Senior Web Application Developer

Job Number: R50014359

Brand: Fox News Media

Job Type: Engineering, Product Management / User Experience / Content, Technology

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: June 17, 2022

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Media

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the newly announced platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 20 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks among the top business channels on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for that amazing and talented Senior Web Application Developer to help our team continue the momentum of maintaining and creating the next generation of web experiences and tools for our end-users, while helping set actionable development standards and best practices around site optimization and performance.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build robust Javascript-driven web applications

  • Leverage different tools and strategies to help identify opportunities for site optimization

  • 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 our content management systems

  • Work closely with product and program management to help prioritize items in the development roadmap

  • Articulate technical requirements, write functional specs and set standards for site performance

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

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • A minimum of 5 years of hands-on Javascript development experience (backend NodeJS & frontend)

  • Hands-on experience with site optimization including SEO, in-page performance, technical audits, and Core Web Vitals

  • Expert Linux command line experience

  • Expert knowledge integrating API endpoints

  • Expert knowledge of Git repository workflows using CLI

  • 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 are proficient in industry tools involving site performance, SEO and analytics

  • 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 (e.g. Python, PHP)

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

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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.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

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