Senior Full Stack Software Engineer

Chicago, IL
Aug 02, 2022
Aug 08, 2022
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 enable Arc's customers to create visual content quickly and with ease. 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.

  • 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 skillset 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.

  • 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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