Senior Software Engineer/Team Lead

PureWow is a rapidly growing digital media company that delivers women's lifestyle content to elevate the everyday.

We are seeking a full-time Senior Software Engineer/Team Lead. We are looking for someone who can work in the New York City office, ideally an experienced and hands-on developer to help us evolve & scale our internal tech stack. Our ideal candidate must have a collaborative mindset, a passion for our company mission and a desire to take PureWow's technology to the next level.


  • Full Stack development work with a heavy emphasis on Front End Development, Architecture and Design.
  • Collaborate with remote based backend development team to ensure all systems are in-sync, efficient and continually optimized for performance.
  • Build, evolve and scale out current CMS and site infrastructure
  • Mentor junior team member
  • Jump between architecture, implementation, and infrastructure management
  • Solve various optimization and constraint roadblocks
  • Integrate with various external APIs (i.e. social media platforms, email CMS, etc.)
  • Constantly improve our development processes to streamline the ideation to execution process
  • Collaborate with Product Director to ensure we are making intelligent and scalable product decisions

Qualifications and Expectations:

  • 6+ years experience
  • Team Lead, Management or Mentoring experience
  • Build maintainable, well-tested, scalable code
  • Expert level JavaScript knowledge
  • Expert level FrontEnd Web Development Knowledge
  • Experience with at least one JavaScript framework (ie. React, Angular, Backbone, Ember)
  • Knowledge of Web Development best practices
  • Very good communication and people skills

Nice to Have Experience:

  • ReactJS Experience
  • Ad Development Experience
  • Agile Development Experience (Scrum, JIRA, etc.)
  • Java (particularly with Spring Framework)
  • Skillful in database design and management
  • Experience with email sending & deliverability
  • Continuous Integration Experience
  • Test Framework Experience (Mocha, Jasmine, Protractor, etc.)

What We Offer:

  • Wide latitude to make technical decisions that are right for PureWow
  • Opportunity to build a fresh tech stack for a successful media company

Location: New York

Benefits: Competitive salary (based on experience); benefits (medical and dental), 401k, unlimited vacation and fun perks.

If you are interested in successfully growing with a fun, dynamic, and creative team in an environment with a lot of upside potential, please click here to complete our application.

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