DDM - Deseret Digital
  • 10-May-2019 to 09-Jul-2019 (MST)
  • Technology
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Deseret Digital Media (DDM) is currently seeking strong mid to senior level Software Engineers to join our technology team to help build out our SeniorLeaf product.

SeniorLeaf is working hard to create a space where you can easily get in touch with the people you need to help you care for your aging loved ones. Our goal is to provide helpful articles, expert information, easy-to-use listing tools, and advice from a personal community of caregivers.


What you will do:

  • Help create the next iteration of SeniorLeaf's website
  • Write tested back and front-end code
  • Create APIs to support features on apps and websites
  • Work with databases to store and retrieve information
  • Make accessible friendly UIs with support for modern browsers
  • Perform code reviews for other team members
  • Work in an agile environment and participate in daily stand-ups, backlog refinements, retrospectives, and planning meetings
  • Share and contribute ideas and knowledge with the rest of the team
  • Use git and git-flow to manage code branches and releases
  • Break down large problems into smaller problems that are easier to reason about and tackle


Who we are looking for:                                          

  • You have experience building web UIs with modern front-end libraries such as React, Vue, Angular, or Ember
  • You can write server-side code with languages like Node, Python, or PHP
  • You have familiarity with SQL and NoSQL databases
  • You have interest in or experience with GraphQL
  • You strive to make websites accessible and will actively encourage the team to do so
  • You stay up-to-date with what's going on in the web development world
  • You empathetically speak with and listen to other team members, product owners, stakeholders, and users
  • You believe in writing tests that resemble the way your software is used
  • You are comfortable giving and receiving feedback
  • You communicate complex technical thoughts and ideas clearly in both verbal and written forms
  • You believe in code standards and are willing to offload the burden of maintaining them to tools like prettier and eslint
  • You can be autonomous and self-driven
  • You help others around you grow as developers and be successful


About DDM                                                          

Deseret Digital Media (DDM) is the online division of Deseret Media Companies that manages properties including KSL.com, Utah.com and theMemories. The sites collectively reach over tens of millions of unique users and over 350 million page-views each month. The organization has a uniquely values-based mission and seeks to be strategic to its owner The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. All candidates need to fully support the company's mission statement: "To be trusted voices of light and truth influencing hundreds of millions of people worldwide."


Why DDM?                                                                       

In addition to all the standard things that happen to be great at DDM (like competitive wages, opportunity for growth and advancement, stability, and super benefits):                                                                                                                                                                 

  • We care about our contribution to the world. We not only care about the health of the business, we care about our impact on other humans. It's right in our mission statement more than once.
  • We take work/life balance seriously. No, really. We do. We care about what we do and we expect the work to get done on time, but we know there are extremely, vitally important things about your life outside of work, and we want you to take those things just as seriously.
  • Exceptional benefits, flexible PTO, contributing 401(k) and retirement plan.


This job is a great opportunity for a performance-driven, detail-oriented individual interested in a dynamic and growing organization. He or she should also be motivated by the organization's broader mission and be able to develop relationships with all members of the team. If this sounds like you, submit your resume today.


Deseret Digital Media is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V

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