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MediaAlpha is hiring a

Front-End Software Engineer

  • Redmond, WA
  • full-time

MediaAlpha provides the technology infrastructure for the industry’s first and only ecosystem of advertising exchanges for native search and metasearch media. MediaAlpha’s technology transparently connects buyers and sellers to create efficient, programmatic marketplaces for performance media targeting consumers at the point of purchase across leading brand, metasearch, and comparison sites. The Company’s technology platforms power over 50 million high-value transactions annually, representing more than $350 million in annual media spend across the insurance, travel, personal finance, education and home service verticals.

The MediaAlpha team is composed of talented and conscientious individuals who share a passion for doing great work and a pioneering spirit to identify new solutions that continually keep our company and our partners one step ahead. We have dual headquarters in Redmond, WA and Los Angeles, CA, with offices in Seminole, FL, Carson City, NV and London, UK.

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 working within embedded backend 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.
  • High quality health and dental care plans with no employee contributions and zero deductibles (in network). Flexible spending account.
  • Unlimited PTO.
  • 401K company contribution program (after 90 days).
  • Professional training and education reimbursements.
  • Generous employee perks (e.g., mobile phone program, gym membership, employee lunches).