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.
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
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
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
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.