Haystack News

Web Engineer in Haystack News


This job takes place some days from home and others at the office in: Lima
| Semi Senior | Full time | Programming

Gross salary $2700 - 3500 USD/month

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Haystack News is the leading local & world news service on Connected TVs reaching millions of users and empowering them with a personalized newscast. We are one of the fastest-growing TV News companies in the world, and are already preloaded on 37% of all TVs shipped in the US!

We are an agile team that is redefining the future of TV news and we pride ourselves on our ability to move faster and execute better than anyone else in our industry. We accomplish this by working with the smartest people and staying on the cutting edge. We measure ourselves by the impact we have on individuals’ daily lives and the television industry as a whole. Be part of a Silicon Valley startup and work directly with the founding team.

Job functions

  • Develop new features and maintain code for Haystack’s Web and HTML-based SmartTV apps
  • Collaborate with UI/UX team, QA, and other stakeholders to carry through development during sprint cycles
  • Work on architectural improvements to the company’s web-based platforms and participate in design reviews
  • Code review peers work
  • Implement unit tests and other quality measures to ensure code is released safely and with high performance
  • Optimize code where necessary to speed up the app and increase performance
  • Monitor production app for errors to ensure everything is running smoothly for customers

Qualifications and requirements

  • Strong written and spoken English are a must!
  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering with over 2 years of related professional work experience
  • Strong software engineering skills with expertise in Javascript, HTML and CSS
  • Experience with Javascript/Typescript
  • Experience with React, Redux, React-Router
  • Experience with Jquery and DOM manipulation.
  • Experience with Node JS and Express or similar frameworks
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies and ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong communication skills (No Agencies Please)


  • Unlimited vacations :)
  • Travel to team's offsite events
  • 100% paid Uber rides to go to the office
  • Learn about multiple platforms

Accessible An infrastructure adequate for people with special mobility needs.
Pet-friendly Pets are welcome at the premises.
Flexible hours Flexible schedule and freedom for attending family needs or personal errands.
Meals provided Haystack News provides free lunch and/or other kinds of meals.
Paid sick days Sick leave is compensated (limits might apply).
Bicycle parking You can park your bicycle for free inside the premises.
Company retreats Team-building activities outside the premises.
Computer repairs Haystack News covers some computer repair expenses.
Commuting stipend Haystack News offers a stipend to cover some commuting costs.
Computer provided Haystack News provides a computer for your work.
Performance bonus Extra compensation is offered upon meeting performance goals.
Informal dress code No dress code is enforced.
Vacation over legal Haystack News gives you paid vacations over the legal minimum.

Remote work policy


This job takes place some days from home and others at the office in Lima (Peru).

About Haystack News

Haystack News is one of the fastest-growing companies in the connected TV space. — Haystack News's full profile

Web Engineer
Haystack News • Lima
This job takes place some days from home and others at the office in: Lima
Requires applying in English