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Production Technology Developer
Posted on 5/6/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Los Angeles, CA, USA • New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Adobe After Effects
AWS
JavaScript
Git
Management
REST APIs
Python
Zapier
Zendesk
Requirements
  • 2+ years experience with JavaScript
  • 2+ years experience working with REST APIs
  • 2+ years experience working with Airtable and advanced Airtable features (automations, apps, etc)
  • Excellent knowledge of Google Workspace/G Suite apps, including Sheets, Docs, and Drive
  • Familiar with Adobe Premiere, After Effects, and the Creative Cloud suite
  • Familiarity with video production workflows, including stages of pre-production, production, and post-production
  • Solution-oriented attitude
  • Excellent written and verbal communication & time management skills
Responsibilities
  • Build custom automations and programs as part of larger projects or smaller individual requests, such as API database polling syncs, webhook triggers, or Gmail/Slack notifications, using the best programming language for the task (JavaScript, Python)
  • Create documentation for managers and administrators to reference for training or troubleshooting. Regularly publish release notes for system updates
  • Build extensions of existing proprietary systems to aggregate and report data
  • Help maintain all automated processes that are used by Prod Tech stakeholders, including archiving, production databases, ticket systems, asset distribution, and more
  • Aid in discovery of internal processes to help find redundancies and new efficiencies
  • Monitor daily health of platforms/scripts required for workflow, including Google Apps Script, Airtable, Frame.io, Zapier, Zendesk, AWS commands and more
  • Along with a larger team, troubleshoot users' tech issues and address access needs as they arise on a daily basis
  • Continually seek to find new tools and methods to improve efficiency of workflows
  • Collect feedback and requests from users and translate those into technical solutions
  • Aid in management of projects
  • Mentor and aid in management of junior developer
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience working with and maintaining Google Apps Scripts
  • Experience with Git / Github in a team environment
  • Experience with Python and / or other programming languages
  • Experience with Zendesk, both as an admin and an agent
BuzzFeed

1,001-5,000 employees

Cross-platform digital media company
Company mission
Buzzfeed is committed to making the internet better: providing trusted, quality, brand-safe news and entertainment to hundreds of millions of people; making content on the Internet more inclusive, empathetic, and creative; and inspiring their audience to live better lives.
Benefits
  • Wellness - Comprehensive benefits for medical, dental, and vision insurance with a focus on Wellness. Plus discounts on Gyms, Care.com, and access to resources like Maven, Tend Dental, and One Medical.
  • Planning for the future - Take advantage of the 401(k) plan with a company match, short and long-term disability coverage and life insurance.
  • Work-life balance - We offer our employees paid time off (including your birthday!), paid holidays and generous leave options for life events such as becoming a parent or getting married.
  • Career development - Opportunities for personal and professional growth via work experience, offerings from our in-house Learning @ BuzzFeed team, our Employee Resource Groups, and more.