VICE is looking for an experienced engineer to join our Brooklyn office to focus on back-end API development of our world-leading media products. The role will have the opportunity to influence a large number of projects which reach across the entire spectrum of media produced by VICE. The VICE technology department ensures that people around the world are able to access this content 24 hours a day, from any connected device.


Our API technology stack includes NodeJS, MySQL, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, Redis—among others.



  • Learn, contribute to and maintain an existing code base.

  • Write clean, efficient, well-commented code.

  • Expertise designing and architecting highly scalable and highly available backend applications.

  • Work with app sec and devops teams to build secure and maintainable solutions.

  • Collaborate and work efficiently amongst a team of tech leads, developers and designers.

  • Work autonomously and be comfortable executing features from start to finish.



  • 3-5 Years Professional web development experience building usable web based software and scalable websites.

  • Passion and deep familiarity with Node.

  • Demonstrate ability to build scalable microservices.

  • Relentless dedication to building unit testing coverage.

  • Deep familiarity with AWS services -  SQS, RDS, Elasticache, Lambda

  • Experience with agile software development and best practices.

  • An aptitude for learning new domains quickly and skill sharing.

  • Strong time management skills and ability to meet tight deadlines

  • Proficiency working on a fast-paced team, with product owners, designers and other developers.

  • Comfortable working with DevOps best practices and principles

If you require a reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please let us know.  We will work together to best meet your needs.




Equal Employment Opportunities: VICE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that strives to create and maintain a workplace that celebrates inclusion and diversity.  At VICE, we understand that inclusion and diversity is a major benefit to our employees, our readers and viewers, and our company culture.  We treat all applicants and employees fairly without regard to age, alienage or citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status and partnership status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion/creed, sexual orientation, arrest or conviction record, caregiver status, credit history, unemployment status, salary history, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking and sex offenses, status as a veteran or active military service member, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


VICE requires that all employees have proper authorization to work in the U.S.  Should an applicant require employment sponsorship, VICE will determine, in its sole discretion, whether such sponsorship will be provided.


Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with the New York City Fair Chance Act or other applicable laws.


 *Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily, with or without a reasonable accommodation.   The requirements and essential functions described above are not an exhaustive list and instead are meant to describe the general nature and level of work required of the job.  VICE reserves the right to modify the essential functions of this position where a legitimate business exists.


To all recruitment agencies: Unless otherwise indicated, VICE does not accept agency resumes and is not responsible for any fees or expenses related to such unsolicited resumes.

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