Golang / Go Job: Platform Engineer


The Economist

Platform Engineer at The Economist

New York, New York, United States 🇺🇸   (Posted Aug 16 2017)
About the company
The Economist is the leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs. We deliver our information through a range of formats, from newspapers and magazines to Apple TV/OTT apps and VR Experiences. What ties us together is the objectivity of our opinion, the originality of our insight and our advocacy of economic and political freedom around the world.

With a growing global circulation and a reputation for insightful analysis and opinion on every aspect of world events, The Economist is one of the most widely recognised and well-read current affairs publications.

Job position
Permanent

Job description
The Economist’s Digital Solutions team is a passionate group of digital professionals who look after a number of digital products and services, both facing our readers and The Economist's businesses. The team consists of a range of skills, from product managers to data scientists, working in cross functional teams, on mobile products and business intelligence alike. Fostering strong agile engineering practices and making data-driven decisions the team plays a pivotal role in delivering innovation and growth.

Currently, we are seeking a Content Platform Software Engineer who will work within a cross-functional agile team to enhance the content platform, creating new services in a continuous deployment environment. A strong engineering background, and familiarity with best practices for deploying them into AWS autoscaling environments is required for this role. We take ownership of the code as a team, advising on development processes, security, performance and solution architecture.

The Content Platform was born from a project to create a new decoupled site to transition away from a monolithic Drupal site. One year on we are at an exciting point in the Content Platform’s lifecycle, building the capabilities to mature the platform from its Minimum Viable Product (MVP) state to a fully featured distribution platform.

The platform ingests content from various sources, transforming it into a canonical format based on the schema.org standard. That canonical content is then enriched and transformed into distribution formats supporting our Apple News and Facebook Instant Articles integrations. The platform is cloud native, using a variety of Amazon Web Services (AWS) offerings like ElasticBeanstalk applications, SQS queues and SNS topics to tie the services together in a reactive architecture.

Skills & requirements
To succeed in this role you must have:

Experience developing complex solutions in multiple languages including Golang

Experience building RESTful API and distributed systems with an AWS environment

Experience exposing endpoints, and routing requests in Nginx

Experience optimizing caching for scalability in Varnish

To succeed in the role you must demonstrate:

Strong professional communication skills across multi-skilled stakeholder teams (a consultant as well as a developer)

Experience with distributed version control systems (Git)

Knowledge of Docker and containerization

Instructions how to apply
Please submit an application at our online job portal: https://careers-economist.icims.com/jobs/3950/content-platform-software-engineer/job
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