Overview

Austin, TX, United States

You will be part of a team that is constantly improving our newsroom’s systems (including a Django CMS and its interaction with external APIs), as well as prototyping new tools. This is not a journalism position, but you will work closely with journalists and contribute to building news products. Our engineering team works across departments — editorial, membership, audience, events, sponsorships and design — to build tools and websites.

Location:
This role can be either in the office or remote, based in the U.S.

Duties include:

  • Extending Django models to build out new content capabilities
  • Adding more functionality to our APIs
  • Collaborating with our DevOps engineer to help plan and reimagine our infrastructure
  • Improving our content management workflow and admin interface
  • Leveraging third-party platform integrations to improve team processes
  • Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of relevant experience OR equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
  • 3 years of experience with one of the following: Python, Ruby, Java, C++, C#, or Go (Python being the language of choice)
  • Familiarity with API development and integrations
  • Ability to improve and monitor server-side performance, database schema, indexing and query optimization
  • An understanding of unit and functional testing
  • Familiarity of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Understanding of Git and code collaboration best practice
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to explain technical topics in design/editorial meetings

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