2021-09-30
Full Time Posted 27 days ago
Condé Nast is a global media company producing the highest quality content with a footprint of more than 1 billion consumers in 32 territories through print, digital, video and social platforms. The company’s portfolio includes many of the world’s most respected and influential media properties including Vogue, Vanity Fair, Glamour, Self, GQ, The New Yorker, Condé Nast Traveler/Traveller, Allure, AD, Bon Appétit and Wired, among others. Condé Nast Entertainment was launched in 2011 to develop film, television and premium digital video programming.

Job Description

Condé Nast has a huge global footprint across 32 countries worldwide with total monthly visitors reaching more than 550 million. We aim to inspire, inform and entertain our audiences through our portfolio of well known brands such as Vogue, Wired, Vanity Fair, Architectural Digest, GQ and many other leading brands.

Condé Nast has operations in America, Europe, South America and Asia. There are long-established operations in major Indian cities such as Mumbai and Chennai across many business areas.

The company is undertaking the biggest transformation in its history, driving towards expanding both its operations and its reach through diversifying the digital business models for our brands. Major areas of focus will include video and streaming platforms, increasing subscriptions and memberships, growing our events business, and ensuring we maintain a high level of standard on the products we are already proud of delivering to our customers. Migrating and consolidating to a more centralised set of technologies and capabilities that can be easily leveraged by any brand or product experience is also a top business priority.

Engineering is responsible for scaling, building, deploying websites that serve over 500 million users globally. The Application Frameworks teams primarily focus on building and maintaining the multi-tenant React application that powers our brands.

Engineering at Condé Nast

Our mission is to build modern media platforms to serve our omni-channel experiences for our portfolio of global brands such as Vogue, Wired, Vanity Fair, and Glamour which currently reaches over 500 million monthly users. We need your help to create new capabilities, and strengthen our existing ones, so that our brands can reach wider audiences through engaging digital experiences.

Quality, performance, experimentation, and speed of delivery are all principles at the heart of what we do as a Platform Engineering group. We have strong capabilities in areas such as editorial tooling, content delivery, design systems, advertising and commerce that we will continue to improve and grow. Our vision is to additionally invest in areas such as video, subscriptions, membership, and next generation editorial tools.

Teams are encouraged to explore creative ideas to meet the Product vision, backed by rigorous techniques. That’s why we have been investing in baking in experimentation into our platforms through a/b and multivariate testing. Currently we run hundreds of experiments in production every day!

You will be working alongside international colleagues across the US, London, and India. We strongly emphasise cross-functional working through partnering directly with Product, Data, Design, UX and Delivery.

The Role

Condé Nast is looking for an engineer to join and help us build the next generation of our digital products. You will work closely with our product teams and work with engineering teams in their shared mission to scale out and build our application platform. These teams’ focus spans many types of products essential to both editors, other engineers, and subscribers. Your work will drive the future of Condé Nast’s digital strategy in today’s publishing market and reach our millions of readers around the world.

Our tech

  • Languages and Frameworks: Javascript, Typescript, Node.JS, React (and React ecosystem)

  • APIs: GraphQL

  • Data: Postgres, MongoDB, Elasticsearch

  • Deployment: Docker, AWS, Kubernetes

  • Testing: Jest, Cypress, Applitools

  • Source Control: Git, GitHub

How we work

  • We break our applications into reusable component-libraries and create features to be shared across brands.

  • Pairing. We like knowledge sharing and upskilling

  • Remote friendly. We work with engineers across time zones & locations

  • Oncall - teams are responsible for testing their own apps

Role and responsibilities

  • Collaborate with other disciplines (engineering, design, product) in the creation and iteration of web applications built for our subscribers

  • Build out user interfaces and expand developer tooling to increase team productivity

  • Help provide leadership and take ownership of the code they ship

  • Collaborating with the broader engineering group on new ideas or improving existing ones

  • Identify and improve code and usability performance issues

  • Participate in design and code reviews

  • Helping us grow and expand our engineering teams

About you - Essential skills

  • Experience as a full stack engineer working with Javascript core technologies and frameworks, and NodeJS.

  • Intermediate fluency in at least 1 programming language

  • Experience working with, designing, and deploying production-grade React applications

  • Strong end-to-end testing experience and an emphasis on TDD methodologies

  • Eager to learn about new technologies and implementing these ideas in a production environment

  • Able to apply technical concepts in code and provide feedback on pull requests

What happens next?

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply below, and we will review your application as soon as possible. You can update your resume or upload a cover letter at any time by accessing your candidate profile.

Condé Nast is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, familial status and other legally protected characteristics.

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