Software Developer

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Job Description

BuzzFeed is seeking an experienced developer who is passionate about building software. This is an great opportunity to make a big impact as an integral part of our development team.

About You
* You love writing software and building web applications.
* Experience building applications in python or perl
* You ship code, and you want your work to be used by over 40 million people every month.
* You love scripting languages.
* You can leverage Javascript/AJAX to build dynamic, modern web applications.
* Tests come first.
* You love discovering solutions to complex problems.
* Finding and fixing a hard bug can make your day.

About The Job

You'll be building modern web applications and software. You'll also be working with MySQL and MongoDB. We have a lean, iterative development process. We integrate and deploy often. We're building a small, collaborative team. We're looking for motivated individuals who can work both independently and collaboratively, own their projects, and become key contributors. We don't want worker drones.

About BuzzFeed
BuzzFeed is the leading social news organization, intensely focused on delivering high-quality original reporting, insight, and social content across a rapidly expanding array of subject areas. BuzzFeed’s technology powers the social distribution of content, detects what is trending on the web, and connects people in real-time with the hottest content of the moment. is growing rapidly and reaches more than 40 million monthly unique visitors. 
Jonah Peretti, founder & CEO of BuzzFeed, is an MIT Media Lab grad who previously co-founded the Huffington Post. Ben Smith is its Editor-in-chief, Google alum Jon Steinberg is President and COO, and Huffington Post co-founder Kenneth Lerer serves as Executive Chairman.
BuzzFeed is backed by: NEA, Softbank, Hearst, RRE, Lerer Ventures, SV Angel and Founder Collective.