Nexstar Media Group

  • Lead Software Engineer

    Requisition ID
    2018-2925
    Category
    Engineering
    Job Locations
    US-CA-Los Angeles
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 169 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.9% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation. Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC. Learn more at www.nexstar.tv.

     

    EEO Statement:

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    Position Summary

    HYFN's Media Ad Tech department is looking for a talented Lead Full Stack Software Engineer to help grow our suite of product offerings and help HYFN Media expand into new verticals.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Responsibilities

    • This role is for a Lead Software Engineer who will be responsible for leading, overseeing, and mentoring a team of 2-4 developers.
    • The Engineer will define the software architecture, help and drive progress for the team.
    • You should be able to work with Rails, React & Redux, develop components in isolation / style guide and apply them to the larger systems. The ideal candidate will have a background in Test Driven Development in front end and server side tech stacks.
    • This role is at least 70% hands on, other 30% of your day will be code review, mentoring and architecting software.
    • The Lead Engineer will report directly to the SVP of Tech, be responsible for deployments of the inherit products, help guide the technical roadmap and best practices of the product.

    Experience

    • At least 2 years experience leading a team in a scrum based environment
    • 2+ years of programming with Ruby and related technologies.
    • 1+ years working with React & Redux in a test driven environment
    • Knowledge of ES6 or Typescript
    • Technical leadership experience.
    • Working with a team on a large code base.
    • Thorough understanding of development lifecycle SDLC.
    • Advanced understanding of AJAX frameworks, REST and JSON
    • Proficiency with TDD/BDD methodologies and testing frameworks including RSpec
    • Experience designing APIs adhering to the REST architecture style
    • Strong understanding of front-end optimization techniques
    • Strong Understanding of object oriented patterns and designs principles
    • Being Proactive and team player
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Advanced understanding of AJAX frameworks, REST and JSON
    • Proficiency with TDD/BDD methodologies and testing frameworks including RSpec
    • Being Proactive and team player
    • Excellent communication skills

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