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Senior Software Engineer

Hearst

New York, NY 03-02-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Why Hearst Magazines?

Hearst Magazines is one of the largest publishers in the world, with more than 25 brands, including Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, Harper's BAZAAR, Popular Mechanics, and O the Oprah Magazine. We reach more than 150 million people every month in the United States alone.

But we're more than just our magazines. We engage our audience across all mediums and channels - print, digital, video and social – with sophisticated content creation, distribution and data capabilities. We create, package and sell products with cutting-edge technology and proprietary platforms. Together, we are reinventing media for the 21st century.

Hearst's Media Platforms division is Hearst's internal product, technology and design group, which spans both CDS Global and Hearst Magazines. Media Platforms is looking for a Senior Software Engineer candidate. We are currently building performant, mobile first web applications using a modern JavaScript stack. You will be working on the app that is the first point of contact for the 150 million people that we reach through our iconic and diverse brands mentioned above. And that's just the United States, our global reach is even larger. At Media Platforms, our technology, tools, services and solutions touch hundreds of millions of lives by driving experiences, and growing businesses. Our team of engineers, product managers, data scientists and designers build a suite of products to lead the way in shaping and managing the future of publishing. Click here to learn more about our teams, and the brands that we serve.

You'll join a diverse, supportive community of engineers who are creating a modern content technology stack - built from the ground up - to give our clients and users, tools that enable them to tell amazing stories and run their businesses more effectively. We're using modern web technologies to do this, like Python, JavaScript, Node.js, GraphQL, and React. We're building an open, service-oriented platform driven by APIs, and believe in crafting simple, elegant solutions to complex technological and product problems. Our platform is built on AWS and Kubernetes with deployments automated through Slack bots.

What You'll Do
• Write, test, debug code for our Node/React/Next.js application.
• Work and collaborate with lead engineers to drive delivering high-quality work.
• Be an important part of defining and estimating the work that the team commits to.
• Mentor software engineers as needed, answer questions and resolve issues or concerns brought by team members.
• Participate in all scrum ceremonies.
• Work across teams with other engineers and/or across disciplines with scrum masters, product owners, designers, etc.

Who You Are
• You have 5+ years of work experience.
• You have a positive and empathetic attitude.
• You are interested in full stack JavaScript development, and are able to independently write performant and maintainable code.
• You have a desire to learn and continuously improve individually and as part of a team.

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Hearst

Hearst Magazines isone of the largest publishers in the world, with more than25 brands, including Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, Harper's BAZAAR, Popular Mechanics, and O the Oprah Magazine. We reach more than 150 million people every month in the United States alone.