Cond Nast is a global media company producing the highest
quality content with a footprint of more than 1 billion consumers
in 32 territories through print, digital, video and social
platforms. The company's portfolio includes many of the world's
most respected and influential media properties including Vogue,
Vanity Fair, Glamour, Self, GQ, The New Yorker, Cond Nast
Traveler/Traveller, Allure, AD, Bon Apptit and Wired, among others.
Cond Nast Entertainment was launched in 2011 to develop film,
television and premium digital video programming.
Cond Nast has a huge global footprint across 32 countries
worldwide with total monthly visitors reaching more than 550
million. We aim to inspire, inform and entertain our audiences
through our portfolio of well known brands such as Vogue, Wired,
Vanity Fair, Architectural Digest, GQ and many other leading
Cond Nast has operations in America, Europe, South America and
Asia. There are long-established operations in major Indian cities
such as Mumbai and Chennai across many business areas.
The company is undertaking the biggest transformation in its
history, driving towards expanding both its operations and its
reach through diversifying the digital business models for our
brands. Major areas of focus will include video and streaming
platforms, increasing subscriptions and memberships, growing our
events business, and ensuring we maintain a high level of standard
on the products we are already proud of delivering to our
customers. Migrating and consolidating to a more centralized set of
technologies and capabilities that can be easily leveraged by any
brand or product experience is also a top business priority.
Engineering is responsible for scaling, building, deploying
websites that serve over 500 million users globally. The global
engineering team includes Product Engineering, Platform Engineering
and Core Engineering.
About Product Brand Engineering
Our mission is to build compelling and inspiring experiences
across our portfolio of global brands such as Vogue, Wired, Vanity
Fair, and Glamour which currently reaches over 500 million monthly
users. Our goals are extremely ambitious; we are rolling out our
brands into new countries and territories and pushing to serve more
consumers across web, native (iOS / Android), video and social
We want you to join us as we embark on further global expansion
of our brands, creation of new features to deliver our engaging
content to consumers worldwide, and diversifying our revenue
models. We believe in fostering a culture of experimentation and
innovation, often running hundreds of a/b experiments in production
You will be working alongside international colleagues across
US, London, and India. Cross-functional collaboration is at the
heart of what we do and you will be comfortable working in close
partnership with Product, Design, UX, and Data. The Brand
Engineering group works in close partnership with the Platform
Engineering group to implement cross-cutting solutions that can be
leveraged by the Brands to deliver robust end-to-end experiences
for our consumers.
About The New Yorker
The New Yorker is a multi-platform media enterprise, spanning
print, digital, audio, video, and live events. Founded in 1925, The
New Yorker is considered by many to be the most influential
magazine in the world, renowned for its in-depth reporting,
political and cultural commentary, fiction, poetry, humor, and
cartoons. In addition to the weekly print magazine, The New Yorker
has become a daily digital destination for news and cultural
coverage, crafted by its staff writers and other contributors. In
print and online, The New Yorker stands apart for its commitment to
truth and accuracy, the quality of its prose, and its insistence on
exciting and moving every reader.
We are looking for a web engineer to join The New Yorker
engineering team. We are a team of full-stack, geographically
distributed engineers, and are working building the digital future
of The New Yorker.
Front-end: CSS, Sass
Data: Postgres, MongoDB, Elasticsearch
Deployment: Docker, AWS, Kubernetes
- Source Control: Git, GitHub
How we work
Role and responsibilities
Working on our collection of Node apps; we use a mix of Express,
Hapi, and Fastify
Working on our front-end apps; we use a mix of React and Next.js
but as long as you have experience in at least one framework we
don't really mind
Shipping features and services to anywhere between thousands to
millions of customers per day.
Collaboratively working with our amazing infrastructure team
Mentoring colleagues at every level, and a willingness to be
mentored by them
Supporting your Tech Lead and Engineering Manager in technical
decision making, solutionizing and estimations.
Pairing with members of your team to identify the most optimal
solution. Regularly conducting code reviews to ensure high
standards of engineering quality in the code that we write.
Working within a cross-functional team that includes designers,
UX engineers, and product
Looking at logs and monitoring metrics and responding to alerts;
we use Kibana, ElasticSearch and Datadog extensively, but as long
as you're aware of how important observability is, we don't mind
what tools you may have used in the past.
- Taking part in our 24/7 "On Call" rota to troubleshoot any
major operational issues out of hours. Teams are responsible for
their own apps availability and reliability.
About you - Essential skills
You have a BE / BTech or equivalent experience
You're a software engineer with 4-7 years of experience.
Jest, Mocha etc.)
Solid understanding of HTML markup as it pertains to
accessibility (A11y) and cross-browser support
Effective fluency with front-end technologies such as
fundamental CSS and OOP CSS (i.e. Sass, Less)
Have experience with or interested in using Styled
Good understanding of Cloud Native architecture,
containerization, Docker, AWS, CI/CD, and DevOps culture.
Kubernetes foundational knowledge would be a great bonus, as we use
Practical experience in the use of leading engineering practices
Practical experience of building robust solutions at large
scale. We serve traffic in the many millions every month so our
products need to scale seamlessly to meet our customer demands.
Appreciation for functions of Product and Design, experience
working in cross-functional teams.
You'll try to make the codebase nicer for the next person that
You're someone who'll own every step of the development process;
from refining tickets to shipping the code to production.
You'll do your best, and ask for help when it's needed.
You have an interest or desire to learn about every part of the
accessibility, and the infrastructure we deploy to (we use
Kubernetes extensively, but we have a dedicated platform team on
hand to help!)
Someone who can communicate in a variety of media (through Slack
and in person) effectively within their team, outside of their
team, and with people in our product and design families, to even
Able to effectively communicate technical concepts to different
Business proficiency in spoken and written English
- You will be working with a global team and need to be
accommodative of different time-zones as required
About you - Desirable skills
Experience of working with international teams across multiple
Knowing about continuous integration, testing strategies, design
systems, software architecture, data and analytics, user
experience, accessibility, internationalization, web
Experience and/or interest in working with digital
Experience and/or interest in working in publishing
Experience and/or interest in working with Fashion
Proficiency working with a variety of third party APIs and
- Commercial experience using Kubernetes, React and GraphQL
What happens next?
If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply below,
and we will review your application as soon as possible. You can
update your resume or upload a cover letter at any time by
accessing your candidate profile.
Cond Nast is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate
qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability,
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