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
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* 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
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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
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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. BuzzFeed.com 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.