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BuzzFeed // news & entertainment content
Engineering, Full Time    New York, Los Angeles, Minneapolis or London    Posted: Saturday, October 05, 2019
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BuzzFeed tech teams take pride in designing elegant solutions to challenging problems, creating quality software, & promoting best practices for writing maintainable, well-tested code. We build for scale & support millions of users globally by default. BuzzFeed products & content distribution have grown massively in the past few years both within our editorial teams & products.

The Revenue Infrastructure team is looking for an experienced engineering manager who can lead a team, contribute independently, & work with peers from other disciplines including Product, Design, Data Science, & Infrastructure to deliver great products. BuzzFeeds engineering team runs a lean, iterative development process where we deploy early & often.

You will be responsible for owning a wide range of services that help enable our business stakeholders execute on campaigns efficiently, data pipelines & APIs that power both internal & consumer facing services, & create solutions that leverage big data & tech to ultimately impact the bottom line of the entire organization.

Wed love for you to join us on this journey !

About The Job

BuzzFeed engineering leads take initiative & drive technical & organizational improvement through standards, tooling & mentorship. Our managers are proactive & forward thinking with process improvements & evangelise thoughtfully & enthusiastically through the entire organization.

In this role you will lead a team building the next generation of products, reaching an audience of over 200 million people every month. You will collaborate with engineers, product managers, designers & data scientists to build high-quality, engaging user experiences.

You will report to a Director based in our New York office. You will act as a technical lead as well as a people manager, directly managing 3-5 software engineers.

About You

  • You are empathetic, curious, & pragmatic
  • You care about the engineering experience
  • You mentor & facilitate the growth of the people around you
  • You carefully weigh the tradeoffs of any technology, knowing that they are simply tools that help you achieve your goals
  • You take pride in discovering simple & elegant solutions to complex problems
  • You are constantly learning & re-evaluating previous assumptions
  • You value repeatability, resilience, observability, & operational simplicity
  • You follow the continuous delivery model

About our Tech stack

  • Python / Go
  • AWS, GCP
  • Linux (Ubuntu)
  • Source Control (Git)
  • Databases (MySQL, Redis, Cassandra, Redshift, BigQuery, ElasticSearch)
  • Infrastructure Tools (Docker, ECS, Terraform)
  • Messaging systems (NSQ)
  • Monitoring / Instrumentation (Nagios, DataDog, StatsD)
  • Frontend (React, Redux, T3.js, Sass)
  • Service Oriented Architecture

About BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed is the leading independent digital media & tech company delivering news & entertainment content to a global audience. We have offices in 18 cities around the world including New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London, Sydney, So Paulo, & Tokyo. Our employees are reporters, writers, multi-hyphenate producers, data scientists, designers, engineers, creatives, brand strategists, & more.

BuzzFeed publishes news stories, investigations, lists & videos about identity & experience, quizzes, recipes, & cartoons across our site & mobile apps, Facebook, YouTube, Snapchat, Twitter, Pinterest & more. We use proprietary technology & modern data metrics to continuously test, learn, & optimize. Our workflow & products are constantly evolving to better serve our audience.

At BuzzFeed, we foster a culture of experimentation, teamwork, equality, humble confidence, & infusing hard work & fun. As an employee, youll enjoy perks like office events, snacks, career development courses, & no work on your birthday! But most importantly, youll work with inspiring colleagues to build tools & create content that helps connect people all over the world. Come join us!

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