Engineering Manager, Ads

Full Time



 JioSaavn is South Asia’s leading audio streaming service to access, discover, and listen to favourite songs & Podcasts across languages and genres. We blend digital technology, data analysis (which we have affectionately coined Music Science), and a strong, fearless business acumen to reach all corners of the globe. Our award-winning mobile products, partnerships, innovations and thought leadership have been featured in some of the world’s leading publications, from The New York Times, to The Wall Street Journal, The Economic Times to Forbes, and many more.


 At JioSaavn, we ignite passion and performance to work towards a collective goal: creating the perfect mobile entertainment ecosystem that delivers the best possible music experience to millions of listeners around the world. Our default mode is that of perpetual innovation. Together, we form a concerted rhythm that goes beyond borders. We don't just go with the flow, we create it.

 JioSaavn offers a dynamic and unconventional work environment, full of fun wholesome experience. We believe creativity and technology blend together like sweet melodies. When you choose JioSaavn, you join a diverse world of high-calibre techies, artists, and inventors hailing from companies like Yahoo!, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google, Qualcomm, HBO, Microsoft, Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm, Quikr etc.

 Our value-based, people-first work culture is about empowering every individual in our team to be catalysts for change in this dynamic digital world. Every day is an opportunity to bring your vision to life, and to expand, learn and grow. No idea is left unconsidered. No voice is left unheard.

 JioSaavn prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer. We have committed ourselves to creating a safe environment with fair and equal access and opportunities, sans discrimination. We encourage everyone to be open to experiences and perspectives beyond their normal; divergent thinkers create differentiated products, and even better music.

If our vibe matches with yours, we'd love to hear from you


JioSaavn is looking for an Engineering Manager, Ads, to lead Ad infrastructure development within the company. You will be responsible for owning the Ad stack which is responsible for self-serve and capable of serving, mediation, targeting etc. of Ads across all JioSaavn platforms. The Ad Platform is also responsible for direct integration with other large clients and Ad networks. The platform includes AI components to predict, target and deliver with utmost efficiency to achieve a high level of scale and optimization. You will work with the product and partnership teams to scale the system to 100s of millions of users.

This role requires exposure to, and collaboration across, all JioSaavn consumer products in all teams, with a primary focus on Ad Platform. It requires a clear vision, with unique approaches to unique problems, strong analytical understanding, leadership, creativity, attention to detail, project management, and effective, persuasive communication.



●Lead and grow a world-class Ad Engineering team through mentorship and guidance and

career development

●Lead partnerships with Product Engineering, define interfaces with 3rd party direct integrators, and Data Engineering teams to find the optimal way to scale the Ad Platform

●Collaborate with other Engineering and Product teams to ensure high degree of alignment, ruthless prioritization, timely releases of features in support of critical company initiatives

●Constantly strive to improve the efficiency of our existing systems while pursuing

transformative technologies that impacts the

Platform’s performance

●Work closely with Recruiting to expand the team, including sourcing candidates,

interviewing candidates, participating in conferences/events and on-boarding new


●Develop and drive long-term strategies around utilizing Jio’s ecosystem, including the JioAds

system as/when relevant



●Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related field

●4+ years experience leading and managing teams within an engineering organization

●2+ years leading and managing Ad Systems

●Superb communication and interpersonal skills

●Excellent presentation skills



At JioSaavn, we blur work and play, and you get all the perks of a global company.  You will get to work with a dynamic group of entrepreneurs, who are delivering results and working zealously to make a difference in the way the world experiences music


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