Senior Software Developer (CMS) - CNN Digital

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Atlanta, GA, United States
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Content Platform (CMS) – Contribute to the greenfield build of editorial tools especially with a SaaS strategy, leverage advanced data usage and intelligence within a CMS to empower our writers and maximize the reach of their content across all consumption channels. Build an intuitive, flexible and smart responsive user interface.

  • You love Javascript. Traversing the DOM comes naturally and Node.js and NPM are the center of your development universe.
  • You are fluent in HTML5 and CSS3. You understand semantic markup. You can maintain tight CSS for complex layouts.
  • You know what makes pages fast, blazing fast, or just average. You have an understanding of caching strategies and scalability best practices.
  • You know your way around a couple databases, relational or non.
  • You write clean, clear code that others can easily parse, maintain and enhance.
  • You know how to choose the right technology for the job, and can spot when a framework will save you time, when it will get in the way, and when it isn’t worth the trouble
  • You are comfortable talking about code, advocating for best practices, and facilitating inclusive and democratic technical discussions
We value:
  • Team player
  • Problem solver
  • Radical candor
  • Product passion
  • Humility
The Essentials
  • 3+ years of experience working with other developers on a production system
  • 3+ years of experience with JavaScript, including ES6/7 and asynchronous JavaScript.
  • You have worked with any front-end JavaScript framework in production.
  • You can work with HTTP Methods, and know PUT vs PATCH. You can fetch, request or XHR any resource, and you’ve debugged a CORS OPTION issue.
  • Git is a regular tool for you.
  • You’ve worked with Github and can rebase and merge with ease.
  • You have experience with at least one Node.js framework in the following areas: Web Application (Hapi), Bundling (Webpack), Transpilers (Typescript), Unit Testing (Jest), Style compilation (PostCSS), Authentication (Passport.js)
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Knowledge and practice with other languages (like Python, Java, C/C++, Scala, Go, Erlang) - Experience with any of these infrastructures: Containerization / Docker, AWS, and Kubernetes, CI/CD (Jenkins, CodePipeline, Circle), ElasticSearch, CouchDB, Redis, Mongo.
  • Active contributor to open source projects.
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