Full Stack Developer - Corporate Technology Innovations

Hearst is looking for a Full Stack Developer who will be a driver in the developing and delivery of features for multiple critical Hearst web and mobile applications. The ideal candidate will have a passion for developing high-quality, maintainable code with experience in managing multiple projects. You should have a solid background in building dynamic web and mobile sites and applications using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Objective C and Python. Your preference being a Scrum development methodology as it relates to your work. This position will report to the Director of End User Experience and Innovation.


  • Jumping into our technology stack and start producing code and designs with a direct impact on the direction of the product, site, team and organization while providing real value to the end-user
  • Staying transparent with development and service standards to ensure that they are met with multiple stakeholders.
  • Contributing to the entire technology stack from front-end to mobile and back-end services and single-site web applications
  • Continuously improving the performance of websites and services including all mobile applications and sites
  • Understand of the SDLC to manage new and existing products in our portfolio.
  • Ability to identify and troubleshoot web site outages
  • Ability to work safely in a production environment.


  • BA/BS/MS or relevant experience preferably in the digital / online media or tech industry
  • 5+ years of web and mobile application development experience
  • Strong knowledge of AWS (configurations and offerings).
  • A passion for modern front-end technologies: responsive grids, HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, JSON
  • In-depth understanding of the LAMP stack, including command- line, configuring, and troubleshooting
  • Experience building and maintaining back-end framework-oriented sites built with PHP, Laravel, Composer, Twig, Blade, Node.js, Express, MongoDB, MySQL; integrations with APIs and social networks; and, scaling out using cloud hosting such as Amazon EC2, S3, CDNs, and caching layers.
  • Ability to work well with others to maintain documentation and architectural overview
  • Excellent communication skills

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