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Technical Account Manager at Viant Technology in Chicago, Illinois

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Viant's culture is a unique combination of strong leadership, ambition, collaboration, and fun, with incredible growth opportunities for our employees! We offer a fast-paced work environment, with a strong focus on employee engagement, recognition, and development. With a commitment to innovation from the top down, Viant continues to remain ahead of the curve in the rapidly changing ad tech marketplace.

Viant is seeking a talented, self-motivated Technical Account Manager to act in a client service role as part of our Technical Solutions team within Viant's Customer Success arm. This role will be responsible for project managing new client installations and providing ongoing post-sales support for key customers of Viant's technology and measurement products.

This is an opportunity to be part of a high-achieving team that sits on the bleeding edge of data and measurement that collaborates, consults, and builds relationships with marketing, analytics, and strategy teams at top global brands and ad agencies in the industry.

The ideal candidate will have a combination of exceptional project management and client service skills, as well as knowledge of the advertising technology landscape. You should have a strong understanding of client service best practices and desire to develop SQL and analytical experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Project manage feasibility, attribution, and reporting requests from Sales and Operations teams on behalf of clients

    • Provide onboarding support, education, continuous product usage consultation, and industry best practices to ensure customer success

    • Collaborate across teams to produce client-facing insights and media recommendations to drive product adoption and increase revenue

    • Develop and maintain expert knowledge of Viant's measurement and data products & capabilities, and how they can meet customer needs and business objectives

    • Conduct quality assurance for all new client installs to ensure accuracy and thoroughness

    • Help drive evolution of the platform by gathering consistent client feedback and through close collaboration with Product and Sales teams

    • Serve as the primary point of contact and escalation for technical issues; will communicate, triage, and manage issues to resolution

    • Define and improve processes and tools for the Sales Engineering and Platform Automation and Analytics teams to serve clients better

    • Keep a pulse on client needs related to measurement, analytics, and identity resolution and effectively communicate those to internal Product stakeholders and Leadership teams

    • Create, maintain, and regularly host training sessions on internal Product developments, new Product releases, and industry trends with Sales and Operations teams alongside Sales Engineering counterparts

    • Identify weaknesses in existing measurement processes (i.e., knowledge sharing, campaign setup, product releases, etc.), and implement ways to improve them and/or create new ones to replace them

Competencies and Skills:

    • 4+ years of relevant experience in Media Strategy and Activation, Account Management, Client Services and/or Ad Operations; media agency experience a plus

    • Strong client service skills, as well as knowledge of the prominent technologies within ad tech: data management, DSPs, ad serving, programmatic buying, and data targeting

    • Problem solving attitude, with the ability to articulate complex topics to a novice or non-technical audience

    • Ability to manage constantly shifting workload associated with needs across multiple clients, internal stakeholders, and Leadership teams is a must

    • Results-oriented, highly productive, self-starter who is able to multitask and prioritize effectively in a fast-paced environment

    • Attention to detail, particularly as it relates to documenting projects and QA-ing results based on an outlined project plan

    • Aptitude for learning SQL via Google BigQuery along with other cloud-based systems and tools

    • Must be customer service oriented and believe in teamwork, collaboration, adaptability, and have a strong work initiative

    • Previous experience working with multiple teams and internal orgs across multiple time zones is a major plus

    • Willingness to travel for client support and internal trainings ~10% (once COVID travel restrictions allow for regular business travel)

    • BS/BA or equivalent, quantitatively-oriented degree a plus


    • Competitive Salary

    • Paid benefits for the employee

    • Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD, Life insurance/AD&D

    • Paid parental leave

    • 401k

    • Health and Wellness programs

    • Employee discounts - e.g. gym memberships, wireless plans, entertainment tickets

    • Fully stocked kitchen

    • Casual Office Atmosphere

    • Commuter Benefits Program

    • Ongoing Education & Training

    • Company Sponsored Events & Team Building Experiences

About Viant:

Viant is transforming the world of omnichannel, programmatic media buying and advanced data analytics with a wide range of technologies leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning to advance digital advertising effectiveness.

Viant designs and develops cloud-based software systems for automated routine analyses to identify hidden insights and high-value opportunities. We capture and analyze data about demand patterns, product preferences, and content consumption behaviors to improve customer retention and loyalty. Viant is continually optimizing how we measure that experience to determine how and where our clients should advertise and sell their products. Viant aims at uncovering revenue opportunities hidden in customer data and recommends where clients should focus marketing experiments to provide high-impact business breakthroughs faster. Viant's vision is to improve advertising effectiveness by driving real business outcomes while transforming enterprise data into actionable natural language insights for business leaders.

In 2017, Viant acquired Adelphic Inc., a programmatic demand side platform company. Adelphic provides an omnichannel programmatic software solution for agencies, brands and other large media buyers to make meaningful engagements with consumers across today's fragmented media market. For more information visit us at


Viant is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. To provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Viant are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. We do not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race; color; religion (includes religious beliefs, observance or practice, religious dress or grooming practices); creed; sex; sexual orientation; gender; gender identity or expression; transgender status; pregnancy, childbirth or related condition (including breastfeeding); marital status; national origin; citizenship; military status, veteran status; ancestry, age; physical or mental disability; medical condition (includes cancer or a record or history of cancer), genetic characteristics; or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws, and Viant prohibits harassment based on any such protected basis or characteristics.

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