Software Engineer - Front End

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 As a Front-End Software Engineer at MediaAlpha, you will work to design and develop beautiful, user-centric features and functionality for our industry-leading programmatic demand and supply-side platforms, as well as our consumer-facing websites. The ideal candidate will enjoy working autonomously, in coordination with our business and back-end technical teams, to iterate quickly on new feature and website ideas and designs.

 Responsibilities:

  • Lead UI development of all user-facing pages and features.
  • Create and maintain JavaScript libraries and ad templates for publishers.
  • Develop intuitive tools supporting diverse tasks ranging from ad campaign management to reporting and analytics.
  • Produce and preserve HTML, with embedded back-end code, to reflect the HTML authored for new and updated pages and modules.
  • Collaborate with fellow developers to solve tasks related to back-end integrations.
  • Clearly and thoughtfully communicate with MediaAlpha team members throughout the integration process.
  • Validate and debug integrations until the issue is resolved.
  • Continually support a high-performance team, jumping in to help out and resolve issues whenever needed.
  • Join forces with the entire MediaAlpha team to support and release live updates to the MediaAlpha exchange platforms and customer facing websites.

 Requirements:

  • Expert knowledge of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.
  • 4+ years experience with JavaScript programming (ES5, ES6), jQuery, JSON, Ajax, etc.
  • 4+ years experience in CSS and HTML.
  • Comfortable working with raw HTML and ability to debug HTML without WYSIWYG editor.
  • Comfortable integrating third-party JavaScript libraries on client websites
  • Comfortable working within embedded back-end code.
  • Experience with responsive and single page web applications.
  • Experience working with engineers and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Organized, self motivated and with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to write elegant and readable code.
  • A demonstrated entrepreneurial attitude.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • B.S. required, preferably in a technical discipline (e.g., computer science).

 Compensation:

  • Highly competitive salary and bonus program participation.
  • Best in class health, vision and dental care plans with no employee contributions and zero deductibles (in network).
  • Flexible spending account.
  • Unlimited PTO.
  • 401K with immediate vesting.
  • Professional training and education reimbursements.
  • Generous employee perks (e.g., mobile phone program, gym membership, employee lunches).

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • PerlLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • MySQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • CSSDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

We are right off 520 in Redmond, close to shopping, fitness options, and restaurants.

An Insider's view of MediaAlpha

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The vibe in the office is friendly and communicative. We're straight forward about the problems we're tackling and asking questions is highly encouraged. Being clear saves us development frustration and ensures we meet our timelines consistently.

Ali

Front End Software Engineer

What projects are you most excited about?

Our team is very excited about helping to define and build the next generation of our consumer-facing products. This collection of initiatives touches many aspects of the business including our client integrations, web properties, and our platform. These changes will us to improve maintainability, build more engaging experiences, and much more!

Yousef

Front End Software Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

Someone will be successful on the engineering team if they are not afraid to ask questions to better understand the reason why we do things and strives to find the best solutions.

Amy

VP of Technology

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Finding the right balance between modern, idealistic solutions that will be ready in weeks and compromised solutions, but done and released today.

Sergiy

Senior Software Engineer

What are MediaAlpha Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We sponsor an annual company-wide volunteer day.
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
MediaAlpha's management team is as diverse as our team members. We are focused on continuous improvement of our Diversity and Inclusion initiatives.
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
MediaAlpha offers Dependent Care and Medical FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 66% of annual salary up to $10,000 monthly maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to $100,000.
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
MediaAlpha offers a Safe Harbor Contribution equal to 3% of a team member's gross salary. Team members are 100% vested at the time of enrollment.
Performance Bonus
MediaAlpha offers annual performance bonuses and spot bonuses for extra efforts.
Match charitable contributions
MediaAlpha matches team member contributions to non-profit organizations up to $2,500 annually.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide 12 weeks of paid parental leave and a 12 week return to work program customized to the individual's needs.
Flexible Work Schedule
MediaAlpha provides team members with flexible work schedules.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes working from home on occasion as needed.
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Team members receive 48 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Pool Table, Shuffle Board, Darts, and TV's.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Parking
We offer employees free on-site parking.
Fitness Subsidies
We pay $75 per month for fitness classes or gym memberships.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
MediaAlpha offers employees professional development opportunities like Annual individual budget for training, The ability to attend job-related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
MediaAlpha team members are encouraged to share information through lunch and learns. In addition, our book club meets once a quarter.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
We offer professional growth reimbursement to team members looking to expand their knowledge in tech and beyond.
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Aside from all of the benefits and perks, we embrace individualism and truly believe that encouraging authenticity results in happier and more productive teams.

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