Scalable Path · Feb 12th 2021
CLIENT COMPANY DESCRIPTION: The client is a news media organization that produces award-winning journalism in multiple countries around the world.
Your role will encompass the following: - Full-stack work on their custom server-side Node.js rendering engine for React - Full-stack work on their publishing systems, including their homegrown content management system and several APIs - Full-stack work on their ad targeting platform and its related APIs - Back-end work on various Node.js microservices that power systems across their publishing properties - Front-end work on custom editorial projects, include off-platform distribution on Google AMP, Facebook Instant Articles, Apple News and other syndication platforms
The ideal candidate will additionally have the following: - Ability to program Java/Scala - Ability to program Ruby/Rails - Understanding of functional programming and asynchronous code execution - Experience with A/B testing platforms - Experience with third-party publishing platforms, like Google AMP, Facebook Instant Articles or Apple News
In addition to a daily scrum on Slack, there is a weekly standup call on Google Hangouts at 10:30am ET on Mondays.
RELATIONSHIPS - WHO YOU'LL BE WORKING WITH: You will be reporting to the Director of Engineering and will be joining an incredibly talented and dedicated team of 16 other engineers around the world. There is an existing daily meeting at 8:30am America/New York (-05:00) EST.
START DATE: February 16, 2021
EXPECTED CONTRACT DURATION: Ongoing
Written English (Must have)
Spoken English (Must have)
Node.js (Must have)
CSS (Must have)
Git (Must have)
React (Strongly preferred)
SCSS (Nice to have)
Java (Nice to have)
TypeScript (Nice to have)
Ruby (Nice to have)