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Senior Web Developer

$115k – $155k AngelList Est.
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Atlas Obscura is looking for a full-time web developer to join our team in Brooklyn, NY. In this role you'll be a key member of a Scrum team and use the Agile software methodology to conceptualize and build new features, all while improving our existing code base and ensuring our applications stay sharp and snappy. Most importantly, you'll help craft a product that helps millions of people discover the world's most amazing places and experiences.

Some Tools We Use:
--Ruby / Rails
--Vue.js
--Postgres / PostGIS
--AWS
--Redis / memcached
--Elasticsearch
-- SASS
--Whatever does the job!

Responsibilities:
--Write high-quality, maintainable, production-ready code that can serve millions of curious users across the world.
--Work on a diverse range of projects, from front-end components to API design to special editorial projects.
--Collaborate across the entire company, learn about the needs of our users, and improve the product.
--Shape technical and product decisions that will help our company grow.

Qualifications:
--At least 3-6 years experience in professional web development.
--At least 2 years experience working with an MVC app framework in production, preferably Ruby on Rails (but we’re happy to consider fast learners with related experience).
--Experience working with designers – and within an established design system – to implement and maintain a consistent and delightful front-end (CSS/SASS, etc).
--Experience building components with a JS framework (Vue, React, or similar).
--Familiarity with a the development lifecycle: from the initial git commit to deployment on production to iterative improvements.
--Excellent communication skills with your fellow engineers and non-technical colleagues.
--The ability to solve complex problems, and the wisdom to know when simple solutions may be best.
--The desire to keep learning, because it’s useful and because it’s fun.
--A passion for Atlas Obscura’s mission of discovery and wonder.

Nice to have:
--Experience with AWS and basic dev-ops.
--Experience working on native or semi-native mobile applications (e.g. React Native).

Compensation is competitive and includes equity. Benefits for full-time employees include flexible time off, family leave, and contributions toward health, dental, and vision for both employee and family. We value diversity and are committed to an inclusive work environment and a fair and consistent interview process.

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