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.
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
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