CNN Business: Senior Web Developer

New York, NY
Full Time
Requisition ID: 175180BR

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The Job

CNN Digital is seeking a Senior Web Developer to build applications and products to support CNN Business. CNN serves millions of people every day worldwide so the candidate we are looking for is passionate about technology, product development and can thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented organization.

The Daily
  • Creating GraphQL and RESTful web services /API's using Node.js with or without framework assistance
  • Develop dynamic and data driven solutions for web, testing, debugging, integration, documentation and deployment in accordance with industry best practices.
  • Participate in workflow design and analyze existing production and implementation processes to ensure scalable solutions.
  • Consistently meet or exceed deadlines on projects. Assist in maintaining operational queue and backlogs.
  • Contribute to task identification, work effort estimates, and work schedules for development and maintenance activities.
  • Participate in the analysis, definition, and scoping of efficient, cost effective solutions.
  • Work with internal departments to provide associated deliverables required for the successful completion of development and maintenance assignments (e.g. business development, database development, web designers, end-user training).
  • Take responsibility for feature-focused unit and system testing
  • Research new technologies; provide ideas for technical or workflow / process improvements, provide input to overall architectural standards, development tools, and development initiatives.
  • Must be able to implement solutions within the context of the available infrastructure, considering scalability, availability, reliability, stability, security and performance.
  • Provide on-call support as assigned

The Essentials
  • Web development experience.
  • Experience with responsive designs.
  • Thorough understanding of the web and web browsers, their capabilities and limitations.
  • Thorough knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript (including popular frameworks).
  • 2-4 years of experience with ReactJS and tools/frameworks such as Redux, WebPack.
  • 2-4 years of experience with NodeJS.
  • Functional experience with distributed source control 'Git', continuous integration, and
automated testing.
  • Knowledge of 'Docker
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks effectively.
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills, as well as strong attention to detail.
  • Good interpersonal skills and written and verbal communication skills.

  • Experience with GraphQL.
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases.
  • Experience in media, news, and/or entertainment industry.
  • Demonstrated experience of micro services and cloud services.
  • Experienced with unit and functional automated testing tools.
  • Worked in a DevOps environment

The Perks
  • Paid time off every year to volunteer
  • Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
  • 2018 Best Company for Working Mothers
  • 2018 Best Company for Dads
  • An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career
  • Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands
Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.