Google Technical Specialist (Ads), Professional Services in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Google Technical Services: Professional Services (gPS) is a team of solution-oriented trusted advisors supporting millions of users worldwide. Our consultative services take our deep technical and product expertise and combine it with our powerful understanding of our customer’s needs and goals to solve their biggest business challenges allowing them to grow and get the most out of Google solutions.

In this role, you will manage projects supporting clients who use platforms such as the DoubleClick suite of products, Ad Exchange, Search and Display. These projects will include technical assistance on business pitches, product implementations, product upgrades, and custom solutions. You will work on multiple projects concurrently, either independently or on small teams.

You will have demonstrated technical aptitude and an in-depth industry knowledge which you'll use to persistently explore and uncover technical solutions to complex business scenarios.

Google Technical Services is a global support and operations team, with a mission to delight our customers with care so good, it’s got to be Google. Our team is the face of Google to most of our customers, and we want their Google support experience to set new standards, just like Google’s products do. Our team cares for customers by solving problems and scaling solutions, incubating new Google products, and sharing user feedback with internal teams to influence product development. We support a wide variety of products, from Ads to Project Fi and just about everything in between, and our customers include advertisers, consumers, partners, publishers, retailers, and our own Sales Googlers.

Responsibilities
  • Support and partner with Sales, in order to provide technical and functional needs assessments for prospective clients.
  • Create an efficient cross-product onboarding experience for the client, ensuring excellent service and consulting to ensure a future proof setup of their advertising infrastructure.
  • Maintain relationships with agency, advertiser, and trading desk clients providing high-touch, solutions-oriented service from a technical and functional perspective.
  • Manage reactive client issues sent to Technical Services Associate teams and act as a point of escalation when support teams need assistance.
  • Manage activities, which could include workshops, with multiple agencies and advertiser stakeholders in order to surface and match business needs with the platform's functionality; manage training plans, tagging and reporting implementation consultancy and implementation project management.
Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience working in a client-facing technical service environment.
  • Experience acting as a product owner or specialist for an external client
  • Ability speak and write in English and Dutch fluently and idiomatically.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the Online Advertising/Ad-serving industry.
  • Knowledge of SQL, HTML5, CSS and JavaScript in online advertising (banners, websites and apps).
  • Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts, to tailor them for non-technical audiences, and to present them confidently.
  • Self-starter, with the ability to work flexible in a constantly changing environment.
  • Effective analytical skills, with a creative approach to problem-solving.

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