Senior Full Stack Software Engineer

Location
Chicago, IL
Posted
Jun 10, 2022
Closes
Jul 15, 2022
Ref
JR-90273476
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

Arc XP is a cloud-based digital experience platform that helps enterprise companies, retail brands and media and entertainment organizations create and distribute content, drive digital commerce, and deliver powerful multichannel experiences. A division of The Washington Post, Arc XP has powered the digital transformation of customers across the globe, currently serving over 1,900 sites in more than 25 countries that reach nearly 2 billion unique visitors monthly.

We are currently looking for a senior full stack software engineer to join our platform engineering team to architect, implement and support web applications that create workflows, plans, and schedules. The engineer will be responsible for building JS based full-stack applications in a serverless AWS environment. You will partner with product owners, architects and Arc clients to build a world class, bleeding edge set of applications focused on delivering multi-channel storytelling tools. You will play a crucial role with opportunities to bring your unique ideas around development practices, testing and deployment strategies to the table.

Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with product, development and design to build a world-class content management platform
  • Support production applications using CI/CD practices such as automated builds, deployments and tests.
  • Implement and respond to production application monitoring.
  • Participate in team agile activities such as story refinement, work estimation, sprint planning, retrospectives, demos, etc.
  • Share ideas and experiences, ask questions, and strive to remove ambiguity for both oneself and one's team members.
  • Eagerness to evolve and grow personal skill-set by learning new software languages, tools and applications.
  • Build rich interactive user interfaces using modern JS frameworks.
  • Own responsibility for running applications using CI/CD practices such as automated builds, deployments and tests.
  • Setting up and reacting to production application monitoring.
  • Active participation in team agile activities such as story estimation, planning work backlog, work estimation, sprint planning, retros, demos, etc.
  • Sharing ideas and experiences as well as asking questions. In other words, working to remove ambiguity for both oneself and team members.
  • Eagerness to learn and help others evolve and grow their skill set. Sharing knowledge about new software languages, tools and applications.


Qualifications
  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5+ years experience building highly-scalable customer facing applications
  • 5+ years experience working with HTML, CSS, Javascript, and a major web framework (React/Svelte/Angular/Vue) incorporating state management (Context/Redux/Vuex/Mobx)
  • 5+ years experience working with Node/JavaScript/Typescript, HTML, and CSS
  • Familiarity with cloud based continuous-integration tools and patterns.
  • Familiarity with serverless architecture, tools and patterns.
  • Experience and interest with end-to-end testing frameworks.
  • Experience analyzing application and cloud environment performance.
  • Experience with Java is a plus


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