Full Stack Web Developer

Less than 5 years experience  •  Media

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/22/18
New York, NY
Less than 5 years experience
Media
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/22/18

Penske Media is hiring a Full Stack Web Developer to help build new products, lead technical initiatives, and be an active member of our engineering team.

 

Depending upon assignment, this position reports to either the Director of Editorial Technology or the Director of Engineering, and works across all PMC brands including Variety, WWD, Robb Report, and Rolling Stone.

 

Why work with us?

Own your work. High responsibility and high autonomy.

We’re a stable, growing company who values process and innovation.

Agile scrum environment with small, focused teams.

 

We’re seeking a full stack engineer who will:

  • Be contributor in all phases of the software development lifecycle

  • As part of a team, support break/fix scenarios when necessary and serve in an on-call rotation

  • Proactively identify areas for improvement in existing systems and processes

  • Test your own code and the code of other members of your team

  • Collaborate with teams across PMC to ensure success

  • Be a leader in some technical area, sharing information and supporting your teammates

 

You don’t need to check every box for the experience below.

If you are passionate about this opportunity, we would love to hear from you.

 

Desired Experience:

2+ years of working with WordPress: building and supporting sites with high traffic volume, developing templates, themes, and plugins
OR

  • 2+ years of writing modern JavaScript and some experience building with PHP

  • Experience working on challenging, full-stack technical efforts

  • Proven creative problem-solving

  • Passion for open source

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • A basic understanding of Git, including operations such as branching, issuing pull requests, and merging

  • Proven ability to evaluate new technologies—is it a fad, is it reliable, is it sustainable, is it keeping momentum?

 

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