G/O Media is the publisher of the web’s most original media brands, including Gizmodo, Kotaku, Lifehacker, Deadspin, Jezebel, Jalopnik, The Root, The Onion and The A.V. Club, and reaches 100 million unique visitors a month—more than one-third of all Americans. We connect with the young, diverse audiences that are shaping our future. Through fearless journalism, provoking comedy, and high-impact storytelling, we elevate the stories and issues our readers and viewers are passionate about.
At G/O Media, we are seeking a coach/player to work with our talented team. This is a great opportunity for a senior backend engineer who wants to transition to a management role. You get to work with different areas of software development, Big Data pipelines, newsletters delivery, high availability framework and video streaming. We embrace service oriented architecture in the implementation of all core platform features. Our platform runs on AWS and Google Cloud Platform, our deployments are automated.
Technologies we use:
What will you be doing:
Be part of the full life cycle of our product
Work on architecture with our engineer
Help us finetune and improve our solutions
Teaming up with our data science team to deliver personalized content
As an innovative builder, you will partner with others in Product, DevOps and Business to work on our Media platform.
At least 5 years of professional development experience
Experience with Scala (Play Framework and Akka is preferred)
An ability to adapt to fast iterations and prior experience writing clean and maintainable code
Experience with building and consuming HTTP/JSON services
Experience with data pipelines is a huge plus
Excellent problem solving skills
Excellent communication skills
G/O Media is deeply committed to fostering a transparently inclusive workplace environment and people of color, women, people with disabilities, veterans, and LGBTQ candidates are very strongly encouraged to apply. Our company-wide mission is to reach very diverse audiences and so, we are deeply committed to having teams and leaders that reflect this mission.