Strike Social harnesses the power of artificial intelligence to help the world's leading agencies and brands — including Beats, Honda, Xbox and Mattel — succeed in social media advertising.

Job Opening: Front End Engineer

What we do

Strike Social uses artificial intelligence to provide 24/7 optimization and drive the best outcomes in social media advertising. Through media-buying software and service, Strike powers 15,000+ campaigns globally each day for the world’s leading agencies and brands, including Disney, Honda, Xbox, Mattel and Wendy’s. With global operations, Strike is headquartered in Chicago and was named the city's Best B2B Startup in the 2016 Moxie Awards.

How do we do it

We are a growing team of independent thinkers who bring their diverse talents and backgrounds to help build a programmatic media-buying platform. We work in an agile environment, and frequently pair program to improve collaboration and software quality. We are polyglots and you’ll see us use languages and frameworks like Typescript, Angular2, Webpack, Python, Flask, and Pandas. Our infrastructure relies on Docker Swarm, Terraform, Consul, Nginx, Redis, Postgres, Redshift, Auth0 and Firebase.

About You

You are a passionate engineer who loves solving the world’s problems with technology. You’ve got solid coding chops, and have demonstrated an ability to identify and learn new tools, languages and technologies. You welcome criticism and use it as a way to improve your own skills and methods. You are a mentor and understand the value in helping and developing others. You are pragmatic and know how to strike a balance between building long-term value in software, and meeting business goals in a timely fashion.


Your Qualifications

  • You know the value of frameworks like Ember, React, Backbone, Angular, and can articulate the differences or similarities between them.
  • You have a good understanding of ES6, and can decide when to (or not to) use frameworks and libraries (knowledge of Typescript is a plus).
  • You understand the browser DOM, responsive CSS, and box model.
  • You know what module bundlers like Webpack and Browserify do
  • You have an appreciation for good design, and the desire to translate visual ideas into working code.
  • You value test-driven development.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.


Company Reviews

"Everyone I work with makes Strike Social a blast. We all come in and work hard and have a great time, which has helped us become leaders in the ad tech space."
Jason Nesbitt
VP, Media & Agency Operations
at Strike Social
"I am excited to be a part of a profitable startup that knows what it's doing and does it well. I have found myself at a company that truly embraces change, learning and rapid execution."
Neil Gallagher
UX Developer
at Strike Social
"I took a once-in-a-lifetime trip to work with my colleagues in the Philippines. I love the growth potential here and our great global team."
Marissa Minichello
Account Strategist
at Strike Social
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Why work with us
We invest in our people. From hiring the best talent to rewarding our employees both personally and professionally, we strive to create a culture that is second to none (as evidenced by our top Glassdoor rating). We also believe in transparency at every level. That means your voice will be heard, and you will be directly involved in work that matters.
Strike Social was built with a lot of gut and grit — so we think big while staying scrappy. With offices in Chicago, Kraków and Manila, our operations now span the globe. As we continue to grow, we're committed to maintaining our entrepreneurial spirit and fun, supportive culture. With that in mind, our mission is clear: create amazing tech, provide excellent service and take the time to celebrate our shared success.
Perks & Benefits
Competitive pay and stock options
401K (with match)
Health, vision and dental
Unlimited PTO
Top-notch technology to help our employees do their best work
Company-sponsored happy hours and frequent team outings
Beer fridge and a ton of healthy snacks
An open, bright and convenient office in the Loop with stunning views of the river and lake
Opportunity for world travel, including to our offices in Kraków and Manila

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