Software Engineer II

NxT Level

Software Engineer II

Seattle, WA
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Our Client is seeking talented, innovative software engineers to join their Platform Engineering team. The team’s charter is to provide a robust application and service architecture which enables content creation, enhancement, and distribution through a single, centrally managed content platform. Engineering focus areas include editorial tools, media ingestion, video, storage, data enhancement, distribution, user profiles, authentication, search, and content personalization. The team owns an ecosystem that is critical to Meredith’s content business across editorial and engineering teams creating web, video, and print content.

    Our Client is seeking talented, innovative software engineers to join their Platform Engineering team. The team’s charter is to provide a robust application and service architecture which enables content creation, enhancement, and distribution through a single, centrally managed content platform. Engineering focus areas include editorial tools, media ingestion, video, storage, data enhancement, distribution, user profiles, authentication, search, and content personalization. The team owns an ecosystem that is critical to Meredith’s content business across editorial and engineering teams creating web, video, and print content.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Work closely with engineers creating editorial tools, web and mobile experiences.
    • Implement new services, APIs, and operational monitoring functions.
    • Own production services, investigate and resolve issues, bottlenecks, and inefficiencies.
    • Provide thorough and readable documentation for all services.
    • Develop APIs that allow new content sources to be processed, enhanced, and made available to customers.
    • Collaborate closely with other engineers, designers, and product managers to define innovative ways to improve services and reduce costs.
    • Participate in technical mentorship with engineers on the team by performing thorough code reviews, pairing, and ad hoc reviews of proposed solutions.
    • Work with other teams across the organization to share and establish best practices.
    • Demonstrate passion for code quality and lead by example to produce high quality, complex services and applications under tight timelines.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Successful candidates will take initiative and ownership of their tasks. They will possess many of the following qualifications

    Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science or relevant industry experience.

    • 3-5 years of professional software development experience. 1
    • 2+ years building applications deployed on AWS and the process to manage large data sets.
    • Demonstrated deep understanding of REST, service architecture, monitoring, and the tenants of horizontal scalability.
    • Experience developing complex and highly available services running in a production environment.
    • Extensive knowledge of object oriented and functional software design patterns, including those commonly used by large scale search and recommendation engines.
    • Proven experience developing and owning production services and applications deployed in AWS leveraging continuous integration and codified infrastructure.
    • Extensive experience using Java, .NetCore, Node.js, Python, JavaScript ES7, Elasticsearch, and Docker containers.
    • Knowledge of NoSQL data stores, graph databases, indexing, distributed locking and media transformation.
    • Experience working in an Agile environment.
    • Ability to translate user stories into technical tasks.
    • Ability to estimate effort effectively.
    • Strong communication, analytical and problem-solving skills.