Senior JavaScript Software Developer

  • Denver, CO
  • Full-time

Company Description

Digital First Media, a business name of MediaNews Group, offers news reporting and third party advertising and directory opportunities through its more than 800 multi-platform products which include: web, mobile, tablet and print.

Job Description

This position will be responsible for development and enhancement of digital ad and marketing technologies using Meteor and React and the integration of tools with third party revenue products. This person will be working to develop products for our AdTaxi team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Writing efficient and performant ES2015 JavaScript code and methods for both front and back end, including MongoDB.

  • Working with third-party web APIs and OAuth workflow to collect data.

  • Gather data from multiple sources and compile into a single output for presentation layer.

  • Troubleshoot and problem solve issues and bugs with existing platform.

  • Manipulate and analyze data from varying sources related to advertising campaign performance and optimization.

  • Work closely with Product and Project Managers as well as development colleagues to design, develop and implement internal tools for use with external ad platforms and sales tools.

  • Carry out other duties as may be assigned or requested.


Must have:

  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area.

  • Familiarity with the following is preferred, as these technologies are integral to our digital platforms:

  • JavaScript - ES2015

  • JavaScript frameworks - MeteorJS and React

  • MongoDB

  • Object Oriented Programming

  • HTML5/CSS3

  • RESTful API/Services

  • Git Version Control

  • Comfortable working with Command Line

Helpful to have:

  • Experience with third party APIs, including The Trade Desk, Google AdWords API, Microsoft Bing Ads API, and Facebook API

  • Experience with various DSPs including The Trade Desk

  • Eager to learn and teach through ongoing knowledge transfer

  • Experience working in an Agile environment

  • Strong sense of ownership and track record of quality work

  • Grow expertise by proactively remaining current with trends within digital advertising technologies

  • Detail oriented, well organized, able to thrive in deadline driven environment while working on a number of projects simultaneously and independently

Additional Information

This is a full-time position, located in Denver. 

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.