Job type full-time
Full job description
U.sNews & world report is a multifaceted digital media company dedicated to helping citizens, consumers, business leaders and policy officials make important decisions in their livesWe publish independent reporting, rankings, data journalism and advice that has earned the trust of our readers and users for nearly 90 yearsOur platforms on usnews.com include education, health, money, travel, cars, news and 360 reviews.
We reach more than 40 million people monthly during moments when they are most in need of expert advice and motivated to act on that advice directly on our platformsOur signature franchises include our “best” series of consumer guides on colleges, graduate schools, hospitals, diets, cars, financial services and moreThese guides provide an easy-to-digest list for consumers to better understand and compare when making their decisionsWe continue to publish annual guides of the authoritative best colleges and best hospitals rankings on our website and in printAnd our u.sNews live flagship conferences highlight important national conversations including healthcare of tomorrow and healthiest communities.
We believe in having a broad range of talent and backgrounds at u.sNewsWe strive to maintain a welcoming workplace where everyone is given an opportunity to succeed and contribute to their fullestLearn more about our diversity, equity and inclusion initiative.
Your role in helping us shape the future:
We are looking for an enthusiastic software developer with an interest in building dynamic, data-driven products.
U.sNews empowers everyone to thriveThe developers at u.sNews have a great deal of independence and a minimum of overheadBy leveraging react.js, python, aws cloud, google bigquery, data science and other latest technologies, you’ll be driving a major transformation within u.sNews.
The successful candidate will become an influential member of a passionate, friendly, and growing team that creates web applications which reach millions of visitors monthlyDevelopers typically see applications through from beginning to end, working directly with project owners to create, implement, upgrade, optimize, and test features and projects.
We offer a casual work environmentOur offices are in the georgetown neighborhood of washington, d.cWe are also open to having this person work remotely from anywhere in the u.s.
Are you up to the challenge?
This position requires comfort working with frontend technologies for web site developmentOur developers thrive in a collaborative environment but also excel at solving challenges independentlyWe use many different technologies and operate in many different environments, and we work together with designers, analysts, stakeholders, and testers to build products as efficiently and effectively as possibleWe do not like to pigeonhole our developers; every team member has their own areas of expertise and interest, but the most successful are unafraid to explore unfamiliar parts of the stackWe also believe in perpetual self-improvement, and expect our employees to continue to work towards developing their own skills and the skills of those around them.