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Engineering, Full Time    San Francisco, CA or Remote    Posted: Thursday, February 11, 2021
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About this Role

At Fandom, a Full Stack Engineer works on the latest user-facing product & back-end features to serve our global audience of 300 million unique users. Working with our Data Platform team, this role builds applications specific to personalizing & customizing Fandoms experiences, by using the latest technologies around recommendation engines & real-time user data access in a highly-scaled environment. The team moves rapidly with the latest tools & has strong partnerships with our Product & Design teams.

You Will...

  • Build applications that customized our users experiences
  • Optimize apps for the best performance
  • Take part of the end-to-end app design process 
  • Solve both technical & business challenges
  • Share knowledge with others
  • Give feedback to your peers
  • Propose new solutions, ideas, & approaches to both technical & business processes

You Have...

  • 3+ years of experience using full web stack, including protocols & web server optimization techniques
  • 3+ years of database management and/or search systems experience 
  • 3+ years of Java programming experience
  • A solid understanding in core web & browser concepts (eg. how the browser parses & constructs a web page)
  • A solid understanding of semantic HTML, CSS, & core JavaScript concepts.
  • Professional experience with ReactJS or another modern JavaScript web framework (Vue, Angular, Ember, etc.)

Bonus Points if You Have... 

  • 3+ years of experience with PHP
  • Experience with the latest & greatest web standards, including fetch, service workers, etc. 
  • Familiarity with Jenkins or other CI
  • Scripting experience (python or node.js)
  • K8S familiarity or experience
  • Experience with writing automated tests (eg. Jest, Karma, Jasmine, Mocha, AVA, tape)
  • Experience with bundling tools (webpack, rollup, parcel, etc.)
  • Scripting experience (python or node.js)
  • BS/MS in Computer Science (or related field) or equivalent work experience 
  • Familiarity with testing methodologies (unit, integration, happy paths)
  • Strong sense of web design & attuned to the fundamentals of user experience

Benefits & Perks

  • Stock options
  • Training based on business needs
  • Flexible working hours
  • Open, energetic & fan-focused, international work environment
  • Miscellaneous perks such as wellness programs, swag, etc.

About Fandom

Fandom is a global entertainment media brand powered by fan passion. The fan-trusted source in entertainment, Fandom provides a home to explore, contribute to, & celebrate the world of pop culture. Whether looking for in-depth information on favorite fandoms or whats buzzing in entertainment, Fandom has your pop culture curiosities covered through fan-expert knowledge & carefully curated & fun, original multi-platform content.

Fandom has a global audience of almost 300 million monthly unique users & encompasses over 400,000 fan communities. We currently feature more than 55 million pages of content, inclusive of video. Our Fandom values are:

  • We serve a global community.
    Connection with our fans, creators, & partners is at our core, & its grounded by our active efforts of inclusion.
  • We build experiences.
    We imagine, improve, & deliver solutions.
  • We bring joy.
    We celebrate our fandoms, our teammates, & the work we do.
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