Software Developer in Test

USA TODAY NETWORK is one of the top 20 digital companies in the country, sharing the list with Google, Facebook, and Amazon. We reach over 100 million unique visitors a month, which is more than Buzzfeed, Yahoo News, and Huffington Post, and have local brands present in 110 U.S. markets. We have a loyal following based on a combination of trusted, fact-checked journalism, innovative products, a deep commitment to our local communities, and our constantly iterating our products to be on the leading edge of media and technology.

Software Developer in Test

So you think you can code? Then come join the Gannett “Platform as a Service” (PaaS) team to

learn how to build a continuous integration (CI) pipeline to build, test and deploy your

application into an environment that supports over 100 million people per month.

We are looking for a motivated person to help us with automation testing and deployment for

our backend API infrastructure which supports our desktop, mobile and internal applications.

This position integrates with the development team and is the champion for unit, integration

and user interface testing. Additionally, this position will build, monitor and maintain the CI pipeline for the product.

What other responsibilities does this position include, you tell us! Come on in we’ll give you as much responsibility as you can handle. You will be able to exercise full creativity in finding solutions for all project challenges the Universal Web team faces.

Breakdown of the job activity percentages:

Responsibilities % of Time

Development 90%

Documentation 10%

This position serves as a developer for the back-end API development test team. The main responsibilities include:

  • Writing automation scripts to support API service call testing
  • Maintaining the Continuous Integration Pipeline for deployments/tests

Handle other essential tasks as assigned:

  • Promotes positive, professional attitude and environment
  • Possesses exemplary written and verbal skills
  • Identifies, implements and enforces best practices within team
  • Drive evaluation and implementation of new tools to improve the delivery process

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS plus 3-5 years of experience
  • Node.JS and Python experience required
  • Experience with API web services and REST services required

We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation or veteran status.


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