Senior Software Engineer - Javascript
Rocket Fuel Inc. - Redwood, NY

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Rocket Fuel develops sophisticated real-time decision systems that bid in electronic marketplaces on behalf of advertisers for billions of advertising opportunities per day. These systems rely on equally sophisticated JavaScript code targeted at the user's browser, as well as landing-page pixels, to collect data about user behavior and respond to it. If you are a talented, creative, problem-solver with a deep understanding of internet internals and a hunger for impact, now is a unique moment to join Rocket Fuel's web applications group. Help us create fast, sophisticated, compact JavaScript components and landing page pixels that can collect the data we need to take our system's performance to the next level.

What you will do:
Write and optimize adserving JavaScript code to do things like painting iframes, calculating time spent, etc.

Design smart pixels and JavaScript code to do things like collecting data from advertisers' sites and firing pixels for Facebook likes

Create custom full-screen landing pages for mobile ads using HTML5 and JavaScript

BS / MS /PhD in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Familiarity with HTML5 canvases and rendering engines

Expert-level competence with JavaScript and DHTML

Knowledge of modern browser JavaScript engines and environments

Knowledge of differences among the various browsers: IE, Firefox, Chrome, Mac, Windows, etc.

Knowledge of the http internals: request headers, tcp stack, internet latencies, tcp-retry mechanisms

Experience writing scripts to do web-crawling

Product – we are passionate about the products we develop & how we develop them

Methods – guided by the Unix philosophy, agile methodology, and test driven software development

Collaboration – pair programming & peer reviews, participate in hackathons, tech talks & having fun!

Benefits & Perks:
Competitive Salary Package

Stock Options

Full Health, Dental & Vision

Catered lunch, Happy Hour & Valet service

Working at Rocket Fuel:
We’re looking for someone who wants to advance their career, take initiative with cutting edge technology & explore the outer limits of our universe. Here at Rocket Fuel the engineering teams are small and work collaboratively together, so expect to learn a lot and to wear many hats.

Relocation: We will assist with relocation for the right candidate

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