JS Front End Engineer

SpotX is seeking a highly talented JS Front End Engineer who can contribute brilliantly to our team located in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Every day, our engineers transform online video advertising and solve difficult problems by employing creativity, innovation, and solid technical expertise. We are a fast-paced but casual environment with highly talented peers. The most successful team members are versatile, disciplined, enjoy focusing on new challenges, and loves a good 1980’s arcade game competition.


We don’t believe in “culture fit”. We believe in you being a genuine human being and pleasant to work with. Sure, we might share a beer at work or after work but you don’t have to. You just need to be a contributing member of our team who is thoughtful and wants to do quality work.


Making an immediate impact:

  • Integrate our new publishers
  • Coding within the browser, writing clean, concise, fast working code
  • Collaborate with publishers and developers to deliver digital video advertising on multiple device platforms
  • Participate in sprint planning, estimations, and demos
  • Work in small scrum teams to create and implement various ad units and publisher integrations
  • Work closely with Product Managers and engineering leadership
  • Help redefine how we all engage with and consume video advertising
  • Solving complex issues both independently and working closely together as a team  

Needed SpotX’er talents:

  • Very knowledgeable in JavaScript, Typescript, and related libraries (e.g. JQuery)
  • CSS
  • Git
  • Passion for free food
  • Comfortable at a shell prompt such as Unix/Linux experience
  • Developing personal projects or contributing to open source projects
  • Familiarity with unit testing, continuous integration, TDD, etc.

Bonus SpotX’er talents:

  • Previous programming experience in PHP, Java, .NET, Python, etc.
  • Previous Mobile Development experience
  • SQL
  • VPAID 1 or 2
  • VAST 2 or 3
  • Strong Foosball offense
  • Publisher ad unit integrations
  • Web-scale environments
  • Agile development
  • DFP or other ad server experience
  • Angular 2+
  • Experience with VirtualBox and/or Docker

SpotX Perks:

  • Work-life balance
  • Great holidays, company closed from Christmas to New Years
  • Company pension plan
  • Make a real difference - your code reaches millions of people as soon as you release it
  • Grow in a fun, casual, team environment
  • Great office environment and location

SpotX, an RTL Group company, is the leading global video advertising platform that enables media owners and publishers to monetize premium content across desktop, mobile and connected TV devices.
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