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Front End Engineer

Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, headquartered in downtown San Francisco with offices in NY and Dublin, is the world’s most popular “real-time bidding” advertising platform. What is real-time bidding? It means we help companies intelligently bid on advertising spaces billions of times a day in fractions of seconds. We manage a global infrastructure that handles millions of requests, crunches big data on the spot and provides an easy-to-use self-service platform to over 10,000 happy advertisers.

Recently named by Inc. Magazine as the fastest growing company in the Bay Area and #7 in the nation, as well as 'The best place to work' by SF Business Times, AdRoll has over 200 employees and is increasing revenue at 400% per year. We strongly believe in team chemistry and have a lot of fun building a world-class company. If you are passionate about growth and innovation, then come revolutionize the advertising technology space with us.

Not only do we work with many great brands you've heard of (American Apparel, Tom's Shoes, Microsoft, Tivo, Hipmunk), but we're also backed by some of the savviest investors in the space, including Merus Capital, Accel Partners and Peter Thiel.

Team up with our colorful, tight-knit engineering squad that includes the president of Python Italy, a TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon winner and the youngest-ever engineer at Microsoft (our CEO).

Come roll with us.


As Front-end engineer, you will be responsible for building features for our core applications/products. You should have a solid understanding of object oriented javascript and how it can be used to build responsive client side applications. You should have experience building snappy desktop like applications in browser that push the limits of what's possible. Finally, you should love learning about the newest developments in tech and applying them to your projects.  

Our stack consists of Python (Pylons/Pyramid) as app server, modern Javascript libraries on the front-end (jQuery, Backbone.js, Underscore, D3, SASS, CSS3, HTML5), git for source control and Erlang, Redis and PostgreSQL on the backend.


  • Objected Oriented Javascript
  • MV or MVC client side experience
  • Backbone.js
  • Underscore.js
  • jQuery
  • CSS3, SCSS (Sass)
  • HTML5, HTML apis
  • Clean & Organized code 
  • Knowledge or interest in learning Python
  • BS in CS or related field or relevant work experience 
  • Has personal projects related to the web
  • Great attitude and good team player
  • Loves learning 

Bonus Points: 

  • Focus on good user experience (examples would be great)
  • CSS Spriting
  • Demonstrated skills in building easy to use products by yourself or where you were in charge
  • Good set of evaluation materials like an up-to-date portfolio or a github account
  • Humor


  • Design your ideal setup (machine, monitor, etc.)
  • Mentorship and backing of your growth as an engineer/mathematician
  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, commuter benefits, paid holidays and PTO
  • Monday dinners, Wednesday breakfast, tons of snacks and Off The Grid across the street
  • Minutes away from CalTrain, Bart and Muni with plenty of secure bike parking
  • Opportunity to win the coveted Golden Bagel



If interested, please contact Drew Kells at Posted by Apryl Roberts

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