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Software Engineer (Frontend)

Beeswax, named one of Business Insider’s “hottest pre-IPO ad tech startups of 2016,” is looking for a software engineer to build and maintain the user interface that our customers rely on. Our goal is to offer the best frontend experience in the programmatic advertising world.

Our frontend application is built using Backbone, written in ES6, packaged with Webpack and served from an Express server running on AWS ECS. This application hits our Buzz REST APIs.

Beeswax is an engineering-led company that places high value in building great software. Ad tech is not typically an industry where engineers have an opportunity to use great tools to build high-quality user experiences, but we feel differently.

This position reports to the CTO, a long-time senior engineer from Google who was a key Technical Lead in the process of scaling Gmail.

Responsibilities include:

  • Building new features for customers and internal users
  • Maintaining existing features and fixing issues as they arise
  • Doing what it takes to make our user interface polished, fast, and easy to use
  • Working full-stack when it is needed
  • Testing, managing and releasing high-quality code


  • B.S. in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience
  • Deep knowledge of Javascript and the latest frontend technologies
  • Some experience with REST APIs and relational databases
  • A desire to be deeply involved in product definition and design details
  • Ability and desire to build great software

Bonus Points:

  • UX/UI design experience


Beeswax's Bidder-as-a-Service is a cloud-based programmatic bidding solution that allows technically sophisticated customers to build APIs to develop entirely customized algorithms and bidding systems

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