Sr. Developer | Brand Engineering

Time Inc., New York, NY

One of the largest branded media companies in the world

Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) is a leading content company that engages over 150 million consumers every month through our portfolio of premium brands across platforms. By combining our distinctive content with our proprietary data and people-based targeting, we offer highly differentiated end-to-end solutions to marketers across the multimedia landscape. Our influential brands include PEOPLE, TIME, FORTUNE, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, INSTYLE, REAL SIMPLE and SOUTHERN LIVING, as well as more than 50 diverse titles in the United Kingdom. Time Inc. has been extending the power of our brands through various acquisitions and investments, including Viant, an advertising technology firm with a specialized people-based marketing platform; The Foundry, Time Inc.’s creative lab and content studio; and the People Entertainment Weekly Network (PEN). The company is also home to celebrated events, such as the TIME 100, FORTUNE Most Powerful Women, PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED's Sportsperson of the Year, the ESSENCE Festival and the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen.



The Job:

Time Inc. is seeking a strong Senior Engineer to join its ranks and help transform how we create and tell stories across our over 25 iconic brands, including PEOPLE, TIME, and SPORTS ILLUSTRATED.

As a full-stack engineer in one of our brand teams, you will be asked to engineer fluid experiences and build high-performance APIs, as you take on different aspects of our tech stack. You'll work closely with stakeholders in editorial, business, and product development to understand requirements, build prototypes, and deliver world-class products and features.

Time Inc is a Top 10 digital media company in the US and our tech stack is powered by a wide array of technologies including NodeJS, PHP, React, and the AWS Cloud.


You Should Have:

  • 4+ years of software engineering experience
  • 3+ years JavaScript development, preferably with recent experience using ES6.
  • 3+ years of CSS experience, CSS3 and SASS
  • 2+ years of mobile-first, responsive website development
  • 2+ years of experience with Node/Express
  • 2+ years of experience with a modern front-end framework (React, Angular, …) using a modern web development stack (Webpack, Gulp)
  • 1+ year of experience with languages other than JavaScript (PHP, Ruby, Go, etc..)
  • Working experience with SQL Databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL)
  • Experience using Git or another DVCS
  • Strong debugging skills


Bonus Points for:

  • Experience with 2 other programming languages
  • The ability to design and consume RESTful APIs
  • Having worked in a TDD environment
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results on a high-performance web site
  • Having worked in a publishing firm or other content-centric company.
  • A strong understanding of the software development lifecycle: engineering standards, code reviews, manual and automated testing


You Are:

  • Collaborative:  You have a flexible, open approach to work. You thrive on building clear efficiencies in unstructured environments. You approach your career like a journey, taking on big challenges with zero ego – and crushing it. You’re energized by working in the unique, start-up atmosphere of the new Time Inc. International - a dynamic new digitally-led company-within-a-company.
  • Organized:  You live by prioritization and organization. You’re a born multitasker who loves to take on a good challenge… especially on a tight deadline. You see the big picture, but your attention to detail and creative flair also make you an invaluable asset to any team.
  • A Communicator:  Whether written or oral, your communication skills are outstanding in any context. Your interactions with clients and coworkers move business forward in a dynamic and exciting entrepreneurial environment.
  • A Problem-solver:  You’re a results-oriented multi-tasker who runs to – not from – a challenge. You’re able to work on multiple projects simultaneously and think independently. You are personally committed to completing a project with a conscientious attitude and good follow-through. You see to it that all assignments are completed correctly while upholding department and company standards.
  • Creative:  You think about the problem as much as you work on the solution. You know when to build and when to borrow. You see constraints as challenges as you work to fit square pegs inside round holes, and without shaving corners…





About Time Inc.

Time Inc. is the trusted voice of the human story. Through our 100 news and culture brands, consumers & marketers can leverage the power of Time Inc.’s stories every day, every hour, on every platform, from every angle, at the best possible moment. 

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