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.


  • 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.


  • 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).


  • 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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