Lead Software Engineer

Conde Nast Digital New York , NY 10007

Posted 3 months ago

Cond Nast is home to Wired, Vogue, GQ, The New Yorker, Vanity Fair and more of the world's most celebrated brands. Cond Nast Entertainment (CNE) develops, produces and distributes video content across all of these brands. Our team creates high quality video programming experiences for viewers across every screen, and is led by industry veterans who have built video businesses with billions of monthly views. Since its inception in 2011, CNE has grown rapidly and has an extensive digital distribution network, with more than 37 million subscribers on Youtube and ranks in the top 20 in unique viewers in com

Score's Top 100 Properties.

Job Description

Lead Software Engineer (Cond Nast Entertainment)

About Our Team

We are a small but close-knit team of digital designers, product managers, data analysts and full-stack engineers dedicated to building innovative products. We create meaningful video experiences that directly meet the needs of both our readers and content creators.

Overview of Our Systems

Our main product at CNE is video; we build services, players, and platforms for video production and distribution. CNE video services are used across all Cond Nast brand sites and by well known content distribution partners, globally.

Are We A Good Fit?

Do you love to build things? Are you hungry to learn? Are you passionate about testing, continuous deployment, and code quality? Are you someone that ships products and really do believe that done is better than perfect? Are you interested in applying the latest technologies at a large scale? If so, you sound awesome!

Responsibilities:

  • Ownership of the end-to-end design, development, deployment and support of projects

  • Partner with users and product management to develop requirements

  • Architect solutions and partner with peer engineers to review designs and incorporate feedback

  • Mentor junior/mid level software engineers and help with their career development

  • Help improve the software development process

Requirements:

  • 8+ years of experience delivering full-stack web products at scale

  • A collaborative, empathetic mindset

  • Client and server-side performance best practices

  • Proficiency with building RESTful APIs

  • Database design (both relational and NoSQL databases)

  • Cloud based infrastructure, preferably on AWS

  • Server-side web application framework (preferably Ruby on Rails or Node.js based frameworks) or system language (preferably Golang)

  • Fluency with HTML, CSS, client-side JavaScript and Node.js

  • Highly proficient in at least one JavaScript application framework (preferably React) and proven experience with modern JavaScript standards

  • Strong attention to detail and empathy for design and usability concerns

Nice to have:

  • Experience with building video first web products and video distribution infrastructure (ie. encoding, adaptive streaming services, video ad server capabilities)

What happens next?

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply below and we will review your application as soon as possible. Please note that due to the high level of applications we receive, it is not always possible for us to respond to each applicant in person. Should your profile fit this open position we will contact you within approximately 4 weeks. You can update your resume or upload a cover letter at any time by accessing your candidate profile.

Cond Nast is an equal opportunity workplace.

Duties and responsibilities may be adjusted based on years of experience.

Salary is also commensurate with experience.


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Lead Software Engineer

First American Financial

Posted 6 days ago

VIEW JOBS 2/16/2020 12:00:00 AM 2020-05-16T00:00 Company Summary Join our team! First American's Database Solutions division is the leading national provider of property information to the title and settlement service industries. We deliver the real estate, homeownership and mortgage data, property reports and document images that help bring clarity and insight to business decisions. We are the premier innovator and leading provider of Data, Technology, Solutions, Services and Automation to the Title and Settlement services industries and we are looking to expand our employee base with candidates who will help shape the future of its data and information strategy with professionalism, confidence, and teamwork. Within the Database Solutions family are subdivisions consisting of DataTrace and DataTree. As a global leader in providing title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, First American (NYSE: FAF) is an ideal place to build your career. We have been entrusted with helping our customers achieve and protect their dream of homeownership since 1889. We believe that our people are the key to the company's continued success, and we invest in diverse talents and backgrounds and empower our teams to achieve more than they could anywhere else. First American has created an award-winning culture and has been named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list for the fourth consecutive year and to more than 50 regional Best Places to Work lists. For more information, please visit www.datatracetitle.com/home and www.datatree.com Job Summary Minimum Qualifications * Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent education and experience. * Combined experience of 7+ years in team leadership and software. * Experience in C#, React, and/or SQL Server. Preferred Qualifications * Microsoft Azure (Serverless), Redux, JavaScript, TypeScript, OWASP, and full-stack experience. * Experience working with distributed teams. About the Job First American's software engineers develop software that delivers real estate data for the Real Estate Title and Settlement service industries. We develop easy-to-use web applications that sit on top of large data sets, leverage artificial intelligence, and implement complex workflows. Lead software engineers use their deep technical knowledge, strong communication skills, and keen architectural sense to establish best practices, make informed design decisions, and develop a strong team that delivers quality software on time. Responsibilities * Lead/contribute to engineering efforts including: design, development, and solving complex technical issues. * Drive adoption of best practices in code health, testing, and release infrastructure. * Work with Product Owners to produce project estimates and manage the transition from analysis through to design and delivery. First American invests in its employees' development and well-being, empowers them to provide superior customer service and encourages them to serve the communities where they live and work. First American is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer. For more information about our Company and our dedication to putting People First, check out firstam.com/careers. First American Financial New York NY

Lead Software Engineer

Conde Nast Digital