JavaScript Engineer
New York

About Moat

We are a New York City startup with a mission to help the world's top publishers and advertisers make smarter decisions through real-­time data that matters. Our analytics and intelligence software is used by clients including The New York Times, Condé Nast, Kellogg’s, Forbes, and The Wall Street Journal. We are a SaaS company and we are venture-­backed by several top Silicon Valley and New York investors. Our founding team has worked together for over 10 years and previously partnered to create Right Media, which was acquired by Yahoo in 2007.About the Opportunity

About the Opportunity 

Moat writes client-side JavaScript to capture and processes terabytes of anonymous ad and Internet usage data on billions of page-views per day. This data informs advertising strategy and pricing for top US websites, advertisers, and other ad tech companies.

  • Write JavaScript that measures Ad performance and attention across millions of websites
  • Build browser extensions and crawlers that track advertising trends across the web
  • Fight fraudulent ad traffic
  • Architect technical integrations with the world’s top technology companies
  • Feed data into ad exchanges to inform real-time bidding algorithms

About You

  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering or other related field
  • Expert knowledge of JavaScript and object-oriented programming with JS
  • Knowledgeable in best practices and design patterns regarding JavaScript programming
  • Ability to write modular, testable, and readable JS code
  • Familiarity with test frameworks
  • Experience with Python, Bash, and server-side software development is a big plus
  • Deep understanding of cross-browser differences, JS performance tradeoffs, and profiling and debugging tools
  • Resourceful, experimentation-driven approach to solving unstructured, data-oriented JS challenges
  • A passion for fast, abstract, maintainable and efficient code
  • Experience with in-app or mobile development (iOS and Android) is a huge plus

About the Team

  • We are passionate, excited, and thrive in a fast paced culture.
  • We love sharing our knowledge and learning about new technologies.
  • We are the type of people who take risks when looking for novel and creative solutions to complex problems.
  • We care about solving big-picture, systemic problems—looking beyond the surface to understand root causes so that we can build complete and long-term solutions.


All offers for employment with Moat are contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

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