GroupM | Head of Data & Tech

GroupM | Head of Data & Tech

Group M Media India Private Limited
10-13 years
Not Specified

Job Description


Position at GroupM Services
As our China Data & Technology lead, you will be responsible for solving bespoke internal and external problems via tech, developing innovative media analytics solutions, and fast track media optimization capability on top of it.
You will partner with various GroupM agency specialists, GroupM central service teams, WPP China tech team, and GroupM/WPP regional and global teams to offer best in class solutions to our client and drive product upgrade and optimization for the systems/platforms. Excellence in data utilization and product development is critical to the success of this position. The sky's the limit as this role allows for entrepreneurial spirits great freedom to do the right thing in the name of solving internal and external challenges.
Your role will be critical as a passionate advocate of the role of Data & Technology in solving internal agency problems, driving purchase journey architecture, and optimizing performance, bringing your experience and new perspectives to make the future in China.
Bringing this data tech & product solution promise to life, you will also support agency teams to grow their business proactively through continuing product development.
You will report into GroupM & WPP Greater China CEO and be responsible for:
  • Work with CEO to identify and prioritize gaps and translate them into opportunities that can be tackled through technology
  • Lead all data and technical consultation internally as well as externally
  • Develop and project manage fully functional product that meets the customer requirements
  • Lead and manage a team of seasoned developers, modelers, product, and platform experts
  • Lead in identifying new technology test and trial
  • Drive product innovation thru close collaboration with business teams
  • Responsible for maintaining existing technology driven service or product
  • Manage media data assets and ensure alignment with global data security requirement
  • Manage contract with data/tech vendors
  • Responsible for cloud infrastructure management
  • Help internal team manage team data and promote effectiveness by developing custom application and processes

Skills & Traits:
  • BS or MS in Computer Science / Math / Engineering, with at least 10+ years of experience demonstrating success in fast-paced and high-growth product-oriented environments
  • At least eight (8) years previous experience working in product development
  • Strong communication skills and English speaking are REQUIRED
  • Demonstrated success in leading engineering towards business goal
  • Passion for team building and mentoring acted as coach to high potential technical talent
  • Interest to media, marketing optimization, and problem solving
  • Project management experience strongly preferred: scrum, agile
  • Some combination of the following:
    1. Full stack technology: React/Angular/Vue, jquery, bootstrap, Python Django/Flask, web services and RESTful API.
    2. Data visualization experience with HTML5/Bootstrap/eChart/Highchart/d3/PowerBI is a plus.
    3. Knowledge about machine learning is required.
    4. RDBMS & NOSQL database: MSSQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Mongo, Redis.
    5. Advanced SQL programming skills with experience in SQL Server/SSAS.
    6. Previous experience working with external APIs or web spider.
    7. Code management systems: git.Previous experience with DevOps tool like gitlab is a plus.
    8. Cloud based software development: AliCloud.
Docker based deployment.

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GroupM is the world’s leading media investment company responsible for more than $50B in annual media investment through agencies Mindshare, MediaCom, Wavemaker, Essence and m/SIX, as well as the outcomes-driven programmatic audience company, Xaxis. GroupM’s portfolio includes Data & Technology (Choreograph), Investment and Services, all united in vision to shape the next era of media where advertising works better for people. By leveraging all the benefits of scale, the company innovates, differentiates and generates sustained value for our clients wherever they do business.

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