Full-Stack Developer, New Product and Innovation at News Corp
News Corp seeks a technically proficient, self-motivated, and creative full-stack developer to join our content innovation and new product team.
As a member of this entrepreneurial team, you will develop end-to-end solutions for new product prototypes and consumer-facing digital media products.
You will work both independently and collaboratively to architect and build new websites, tooling, and related digital products, taking projects from concept to completion.
The most successful members of our team are people who enjoy the challenge of solving new problems, inventing something from nothing, and pushing the bounds of what is possible now and what might be possible in the future.
We are looking for a full-stack developer who is comfortable at all stages of the software development lifecycle and who enjoys solving hard problems and experimenting with new technologies and approaches.
You should have excellent technical skills, a flexible mindset, and the ability to anticipate and solve problems from multiple angles.
Our team works hard, but we also enjoy working together to turn ideas into real products.
Collaborate with the rest of the engineering team to design and launch new features and components.
Engage in hands on development work to build web applications.
Maintain quality and ensure responsiveness of applications.
Maintain code integrity and organization.
Work with UX and visual designers to convert flat designs to functional front end visual elements.
Understand and implement security and data protection.
Work in a highly-collaborative, agile environment in which priorities may frequently shift.
Communicate obstacles, blockers, challenges and timetables
Continuously innovate and strategize on making our applications faster and more resilient.
Required Skills and Experience
2-10 total years experience in Software Engineering
Minimum 2 years as a web application engineer on high performance, high availability systems
Experience with deploying production systems in AWS or other cloud environment
Experience developing using Agile Methodologies
Proficient knowledge of web based technologies with a combination of the following : Node.js, React, PHP, JSON, NoSQL, SQL
Experience with cloud message APIs and usage of push notifications.
Knowledge of code versioning tools such as Git, Mercurial or SVN.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to work independently and to deadline
Quick learner, with curious and flexible mind
High attention to detail
Commitment to producing work of the highest quality
Preferred Additional Skills and Experience
Fluency in Node.js and PHP
Advanced CSS knowledge Grid, Flexbox, etc.
Exposure to VIP GO, AWS or other cloud or container based application deployment a plus
Experience with NoSQL S3, Redis, Memcached, BigQuery, ElastiCache, ORM
Knowledge of ES6
Knowledge of basic design and UX principles
Job Category :
News Corp is a global, diversified media and information services company focused on creating and distributing authoritative and engaging content to consumers throughout the world.
The company comprises businesses across a range of media, including : news and information services, book publishing, digital real estate services, cable network programming in Australia, and pay-tv distribution in Australia.
Headquartered in New York, the activities of News Corp are conducted primarily in the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom.
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