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Expert JavaScript Developer

Ad Lightning is hiring a senior/expert level JavaScript developer to join one of the first startups out of Pioneer Square Labs. We’re on a mission to improve ad quality across the digital advertising ecosystem and are growing quickly as publishers adopt our client-side ad blocking solution.  This is an opportunity to get in at the ground floor of a rapidly growing venture-backed business, utilize leading edge technology, and make meaningful contributions to the product life cycle.


What you’ll be doing:

As a JavaScript developer, you will be part of a small team that designs and develops applications to clean up ad quality.   Building client-side script that is executed billions of times per day. You’ll work closely with the team to design, review, and implement product features as well as manage code and configuration deployment in cloud.

The following skills are required:

  • Strong understanding of JavaScript, it’s quirks, and workarounds.
  • Building and optimising client side script that works across various devices/browsers.
  • Familiarity with DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object model
  • Understanding of JavaScript libraries and frameworks such as React.
  • Strong understanding of web technologies: HTTP, HTML, CSS, and front-end build toolchains such as grunt or gulp.
  • Familiarity with source code management (Git, SVN, etc.)
How you’ll succeed:

We are looking for high performers who can get things done in a fast moving, high-intensity environment.

  • Thrive in a startup environment, not just building great software, but an incredible company.
  • Be a primary code contributor solving difficult problems for highly scalable applications.
  • Experience designing, building and deploying exceptional software.
  • 3+ years of development experience with enterprise software and SaaS products. Experience in the digital advertising space (SSP, DSP, ad server, or audience data products) is a plus.