Full Stack Engineer

Technology is changing the world, and it’s transformed media.  Want to be part of how we’re inventing the future of online news and journalism?  Observer Media serves high-quality content to over 7 million readers every month!  We’re looking to create pleasing and innovative digital experiences for our readers using cutting edge software and technology.

You have:

  • Deep expertise in building web infrastructure, scalable web applications, delivering digital media reliably on any browser, device and through a variety of platforms

  • Expert understanding of server-side programming with PHP, and familiarity with CMS architectures

  • Expert building applications with open-source tools; in particular, experience with WordPress or Drupal is a huge plus

  • Expert at collaborative software development, and implementation of software systems using infrastructure platforms such as Amazon Web Services or Heroku

  • Experience with developing continuous integration systems with applications like Jenkins, RunDeck, CircleCI, Docker, Github and others

  • Familiarity with front-end technologies, including core Javascript, jQuery

  • Comfort building or maintaining data integrations with third-party providers using REST, RSS, and other common frameworks

  • Expertise working with version control systems such as Git or Subversion, and experience with code review

  • Fluency with tools for monitoring and evaluating application performance using tools like New Relic, XDebug and others

  • Experience offering mentorship to other members software teams, through code reviews, participating in or directing scrums, and through regular reporting to internal or external stakeholders

Full-time position; position in New York City or for qualified remote developers. 

To apply, fill out the form below or send resume or your Github handle to careers@observer.com.

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