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Senior Software Engineer
Front End, Content Systems
Posted on 6/2/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Remote • United States
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
AWS
Google Cloud Platform
JavaScript
React.js
Python
Sentry
Requirements
  • 5 or more years of experience in software engineering
  • Understanding of the web is for everyone and build inclusive, accessible systems
  • Are a passionate and product-focused engineer who enjoys contributing to and leading technical projects and working with engineers at all levels
  • Value testing, instrumenting and documenting your work
  • Adapt quickly to change and love to ship and iterate, building on new user research, insights and data
Responsibilities
  • Our frontend consists of several JS frameworks, such as React, Preact, and Backbone
  • Most of our backend services are written in Python, Go, or Node, depending on the context of the service
  • Monitoring and instrumentation is essential for our content systems. We use a combination of Datadog, Sentry, and proprietary services
  • We believe in ownership over the entire engineering cycle - the same engineers architect, build, test, deploy, monitor, and run their services using containers on AWS/GCP
  • Develop features in our CMS and web platform to help us create, curate, and distribute BuzzFeed's posts to readers around the world
  • Work with other software engineers, designers, product managers, and others to understand and shape work before it becomes code and after it ships to production
  • Reach across the entire tech stack at BuzzFeed and get an understanding of large-scale media companies' architecture and operations
BuzzFeed

1,001-5,000 employees

Cross-platform digital media company
Company Overview
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.