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Careers

London

Account Coordinator

Kargo is the leader in mobile brand advertising. Bringing together creativity, technology and quality, Kargo empowers advertisers to break convention and build connections with consumers on the most important screen today – the phone. Through Kargo’s high-end editorial alliance of world-class publisher partners, as well as its proprietary advertising automation tools and award-winning creative studio, brands and agencies have the ability to reach 100% of smartphone users in the United States with memorable, measurable mobile ad experiences. Kargo and Kargo leadership are regularly recognized for the company’s growth and achievements on prestigious lists and by winning prominent awards, including: the Inc. 500 list (2015 and 2016), the Entrepreneur 360 list (2016), the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 award (2016), the Crain’s New York Business Fast 50 list (2015 and 2016), the EY Entrepreneur of the Year NY 2016 award and Business Insider’s “hottest pre-IPO ad tech startups” list (2015 and 2016). Kargo employs 250 people in New York, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Los Angeles, London and Sydney.

For more information, visit Kargo at www.kargo.com or follow Kargo on Instagram (@kargomobile), Twitter (@kargo) and Linkedin.

The Role:

Kargo is looking to add a full-time Account Coordinator to our growing team. At Kargo, Account Coordinators support the Account Management team throughout the sales cycle, from proposal development to campaign reporting & analysis. This position requires someone who is creative, detail-oriented, and with a strong sense of aesthetic. Daily responsibilities include participation in creative brainstorms, development of custom proposals, and management of research & analytic platforms.

Responsibilities:

  • Brainstorm proposals alongside sales to come up with mobile ad units that satisfy client objectives
  • Understand the full scope of Kargo’s creative capabilities and mobile technology to continuously push the envelope in terms of innovation
  • Develop custom proposals in PowerPoint & create ad-unit mocks that visually demonstrate the units that are being pitched
  • Support the development of marketing and sales collateral for strategic accounts
  • Stay up to date on and manage the use of Kargo’s 3rd party platforms
  • Work alongside Account Managers in the execution of their campaigns; liaise with internal teams such as Ad Ops and Design to ensure effective campaign implementation
  • Manage small-budget accounts under the supervision of an Account Manager
  • Compile reporting for clients, analyze data, and make strategic recommendations based on learnings and trends
  • Supporting European business and offering secondary support to APAC

Requirements:

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with managers, employees and clients
  • Ability to manage multiple conflicting deadlines and prioritize accordingly
  • Great working knowledge of Photoshop and PowerPoint to create visuals and build out clean presentations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills must be demonstrated
  • 18+ months experience working in a media, online or technology company
Senior Sales/Group Head (UK)

Kargo is the leader in mobile brand advertising. Bringing together creativity, technology and quality, Kargo empowers advertisers to break convention and build connections with consumers on the most important screen today – the phone. Through Kargo’s high-end editorial alliance of world-class publisher partners, as well as its proprietary advertising automation tools and award-winning creative studio, brands and agencies have the ability to reach 100% of smartphone users in the United States with memorable, measurable mobile ad experiences. Kargo and Kargo leadership are regularly recognized for the company’s growth and achievements on prestigious lists and by winning prominent awards, including: the Inc. 500 list (2015 and 2016), the Entrepreneur 360 list (2016), the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 award (2016), the Crain’s New York Business Fast 50 list (2015 and 2016), the EY Entrepreneur of the Year NY 2016 award and Business Insider’s “hottest pre-IPO ad tech startups” list (2015 and 2016). Kargo employs 250 people in New York, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Los Angeles, London and Sydney.

For more information, visit Kargo at www.kargo.com or follow Kargo on Instagram (@kargomobile), Twitter (@kargo) and Linkedin.

The Role:

Kargo is looking for an experienced Senior Sales/Group Head to drive the UK business. The candidate, reporting into VP Sales will initially work with one other in sales person (same level) and establish working relationships with major agencies and clients, to establish the Kargo brand name in the UK market. The ideal candidate will be able to think strategically and work independently whilst also being a team player, helping to maintain the Kargo culture both internally and externally. A key element to the role is ensuring that the Kargo brand and suite of products is known throughout their agency and client patch. Driving revenue via both direct and programmatic channels is imperative. The role is not for the faint hearted, the candidate should be ready for hard work and to get involved in whatever comes their way whilst we grow the the team but should be prepared for a fun and rewarding journey without the bureaucracy of a large company.

The Responsibilities:

  • Building the Kargo brand name within their designated agency patch in UK-both media agencies and ATD’s
  • Understand the technology and creative services Kargo offer and be passionate!
  • Work with VP of sales to build a portfolio of regular advertisers and hit revenue targets
  • Build and maintain a professional and memorable profile with the digital media lumascape
  • Develop sales collateral with help of marketing and design teams
  • Set meeting quote and compensation plan for sales managers
  • Build UK business revenue plan – with GM International
  • Arrange and attend sales/client meetings with sales to lend insight on creative concepts, best practices, and technical implementations based on past campaign experiences

The Requirements:

  • Be an ambassador for Kargo, helping to make us THE place to work in the UK mobile industry
  • Must be able to establish good working relationships with managers, employee’s and clients
  • Ability to manage multiple conflicting deadlines and manage time effectively
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills must be demonstrated.
  • 3+ year’s experience working in a client-facing role for a media, online or technology firm.
  • Intermediate working knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint
  • Bachelors degree

Also, please tell us a little about yourself. We’re looking forward to hearing from you! 

New York

Product Manager

Kargo is the leader in mobile brand advertising. Bringing together creativity, technology and quality, Kargo empowers advertisers to break convention and build connections with consumers on the most important screen today – the phone. Through Kargo’s high-end editorial alliance of world-class publisher partners, as well as its proprietary advertising automation tools and award-winning creative studio, brands and agencies have the ability to reach 100% of smartphone users in the United States with memorable, measurable mobile ad experiences. Kargo and Kargo leadership are regularly recognized for the company’s growth and achievements on prestigious lists and by winning prominent awards, including: the Inc. 500 list (2015 and 2016), the Entrepreneur 360 list (2016), the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 award (2016), the Crain’s New York Business Fast 50 list (2015 and 2016), the EY Entrepreneur of the Year NY 2016 award and Business Insider’s “hottest pre-IPO ad tech startups” list (2015 and 2016). Kargo employs 250 people in New York, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Los Angeles, London and Sydney.

For more information, visit Kargo at www.kargo.com or follow Kargo on Instagram (@kargomobile), Twitter (@kargo) and Linkedin.

Product Manager, Ad Innovation

Kargo Ad Product Managers touch all aspects of the evolution of a mobile Ad Product from ideation, conception, and development to launch, execution, and performance analysis. In addition to thorough knowledge of Kargo’s existing mobile Ad product suite, the Product Manager will work in close collaboration with product leadership to develop and iterate on a variety of mobile ad products and advertising technology systems and platforms.

 This role requires someone who is a self starter, and who will learn to understand Ad Innovation from all angles including: opportunity assessment, technical implementation, user experience, revenue generation and more. The Product Manager will gain broad exposure internally, interacting with every internal department at Kargo, and your contributions will directly impact the success of Kargo’s Ad Products.

Responsibilities:

  • Work efficiently with a team of engineers, designers, and Product leads to cultivate a collaborative work environment.
  • Gather competitive intel, data analysis and industry research to help inform decisions for new products and actively work through opportunity assessments
  • Actively participate with the technology team in daily stand-ups, sprint planning, retrospectives, backlog grooming, brainstorms and other product-related meetings
  • Document and track business requirements for new features, as well as measure success once in market and identifying room for improvement
  • Develop feature specs and write acceptance criteria for user stories.
  • Grow and maintain a detailed product backlog for mobile ad products.
  • Collaborate with Product leadership to forge Kargo’s ad technology roadmap in line with corporate priorities and strategies
  • Communicate with all stakeholders regularly regarding enhancements, timelines and work with them to solve problems
  • Lead internal product trainings to various departments across the organization

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years professional experience working in technology, advertising, or on digital products
  • Experience working directly with product management, engineering, or design/UX teams 
  • Fast on their feet and can understand the broad picture but also be detail-oriented
  • Self-starter who doesn't shy from taking the initiative, and has an enthusiasm for collaboration
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with all other departments 
  • Proficient project management skills and ability to managed multiple projects, meet aggressive deadlines and prioritize accordingly 
  • Excellent written & communication skills
  • Intermediate working knowledge of software development and documentation tools such as Confluence, JIRA, Github, etc.
  • Knowledge of debugging tools a plus. 
Campaign Manager

Kargo is the leader in mobile brand advertising. Bringing together creativity, technology and quality, Kargo empowers advertisers to break convention and build connections with consumers on the most important screen today – the phone. Through Kargo’s high-end editorial alliance of world-class publisher partners, as well as its proprietary advertising automation tools and award-winning creative studio, brands and agencies have the ability to reach 100% of smartphone users in the United States with memorable, measurable mobile ad experiences. Kargo and Kargo leadership are regularly recognized for the company’s growth and achievements on prestigious lists and by winning prominent awards, including: the Inc. 500 list (2015 and 2016), the Entrepreneur 360 list (2016), the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 award (2016), the Crain’s New York Business Fast 50 list (2015 and 2016), the EY Entrepreneur of the Year NY 2016 award and Business Insider’s “hottest pre-IPO ad tech startups” list (2015 and 2016). Kargo employs 250 people in New York, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Los Angeles, London and Sydney.

For more information, visit Kargo at www.kargo.com or follow Kargo on Instagram (@kargomobile), Twitter (@kargo) and Linkedin.

The Responsibilities:

  • Work with Kargo’s Sales and Account Management teams to onboard and launch mobile ad campaigns for some of the largest agencies and brands in the market, such as P&G, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Comcast and more
  • Monitor live campaigns daily, and develop optimization recommendations to maximize performance and ensure delivery
  • Provide strategic analysis and insight on campaign delivery and management
  • Create regular campaign performance reports and analyses for clients
  • Proactively drive and implement solutions to issues affecting ad creative, trafficking, tracking, revenue recognition or reporting
  • Work with publisher team to secure additional inventory to deliver campaign impression goals
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with advertisers, publishers, third party vendors, sales, finance and other client teams

The Requirements:

  • Self-starter with a love for data, an acute attention to detail and a relentless curiosity
  • Team player who can juggle multiple responsibilities and excels under pressure
  • Ability to meet multiple deadlines in a deadline driven, changing environment
  • Exposure to ad-serving and Rich Media technologies: DFP, Atlas, Pointroll, AdMarvel, Celtra, Medialets, etc.
  • Passion for the exploding mobile industry, trends in technology and the entrepreneurial field
  • Strong academic track record and leadership experience at a 4-year college
  • Sense of humor preferred – we work hard, but have a lot of fun along the way!
  • Experience in digital advertising operations and advertising campaign metrics; knowledge of JavaScript or HTML a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree required

 Also, please tell us a little about yourself. We’re looking forward to hearing from you! 

Sales Planning Coordinator

Kargo is the leader in mobile brand advertising. Bringing together creativity, technology and quality, Kargo empowers advertisers to break convention and build connections with consumers on the most important screen today – the phone. Through Kargo’s high-end editorial alliance of world-class publisher partners, as well as its proprietary advertising automation tools and award-winning creative studio, brands and agencies have the ability to reach 100% of smartphone users in the United States with memorable, measurable mobile ad experiences. Kargo and Kargo leadership are regularly recognized for the company’s growth and achievements on prestigious lists and by winning prominent awards, including: the Inc. 500 list (2015 and 2016), the Entrepreneur 360 list (2016), the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 award (2016), the Crain’s New York Business Fast 50 list (2015 and 2016), the EY Entrepreneur of the Year NY 2016 award and Business Insider’s “hottest pre-IPO ad tech startups” list (2015 and 2016). Kargo employs 250 people in New York, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Los Angeles, London and Sydney.

For more information, visit Kargo at www.kargo.com or follow Kargo on Instagram (@kargomobile), Twitter (@kargo) and Linkedin.

Media-Planning Expert:

  • Assist in customizing, refining, and building media-plans in response to advertiser requests
  • Show strategic thinking to ensure the media plans pitched will work towards the client’s confirmed key KPI’s
  • Become an expert on all pricing updates and mediplan templates
  • Seek innovative and creative solutions to merge client’s objectives with inventory avails
  • Verify inventory availability throughout the sales process
  • Assist in inventory & revenue management of publisher clients

Cross-departmental Champion:

  • Work closely with internal teams and fosters strong relationships with Account Management, Sales, Research, Pub Account Management and Inventory Management to make sure objectives are aligned
  • Proactively identify opportunities for sales process improvement and makes recommendation on how to address. Works closely with sales management to inspect sales process quality and prioritize opportunities for improvement
  • Assist management in understanding process bottlenecks and inconsistencies
  • Facilitate an organization of continuous process improvement

What You Bring to Kargo:

  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in digital advertising, ideally on the agency or publisher side (or within an ad technology company)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple accounts and meet deadlines
  • A strong knowledge of ad products, ad serving capabilities, philosophies and drawbacks
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to details and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel
  • Passionate, hard-working, self-starter with a sense of urgency
  • Capable of working both autonomously and collaboratively
  • Proficiency in Excel and PPT
Sales Planning Manager

Kargo is the leader in mobile brand advertising. Bringing together creativity, technology and quality, Kargo empowers advertisers to break convention and build connections with consumers on the most important screen today – the phone. Through Kargo’s high-end editorial alliance of world-class publisher partners, as well as its proprietary advertising automation tools and award-winning creative studio, brands and agencies have the ability to reach 100% of smartphone users in the United States with memorable, measurable mobile ad experiences. Kargo and Kargo leadership are regularly recognized for the company’s growth and achievements on prestigious lists and by winning prominent awards, including: the Inc. 500 list (2015 and 2016), the Entrepreneur 360 list (2016), the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 award (2016), the Crain’s New York Business Fast 50 list (2015 and 2016), the EY Entrepreneur of the Year NY 2016 award and Business Insider’s “hottest pre-IPO ad tech startups” list (2015 and 2016). Kargo employs 250 people in New York, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Los Angeles, London and Sydney.

For more information, visit Kargo at www.kargo.com or follow Kargo on Instagram (@kargomobile), Twitter (@kargo) and Linkedin.

 

Media-Planning Expert:

  • Customize, refine, and build mediaplans in response to advertiser requests
  • Show strategic thinking to ensure the media plans pitched will work towards the client’s confirmed key KPI’s
  • Become an expert on all pricing updates and mediplan templates
  • Seek innovative and creative solutions to merge client’s objectives with inventory avails
  • Verify inventory availability throughout the sales process
  • Lead on inventory & revenue management of publisher clients

Cross-departmental Champion:

  • Work closely with internal teams and fosters strong relationships with Account Management, Sales, Research, Pub Account Management and Inventory Management to make sure objectives are aligned
  • Work closely with Inventory & Yield to keep track of inventory pitched and inventory sold to ensure post-sale execution can be met and client’s expectations are managed
  • Proactively identifies opportunities for sales process improvement and makes recommendation on how to address. Works closely with sales management to inspect sales process quality and prioritize opportunities for improvement
  • Assists management in understanding process bottlenecks and inconsistencies. Facilitates an organization of continuous process improvement

What You Bring to Kargo:

  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in digital advertising, ideally on the agency or publisher side (or within an ad technology company)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple accounts and meet deadlines
  • A strong knowledge of ad products, ad serving capabilities, philosophies and drawbacks
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to details and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel
  • Passionate, hard-working, self-starter with a sense of urgency
  • Capable of working both autonomously and collaboratively
  • Proficiency in Excel and PPT
Senior UI Designer

Kargo is the leader in mobile brand advertising. Bringing together creativity, technology and quality, Kargo empowers advertisers to break convention and build connections with consumers on the most important screen today – the phone. Through Kargo’s high-end editorial alliance of world-class publisher partners, as well as its proprietary advertising automation tools and award-winning creative studio, brands and agencies have the ability to reach 100% of smartphone users in the United States with memorable, measurable mobile ad experiences. Kargo and Kargo leadership are regularly recognized for the company’s growth and achievements on prestigious lists and by winning prominent awards, including: the Inc. 500 list (2015 and 2016), the Entrepreneur 360 list (2016), the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 award (2016), the Crain’s New York Business Fast 50 list (2015 and 2016), the EY Entrepreneur of the Year NY 2016 award and Business Insider’s “hottest pre-IPO ad tech startups” list (2015 and 2016). Kargo employs 250 people in New York, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Los Angeles, London and Sydney.

For more information, visit Kargo at www.kargo.com or follow Kargo on Instagram (@kargomobile), Twitter (@kargo) and Linkedin.

The Role:

Kargo is looking for a talented Sr. UI Designer who has experience working across UI/UX and visual design to join our design team with sharp & motivated designers in a fun office environment. The role will mainly be focusing on Kargo’s end-to-end premium advertising platform allowing for the discovery & purchase of publisher’s mobile inventory and mobile ad campaign management with deep reporting & analytics capabilities.

The Responsibilities:

  • Design, prototype and iterate Kargo’s platform products that align with the company’s business goals until they meet our high standard of quality and the set of product requirements
  • Interpret design guidelines, wireframes & workflows, and create pixel-perfect, visually engaging design treatments
  • Work closely with Product Managers and develop clear understanding to the purpose, goals and requirements of the products you are designing and actively solve UI/UX problems
  • Work with Engineers ensuring proper design implementation
  • Maintain design consistency across our products
  • Continuously seek out for opportunities to streamline the process and facilitate communication between Product Design, Product and Engineering

The Requirements:

  • Strong portfolio featuring past UI/UX work, data visualization and information design
  • Passion in solving UI/UX problems with with creativity & users in mind
  • Strong teamwork skills with ability to manage projects in a fast-paced, rapidly growing environment
  • Obsession with quality and visual design talent with a pixel-level attention for details
  • Solid understanding of web UI/UX design principles
  • Experience of shipping products
  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Invision
  • 4-6 years relevant experience
Systems Engineer

Kargo is the leader in mobile brand advertising. Bringing together creativity, technology and quality, Kargo empowers advertisers to break convention and build connections with consumers on the most important screen today – the phone. Through Kargo’s high-end editorial alliance of world-class publisher partners, as well as its proprietary advertising automation tools and award-winning creative studio, brands and agencies have the ability to reach 100% of smartphone users in the United States with memorable, measurable mobile ad experiences. Kargo and Kargo leadership are regularly recognized for the company’s growth and achievements on prestigious lists and by winning prominent awards, including: the Inc. 500 list (2015 and 2016), the Entrepreneur 360 list (2016), the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 award (2016), the Crain’s New York Business Fast 50 list (2015 and 2016), the EY Entrepreneur of the Year NY 2016 award and Business Insider’s “hottest pre-IPO ad tech startups” list (2015 and 2016). Kargo employs 250 people in New York, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Los Angeles, London and Sydney.

For more information, visit Kargo at www.kargo.com or follow Kargo on Instagram (@kargomobile), Twitter (@kargo) and Linkedin.

The Position: As a system engineer at Kargo, you will be responsible for building the very foundation on which our engineering department and its products will run. You will be engineering our cloud infrastructure to be durable, scalable, and easy to manage. Some of the tasks required to achieve this goal:

  • Take ownership over the monitoring and logging tools that the rest of department will use to gain insight into our environments
  • Improve the scalability and durability of our systems via infrastructure updates. We’re cloud first and hosted on Amazon Web Services
  • Help the data engineering team deploy Apache Spark based machine learning systems

The Requirements:

  • Has worked with a cloud provider for at least 3 years. Bonus points for AWS experience.
  • Very strong in a Linux environment, including experience with scripting.  
  • Programming skills in at least one of the major scripting languages (Bash, Python, Ruby, Node, etc)
  • Has worked with continuous integration tools such as Jenkins, Travis, Circle, Bamboo, Team City, etc.
  • An understanding of all major Web standard protocols, web servers (Apache/Nginx) and load balancing.
  • Experience with Docker in a production environment using a clustering product such as Mesos, ECS, Kubernates, Swarm etc.

Preferred:

  • Experience designing a continuous integration/deployment process from scratch
  • Experience managing large scale data storage and processing systems such as Apache Hadoop, Apache Spark, Apache Kafka, or Amazon Redshift
Data Engineer

Kargo is the leader in mobile brand advertising. Bringing together creativity, technology and quality, Kargo empowers advertisers to break convention and build connections with consumers on the most important screen today – the phone. Through Kargo’s high-end editorial alliance of world-class publisher partners, as well as its proprietary advertising automation tools and award-winning creative studio, brands and agencies have the ability to reach 100% of smartphone users in the United States with memorable, measurable mobile ad experiences. Kargo and Kargo leadership are regularly recognized for the company’s growth and achievements on prestigious lists and by winning prominent awards, including: the Inc. 500 list (2015 and 2016), the Entrepreneur 360 list (2016), the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 award (2016), the Crain’s New York Business Fast 50 list (2015 and 2016), the EY Entrepreneur of the Year NY 2016 award and Business Insider’s “hottest pre-IPO ad tech startups” list (2015 and 2016). Kargo employs 250 people in New York, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Los Angeles, London and Sydney.

For more information, visit Kargo at www.kargo.com or follow Kargo on Instagram (@kargomobile), Twitter (@kargo) and Linkedin.

Who We Are:

We’re a full-stack team with expertise in mobile, web, and backend. We’re building out products to enable better decisions on the parts of our users, modeling the underlying behaviors of our creatives, and making targeting recommendations. Our technology stack is mainly based on Scala and Go, with support from Apache Kafka, Spark, and R.

We Are Hiring For:

Advertiser Experience: Advertising experience is at the heart of the data team, supporting all key features getting built every quarter which provides a rich exposure to the advertising industry. The team works closely with product design, product managers, and researchers with a focus on scale, reliability, and modularity.

Who You Are:

  • A Senior Developer ready to design and implement awesome new features in an analytics platform through innovation and data-driven iterations at scale.
  • Someone who understands that communicating data is as important as collecting it in manageable forms. You have a passion for good design and maintainable code.
  • Someone who wants to push limits of product innovation using the latest advancements in technology and methods-working closely with product managers and other engineering teams.
  • Someone that works best in an environment with a sense of urgency and can rapidly iterate on product/platform features.

The Requirements:

  • Strong algorithms, data structures, and coding background
  • Disciplined approach to testing and quality assurance
  • Experience with web infrastructure and distributed systems
  • Experience with software engineering best practices (e.g. unit testing, code reviews, design documentation)
  • B.S. or higher in Computer Science (or equivalent work experience)
  • Experience with Apache Spark, Kafka, or streaming applications is a plus.
Quality Assurance (QA) DevOps Engineer

Kargo is the leader in mobile brand advertising. Bringing together creativity, technology and quality, Kargo empowers advertisers to break convention and build connections with consumers on the most important screen today – the phone. Through Kargo’s high-end editorial alliance of world-class publisher partners, as well as its proprietary advertising automation tools and award-winning creative studio, brands and agencies have the ability to reach 100% of smartphone users in the United States with memorable, measurable mobile ad experiences. Kargo and Kargo leadership are regularly recognized for the company’s growth and achievements on prestigious lists and by winning prominent awards, including: the Inc. 500 list (2015 and 2016), the Entrepreneur 360 list (2016), the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 award (2016), the Crain’s New York Business Fast 50 list (2015 and 2016), the EY Entrepreneur of the Year NY 2016 award and Business Insider’s “hottest pre-IPO ad tech startups” list (2015 and 2016). Kargo employs 250 people in New York, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Los Angeles, London and Sydney.

For more information, visit Kargo at www.kargo.com or follow Kargo on Instagram (@kargomobile), Twitter (@kargo) and Linkedin.

The Responsibilities:

  • Lead the effort to bring CI infrastructure in house
  • Maintain our CI in house
  • Write and execute scripts (perl, shell, python, etc)
  • Write and execute automation scripts
  • Co-ordinate and work with offshore partner

The Requirements:

  • Experience working in an AWS environment
  • Base knowledge of containers, specifically docker, and its orchestration
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and tools
  • Ability to code
  • Scripting skills (perl, shell, python, etc)
  • Experience with systems and IT operations
  • Comfort with frequent, incremental code testing and deployment
  • Technical competency and experience with web applications, web services, Java, JS, node.js, J2EE, XML, and DB
  • Experience in designing and developing test automation frameworks
  • Strong experience writing and executing detailed test cases and test design documents for back and front end testing
  • Experience working with continuous integration and delivery systems, creating Jenkins jobs to automate deployment processes
  • Working experience with Git
  • Experience using data driven tests to validate API calls both manually and using automation tools.
  • Excellent knowledge of QA methods and practices in an agile environment
  • Programming experience in Java
  • Experience working within a fast-paced Agile/SCRUM system
  • Working knowledge unit testing frameworks (Junit, TestNG, etc)
Senior Software Engineer

Kargo is the leader in mobile brand advertising. Bringing together creativity, technology and quality, Kargo empowers advertisers to break convention and build connections with consumers on the most important screen today – the phone. Through Kargo’s high-end editorial alliance of world-class publisher partners, as well as its proprietary advertising automation tools and award-winning creative studio, brands and agencies have the ability to reach 100% of smartphone users in the United States with memorable, measurable mobile ad experiences. Kargo and Kargo leadership are regularly recognized for the company’s growth and achievements on prestigious lists and by winning prominent awards, including: the Inc. 500 list (2015 and 2016), the Entrepreneur 360 list (2016), the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 award (2016), the Crain’s New York Business Fast 50 list (2015 and 2016), the EY Entrepreneur of the Year NY 2016 award and Business Insider’s “hottest pre-IPO ad tech startups” list (2015 and 2016). Kargo employs 250 people in New York, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Los Angeles, London and Sydney.

For more information, visit Kargo at www.kargo.com or follow Kargo on Instagram (@kargomobile), Twitter (@kargo) and Linkedin.

 Who You Are:

  • An Architect - You love building things. Whether that be a penthouse feature on an established codebase or the foundations of a new endeavor, you’re the person for the job
  • A Tester’s Tester - You know code isn’t done until you’ve got it covered, and you take testing as seriously as we do. Whether you use TDD, BDD, or an entirely different acronym, you know how to write and maintain a suite of solid tests
  • Performance Obsessed - It’s the itch you can’t scratch. Getting a page to load 100ms faster, increasing FPS, and busting bottlenecks is a solid day for you
  • An Exterminator - You’re the one they call when a build fails and no one knows why. You can cut to the heart of the issue with little more than an inspector and a set of reproduction steps

The Requirements:

  • 5+ years experience
  • Compsci degree or equivalent background
  • Previous AdTech/Advertising experience a plus

The Tech We Use:

  • We use a wide variety of technology at Kargo, and we’re always open to trying new stuff. Here are some of the technologies we use today:
  • On the Front End:
  • TypeScript/ES6/CoffeeScript
  • Angular 2/Angular
  • Webpack/Gulp
  • SCSS
  • Mocha/Chai/Jasmine/Karma
  • On the Back End:
  • Node/GoLang
  • Docker/Marathon
  • Snowflake
  • Redis/Redshift/MySQL
  • And almost all of AWS
Account Coordinator, Publisher Partnerships

Kargo is the leader in mobile brand advertising. Bringing together creativity, technology and quality, Kargo empowers advertisers to break convention and build connections with consumers on the most important screen today – the phone. Through Kargo’s high-end editorial alliance of world-class publisher partners, as well as its proprietary advertising automation tools and award-winning creative studio, brands and agencies have the ability to reach 100% of smartphone users in the United States with memorable, measurable mobile ad experiences. Kargo and Kargo leadership are regularly recognized for the company’s growth and achievements on prestigious lists and by winning prominent awards, including: the Inc. 500 list (2015 and 2016), the Entrepreneur 360 list (2016), the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 award (2016), the Crain’s New York Business Fast 50 list (2015 and 2016), the EY Entrepreneur of the Year NY 2016 award and Business Insider’s “hottest pre-IPO ad tech startups” list (2015 and 2016). Kargo employs 250 people in New York, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Los Angeles, London and Sydney.

For more information, visit Kargo at www.kargo.com or follow Kargo on Instagram (@kargomobile), Twitter (@kargo) and Linkedin.

The Role:

Kargo is looking for a smart, driven Coordinator to join our Publisher Partnership Team. In this role, you will work closely with the Senior Manager, Publisher Partnerships to provide best-in-industry white glove client service to our premium partners, which includes forging personal connections with our clients while consulting them on how to maximize their revenue with Kargo.

You will become the expert on all things Kargo and immersed into the Ad Tech industry: from marketing, to engineering, to product, to strategy, and will be able to speak to these aspects with our clients through quarterly business reviews, emails, and calls.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Senior Manager of Publisher Partnerships on managing tier 1 publisher accounts
  • Act as the main point-of-contact for all operational needs for the publishers   
  • Create, build and maintain strong and effective relationships with publisher clients
  • Provide strategic consulting regarding inventory monetization strategies, industry trends and best practices to help publishers grow their business using Kargo services
  • Work closely with Kargo’s Technical Account team and Product team to ensure all integrations and operations run smoothly
  • Collate and deliver daily reporting which tracks revenue growth and inventory for publisher; Analyze data and provide meaningful insights
  • Accurately close out invoicing for publishers at the end of each month

Requirements:

  • BA/BS required from a top university
  • 0-2 years’ experience working (or interning) in related field
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Strong work ethic; self-motivated with entrepreneurial mindset
  • Strategic thinker, capable negotiator, able to think flexibly, outside the box
  • “People-person” who can handle multiple personality types across wide range of clients
  • Highly organized problem solver, able to multi-task
  • Highly developed interpersonal, presentation, and analytical skills

Also, please tell us a little about yourself. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

 

Chicago

Senior Account Executive - Midwest Market

Kargo is the leader in mobile brand advertising. Bringing together creativity, technology and quality, Kargo empowers advertisers to break convention and build connections with consumers on the most important screen today – the phone. Through Kargo’s high-end editorial alliance of world-class publisher partners, as well as its proprietary advertising automation tools and award-winning creative studio, brands and agencies have the ability to reach 100% of smartphone users in the United States with memorable, measurable mobile ad experiences. Kargo and Kargo leadership are regularly recognized for the company’s growth and achievements on prestigious lists and by winning prominent awards, including: the Inc. 500 list (2015 and 2016), the Entrepreneur 360 list (2016), the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 award (2016), the Crain’s New York Business Fast 50 list (2015 and 2016), the EY Entrepreneur of the Year NY 2016 award and Business Insider’s “hottest pre-IPO ad tech startups” list (2015 and 2016). Kargo employs 250 people in New York, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Los Angeles, London and Sydney.

For more information, visit Kargo at www.kargo.com or follow Kargo on Instagram (@kargomobile), Twitter (@kargo) and Linkedin.

The Responsibilities:

  • Evangelizes Kargo as a consultative partner providing clients world-class customer service and developing strategic partnerships. Experience across Chicago OMG agencies highly prioritized
  • Develops corporate contacts and cultivates relationships at all levels that enhance Kargo's position, which leads to incremental business within the designated account
  • Develops an acute understanding of the digital landscape and interest in ad tech. Candidate understands the complex functions of AORs, ATDs, and Brand Marketers and strive to be an expert in the mobile space
  • Maintains regular contact with account base, and increases revenue from positioning and presenting new and existing products, preparing appropriate ROIs, and closing the sale. Generates, develops, manages, and communicates expectations within assigned accounts as well as increases scope of penetration within each account
  • Qualifies new opportunities and prospects, dimensions the size of opportunities and articulates probabilities of closure
  • Maintains complete and accurate documentation in SalesForce of all activity
  • Maintains broad knowledge of company products and their capabilities as well as the strengths/ weaknesses of competitive products
  • Maintains close working relationship with Kargo product personnel to know product futures and timing, as well as feedback concerns and requests from prospects
  • Negotiates pricing and implementation and prepares proposals
  • Works very closely with Account Management teams to service, maintain, renew and up-sell current clients

The Requirements:

  • 3+ years selling to Strategic Accounts
  • Preferred sales experience in selling digital marketing services with established networks and relationships within OMG
  • Experience preferred within programmatic technology
  • Proven track record of selling across executives, C­ level customers, publishers, agencies, and advertisers
  • Develop and execute monthly, quarterly and annual account plans through superior account management skills
  • Develop and execute a strategy to drive repeatable business and long­term revenue opportunities
  • Negotiate pricing and implementation for complex sales including multiple products and services to
  • Accounts with multiple subsidiaries in multiple locations
  • Manage cross­ functional teams, clarify roles and responsibilities, and boost collaboration
  • Forecast sales volume and personnel requirements
  • Ensure the highest level of Customer Experience on each and every engagement
Sales Summer Intern

Kargo is the leader in mobile brand advertising. Bringing together creativity, technology and quality, Kargo empowers advertisers to break convention and build connections with consumers on the most important screen today – the phone. Through Kargo’s high-end editorial alliance of world-class publisher partners, as well as its proprietary advertising automation tools and award-winning creative studio, brands and agencies have the ability to reach 100% of smartphone users in the United States with memorable, measurable mobile ad experiences. Kargo and Kargo leadership are regularly recognized for the company’s growth and achievements on prestigious lists and by winning prominent awards, including: the Inc. 500 list (2015 and 2016), the Entrepreneur 360 list (2016), the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 award (2016), the Crain’s New York Business Fast 50 list (2015 and 2016), the EY Entrepreneur of the Year NY 2016 award and Business Insider’s “hottest pre-IPO ad tech startups” list (2015 and 2016). Kargo employs 250 people in New York, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Los Angeles, London and Sydney.

For more information, visit Kargo at www.kargo.com or follow Kargo on Instagram (@kargomobile), Twitter (@kargo) and Linkedin.

The Responsibilities:

  • Sourcing new sales leads
  • Coordinating industry research
  • Assisting with initial reach out process 
  • Organizing and planning events with clients
  • Building meeting decks

The Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop to assist with making mocks for proposals
  • Expert knowledge of PowerPoint
  • General knowledge of Excel
  • Interest in new media / mobile technology
  • Willingness to learn
  • Enrolled as a junior or senior at an accredited four-year institution

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Must be able to bring own laptop to work
  • Must be able to commute to Chicago office
  • Has strong research, writing, organizational and grammar skills
  • Possesses a hunger to learn and be mentored by professionals
  • Works well in a fast-paced environment
  • Can commit to working at least 35 hours per week

Also, please tell us a little about yourself. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!