Sr. Technical Platform Operations Specialist

Irvine, CA
Operations – Operations /
Full-time /

In the role of Sr. Technical Platform Operations Specialist, your primary responsibility is to serve as a crucial link between both internal and external teams, as well as the Product/Engineering teams, to guarantee the smooth functioning of our products including a Demand . Your duties will include orchestrating collaborative efforts among various internal departments, instructing others in the effective optimization of campaigns, and leveraging data to inform decision-making, especially in partnership with Programmatic Campaign Managers. This position is tasked with delivering technical support to all internal teams and playing a key role in the ongoing enhancement of Viant's trading platforms. 


    • Become an Expert: Gain proficiency in the Viant trading platforms, best practices for campaign management, and optimization.
    • Data Analysis & Strategy Development: Combine data analysis and client feedback to create optimization strategies and provide solutions for campaigns using specific analytical tools or techniques (to be discussed during the interview).
    • Solution Development: Conceptualize and develop solutions and efficiency strategies for issues/workflow experienced by platform traders.
    • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Work cross-functionally with internal teams to troubleshoot product and advertiser/publisher issues.
    • QA Support & System Troubleshooting: Provide QA support for platform traders and collaborate closely with Product/Engineering to identify and resolve system issues.
    • Platform Enhancement: Work with Product Management to define features and drive enhancements to Viant's platform.
    • Client Communication: Understand and communicate Viant’s value proposition, technology, and partnerships to help grow clients’ accounts.
    • Training & Development: Train internal teams on the Viant trading platforms and best practices.
    • Stakeholder Management: Manage relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
    • Continuous Learning: Stay updated on industry trends, technologies, and best practices.
    • Reporting & Documentation: Create and maintain technical documentation, process flows, and performance reports.


    • 2+ years of proven experience within an ad operations role or relevant experience
    • Strong documentation skills for capturing the project and processes
    • Proven ability to learn and adopt new technologies
    • Basic knowledge of JS/HTML, GBQ, SQL
    • Outstanding troubleshooting, analytical, and problem-solving abilities, along with an ability to collaborate cross-functionally in a fast-paced environment
    • Experience with at least one or more ad serving technologies a plus
    • Bachelor’s Degree is required


    • Viant® (NASDAQ: DSP) is a leading advertising software company that enables marketers to plan, execute and measure omnichannel ad campaigns through a cloud-based platform. Viant’s self-service Demand Side Platform, Viant DSP, powers programmatic advertising across Connected TV, Linear TV, mobile, desktop, audio, gaming and digital out-of-home channels. In 2022, Viant was recognized as a Leader in the DSP category, earned Great Place to Work® certification and Co-Founders Tim and Chris Vanderhook were named EY Entrepreneurs of the Year. To learn more, please visit


    • Investing in our employee’s professional growth is important to us, but so is investing in their well-being. That’s why Viant was voted one of the best places to work and some of our favorite employee benefits include fully paid health insurance, paid parental leave and unlimited PTO and more. 
$63,800 - $79,800 a year
In accordance with California law, the range provided is Viant’s reasonable estimate of the base compensation for this role.
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About Viant

Viant® (NASDAQ: DSP) is a leading people-based advertising technology company that enables marketers to plan, execute and measure omnichannel ad campaigns through a cloud-based platform. Viant’s self-service demand side platform (“DSP”) powers programmatic advertising across Connected TV, Linear TV, mobile, desktop, audio, gaming and digital out-of-home channels. As an organization committed to sustainability, Viant’s Adricity® carbon reduction program helps clients achieve their sustainability goals. In 2023, Viant was recognized by G2 as a Leader in the DSP category and as the Best Software in Marketing & Advertising, earned Great Place to Work® certification, and became a founding member of Ad Net Zero. Viant’s Co-Founders Tim and Chris Vanderhook were also recently named EY Entrepreneurs of the Year. 
Based in Irvine, CA, Viant has more than 334 employees in 10 offices around the U.S.  To learn more, please visit

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