Senior Full Stack Software Engineer

Location
CT
Posted
Jun 13, 2022
Closes
Jun 28, 2022
Ref
JR-90273673
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

OverviewArc XPis a cloud-based digital experience platform that helps enterprise companies, retail brands andmedia and entertainment organizations create and distribute content, drive digital commerce, and deliverpowerful multichannel experiences. A division of The Washington Post, Arc XP has powered the digitaltransformation of customers across the globe, currently serving over 1,900 sites in more than 25countries that reach nearly 2 billion unique visitors monthly.Built 100% on AWS, the Arc platform followsa microservice architecture. All of our software teams use devops to deliver and maintain products. Ourprocesses are lightweight, which allows our teams to innovate quickly to bring new ideas to market. Newfeatures and products are deployed to our customer base every day.

We are currently looking for a full stack software engineer to join our platform engineering team toarchitect, implement and support web applications that create workflows, plans, and schedules. Theengineer will be responsible for buildingJS based full-stack applications in a serverless AWSenvironment. 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 acrucial role with opportunities to bring your unique ideas around development practices, testing anddeployment strategies to the table.

Motivation
  • You are eager to evolve and grow your personal skill-set by learning and sharing knowledge aboutnew software languages, tools and applications.
  • You are motivated to contribute independently and move the team and organization forward.
  • You are driven by attention to detail. You are not content when your element is off-center or your formflow is not intuitive.
  • You care deeply about media. You believe in freedom of the press and are proud to work on toolsthat allow for the free flow of information.
  • You are energized by problem-solving and love to ideate solutions for difficult problems.


Responsibilities
  • Build a world-class content management platform by collaborating with product, development anddesign
  • Support production applications using CI/CD practices such as automated builds, deployments andtests.
  • Implement and respond to production application monitoring.
  • Share ideas and experiences, ask questions, and strive to remove ambiguity for both oneself andone's team members.
  • Build rich interactive user interfaces using modern JS frameworks.
  • Own responsibility for running applications using CI/CD practicessuch as automated builds,deployments and tests.
  • Active participation in team agile activities such as story estimation, planning work backlog, workestimation, sprint planning, retros, demos, etc.


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 andinterest with end-to-end testing frameworks.
  • Experience analyzing application and cloud environment performance.
  • Experience with Java is a plus


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