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Independent Journal is a news platform and publisher dedicated to being objective, fair and entertaining. We are a Top 50 website in the US. Traditionally, politics and news have been projected in a way that doesn’t lend itself to social sharing. We want to grow a more informed and diverse community of opinion by using social media to spread fair reporting delivered in an entertaining fashion.
Media Group of America (MGA) is seeking a Senior Full-Stack Software Engineer to join our team located in the heart of Old Town and just a 15 minute walk from the King Street or Braddock Road Metro station.
As we expand our team, we’re looking for an experienced individual to join us in an IT Leadership capacity, who use bring their experience and skills to manage the growth and development of our IT team and dynamic environment. This Senior Engineer will play an essential role in managing the company technology needs.
Your responsibilities will include:
- Build and lead MGA’s world class engineering team and provide mentorship to Junior Developers
- Build and maintain codebase and information architecture for MGA’s products
- Be responsible for code quality, efficiency, and scalability
- Critical thinker who is comfortable working in a startup environment
- Self-starter with a strong sense of ownership on a project
- Work within and across Agile teams to design, develop, test, implement, and support technical solutions across a full-stack of development tools and technologies
- Work with product owners and creative director to understand desired application capabilities and testing scenarios
- Environment and development management, repository build out and maintenance, automating builds, and scripting deployments
- Technical leader who is a passionate early adopter of new technology
- Experience and in-depth knowledge of services based api’s, react/redux, wordpress, php, AWS web services, and node
- Experience integrating 3rd party open source components
- Expert-level knowledge of JS, CSS, and HTML
- Experience with design/hand off tools such as InVision, Sketch, and Zeplin
- Experience with event based analytics services, google analytics, and google tag manager