Software Engineer, Front End


Software Engineer, Front End


It’s an exciting time at Thrive Commerce. As an early stage software start-up, we have some of the world’s leading retail and ecommerce companies to call as clients. We are venture capital backed from leading VC firms along with strategic investors and advisors from industry leading SaaS companies…Best of all, we’re just getting started.

How did we do it? Thrive is focused on solving important problems that brands face — how to leverage promotions to drive revenue and profits while satisfying shoppers. We’re solving this problem with proprietary technology which helps companies leverage their shopper incentives more intelligently and in a more data-driven way by using Thrive’s personalized promotions technology. Leveraging Thrive’s intelligent promotions solution results in a better shopping experience, increased on site conversion and more revenue.

Job Description

We’re looking for a Front End Software Engineer to be part of a great team and play a critical role in taking this mission-critical platform to the next level. Be part of an exciting startup and help design, implement and deploy new platform functionality to client-facing management systems. As a member of Thrive’s growing engineering team, you will:

  • Design and develop new customer-facing UI features, with a focus on UX
  • Write production-quality, tested, JavaScript code
  • Focus on and improve load-time performance of existing UI bundles
  • Keep up to date on best practices for modern JavaScript/CSS/HTML development
  • Make recommendations to management on technology stack and tooling to support frontend development
  • Work in an intensely-paced but flexible startup atmosphere where you’re assessed on results and given the freedom to achieve them
  • Work hard and smart with us from day one to build a SaaS platform that will forever change eCommerce, and have fun doing it

Desired Skills & Experience Our systems are web/mobile applications and RESTful APIs, all built with Ruby on Rails backend. To ensure you hit the ground running, it’s essential that you have the following skills and experience:

  • 0-3+ years experience with a production SaaS solution
  • 0-5+ years professional software engineering
  • EmberJS/Angular/React
  • Experience with modern JavaScript tooling and build flows
  • Experience building large-scale HTML/CSS/JavaScript applications
  • Test automation tools like Jest/Mocha/Karma/PhantomJS/etc.
  • Strong computer science background
  • UX/Design background

Bonus points for

  • Ruby on Rails or similar web framework
  • RDBMS/SQL, preferably MySQL
  • AWS/Kubernetes
  • Docker
  • Automation with tools like Ansible, Chef, Terraform, CloudFormation, Jenkins
  • Personal programming projects, active in the open-source community
  • Experience building native mobile applications
  • Google Analytics, SEO, eCommerce platform (ex. Magento) experience
  • Understanding of digital coupons, SEM, affiliate marketing, and other online marketing concepts

Location Flexible; Philadelphia, PA


  • Competitive base salary and highly leveraged stock options
  • Benefits: Healthcare, Vision, Dental
  • Flexible PTO Policy
  • Work From Home Fridays

Apply Now!

    Why Work at Thrive?

    We’re growing!
    At Thrive, you can pave your own career path. We are growing quickly, so you’ll have a lot of responsibility and the opportunity to define your next step. The sky really is the limit!
    Flexible PTO
    We hire the best, so we treat them the best. Get your work done and enjoy unlimited PTO! We also offer flexible work from home opportunities.
    Free Coffee, Beer & Ping Pong (and Beer Pong!)
    “Love” and “work” don’t usually go together, but we’re sure you’re going to love working here! Our WeWork office provides countless perks, free coffee and food, special events, and endless amenities.
    Health and Wellness 
    You’re a vital part of our success, so we do everything we can to make sure you’re healthy and happy, and it all starts with our top-quality health and dental benefits.
    In the Heart of Philadelphia 
    Our offices are located in the heart of beautiful Philadelphia, just minutes from regional rails and SEPTA. You’re never more than a brief walk from dozens of lunch spots or gyms.
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