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NPR Visuals is looking for a contract news apps developer to join our team between early-mid September 2017 and early-mid December 2017, for a total of three months. Applications are due Thursday, August 31.
The ideal candidate would be able to work at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C.
You have a diverse skillset. Your development skills allow you to dive into existing projects to provide maintenance and support.
You are able to start mid-to-long term projects from the MVP phase and follow through to the completed, released project. Your focus would be on the architecture of the project, developing the backend side of it and collaborating on frontend tasks as needed.
You consider yourself a problem solver. You can face unknown issues in unknown projects methodically, debugging until finding the cause of the issue and thinking and implementing the best possible solution once diagnosed.
You are a team player willing to collaborate in an open environment.
- Python, Flask, Django, Fabric
- AWS cloud configuration: EC2, S3, Cloudfront, Lambda, IAM management
- SSH, Slack bots, etc.
Your priorities would be 1) backend & sysadmin and 2) frontend architecture.
About the team
We’re a small group of photographers, videographers, photo editors, developers and designers in the NPR newsroom who make visual journalism.
Here are some examples of projects you’ll be able to contribute to:
|Our Annotations Rig
- More about this project
- Code on github
|NPR’s Book Concierge
Code on github
|Data Analysis And Visualization
Code on github
Check out our github account to see more of the projects we work on.
How to apply
If this sounds exciting to you, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and include your resume, cover letter and GitHub profile. Applications are due Thursday, August 31, 2017.