Senior Front End Software Engineer

Portland, OR

ShopIgniter is seeking a full-time senior front end engineer who would like to join our core platform team. If building enterprise client-side web applications with JavaScript that consume RESTful APIs is your passion, then we need to talk.

This is a unique opportunity to join one of the finalists of the Facebook PMD Fall 2013 Innovation Competition. We haven’t stopped innovating, and look forward to having a talented front end engineer who will help take our team to the next level in the next innovation competition.


  • Designing, implementing, and testing innovative client-side web applications with JavaScript
  • Building SaaS applications that are functional, maintainable, and exceed the requirements defined by our product management team
  • Participating in product development and design
  • Evaluating and leveraging new software tech

Skills and Experience

  • Experience developing software for the web, beyond just content sites, utilizing client-side MV* frameworks like Backbone, Angular, and Ember
  • Familiarity with JavaScript templating engines, especially Handlebars
  • Exposure to JavaScript testing frameworks, such as Jasmine or QUnit
  • Advanced knowledge of and demonstrated ability to work with HTML5 and modern browser APIs
  • Proficiency in HTML5: Canvas, pushState, data attributes
  • Skilled with git

Bonus Points

  • Knowledge of Symfony2 or other rapid PHP development frameworks
  • Experience integrating with third party APIs, especially Facebook and Twitter
  • API and RESTful web service development experience
  • Working in/with an interactive agency


  • Competitive base
  • Stock option plan
  • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance
  • 401K enrollments
  • Transportation reimbursement options

To apply, please email with your resume and cover letter.

Local candidates only. No recruiters or phone calls please.

ShopIgniter is a venture-funded software company based in Portland, OR. We are revolutionizing how content and advertising meet mobile streams. Our customers are retailers, brands and their interactive agency partners who want a flexible social marketing platform for the mobile web. Candidates must thrive in a fast paced, goal-oriented environment that puts a premium on innovation, customer delight and winning.