Senior Back-End Engineer

Job Number: R50019267

Brand: Fox Corporation

Job Type: Engineering, Technology

Location Type: Remote

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: New York, New York   •   USA Remote **

Job Posting Date: June 22, 2022

**Remote: Fox Corporation has remote/virtual (or "work-from-home") positions available within the United States to qualified individuals who live in some areas of the United States. Remote opportunities are not available in all areas

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox Corporation

Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the Fox Network, and the FOX Television Stations. We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Fox Corporation’s Consumer Platforms & Engineering team is dedicated to building best in class services to support the key digital initiatives for our partners throughout FOX. Our premiere platform is the digital foundation of all FOX brands and their consumer facing Web/Mobile/OTT properties. We love what we do and we’re looking for passionate, talented people to help us lead, grow, and achieve our goals. Joining Fox Corporation is a singular opportunity to be part of a highly successful, dynamic team that has transformed the way people get their information.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Fox Corporation is looking for a self-motivated Senior Back-End Engineer to join our New York Consumer Platforms & Engineering team. As a Senior Back-End Engineer, you will engage in the development of highly available cloud-based services using PHP and JavaScript, including our Content Management System, back-end frameworks, and administrative tools for Fox digital properties. You will also be an advocate for development best practices, including TDD, Pair Programming, and CI/CD, have a passion to keep learning the latest technologies, and create forward-thinking solutions. Working along with our Product Management and Product teams, our developer teams integrate into the full process of design and implementation. Our premiere platform is the digital foundation of all Fox brands and their Web/Mobile/OTT properties. We love what we do and we’re looking for passionate, talented people to help us lead, grow, and achieve our goals. Joining Fox Corporation is a singular opportunity to be part of a highly successful, dynamic team that has transformed the way people get their information.

ABOUT THE TECHNOLOGIES WE USE

  • AWS: Lambda, RDS, OpenSearch Service, ElastiCache, S3, SQS, SNS, EC2
  • PHP, Node, TypeScript
  • WordPress, CKEditor, Vue.js
  • MySQL, DynamoDB, ElasticSearch
  • Docker
  • GitHub
  • Jira

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Optimize content management services for maximum stability, security, speed, and efficiency
  • Develop solutions in PHP based distributed platforms, including a highly customized headless WordPress CMS and distributed publishing services
  • Build and maintain custom microservices to power key integrations with our Content Management System and consumer facing Applications
  • Implement integrations with our client teams which serve hundreds of millions of unique users across all our digital properties
  • Participate in team practices like code review, analysis of features, and evaluation of product needs to determine best approach
  • Collaborate with product owners and testers to plan, implement, and deliver new features and functionality
  • Engage in systems design discussions with our Architects and Technical Leadership

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Experience implementing enterprise scale services in cloud providers like AWS
  • Experience with unit testing, with a focus on Test Driven Development
  • Expertise in Object-Oriented Programming, with a focus on reusable design patterns
  • History of executing large scale feature delivery, especially with tasks requiring coordination across multiple engineering teams
  • Strong background in PHP, especially with object-oriented WordPress development
  • Excellent JavaScript and CSS skills to support a user-centric editorial platform
  • Excellent communication skills, especially in outlining technical requirements and documentation for a development team

    Learn more about Fox Tech at https://tech.fox.com 

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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.

    Click here to learn more about the diverse communities of people behind our brands. 

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