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Senior Analyst, Trading Operations

New York, New York


Our Story

Xandr is a technology platform powering one of the largest global Advanced TV and Video advertising marketplaces in the industry. We scale our business as WarnerMedia people who independently build the Xandr platform and brand. For more than a decade, our data insights, premium content, powerful technology, and scaled direct-to-consumer distribution have given us a competitive edge — leading us to improving advertising for all brands, publishers, and consumers.

How do we do this? With talented, passionate people like you! We bring together people from diverse backgrounds and give them an opportunity to bring their ideas to life. Join our community to Make Advertising Better!

The Job

Xandr’s Trading Organization is among the highest performing in the programmatic industry, thanks to the powerful features of Xandr Invest and our familiarity with the digital media ecosystem. We play a critical role for our clients, from setting strategy through planning, execution, optimization and insights. The Senior Analyst, Trading Operations role is the backbone to the trading team, supporting all operational aspects of campaign success. This role is ideal for someone who’s looking for experience in media and data operations and has an affinity for increasing efficiency and outcomes by creating standardized processes. This role is perfect for someone who has one to two years of professional working experience.

The Team
Platform Services is a diverse group of problem solvers with boundless technical curiosity. Together, we build trusted client partnerships that produce mutual wins through spirited collaboration, intrinsic empathy, and a readiness to challenge the status quo. We look for people who are consultative, analytical, technically minded, and passionate about helping others. Our team implements and supports customers on the Xandr platform, obsesses about making them massively successful, and strategizes to help them achieve their goals. Real-time advertising can fundamentally transform our clients’ businesses, and we bring it to life for them.

You Will

  • Act as operational support for account projects for Xandr buy-side Traders.
  • Create PYTHON script solutions for Tradings, including email and slack alerts, reports, and bulk solutions
  • Act as an expert in quality control, issue resolution, and technical partner communications
  • Liase collaborative solutions and projects between Trading and other Xandr teams.
  • Provide pre and post campaign support to internal teams, including Traders, Agency Partners, and Integrated Commercial teams
  • Troubleshoot campaign delivery issues
  • Author, edit, publish and maintain an online knowledge base of known questions/issues/solutions/strategies
  • Identify trader process gaps and pain points, creating solutions to improve efficiency and solve for time.
  • Record, enrich and deliver product feedback through standardized process
  • Work closely with internal teams to execute campaign tagging changes
  • Work with internal teams to troubleshoot creative or pixel-related questions
  • Analyze and quickly solve discrepancies between ad servers
  • Troubleshoot underdelivering and underperforming deal objects, liaising with the publisher technical teams and the internal traders
  • Manage data merge processes when joining multiple data sets from different 3rd party ad servers

You Have

Must have

  • Basic understanding of how to write and use PYTHON scripts
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel Skills (pivot tables, vLOOKUPs, etc.)
  • Strong quantitative skills, including analytical abilities and a high proficiency in math
  • Able to prioritize work based on strategic value and manage multiple projects
  • Demonstrated ability to continuously learn and incorporate feedback to improve workflows and processes
  • Proficiency in breaking down complex technical problems into business solutions


  • 1 - 2 years of professional experience with a bachelor’s degree
  • Knowledge of programmatic advertising and Ad Operations
  • Hands-on experience with programmatic buying platforms
  • Knowledge of SQL

More about you:

  • You are passionate about a culture of learning and teaching. You love challenging yourself to constantly improve and sharing your knowledge to empower others.
  • You like to take risks when looking for novel solutions to complex problems. If faced with roadblocks, you continue to reach higher to make greatness happen.
  • You care about solving big, systemic problems. You look beyond the surface to understand root causes so that you can build long-term solutions for the whole ecosystem.
  • You believe in not only serving customers, but also empowering them by providing knowledge and tools.
  • You pay deep attention to the details and employ a methodical and consistent approach to solving problems.

Our Perks

  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage
  • Flexible time off including volunteer days, vacation, and holidays
  • Professional development resources and education reimbursement
  • Paid parental leave
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • AT&T internet/phone and HBOMax discounts
  • 401k with company match

Our Culture

Xandr strives to foster a diverse, inclusive and engaging work environment. Our inclusivity in action includes:

  • Staying connected and embracing this new normal as we work from home - we may be social distancing but we're #InsideTogether
  • Creating meaningful change for our communities and pathways for future generations of diverse talent through our employee volunteerism efforts
  • Sharing insight and stories on what it’s really like to work here
  • Partnering with organizations to support our commitment to women’s advancement in tech
  • Providing accommodations for persons with disabilities, both for interviewees and for employees. Should you require an accommodation, please let us know and we’ll make arrangements


Xandr, its products and its executives have received several prestigious awards. In 2020 alone, Cablefax's annual The Faxies awards named Xandr’s EVP and GM Innovator of the Year and the Xandr technology organization Tech Team of the Year. In the same year, seven female executives were included in the Cynopsis list of Top Women in Media, and several of its products, innovations and client partnerships were recognized by esteemed outlets globally, including AdExchanger, Digiday, The Drum, ExchangeWire and Cynopsis. Concurrently, the company’s dedication to corporate social responsibility was recognized in Fast Company’s 2020 World Changing Ideas issue. Xandr was also included on Business Insider's Hottest AdTech Companies list in 2019 and 2018. 

Xandr is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

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Job ID 2128472X Date posted 06/02/2021
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