Engineering Lead

Location US-CA-Los Angeles
Posted Date 5 days ago(2/13/2018 2:57 PM)
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At tronc we are growing data and engineering teams in our Los Angeles offices to power the future of digital news and promote quality journalism.  We’re looking for a wide range of smart and talented engineers, experts in their field who can come in and teach us a thing or two.  If you are a multitalented engineer with leadership experience who can fit into our culture of collaboration, building and learning, we want to talk to you!



As a Full Stack Lead Engineer, you will lead a team that supports the LA Times, New York Daily News, Chicago Tribune, and 150 other publications.  You will work with a small team to architect, build and evolve a WordPress-backed content publication and delivery system in support of newsrooms that crave ever more data and features.  The system you build will surface editorial content to nearly 100 million visitors every month and growing.  In short: you will lead a versatile, cross functional team that is defining the future evolution of digital media.   


  • BA/BS degree in a technical field or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5+ years of experience as a Software Engineer working on high-volume, customer-facing systems
  • 5+ years of experience with Python
  • 5+ years of experience in front end technologies (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Ajax, JQuery)
  • 3+ years of experience with React or a similar MV* framework
  • 3+ years of experience leading small, fast teams
  • Experience with WordPress—the more, the better but the emphasis for this position is on Python
  • Demonstrable expertise in all aspects of the SDLC
  • Smarts, humility, creativity, and equal willingness to teach and learn.

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