We are looking to add a Senior Backend Software Engineer to our Systems pod. This group is focused on the building and maintaining of microservices and the connective tissue between them within our infrastructure. Part of the support areas include video hosting and transcoding, analytics, data ingestion, and publishing workflow. The team is based on both coasts, so this position could be either in NYC or San Francisco.
Designing and building APIs for new internal media management and content workflow products Building integrations with new external services Working with the operations team to improve monitoring on all backend systems and APIs Working with the data engineering team to integrate analytics and insights with our internal tools
5+ years of real world development experience, ideally with individual services or server-side applications A passion for systems development, and beautiful, concise, fast, organized code with Ruby, PHP, Python and/or Node The ability to start a project from scratch, and follow through until completion. A programming expert, and can recognize when code isn’t as clean or as efficient as it absolutely possible. Able to recognize that things don’t always go perfectly, and can be flexible to adjust as necessary. Comfortable being on a team and mentoring wherever possible, even outside of your pod. Digital media experience a big plus.
About Group Nine Media:
Group Nine Media is the partnership of four mission-driven, category-leading brands covering food, drink & travel (Thrillist), news & entertainment (NowThis), animals (The Dodo) and science, tech & exploration (Seeker). We're one of the world's largest digital-first media companies, boasting over 4 billion video views every month, while providing consumers 360-degree experiences across web, social, VR and live events. At Group Nine Media, we care about the content our brands create, and if you're a talented passionate individual who does too, let's talk.