Software Developer

US News World Report ,L.P.
Washington, DC
$80,000 - $120,000 / Year 
Mid, Senior level

Job Description

U.S. News World Report is a multifaceted digital media company dedicated to helping citizens, consumers, business leaders and policy officials make important decisions in their lives. We publish independent reporting, rankings, data journalism and advice that has earned the trust of our readers and users for 90 years. Our platforms on include Education, Health, Money, Travel, Cars, News and 360 Reviews.

We reach more than 40 million people monthly during moments when they are most in need of expert advice and motivated to act on that advice directly on our platforms. Our signature franchises include our “Best” series of consumer guides on colleges, graduate schools, hospitals, diets, cars, financial services and more. These guides provide an easy-to-digest list for consumers to better understand and compare when making their decisions. We continue to publish annual guides of the authoritative Best Colleges and Best Hospitals rankings on our website and in print. And our U.S. News Live flagship conferences highlight important national conversations including Healthcare of Tomorrow and Healthiest Communities.

We believe in having a broad range of talent and backgrounds at U.S. News. We strive to maintain a welcoming workplace where everyone is given an opportunity to succeed and contribute to their fullest. Learn more about our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative.

Your role in helping us share the future:

U.S. News empowers everyone to thrive. In this position, the Software Developer will you will have the opportunity to leverage your strengths and skills to help people make smart decisions in their everyday lives utilizing data experience

You should definitely have:

  • One year to three years of similar or related experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience required
  • Should be familiar with:
  • Relational databases, such as PostgreSQL, Oracle, MySQL, or MS SQL Server
  • Dynamics languages ~ Python, Peri, or Ruby
  • Unix-based operating systems ~ Linux or Mac OS X, along with shells and command-line tools available in those environments.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

It would be nice if you had:

  • Experience with Python web frameworks, such as Django or Pyramid is a plus.
  • Experience with source control systems, such as Git or Subversion
  • Experience developing against and/or creating JSON based APIs
  • AJAX experience

What it’s like to work with us:

Talent is our best asset!

We invest in people with passion and potential who understand U.S. News’ dedication to our consumers.

  • Entrepreneurial, mission-driven culture with core values of quality and integrity
  • Focus on fostering personal and professional growth
  • Competitive benefits including paid vacation time, medical, tuition reimbursement, and training
  • Collaborative Work Environment ~ Fun, diverse, inclusive and ambitious co-workers

Other Job Info:

  • These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job.
  • U.S. News World Report strongly encourages all employees to be fully vaccinated (including boosters).
  • Preference for New York or Washington, DC based applicants to work a hybrid schedule in those office locations. Remote applicants will be considered.
  • In New York City, the anticipated base salary for this position is $80,000 to $120,000. The actual base salary offered will depend on a variety of factors, including without limitation, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, interview performance, and if applicable, the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.
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