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Frontend Engineer (AJC)

  • Hybrid work
  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: No

Job Category: Engineering / Product Development

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Enterprises


  • 6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, Georgia
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The Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC) is looking for a motivated, enthusiastic Frontend Engineer to contribute to a high-performing Software Engineering team, focused on delivering innovative digital media products and experiences for the AJC.  

Role Summary   

Software Engineering is an integral part of the digital organization, responsible for developing consumer and content products and components aimed at delivering high-quality content experiences to the AJC audience. The ideal candidate will possess expertise in adhering to modern code standards and best practices to produce code that is compliant across various browsers and platforms. They should demonstrate a proactive approach to their code, taking ownership from self-testing to bug-fixing and deployment. Additionally, they should exhibit strong attention to detail and possess excellent self-organization and time-management skills. 

What You’ll Do  

  • Develop and maintain front end components according to the product roadmap 

  • Ensure scalability, security, and reliability of the differentiated product features we prioritize and build 

  • Identify, triage and fix bugs 

  • Maintain feed and content distribution infrastructure to support all platforms, including apps and third parties  

  • Write high quality code, conduct code reviews, upgrade third-party and open-source libraries. 

  • Contribute to a dynamic team of fellow software engineers and QA engineers 

  • Participate in scrum activities 

How We Work   

  • We advocate for agile, self-organizing engineering scrum teams with deep comprehension of business needs and the ability to deliver solutions iteratively. 

  • Each team member is empowered to collaborate, innovate, and contribute new ideas, fostering an environment where tough questions are welcomed during data-driven debates. 

  • Our cooperative spirit extends across cross-functional teams and departments, where we leverage our expertise to guide and support one another in fulfilling the AJC’s overarching mission. 



  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline and 2 years’ experience in a related field. The right candidate could also have a different combination, such as a master’s degree and up to 2 years’ experience; or 6 years’ experience in a related field 

  • 1+ years of application development background, with these technologies: JavaScript, React, HTML5, CSS 

  • 1+ years of experience turning static designs into functional, fully responsive, pixel-perfect code 

  • 1+ years of experience of SDLC experience (Architecture to production)  


  • Degree in related discipline strongly desired (e.g., Information Systems, Computer Science) 

  • Experience with supporting Content Management Systems ( ie: ArcXP)  

  • Experience with Jenkins, Github, unit tests 

  • Ability to communicate ideas, alternatives, and solutions 

  • Proven ability to define and implement effective software development methodologies 

  • Proven ability to be self-directed and operate effectively in a fast-paced, high-energy environment 

  • Comfortable with multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment 

  • Strong communication skills, self-direction, and solid problem-solving skills with a focus on delivering innovative platform solutions. 

  • Mobile and Tablet programming experience is a plus (Android, iOS) 


Compensation includes a base salary of $77,800.00 - $116,800.00. The base salary may vary within the anticipated base pay range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidate’s knowledge, skills, and abilities. Position may be eligible for additional compensation that may include an incentive program.


The Company offers eligible employees the flexibility to take as much vacation with pay as they deem consistent with their duties, the company’s needs, and its obligations; seven paid holidays throughout the calendar year; and up to 160 hours of paid wellness annually for their own wellness or that of family members. Employees are also eligible for additional paid time off in the form of bereavement leave, time off to vote, jury duty leave, volunteer time off, military leave, parental leave, and COVID-19 vaccination leave.

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 


Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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