Gannett - USA TODAY NETWORK

Front-End Software Developer

  • Contract: Full-time

Job Description

Are you a passionate, collaborative front-end developer with solid technical experience creating and enhancing large-scale, consumer-facing web applications? Here’s a unique opportunity to make an enormous impact on the design, architecture and implementation of digital products for nationally-recognized brands.

What will you be working on?

The USA TODAY NETWORK is a leading local-to-national media & marketing solutions company. Our brands reach 50% of the U.S. digital population, including more Millennials than Buzzfeed. Our mission is to become essential to both consumers and businesses seeking meaningful connections within their communities, whether geographical or cultural. We happen to also own and operate more than 100 local newspapers in 34 states, from the Des Moines Registerto the Indianapolis Star.

Who will you be working with?

Our team is dynamic and fast-moving. We measure success by specific KPIs, pairing our strong technical skills with a clear commitment to achieving our ambitious roadmap with an emphasis on industry-leading performance, quality and transparency.

You’ll collaborate closely with the entire product development team during all stages of Agile software development. We have some of the most talented professionals in digital publishing, shipping cutting-edge products using state-of-the-art technologies such as GraphQL, Kubernetes/Containerization Infrastructure, robust edge interaction with our consumers and Jenkins CI excellence through a shared platform. We offer a fun, challenging and rewarding environment.

In this role, we will expect you to:

  • Develop, test and release web-component-powered experiences in a timely fashion;Demonstrate keen attention to detail and quality, reflecting our high standards.
  • Be a strong team player who can rapidly and productively adapt to changing business and customer demands.
  • Work with developers, designers and product/business managers to develop and refine new features consistent with our product roadmap.
  • Learn and absorb new technologies quickly.
  • Be innovative: contributing ideas and working with constituents to evaluate and propose approaches that balance speed-to-market with what’s needed to sustainably scale our services to an enormous audience.
  • Maintain awareness of new technologies and industry developments that will affect either our users’ behavior or our ability to deliver value.
  • Perform other essential tasks as assigned.

Skill Requirements

  • Strong object-oriented design, programming and debugging skills
  • Experience with Distributed Version Control Systems such as GIT
  • Bachelor’s degree in technical discipline: Computer Science or Engineering preferred
  • Strong debugging skills with the ability to work with peers to solve complex problems.
  • Experience with client & server side development including consumption of web services.

About the Company

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an innovative, digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to strengthening communities across our network. With an unmatched local-to-national reach, Gannett touches the lives of more than 110 million people monthly with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Gannett brands include USA TODAY NETWORK with the iconic USA TODAY and more than 100 local media brands, digital marketing services companies ReachLocal and SweetIQ, and U.K. media company Newsquest. To connect with us, visit www.gannett.com.

Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation or veteran status.

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