    • Support the Team Leads on the operational and tactical aspects of project management (backlog management, planning sprints, solving impediments, dealing with dependencies, tracking roadmap milestones, checking quality of deliverables, monitoring Project & Teams KPIs,…)
    • Be part of the project lifecycle from the very initial roadmap definition to the deployment in production, both on project management and process improvement point of views
    • Be aware of and synthesize the most important points that could impact our quarter delivery
    • Drive and coach the implementation of project and program management best practices
    • Propose solutions to improve our way of doing things and implement them concretely

About you 💪

    • Master’s degree in Engineering
    • Must have:
    • Solid understanding of infrastructure challenges and general knowledge of  development cycles
    • Strong interest in new technologies and high level of curiosity
    • Great interpersonal and communication skills to build efficient relationships with your peers
    • Entrepreneurial spirit and know-how to identify opportunities of improvement and problems’s solutions
    • Great sense of priority, rigorous, thrive making things happen
    • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal in both French and English
    • Nice to have:
    • First experience as a product owner in an agile organization
    • First experience in an Adtech / Tech start-up
    • Experience with Project Management tools such as JIRA, Confluence, GoogleSheets
    • Good knowledge in Agile project management best practices and processes
👋 About us 
Equativ is the new single name for Smart Adserver, DynAdmic, LiquidM and Nowtilus — four proven innovators in advertising technology. The vertically integrated company provides brand and privacy-safe solutions that empower its clients to achieve maximum impact while respecting the rights of consumers. The union combines client expertise and engineering excellence to serve the interests of both the supply- side and demand-side with equal professionalism and technical sophistication.

Headquartered in Paris and New York, Equativ operates globally with a team of more than 550 people in 20 offices. Equativ offers the market its own independent ad server, SSP, buyer tools, and media services to fulfill the promise of advertising technology. Learn more at

The company is ranked on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA and in the Financial Times’ FT 1000: Europe’s Fastest-Growing Companies.

Equativ (formerly Smart AdServer) has been awarded the HappyIndex@Work label and is proud to be among the best companies in the ChooseMyCompany ranking, recognized for its flexible working environment.

Come and lead the charge with us in building a transparent ecosystem based on quality!

Equativ is an equal opportunity employer. Equal access to employment, services, and programs are available to everyone, regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you require reasonable accommodation throughout the application and/or interview process, please contact the recruitment team at