TED Conferences LLC Back-End Engineer in New York City, New York
TED stages conferences and produces video media that it brings to millions of people around the world, through web media and other platforms. As a Back-End Engineer, you will be responsible for the backend systems that power our user-facing experiences that power a lasting archive of ideas. You will work directly with experience designers and product owners to take new features from conception to production.
QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS
5+ years Ruby on Rails experience, including gem development or rails engines
8+ years overall professional experience in software development
Experienced in relational and document-based databases
Strong focus on code-quality, documentation, test-driven development, performance, scalability, monitoring, and readability
Able to debug and test problems through complex interconnected HTTP based services.
Experienced with Devops technologies including Docker/AWS
Curious and knowledgeable about web technologies and frameworks.
Able to refactor legacy projects in addition to greenfield development
Strong ownership of work with the ability to drive projects from inception through to completion, balancing doing it right and doing it fast
Values cross-functional collaboration and a diverse workplace
Familiarity with git, version control, and Unix/Linux command line best practices
Experienced in building APIs for internal and public consumption, JSON:API or GraphQL a plus.
Analyze user requirements and design solutions for new features
Design tools and libraries that will be used by other back-end engineers and company-wide
Manage and monitor back-end testing, performance, and code quality
Influence and guide the direction of our products and back-end technology
Experiment with new technologies and share discoveries with the team
Foster growth and support other back-end engineers through constructive, collaborative code reviews
Clearly communicate technical constraints and opportunities with stakeholders
Willingness to contribute however possible to ensure overall effectiveness of position
Other duties and special projects as may be assigned from time to time
Travel: Upon request / as needed
Full health benefits (medical, dental, vision) 100% paid by TED for employees
Paid family leave
Work-life balance encouraged (TED closes for a 2-week summer break and 1-week winter break plus you're eligible for additional paid time off)
Free OneMedical and SpringHealth membership for you and your dependents to address physical and mental well-being
401k with match
New York Office or Remote working US East coast hours
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