Software Development Engineer II

Content Management Systems

Posted on 6/6/2024

MotorTrend Group

MotorTrend Group

501-1,000 employees

Digital automotive media and content delivery

Consumer Goods

Compensation Overview

$177k - $178kAnnually

+ Remote work permitted


El Segundo, CA, USA

Required Skills
Software Testing
Data Analysis
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Technology, or closely related field of study
  • 5 years of experience as a Lead Developer, Web Developer, Senior Software Engineer, Software Engineer, or closely related occupation
  • Building software applications for enterprise customer facing solutions
  • Developing software in at least one modern content management systems such as Strapi, Contentful, Webiny, Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla or Craft
  • Implementing Headless CMS, Graphql, Dynamo DB
  • Experience with Amazon Lambda, S3, API Gateway, DynamoDB, SQS, or Acquia Cloud Platform
  • Architecting applications on top of high-traffic, high-availability production systems
  • Software engineering best practices such as unit testing, design patterns, building maintainable code, and performance
  • Integration of 3rd party API’s, libraries, and frameworks
  • Experience with third-party analytics libraries like Google Analytics and/or Adobe Analytics
  • Knowledge of CI/CD principles with tools such as Git, Bamboo, or Jenkins
  • Experience in an Agile delivery environment
  • Source code management using Git, Git workflows, and Git branching models
  • Develop next generation of Motor Trend’s software platforms for Motortrend.com and key brands
  • Contribute to implementation of content management, databases, queues, and infrastructure solutions for problems of scale on the platform
  • Architect and implement software applications for problems of scale and provide technical expertise and troubleshooting
  • Collaborate with other teams on prioritizing roadmap initiatives and provide estimations
  • Build high-performance, stable, scalable systems for production
  • Enforce software development standards, best practices, and modern software development conventions
  • Optimize application performance by using experience with system scalability, algorithm design problem solving, and complexity analysis

MotorTrend Group is a leading automotive media company that delivers a diverse portfolio of automotive media brands through digital platforms, websites, apps, connected TVs, social, and live events, engaging a broad audience with compelling automotive stories. The company leverages digital platforms, direct-to-consumer products, and live events to deliver its content.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding



El Segundo, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth