Full Stack Engineer

last updated February 10, 2020 13:52 UTC


HQ: Arlington, Va

  • OFF: U.S.A
  • Full-Time
Quick Take: Axios is a new digital media company that gets your smarter, faster with news that matters. We’re hiring a Full-Stack Engineer for our Backend focused Chapter!

Why it Matters: Our engineering team enables our mission of delivering the cleanest, smartest, most efficient and trustworthy content to our users. You will be a core part of building our web-stack codebases, working closely with your squad on product direction, and helping develop the skills of less experienced developers with industry best practices around testing, accessibility, and documentation.
Go Deeper: In this role, you will make an impact to Axios through the following responsibilities:
  • Building our products, including https://www.axios.com/, content creation tools, and other internal products
  • Writing clean, well-documented, and well tested code using best practices
  • Collaborating with your product squad to ensure we ship the best products possible on time
  • Mentoring less experienced members of the team through pair-programming and empathetic code review
  • Staying up to date with industry trends and collaborating on best practices
The Details: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit and passion for Axios’ mission and preferably have the following skills:
  • Proficiency building web-scale applications in languages such as Python, Ruby or Golang (We write a lot of python)
  • Proven ability to ship high quality, testable, and accessible code quickly
  • Experience working with CI/CD pipelines and understanding best deployment practices
  • Experience working with product designers
  • Experience building APIs
  • Experience with object-oriented design and data schemas
  • Experience with database querying, modeling, and optimizing
  • Prior exposure to Javascript & Typescript and a frontend framework, such as React, Angular or Vue (nice but not required)
Don’t Forget:
  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
  • 401K
  • Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays
  • Company equity
  • Commuter and cell phone benefit
  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture
  • Annual learning and development stipend
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To apply for this job, please visit boards.greenhouse.io.