About BuzzFeed, Inc.

BuzzFeed, Inc. (Ticker: BZFD) is home to the best of the internet. Across food, news, pop culture and commerce, our brands drive conversation and inspire what audiences watch, read, buy, and obsess over next. Born on the internet in 2006, BuzzFeed, Inc. is committed to making it better: providing trusted, quality, brand-safe news and entertainment to hundreds of millions of people; making content on the internet more inclusive, empathetic, and creative; and inspiring our audience to live better lives. We'll continue to recruit the best founders and creators to join us in this mission, with more additions like Complex Networks and HuffPost to come.

You Will

  • Build custom automations and programs as part of larger projects or smaller individual requests, such as API database polling syncs, webhook triggers, or Gmail/Slack notifications, using the best programming language for the task (JavaScript, Python)
  • Create documentation for managers and administrators to reference for training or troubleshooting. Regularly publish release notes for system updates.
  • Build extensions of existing proprietary systems to aggregate and report data
  • Help maintain all automated processes that are used by Prod Tech stakeholders, including archiving, production databases, ticket systems, asset distribution, and more.
  • Aid in discovery of internal processes to help find redundancies and new efficiencies
  • Monitor daily health of platforms/scripts required for workflow, including Google Apps Script, Airtable, Frame.io, Zapier, Zendesk, AWS commands and more.
  • Along with a larger team, troubleshoot users’ tech issues and address access needs as they arise on a daily basis.
  • Continually seek to find new tools and methods to improve efficiency of workflows.
  • Collect feedback and requests from users and translate those into technical solutions.
  • Aid in management of projects.
  • Mentor and aid in management of junior developer.

You Have

  • 2+ years experience with JavaScript
  • 2+ years experience working with REST APIs
  • 2+ years experience working with Airtable and advanced Airtable features (automations, apps, etc)
  • Excellent knowledge of Google Workspace/G Suite apps, including Sheets, Docs, and Drive
  • Familiar with Adobe Premiere, After Effects, and the Creative Cloud suite
  • Familiarity with video production workflows, including stages of pre-production, production, and post-production
  • Solution-oriented attitude
  • Excellent written and verbal communication & time management skills

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience working with and maintaining Google Apps Scripts
  • Experience with Git / Github in a team environment
  • Experience with Python and / or other programming languages
  • Experience with Zendesk, both as an admin and an agent

Life at BuzzFeed, Inc.

We celebrate inclusion and are committed to equal opportunity employment. We are  proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.

You can expect:

  • A supportive, inclusive atmosphere on a team that values your contributions
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth through work experience, offerings from our in-house Learning @ BuzzFeed team, our Employee Resource Groups, and more
  • An attractive and equitable compensation package, including salary and stock options.
  • A generous benefits program featuring paid time off, unlimited sick time, comprehensive medical benefits, a family leave policy, access to mental health platforms, retirement plans, gym and wellness discounts, and much more.

We want all employees to feel safe and comfortable when they engage in any in-person meetings, when visiting the office, or when working from an offsite production or meeting location. As part of this commitment to health and safety, BuzzFeed requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees. Requests for accommodation per applicable law for health and/or religious reasons will be considered. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.

Note: BuzzFeed, Inc. offers remote/flexible work (unless specified to be required to be in-person) and open to hiring remote candidates who are residents in the following states: CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IL, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MS, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OR, PA, TX, VA, WA, and WV. For non sales roles, we can also hire in AK, AR, AZ, ID, KS, MO, ND, SC, and VT.

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