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DESERET DIGITAL MEDIA Software Engineering Manager, KSL.com (Hybrid ONLY) in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

Our company is committed to being trusted voices of light and truth reaching hundreds of millions of people worldwide.




Deseret Digital Media (DDM) is seeking a Software Engineering Manager to join our technology team to collaboratively build and support the KSL.com and Utah.com products.


Our company follows a hybrid work model, meaning you'll be able to do most of your work from home, but we'll still meet in-person occasionally for team meetings and fun events. That means you'll need to live in Utah or Idaho to be eligible to work for us.


In a typical week, software engineers on this team will develop and maintain features for KSL.com and Utah.com. The Software Engineering Manager will help lead and guide engineers on the team, conducting regular one-on-ones, mentoring engineers, and supporting the growth of the product. They will work with a team of product managers, graphic designers, and software and QA engineers to prioritize and build features.


The ideal candidate has experience with managing a small team of engineers working on high-traffic websites. They will demonstrate excellent communication skills and an excitement to learn new skills and technologies.


What you'll do:

  • Focus on your team and their collective output, not just your own individual contributions.

  • Proactively work with your team members to help them grow professionally and personally.

  • Align your team's development efforts with company technical strategy

  • Build and maintain modern web applications using front-end technologies, like Javascript, React and Next.js, and back-end technologies, like Node and Go.

  • Collaborate with team-members to develop and maintain KSL.com and Utah.com.


What you'll bring:

  • 4--7 years of experience with modern web software development technologies and tools

  • Expertise one or more of the programming languages used by the team

  • Experience building modern web applications

  • A desire to learn and share new and emerging technologies

  • A strong ability to work collaboratively with members of your team, including software and QA engineers, product managers, and UX and graphic designers

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

  • A goal-oriented focus with high personal drive, integrity and energy


It's a bonus if you have experience:

  • Developing and maintaining high-traffic websites

  • Building modern web applications with React

  • Building modern, versioned APIs

  • Implementing database and search technologies, like MongoDB, MySQL and Elasticsearch

  • Writing unit tests and using code quality tools to maintain project quality

  • Using an issue-tracking system to manage your work, like Shortcut, Jira or Pivotal Tracker


Why DDM?

In addition to all the standard things that happen to be great at DDM (like competitive wages, opportunity for growth and advancement, stability, and super benefits)...

  • We care about our contribution to the world. We not only care about the health of the business, we care about our impact on other humans. It's right in our mission statement -- more than once.

  • We take work/life balance seriously. No, really. We do. We care about what we do and we expect the work to get done on time, but we know there are extremely, vitally important things about your life outside of work, and we want you to take those things just as seriously.

  • Exceptional benefits, contri buting 401(k) and retirement plan


This job is a great opportunity for a performance-driven, detail-oriented individual interested in a dynamic and growing organization. He or she should also be motivated by the organization's broader mission and be able to develop relationships with all members of the team. If this sounds like you, apply today!


Deseret Digital Media is an equal opportunity employer. Deseret Digital Media provides qual employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.