Lead Backend Developer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 8/22/2019

Job Description

​Tens of millions of Americans engage with TEGNA's digital products every month and the Development and Design group is responsible for all of it. Our team builds user facing websites, mobile apps, OOT apps, voice apps and back-end editorial tools. And while TEGNA is a large, publicly traded company, our Development group runs nimble and lean – more like a startup. We are a fun group of professionals who enjoy getting things done well.

We are looking for a Lead Backend Developer to join our team.  If you have great programming skills and a passion for development, we would like to meet you. The position includes opportunities to work with some of the latest technologies on a large-scale infrastructure. This is a great position if you like hands-on development. 

This is a full time, direct hire, onsite 5 days/week position based in Knoxville, TN

Responsibilities:

  • Work with other developers, designers, and product/business managers to develop new features consistent with product roadmap while following all coding standards
  • Review development work of other developers or be called on as a resource to investigate and resolve product issues
  • Assist with setting up new deployments
  • Help lead projects and delegate tasks to the other backend developers
  • Coordinate with other teams as needed
  • Design, build and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable C# code in different project types (Web APIs, MVC, web jobs, console applications, etc.)
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization
  • Learn and absorb new technologies quickly
  • Be a strong team player and rapidly adapt to changing business and customer demands

Job Requirements

  • Proficient in C#, with a good knowledge of its ecosystems
  • Skill for writing reusable C# libraries
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git
  • Familiarity with continuous integration
  • Experience creating and consuming restful APIs
  • Teamwork skills with a problem-solving attitude

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 30 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA also delivers innovative and unparalleled solutions for advertisers through TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS). TMS is a one-stop shop that helps businesses thrive through an unmatched suite of services and solutions that reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.

 

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

Job Snapshot

About Us

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 47 television stations and two radio stations in 39 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 35 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry's top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com

TEGNA, Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.