Back End Software Engineer
Hearst Corporation

Headquarters: New York City

Back End Software Engineer for Hearst Local DealsFull-time, freelance, remote opportunity - six month contract with potential for permanent employment.Seasoned Back End Software Engineer with great skills in PHP and NodeJS, REST APIs, GraphQL, CouchDB, and MySQL. Work on a fast-paced, collaborative team that is blending an exciting mix of technologies that will help millions of consumers save money.Responsibilities

  • As a hands-on developer design, code, develop and support web applications.

  • Develop high performance REST APIs.

  • Write unit level and integration level testing.

  • Follow standards for development of tools and experiences, with focus on performance, scalability, and reusability.

  • Perform quality assurance on all new code from inception through integration, staging, and production environments.

  • Collaborate effectively with team members as well as UX, QE, and release engineering team.

  • Rapidly execute on solutions when problems or challenges have been identified.

  • Consistently demonstrate ownership and on time delivery.

  • Design and develop micro-services and medium-sized applications with little direction.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in a Computer Science or equivalent work experience

  • Extensive use and understanding of PHP, Javascript and Open API Specification (Swagger).

  • 5+ years of professional experience as a web developer with the ability to demonstrate previous work experience.

  • At least 4 years experience with PHP.

  • At least 4 years experience with API integrations (REST, GraphQL).

  • At least 4 years experience with Javascript, and strong experience with NodeJS.

  • At least 4 years experience with SQL and NoSQL Databases, ideally MySQL and CouchDB.

  • At least 4 years experience with markup and layout (HTML5, CSS3).

  • Experience with module bundling tools like Webpack and gulp.

  • A demonstrable understanding of MVC and MVVM patterns.

  • Excellent understanding of Object-Oriented Programming concepts, design patterns, and data structures.

  • Experience with a Version Control system (Git).

  • Experience with cross-browser design and functional constraints.

  • Experience working with Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment technologies.

  • Experience working with Docker and container orchestration.

  • Direct experience with or exposure to testing in an Agile delivery model.

  • Highly organized and self-directed. Comfortable being very proactive about asking for help and feedback. 

  • Highly collaborative in a team environment. Always happy to help others if needed.

  • Ability to clearly communicate and work with business and technical co-workers.

  • Fluent or near-native English speaker

  • Eager to work in a fast-paced, high-energy team environment with aggressive deadlines and a strong work ethic

  • Comfortable working with requirements that change based on user feedback

Job Details
Seniority Level
Mid-Senior level
  • Media Production
Employment Type
Job Functions
  • Engineering

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Posted 4 days ago