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Quick take: Axios is a growth-stage startup dedicated to providing trustworthy, award-winning news content in an audience-first format. We’re hiring a Back-end Engineer!

Why it matters:
Our Engineering team enables our mission of delivering the cleanest, smartest, most efficient and trustworthy content to our users. This team member will be a core part of building our web-stack codebases, working closely with an assigned squad on product direction, and helping develop the skills of less experienced developers with industry best practices around architecture, testing, and professional growth.

Go deeper:
In this role, you will help make Axios a stronger, more successful tech company through the following responsibilities:
  • Building our products, with an emphasis on our newly launched B2B technology, AxiosHQ
  • Writing clean, well-documented, and well-tested code using best practices
  • Collaborating with assigned product squad to ensure Axios ships the best products possible on time
  • Help architect and build significant features across the platform
  • Collaborate with Axios’ platform engineers, product managers, and product designers to ensure we quickly and safely ship and iterate on high-quality products
  • Staying up to date with industry trends and collaborating on best practices

The details:
Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit and passion for Axios’ mission and possess the following skills and attributes:
  • Experience and interest in Python and Django/Django REST Framework
  • Familiarity in JavaScript/TypeScript and a frontend framework, such as React, Angular or Vue
  • Experience working with CI/CD pipelines and understanding best deployment practices
  • Experience with PostgreSQL
  • Proven ability to ship high quality, testable, and accessible code quickly
  • Experience working with product designers
  • Experience building & maintaining REST APIs
  • Experience with data modeling in relational databases
  • A belief in and commitment to Axios’ diversity, equity, and inclusion values 

Don’t forget:
  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
  • 401K
  • Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays
  • Company equity
  • Commuter and cell phone benefit
  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture
  • Annual learning and development stipend

Additional pandemic-related benefits
:
  • One mental health day per quarter
  • $100 monthly work-from-home stipend
  • Tele-mental health services 
  • OneMedical membership, including tele-health services 
  • Increased work flexibility for parents and caretakers 
  • Access to the Axios “Family Fund”, which was created to allow employees to request financial support when facing financial hardship or emergencies 
  • Company-sponsored fitness discount
  • Virtual company-sponsored social events
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