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Software Engineer, Full Stack - Subscriptions (Remote)

The Athletic

The Athletic

Software Engineering
United States
Posted on Tuesday, September 19, 2023
About Us
The Athletic is a digital sports media company that brings true sports fans closer to the athletes, teams and leagues that captivate their attention. We serve a multi-faceted audience that craves a richer connection and understanding with immersive storytelling and a like-minded community of fans. Founded in 2016 and with major operational hubs in San Francisco, Los Angeles, London and Melbourne, we empower a truly global team of more than 600 creators and cover more than 250 professional sports and collegiate teams across the United States, Canada and the UK. Our newsroom has produced thousands of in-depth reports along with more than 120 podcasts and other forms of premium content. Put simply, The Athletic is at the center of a sports fan’s universe.
About the Role
You will be part of the Subscription team in the broader Engineering department. Your team will be focused on growing our subscriber base and moving metrics that power our subscription business. The team will be responsible for a significant part of the product, including payments infrastructure, subscription growth funnels, converting visitors to free users, as well as earlier-stage products such as referrals. As a full-stack engineer, you’ll get to work on every part of the stack: web, backend, API, database, analytics.
This role can be based in a 100% remote capacity within the United States or Canada.

Responsibilities

  • Work with Design and Product teams to build a web UI that is beautiful, performant, and well-engineered.
  • Architect and build the backend/api layer to optimize for performance, growth, scalability, ease of future development, and code quality.
  • Write unit and functional tests to ensure maximum code and app quality.
  • Investigate, debug, and fix user-reported production issues.
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to other team members.
  • Work with the team to influence technology direction.
  • Ideate and suggest product improvements and features through a symbiotic relationship with Product team.
  • Work within a highly cross-functional team, iterating on process and making your own suggestions for improvements.

Requirements

  • 2+ years experience as a full-stack software engineer.
  • Bachelor's degree in CS or relevant discipline.
  • We have 2 primary tech stacks, one in React (Next.js) with an Apollo/GraphQL API layer, and one in PHP (Wordpress) with a REST API layer. MySQL database, ElasticSearch, and DynamoDB on the backend. All hosted on AWS. Prior experience with any of the above is desired, but not required.
  • Passion for sports is a bonus, but passion for experimentation and data-driven decision making is a must.
  • This role can be based in a 100% remote capacity within the United States or Canada.
The annual base salary range for this role is $120,000.00 - $140,000.00 USD. The total compensation offered for this position may vary based on factors such as education, experience, skills, and location. It may also include non-cash rewards and benefits. The base salary range is subject to change and may be modified in the future.
The Athletic offers unique perks and benefits to all full-time employees based on their country of residence. Our comprehensive US benefits package includes:
- Highly competitive, employer-contributed medical, dental, vision, basic life and disability insurance plans.
- Savings accounts for medical, wellness, and childcare expenses.
- 401k retirement savings plan and employer match.
- Paid time off including paid sick leave, 11 paid holidays, up to 20 days of accrued paid time off, and up to 20 weeks of Paid Parental Leave.
For international candidates: Our global benefits packages offer similar benefits and perks, competitive to the local market.
The Athletic Media Company is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from all backgrounds and experiences to apply. The Athletic will consider all applicants without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical and/or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.
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