Technical Marketplace Manager

Team: Supply

Location: Sydney, Australia

PLAYGROUND XYZ are a mobile advertising technology business with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, London, Singapore, Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York. Our mission is to build scalable, amazing mobile ad formats that work harder and perform better.

We're a young, fast growing business with every major agency group and most of the big publishers using our technology. We have a small but strong team of experts with an unrelenting focus on quality products and tech.

Our ad formats are now being used top 100 brands like Coca-Cola, BMW, Lego, Disney, Mercedes, Pepsi, Roadshow, Spotify, GoPro, McDonald's, Nike and so on.

We've won the coveted 'Marketing Technology Company of the Year' awards from both B&T and Mumbrella and most recently came in as the highest ranked Ad Tech Co in the AU Deloitte Technology Fast 50 awards.

We're a passionate, enthusiastic team who are genuinely spending our days doing what we love the most - creating new disruptive technologies and products for big brands and publishers.

Find our more about us here:

We have a full time role for a Technical Marketplace Manager in AU and that’s where you come in. The Technical Marketplace Manager will sit in the Supply team leading network integrations.


  • Job type: Full time
  • Location: Sydney
  • Job Role: Technical Marketplace Manager

We run a programmatic ad exchange and utilise AppNexus (Xandr) as our SSP. We have suppliers and buyers throughout Australia, NZ, US, UK and Asia.

We have a supply network with various connection types including header bidding (Prebid, Index Exchange and others). You will be leading supplier integrations, technical maintenance and ensuring the network is performing at its best. You will be challenging the setup and finding better ways to do things - we are looking for someone to own this.

On the buy side, we are connected with all major DSPs - the job here is to ensure the connections are running at their best.

Overall, you will be responsible for establishing systems and processes to achieve and monitor exceptional supply standards.

A team of contractors will report into you and deliver a large proportion of the integrations. You will be responsible for their work prioritisation, quality and throughput.

You will also be creating documentation, testing, creating supply dashboards for management, and enhancing supply quality via active management and alarms.


  • The right person will be technical and analytical.
  • SQL (BigQuery), JavaScript, CSS and HTML
  • Previous experience working with industry leading buy and sell side platforms.
  • Proven track record of technical integrations.
  • Deep understanding of programmatic infrastructure.


TBD based on candidate


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