Forbes believes in the power of entrepreneurial capitalism and uses it on various platforms to ignite the conversations that drive systemic change in business, culture and society. We celebrate success and are committed to using our megaphone to drive diversity, equity and inclusion.

Forbes is looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Architect to join our new List Tools team! It will be your responsibility to collaborate with the List Tools’ Manager to build this new team and shape the technical direction of Forbes’ list modernization effort. 

In addition to joining a high performing team, you would be joining a passionate and engaged culture that celebrates:

  • Entrepreneurship: Freedom to innovate, identify new opportunities and take on responsibilities
  • Career Development: Formal mentorship program, industry conference attendance and speaking opportunities
  • Work/Life Balance: Flexible work schedule, regular group outings (innings?), the celebration of passion projects and side hustles, an understanding that you are human and the complexities that come with that
  • Positivity: Emphasis on positive communication, growing everyone and team building

If you're looking for challenges and opportunities similar to those of a startup, with the benefits of a seasoned, successful company, read on.

Primary Role:

  • Feature architecture, development, and mentoring for engineering excellence 

General Skills:

  • Clear and positive communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, agile environment
  • Drive to mentor and help other engineers grow
  • A product-value driven mindset

Daily Expectations:

  • Participate and help lead Agile/Scrum ceremonies
  • Lead projects on a technical level
  • Develop features with high-quality, maintainable, scalable code
  • Participate in Code Reviews
  • Champion Unit and Integration Testing
  • Analyze and resolve emerging technical issues
  • Collaborate with product owners and designers

Core Competencies:

  • Lead and/or contribute to architectural conversations and decisions
  • Deep understanding of the full technical stack
  • Ability to lead multiple technical initiatives
  • Champion Engineering Excellence
  • BigQuery and/or GCP experience preferred
  • Knowledge of the following (or similar) technologies: GraphQL, Go, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Node.js, TypeScript, Webpack, Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Shell scripting, Python, GCP (and cloud technologies in general)
  • Knowledge of comp sci fundamentals
  • Knowledge/familiarity with Relational & Graph DB's, Server-side Apps, Legacy Systems, and large-scale system migrations
  • Contribute to improvements and standardization of process
  • Assess the feasibility of projects
  • Introduce standardized processes
  • Make detailed plans to accomplish goals



Forbes aims to offer employees the flexibility they need in order to be successful. We offer a hybrid work schedule for our employees. Some roles may be remote (within the U.S.) if it aligns to the needs of the position. Any employee entering the Forbes office for business or social reasons will need to present proof of full vaccination, unless eligible for a medical or religious accommodation or other accommodation required under applicable law.

Forbes is an equal opportunity employer.

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