Senior Software Engineer - CNN Digital

Company: Warner Media Group
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 13.AUG.2021


The JobWarnerMedia seeks a Sr Software Engineer for CNN Politics with a focus on digital cartography. CNN is the world's most essential and ...


The JobWarnerMedia seeks a Sr Software Engineer for CNN Politics with a focus on digital cartography. CNN is the world's most essential and engaging source of video and digital news, and we're embarking on a crucial mission to invent the next generation news and information experiences online. You'll be joining an empowered cross-functional team building the trusted new digital products, platforms, and formats that put CNN's talent, expertise, and content programming - and the directions it goes next - directly in the hands of consumers. The Internet is changing the news and information landscape, and we have an ambitious product roadmap grounded in journalism and facts. Our team has a unique ability to marry content, design, product, and technology to spark connection, fulfill utility, and build community.The DailyHelp drive the architecture and implementation of various mapping components using Mapbox, d3, and moreHelp educate team members to get them up to speed on digital cartography concepts so they are able to quickly contribute to the development of those componentsEffectively communicate complicated software concepts and business value in a way your target audience will understandLead code & architecture reviews and champion best practices for the organization by defining and evolving engineering standardsWork primarily in modern Javascript, Typescript, and Python using AWS servicesCode! Be passionate about software engineering with a strong sense of ownership for the code that you and your team writeFail up, learn from research and experiments and ultimately choose the best solution to succeed the company objectivesFollow a progressive development methodology, moving from proofs of concept to prototypes to production releasesParticipate in collaborative discussions with the product design and development team to select approaches and implementation details with an eye toward resiliency, agility, and simplicity.The EssentialsProven ability to use digital cartography to tell data-driven storiesYou are a strong team player with proven ability to work cross-functionally with humility and a sense of humorDemonstrated ability to partner with multiple internal and external stakeholders to deliver your productOur deadlines are literally set in the U.S. Constitution and in federal legislation. You've shown you can deliver against immovable dates while still maintaining work-life balance Ability to work in a dynamic and nimble environment which can pivot very quickly to reflect the changing needs of the companyOutstanding organizational, interpersonal and communication skillsStrong work ethic, integrity and collaborative approach to workAbility to think strategically and to translate ideas into actionsSignificant industry experience with modern development technologies, and hands-on familiarity with both client and server technology. Have a solid understanding of common software data structures and algorithmsA passion to grow professionally and continue developing along an individual contributor pathThe Nice To HavesKnowledge of and personal interest in politics. You will be building software to tell the story of the 2022 midterm elections and beyond to a global audience of 100+ million people and passion for the subject matter helpsExperience with Mapbox tile formats and the generation of tiles using tools like TippecanoeExperience working with government civics data like the U.S. Census Bureau API, FRED API, Bureau of Labor Statistics, etc.Active in the technology community

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