Senior full-stack developer with big impact potential
Ready to be a big part of our success and have some fun doing it? Do you like having varied assignments in a friendly and supportive environment? Join our small, dedicated team in a senior role creating innovative web software for media companies and you might just help shape how news outlets survive in the digital age.
This is an opportunity for an experienced, full-stack developer to have a big impact and to be involved in a wide range of tasks, from direct customer support and site construction to new product development and system and server administration. We're also a leading print design and consulting firm in the newspaper industry and we’re all about helping our media clients money on the web, so we’re involved in lots of interesting projects. We’re located in East Providence, R.I.
We're flexible, but these are kinds the traits and skills we are looking for:
-- A high level (3+ years) of full-stack development experience in a Linux environment. PHP proficiency is particularly important.
-- The ability to provide vision and guidance as we modernize, expand and maintain a large codebase spanning multiple applications.
-- Comprehensive Linux server administration abilities.
-- UX production expertise for desktop and mobile, using modern layout tools and techniques like vue and webpack.
-- Enterprise level data management.
-- Experience working with automation and deployment technologies like chef or ansible.
-- Experience providing and integrating with APIs and web services.
-- Our customer base is very professional but demanding so direct customer support is a big part of all our roles. The ability to quickly diagnose and fix problems, be able to listen and discuss issues with clients in lay terminology, and to stay calm and be reassuring under pressure is important.
-- A good communicator. Good at brainstorming and working with others. Strong written and verbal communication skills.
-- Problem solver with strong initiative. We will need you to take ownership and manage projects with little direction.
-- Reliable person who is good at making deadlines.
While not required, you get bonus points for:
-- Experience developing in a content management system.
-- Knowledge or experience or an interest in the media industry, especially newspapers.
-- SEO and/or social media content marketing knowledge.
-- WordPress plugin expertise.
-- Experience with ad servers and advertising networks.
-- Knowledge of Ruby on Rails programming.
-- Experience in working with InDesign and/or Quark.
We offer a flexible, friendly and supportive work environment. You will have a strong impact on everything we do and will be involved and listened to. Benefits include competitive salary, stock options and a great health care plan, including dental coverage.
Please send a cover letter, resume, code samples and salary history to firstname.lastname@example.org. This is a full-time position to work in our East Providence, R.I., office. While we have part-time remote positions, that's not an option for this leadership role.
We look forward to meeting you!