Product Owner at AdCellerant

| Greater Denver Area
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About the Team

We seek out passionate, self-motivated people that are committed to our shared goal of building the next generation of advertising services that connect businesses with consumers. We are a small agile team of technologists who support each other with constructive feedback, embracing diverse perspectives, and being the best humans we can.
About the Company

AdCellerant is a tech-enabled services company focused on making Madison Avenue level digital advertising solutions available to Main Street marketers. We focus on finding the smartest, most experienced candidates, that is a perfect fit for the position, and the company’s culture. As a company, we focus on our team above everything else and know if our team is motivated all the company’s business objectives can be achieved. After 5 years, our focus on team first has led to being recognized as an Inc. Magazine “Best Workplace” for two years running and a Denver Business Journal “Best Workplace.” 

Over the last 5 years, AdCellerant has grown from a few founders to a team of 76 talented, hard-working individuals leading the industry in supporting local marketers. This team helps execute sophisticated digital advertising campaigns in Programmatic, Native, Video, Mobile, Search Engine Marketing, Email, and Search Engine Optimization. 

Job Description
The AdCellerant team is looking to hire a Product Owner to help guide the brand through the company’s future business endeavors. The Product Owner will be responsible for building and maintaining the product backlog, taking input from on-site Product Managers and development teams, as well as enabling development teams to run an efficient agile scrum process, leading or delegating as necessary. This individual will be a self-starter – dedicated and independent in their work. AdCellerant is focused on growing more than 4x over the next 3 years and the Product Owner will play a key role in how the company evolves moving forward.

  • Product Development and Engineering Workflow
    • Own/manage ongoing product development and engineering workflow
    • Coordinate with tactical teams and executives to make sure product and company expectations are aligned
    • Report on ongoing progress towards achieving milestones
    • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
    • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Technology Trends / Emerging Markets
    • Stay up to speed on industry developments as it relates to specific company products
    • Continually vet vendors and providers for incremental product development opportunities
  • Client Relations
    • Monitor, seek out and explore client feedback on existing company products shaping the future development of the product roadmap
    • Hold client advisory meetings to understand where products are falling short and how they can be improved
  • Product Development
    • Generate product descriptions
    • Gather required resources
    • Show experience with managing project plans, timelines, and roadmap
    • Provide ongoing reporting
    • Create wireframes (working with on-site UX team)
  • Vendor Management
    • Vet vendors for projects
    • Align vendors with internal timelines/schedules
    • Hold vendors accountable
Qualifications

  • 2-3 years managing a SCRUM / Agile team
  • 5 years of software product ownership experience
  • Experience as a project administrator in the information technology sector
  • Experience with product ownership tools such as JIRA/Pivotal Tracker/Rally/etc
  • Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
Benefits

AdCellerant offers full time employees three weeks of paid time off per year, sick days, health and dental benefits, 401k retirement plan, and a great downtown Denver location!
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • BashLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • Maria DBDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • WrikeManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • PardotLead Gen

Location

Located in the Golden Triangle, close to Downtown, public transportation, and fun local restaurants.

An Insider's view of AdCellerant

What are some social events your company does?

We started a bike team last year and rode in the MS 150 together. We have a legendary annual pig roast, celebrate birthdays monthly and have the typical ad-tech amount of happy hours.

Melissa

VP of Sales

What does career growth look like on your team?

I started as an Onboarding Specialist and am in the process working my way up to full Business Development and relationship building. I have learned how to make our new partners successful and am now working on finding new partners to make them successful too.

Ben

Operations Specialist

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

As leaders, we try to be as transparent as possible, so it's no secret that we keep our expectations high for our team. But the great thing about our group is that they're so driven and talented, they want to be held to the gold standard, which makes it easy for us to put our trust in them, give them to tools to succeed, and let them run with it.

Chris

CFO

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

We operate based on a "best idea wins" mentality at all times. We encourage everyone on the team to share their opinions, provide input on what they like, dislike, or just what could be plainly improved.

Brock

Founder & CEO

What are AdCellerant Perks + Benefits

AdCellerant Benefits Overview

AdCellerant offers full-time employees paid vacation, paid sick days, health/dental/vision benefits, 401k retirement plan, company equity program, paid paternity leave, flexible work environment, and most importantly a fun downtown Denver location.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
AdCellerant's pet policy is dog-friendly.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
AdCellerant offers employees professional development opportunities like attending educational conferences and training to hone their skills.
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Additional Perks + Benefits

We believe our team comes first no matter what. Our team is why the company has grown into a nationally recognized leader in Tech Enabled Services, Programmatic, Native, Geo-Fencing, ConnectedTV, Streaming Radio, Email, Paid Search, Organic Search, and more. Company culture is what you make out of it, how you define it, how you prioritize it, and how much attention you pay to it. It’s more than benefits, it’s more than trying to have fun at work, it’s from the moment you walk in for an interview to the moment you leave on your last day. AdCellerant’s management team is focused on making that entire experience a success by focusing on the team, understanding their passions, their goals, what motivates them, and making sure we channel that towards the individuals success. We have been successful at that now for years and after being recognized as a 2x Best Workplace according to Inc Magazine and recently by the Denver Business Journal we’re confident we have achieved success.