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Full-Stack Software Engineer



Posted over 30 days ago...

Join TED's dynamic Technology team as a Full-Stack Engineer and bring inspiring ideas to a global audience


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£110000 - £120000

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New York, NY, USA

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98% Remote- Worldwide

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Expires at anytime

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TED, the renown global platform for groundbreaking ideas, is looking for a Full-Stack Engineer to join its technology team. This organization is dedicated to fostering a culture of curiosity and knowledge through diverse perspectives. By working with TED, you're not just developing software; you're helping to spread ideas that can transform the way people think and act.

Role Summary:

  • Develop new features and products from conception to production.
  • Work with Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, TypeScript, and React.js.
  • Ensure high-quality software development with a focus on testing and performance.
  • Collaborate with a creative team of developers, designers, and product owners.
  • Participate in code reviews and effectively communicate with stakeholders.
  • Engage with the global community through periodic travel for live events.

Role Requirements:

  • At least 4 years of professional software development experience.
  • Minimum 3 years each with JavaScript/TypeScript, Ruby on Rails, and React.js.
  • Adept at integrating with APIs and working with remote services.
  • Willingness to travel 2-4 times per year.

Salary is competitive, ranging from $110,000 to $120,000, with comprehensive health benefits fully paid by TED, paid family leave, a work-life balance culture, free health memberships, and a 401k with match.

TED is on a mission to discover and spread ideas that spark imagination, embrace possibility and catalyze impact. Our organization is devoted to curiosity, reason, wonder and the pursuit of knowledge — without an agenda. We welcome people from every discipline and culture who seek a deeper understanding of the world and connection with others, and we invite everyone to engage with ideas and activate them in your community.

As a Full-Stack Engineer on TED's Technology team, you will have the opportunity to have your work showcased on one of the largest stages in digital media. We strive to be on the cutting edge with our tech stack. You will work with the latest and greatest technology to deliver TED content to millions of people around the world each day. The Full-Stack Engineer collaborates with an amazing team of developers, designers and product owners to take new features and products from conception to production.

Your stack should include strong experience with Ruby on Rails on the back-end and Javascript technologies including React.js on the front-end. You will be expected to develop software with an emphasis on testing, performance, and code quality, foster growth and support other engineers through constructive, collaborative code reviews, and clearly communicate technical constraints and opportunities with stakeholders.

Travel is a requirement for this role on a periodic basis (2-4 times per year). Enthusiasm for live events and travel is preferred.

Qualifications include 4+ years of overall professional software development experience, 3+ years of production Javascript/Typescript experience, 3+ years of production Ruby on Rails experience, 3+ years of production React.js experience, and comfort integrating with APIs and working with remote services.

SALARY: $110,000 - $120,000. BENEFITS include full health benefits (medical, dental, vision) 100% paid by TED for employees, paid family leave, work-life balance encouraged (TED closes for a 1-week winter break plus you're eligible for additional paid time off), free OneMedical and SpringHealth membership for you and your dependents to address physical and mental well-being, and 401k with match.


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