Full Stack Engineer

Location: Remote
Employment Type: Full Time
Date posted: 12/02/2021

Job Details:

The Real Deal is looking to hire a senior full stack developer to join our new product development team. You develop new and innovative methods to surface the breadth of our content and play a major role in ground breaking new initiatives. You will be instrumental in taking the platform to its next level. You should be comfortable working directly with editorial and research teams, have experience working in a scrum Agile environment and be comfortable being part of the full software lifecycle from requirements gathering to software development, testing and release.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Implementation a content driven platform using WordPress as a framework
  • Create personalized front end experiences using cutting edge charts and graphs
  • Spearhead the front end redesign using reactive JS frameworks
  • Optimize front-end and back-end code for high performance, stability, and scalability.
  • Integrate with 3rd party APIs and write new custom plugins, themes and web services to create scalable and easily manageable solutions for new platform development
  • Development and maintenance of security and data protection protocols
  • Management of other developers (both onshore and offshore) to ensure high quality development
  • Collaborate with members of product development, creative and editorial, marketing and sales teams

Job Requirements:

  • 5+ years experience developing web applications in a LAMP environment, WordPress experience preferred
  • Familiarity with back-end development skills to be used in a PHP-based WordPress environment including WordPress hooks, filters, custom post types, and taxonomies.
  • Experience delivering fully-responsive “mobile first” websites. AMP or core web vitals knowledge and development experience preferred.
  • Deep knowledge of at least one Reactive JS framework (React, Angular, Vue, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and designing for performance
  • Experience with GitHub and Cloud platforms
  • Experience with SQL / MySQL
  • Strong understanding of application scalability and db management
  • Experience coding full stack
  • Self-starter, with a strong sense of ownership
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with a focus on details
  • Passionate about creating innovative products

This is a full-time position that could be based in one of our offices, or virtually for the right candidate.


Who We Are:

The Real Deal is the largest real-estate news outlet in the US, reaching millions of professionals daily through our media channels. We have received 60+ awards for editorial excellence over the past six years, including the General Excellence award from the Society of Business Writers and Editors.


Quantcast rates us among the 300-most visited sites in the US and the website with the wealthiest audience and one of the most educated.


As a publication, The Real Deal is to real estate what Variety is to entertainment or what Politico is to Beltway politics – a plugged-in news outlet that is read by the entire industry.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We partner with our employees to support diversity and inclusion in the workplace and through higher education programs supporting rising journalists.

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