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Employer: About.com Job Posted: 11/7/2013
Location: New York, NY Job Status: Full Time
 
 

Job Description:

About.com, now part of IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IACI), is seeking a Full Stack Developer to join the newly-formed Data Strategy & Science team tasked with launching a new data analytics platform. The ideal candidate will be able to take projects from spec to completion with limited oversight. Also required are strong communication skills, a sense of humor, and the ability to effectively collaborate with local and remote team members in an innovative, piquant environment.



Responsibilities:

Architect and implement well-structured, standards based code for MVC-driven platforms



Build RESTful web service APIs



Develop systems to support business decision-making processes



Leverage DRY best practices



Understand scalability issues and adapt systems to evolving user and business needs



Qualifications:

Bachelors/Masters Degree in relevant field and/or 3-5 years programming experience



Comprehensive knowledge of object-oriented programming methodologies. Python and/or Ruby chops are a plus



Adept at using key-value data stores such as MongoDB



Understanding of version control systems, particularly Git



Preference given to candidates with Node.js experience



Comfortable working in the Linux CLI



Strong analytical and problem solving skills



Detail-oriented with excellent self-motivation, planning, organizational and communication skills



Passion for deriving insights from data and transforming them into actionable facts



About The Team :

The Data Strategy & Science team is About.com's centralized data group. Its focus is to analyze relationships between large and sometimes diverse data sets, develop key performance indicators, and empower our users with actionable, intelligent insights.



We offer great employee perks & benefits:

Generous vacation policy because sometimes you need one!



Great health & welfare benefits, including pet insurance!



Competitive salaries, tuition reimbursement, and 401K plan



Gym discounts, for health & fitness



Transit vouchers, why pay for the train?



Newly designed office overlooking the heart of Times Square!



Fully stocked kitchen w/ delicious snacks, drinks, and more!



Casual dress policy/wear your jeans because you can!



Additional employee discounts & perks



Company sponsored events, holiday party, and happy hours


To Apply:





 




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