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Full Stack Software EngineerUnited States

NewsCred

Full Stack Software Engineer

United States

Company Description

NewsCred is the world's leading content marketing platform. We're powering marketing technology for the future - helping brands transform the way they connect with people, build brand love, and win more customers. Our cutting-edge technology enables top brands such as Pepsi, Pfizer, Dell, Diageo, and Spotify to create amazing content experiences with simplicity, speed, and global scale.

Every day, across three offices, more than 200 brilliant people come to work at NewsCred, and commit their talents, passions, time, and energy to shape the future of an industry. We love working with incredibly talented people. We love helping our clients win. We love inventing new products. We love being trailblazers in a new category. And we are proud of the fact that each year we pay millions of dollars to help inspire and employ the next generation of great journalists, artists, and creators.

We're not making small changes; we're building technology to completely rethink how people create, consume, and share their stories with the world.

Job Description

NewsCred has always had a clear social mission - to help the journalism industry survive by building the world's first content ecosystem and disrupting the status quo.

How are we doing that? By building a revolutionary technology platform for all of the world's content. Filtering, streaming and organizing millions of articles a day, in real-time. That's a lot of data, a lot of content and a lot of opportunity to build something amazing. Join a brilliant, fun team of engineers that are solving big problems every day.

NewsCred is looking for a Full Stack Software Engineer with the technical skills and talent to navigate our entire stack, solving interesting and challenging problems along the way. Whether you're:

improving our search infrastructure using the latest techniques in information retrieval and natural language processing, or

analyzing terabytes of usage logs to discover what content performs best for our customers, or

building a revolutionary content consumption UX,

you will play a key role in all parts of the product lifecycle: brainstorming, design, prototyping, planning, implementation, and launch.

Individuals that succeed at NewsCred are intelligent, highly motivated, fearless team players with great senses of humor. They proven self-starters and quick learners. You will write lots of code that solves both visual and technical challenges, delivering high impact solutions to our customers around the world.

The Stack

We're not dogmatic about specific technologies but here's a list of some of the stuff we're using:

Python

Solr

Django

AngularJS

MySQL

MongoDB

Ansible

The Team

The engineering team at NewsCred consists of some of the most brilliant, considerate, and fun-loving people you'll ever meet. We're highly selective; we seek people who can contribute and share in the success and happiness of our team. We organize ourselves into small, autonomous teams that are as self-sufficient and independent as possible. This allows us to maintain our scrappy, entrepreneurial culture as we grow

About You

You love creating software so much that it's disconcerting to your family and friends. The idea of game night and free lunch sound fun. You find few things as satisfying as reading and writing beautiful code and you plan on pushing some code on your first day. You're irresistibly curious about the latest emerging technologies. You may or may not have a computer science degree.

Qualification Requirements

BS in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience.

3+ years developing robust databases and application back-ends.

Development experience in any of the following: Python, Django, AngularJS, Node.js

Comfortable working in a fast paced, ever changing environment.

Has experience with build and deployment engineering processes and approaches.

NewsCred is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Additional Information

What we can offer you!

Best in class compensation plans

Great benefits, including medical, vision and dental

Generous vacation policy

Huge variety of snacks and drinks, catered lunches and happy hours

Training and career development

Chosen as one of Crain's Best Places to Work in 2014

Please let us know why you are interested in this position by including a cover letter with your application.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Please, no third-party resumes for this role. Candidates submitted by agencies will not be reviewed.

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