Back-End Software Engineer

3+ months agoRochester, NY / Remote

Chicago, IL, USA • Fort Myers, FL, USA • McLean, VA, USA • New York, NY, USA • Phoenix, AZ, USA • Rochester, NY, USA • Texas, USA • Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, CA, USA • Virtual Req #20660

Saturday, May 14, 2022

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a subscription-led and digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to empowering communities to thrive. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of millions with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services.

Our current portfolio of media assets includes USA TODAY, local media organizations in 46 states in the U.S., and Newsquest, a wholly owned subsidiary operating in the United Kingdom with more than 120 local news media brands. Gannett also owns the digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, Inc., UpCurve, Inc., and WordStream, Inc., which are marketed under the LOCALiQ brand, and runs the largest media-owned events business in the U.S., USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures.

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USA TODAY's marketplace platforms group is looking for a back-end software developer to join our product team. We are currentlyfocused on new product developmentandtransformation of large existing businesses into digital firstventuresthat support our local news presence throughout the United States.

As a back-end software engineer , youwill play a key role in developing features for our websites and integrating into theAPI , building and deploying microservices. You will be working oninnovative, highly scalable web applications to bolster,grow and transform our existing business. You willbe responsible formaintainingand enhancing these sites while helping to develop new products.


As a back-end software engineer, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Suggest and build new features intoapplicationsusingmodern technologies and frameworks
  • Contribute to the team's ability to quicklydeliver high quality code
  • Development ofhightraffic websites and restfulAPIs
  • Troubleshoot operations issues asrequired
  • Integrate internal as well as third-party web services and components
  • Consistently follow and continue to help improve our processes including source control,deployment,and issue tracking
  • Document solutions to institutionalize knowledge for the development, operational, support, and end user communities
Technology Stack

The USA Today marketplace platformsarea polyglot environmentutilizingseveralkey technologies, including:
  • Stack:
    • Javascript, TypeScript and Go programming languages
    • Postgresql , ElasticSearch , BigQuery
    • GraphQL / Hasura
    • Microservices
  • Infrastructure :
    • Docker, Kubernetes
    • Terraform , Scalr
    • Google Cloud Services (GCS)
    • GitHub Actions
  • Team Tools
    • JIRA
    • Confluence
    • Slack

Given the remote nature of our work environment, back -endsoftware engineers areexpected tobe comfortableworking remotely , attending video meetings, and collaborating using remote software. Minimumof five years of development and integration experience with web technologies .
  • Bachelor's degree expected in a technical discipline or comparable experience
  • Minimumof 5-7 years of web development and integration experience
  • Experience with strongly typed programming languages
  • Demonstrated development experience,consumingAPIs,and web services

Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. As such, we will consider all qualified applicants for employment and do not discriminate in connection with employment decisions on the basis of an applicant or employee's race, color, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, marital status, personal appearance (including height and weight), sexual orientation, family responsibilities, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy status (including childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), education, genetic characteristics or information, political affiliation, military or veteran status or other classifications protected by applicable federal, state and local laws in the jurisdictions where Gannett employs employees. In addition, Gannett Co., Inc. will provide applicants who require a reasonable accommodation, as a result of an applicant's disability or religion, to complete this employment application and/or any other process in connection with an individuals' application for employment with Gannett Co., Inc. Applicants who require such accommodation should contact Gannett Co., Inc.'s Recruitment Department at

Client-provided location(s): Rochester, NY, USA; Phoenix, AZ, USA; New York, NY, USA; Chicago, IL, USA; Fort Myers, FL, USA; McLean, VA, USA; Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, CA, USA; Texas, USA
Job ID: utn-20660

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