American Public Media
  • SCPR, Digital - 18IA
  • USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Benefits Eligible

Position Summary:

This full stack software engineering role will work within an agile team to create a web application that handles audio files. The technology will be maintained and supported as a Resound project by Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR") and deployed to many other organizations. This engineer will work in a technical capacity to conceive, build and deploy applications as well as coordinate with other developers to maintain it to a high standard.

This posting has an application deadline of April 30, 2019 (10pm PST).

Essential Functions:

  • Respond to daily production priorities and development requests
  • Architect, build, and deploy web applications
  • Write automated tests to ensure code reliability
  • Write documentation for developing and deploying web applications
  • Coordinate with other developers to ensure code maintainability
  • Engage in short- and long-term technical planning
  • Respond to Open Source community issues
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent working experience on web applications (6+ years)
  • Deploying a production application
  • Comfortable working in a *nix environment
  • Container deployment
  • Maintained a codebase for > 2 years

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Solid oral and written communication skills in an interdisciplinary team environment
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Ruby on Rails
  • At least one of the following JavaScript frameworks: React, AngularJS, Vue, Ember
  • Docker or a similar container platform

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Audio web applications
  • AWS deployment
  • Experience maintaining a high-traffic application
  • Familiarity with digital news or public media
  • Open Source Software contributor or maintainer

Reporting to This Position:         

  • Software Engineer, Resound Integrations

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation:

  • Physical Demands: 
    • Required to occasionally move about in an office environment to access file cabinets, printers, etc., and remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time.
    • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and printer.
    • Required to move about in the community
    • Frequent use of hands for data entry/keystrokes and simple grasping.  
    • Reach with hands and arms
    • Balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch
  • Working Conditions: 
    • Moderate noise level
    • Occasional exposure to prevalent weather conditions.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We are committed to hiring a breadth of diverse professionals and encourage members of diverse groups to apply.







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