Work for Rocket Fuel, and launch your career into orbit

Rocket Fuel is a digital-advertising technology company in Silicon Valley that has grown rocket-fast since its founding in 2008. It is the leading provider of artificial intelligence online-advertising solutions. It combines a world-class engineering team with the industry's most productive sales and delivery teams. Its customers are some of the world’s most successful brands. Rocket Fuel serves them from its offices in 20 cities around the globe including New York, London, Toronto, Paris, and Hamburg.

Rocket Fuel is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employment equity throughout all levels of the organization. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace.

Rocket Fuel: Nerdy But Loveable

Benefits at Rocket Fuel

The benefits of working at Rocket Fuel go way beyond the traditional health, dental, and vision plans (although we have fantastic versions of each of those too). It’s pretty simple: We believe that you should enjoy the place you spend (at least) eight hours of your day, five days a week.

As a Rocket Fueler, you will:


Meetings don’t just happen in conference rooms here. We see a lot happening in bean bag chairs, during walks, or outside on the lawn in any of our many beautiful, green open spaces.


Our ping-pong table is almost always being utilized. If ping-pong’s not your thing, you can find a team of coworkers for pretty much any sport you can think of, from dodge-ball, to yoga, to cricket… and more. Lots more.


Speaking of yoga, if you work in our HQ office, you’ll enjoy access to a world-class gym with plenty of cardio, weights, a rock-climbing wall, and two basketball courts. Oh yea, a heated pool too. And if you work elsewhere, you get a monthly fitness allowance.


As a full-time, exempt employee, you’ll enjoy UNLIMITED vacation/PTO. No, we’re not kidding.


Catered meals. Catered to every dietary need or desire. Not to mention our kitchens, which are fully-stocked with healthy snacks and fruit, including literally 12 different kinds of yogurt. And three, count ‘em—three—different kinds of gourmet coffee-makers.


Happy Hour happens once a week. Play poker, chill out, and wind down with your co-workers after a long day. All made better with premium wine, beer, plenty of non-alcoholic beverages, and delicious appetizers.


One of the best benefits of working here is the people you work with. They’re not only super smart and passionate about what they’re doing, they’re also down-to-earth, easy to work with, and they love pushing each other to be better.

Can’t forget all the other awesome benefits that we offer our employees:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision plans, covered 100% for employees, 70% for eligible dependents
  • UNLIMITED PTO/vacation
  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Account 
  • Pre-tax Dependent Care Flex-Spending Account
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • 401K
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Life Insurance

Rocket Fuel Job Openings

Find descriptions of our open jobs below. We’re hiring like crazy, so check back again soon if you don’t see something of interest today. Or, if you know you want to work here (duh) but you’re not sure what you want to do (understandable), submit a General Application, and someone from our Talent-Acquisition team will be in touch to see where you might be a good fit.

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What is the recruitment process like?

You’ll start with a conversation with your Recruiter. Usually this call is followed by a phone interview and then onsite interviews. Your Recruiter and Recruiting Coordinator will work hard to make your visit onsite comfortable and even fun.

Can you give me even more details of the recruiting process?

Joining a company is a big deal. In a good way! Before you start any serious relationship, you need to make sure that you’ll be happy, that you’ll be pushed to be your best, and that the chemistry is great between you and your future co-workers. We agree. This is a chance for us to get to know you, and you to get to know us. The TA team is committed to working with you every step of the way as we find out together if this is a good match.

Step 1: Recruiter Screen

If we think you could be a fit here, a recruiter will set up a time to chat with you briefly. The purpose of this initial call is to get to know you better, hear more about your background, and make sure that what you’re looking for in a career is aligned with what we have to offer.

Step 2: Hiring Manager Screen

As the next step, we’ll set you up to chat with the hiring manager, who can tell you more about the day-to-day details of the role, and dig a little deeper into your background. For this call, we recommend that you do some research about the role and the industry. Having questions is always a good thing.

OR Coding test (for engineering)

If you’re hoping for a spot on our Engineering team, now is the time where you’ll most likely take a coding test. It’s a coding test. That’s about all we can say.

Step 3: Onsite interviews (1 to 3 rounds)

Depending on the position, you can expect a couple rounds of onsite interviews. You’ll meet some members of the team, as well as other teams you’d be working closely with. Be prepared to talk about yourself, your skills, and what you bring to the table. We promise to be totally authentic here, and that’s all we ask of you: be yourself!

*If at any point you feel like you haven’t gotten an update in a while, don’t hesitate to reach out to the recruiter you’ve been corresponding with. We promise we haven’t forgotten about you!

Will I have to take a coding test?

Some Engineering teams may ask you to participate in a coding exercise to have a discussion point during the interview. 

Will I have to “pitch?”

You might be asked to “pitch” if applying for a sales role. We want to see you in action!

How long does the interview process take?

Timing varies depending on team, role you’re applying for, and of course, schedules! Our Recruiting Coordinators and Recruiters work hard to keep the process moving as quickly as possible.

What kind of growth opportunities are there at Rocket Fuel?

We encourage our employees to take ownership of their career growth by taking on projects that may be outside their typical responsibility. Internal mobility is very active and supported around here.

What's the culture like at Rocket Fuel?

We’re Nerdy but Lovable! We work in a very open, collaborative and fun environment that encourages teamwork aimed at creating success for our clients. Each office has special events, Happy-Hours, lunches and family events so we get to know each other as people, not just co-workers.

What about benefits?

Our benefit package is definitely lovable! Unlimited vacation for salaried employees, 15 days for hourly employees, 100% paid Medical, Dental & Vision, deeply-discounted for family members, gym benefits, commuter benefits, lunches, fully stocked kitchens, flexible work schedules for most teams, ergonomic workspace and much more!

Where do I find more information?

Our website is packed with great information, www.rocketfuel.com. You can also reach out to the recruiting team via email, recruiting@rocketfuel.com

Win a free iPad!

Refer a candidate that we hire and we’ll give you a free iPad. No kidding. So put Rocket Fuel on your friends’ radar and get a cool new tech gadget out of it. Make sure to tell your friend to put your name in the “Who referred you” field on our job form to get the credit you deserve. It’s our way of saying thank you for helping us find the bright minds to fuel our growth. 

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