Sr. Software Engineer, Applications Team

Full Time

The Senior Software Engineer is responsible for leading iterative application and service development within an Agile environment, as well as coordinating the activities of other team members. A qualified candidate for this role will provide architecture suggestions and implementations across our stack, and measure the impact these changes have made. They will also review teammates’ pull requests and provide feedback, guidance and mentoring when necessary to ensure the quality of our codebase. They will have a “build vs. buy” sense of pragmatism and ability to balance their efforts between short term impact and long term investment.  This individual will also work directly with Product team members to refine and clarify requirements into actionable Stories to be developed.

The skills and experience you’ll bring to the job:

  • 7+ years experience building web applications using JavaScript frameworks like Angular or React, along with the latest ECMAScript standards. Typescript experience is strongly preferred.
  • 5+ years experience building services and RESTful APIs using node.js
  • This position requires experience with the Atlassian suite of tools (e.g. Jira and Confluence) and Agile development practices,
  • Strong unit testing and CI/CD experience
  • Experience developing software using Agile/Scrum methodologies
  • Experience using containers and deploying into a Kubernetes environment a plus
  • An understanding of ad tech and ad-driven website monetization a plus
  • strong troubleshooting ability
  • strong written and verbal communication skills.

About CafeMedia 

CafeMedia’s mission is to build a creator-first future. We empower the world’s best creators and independent publishers to grow thriving businesses for the long term. Under our CafeMedia and AdThrive brands, we manage digital advertising sales and technology and a growing number of services for more than 4,000 creators and independent publishers. We make it easy for them to focus on what they do best — produce great content.  

Our passion and expertise have made us a leader in advertising and creator services. Today we rank as the 9th largest digital property in the U.S. and #1 in Food, Home, and Lifestyle--with a reach of nearly 188M monthly unique visitors in the U.S. alone.

The base salary range for this position is $125,000-$225,000. The range provided is CafeMedia’s reasonable estimate of the annualized base compensation for this role. The actual amount may be higher or lower, based on non-discriminatory factors such as experience, geographic location, knowledge, skills and abilities. 

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CafeMedia is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe we are most impactful when people with a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, and identities come together with a common purpose. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. CafeMedia is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please reach out to a member of our recruiting team.



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