Web Application Developer

Fox Corporation New York , NY 10007

Posted 3 weeks ago

OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Channel

FOX News Channel is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. FOX News finished 2018 as the most-watched basic cable network for the third consecutive year in both primetime and total day among total viewers, and has held its number one national cable news channel status for 68 consecutive quarters. FNC is available in nearly 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Fox News Digital Development team is responsible for producing web applications powering one of the top news websites in the world. With over 100 million unique users a month, the team is responsible in keeping up with the latest technologies to support our Fox News and Business digital brands. We primarily focus on user experience on two fronts - first, for our website users by combining accessibility with functional designs that emphasizes on content that matters; and second, for our content producers - equipping our editorial team with the tools to empower them to create the said content.

Are you ready to take that next step in your web development career to work in one of the highest traffic news websites? We are looking for that amazing and talented web developer to help our team continue the momentum of maintaining and creating the next generation web experiences. Daily impacting how news is consumed, and how editorial delivers the latest stories and breaking news coverage.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build robust JavaScript driven web applications

  • Create, update, edit, and maintain frontend application pages for foxnews.com, foxbusiness.com, and other Fox News channel affiliates

  • Update and maintain backend codebases for content management systems

  • Perform collaboration duties such as code reviews and technical documentation for peers

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • A minimum of 2 years hands-on JavaScript development experience (backend NodeJS & frontend)

  • Expert knowledge integrating API endpoints via AJAX

  • Linux command line experience

  • Git CLI expertise

  • Outstanding communication skills to interact with technology partners, and to provide consistent technical feedback with other developers

About you

  • You are currently in web development with a focus and expertise on JavaScript - both backend and frontend

  • You have a deep understanding of core JavaScript disciplines

  • You have a knack for finding solutions to problems - and using a full arsenal of debugging tools

  • You have built your own custom tools to help you automate tasks

  • You have experience with at least another backend programming language

  • You never stop learning about web technology; never stopping at what you know, and always keeping up with the latest news in all aspects of web development

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.


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