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JavaScript Engineer

Full time, Permanent, Remote Job in Bulgaria 

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JavaScript Engineer

This is an opportunity for you to join a digital media conglomerate in the UK and Ireland. Our partner reaches more than 30 million people each week via platforms and products such as newspapers, ad tech, and radio stations.

The company is an equal opportunity employer. Their culture stands for diversity, flexibility, and a great team environment. The nurturing atmosphere helps employees grow so that they can take their careers to the next level. Building on your personal development is possible when you get access to training, conferences, and learning materials. 

Overall, It’s a productive environment where the individual feels valued and their talent gets fully recognized. 

Job Scope

As a JavaScript Developer, you will be a part of the Content Platforms team. Content Plarforms si a technology team that provides content planning, management, authoring, curation and distribution capabilities enabling content creators to deliver the most trusted and compelling journalism in the world. 

This platform underpins some of the biggest publishing brands in the UK, including The Times and The Sunday Times, and the UK’s most widely read publication, The Sun.

This is an agile, cross-functional and diverse team of over 50 people, located in London, Sofia and Bangalore. 

Joining the team you will get the change to work with Serverless technologies (AWS AppSync), GraphQL, and React to further develop their main tool, NewsGrid. NewsGrid is currently in its beta phase, and you will work closely with users in the newsroom to develop new features, learn what works and make the tool the best it can be.

Key Requirements

  • Good knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS) 
  • Writing and maintaining JavaScript/TypeScript applications with React & Node.js 
  • Any experience or interest in using GraphQL is a plus, especially AWS AppSync 
  • Any experience or interest in Elasticsearch / Opensearch

Main Responsibilities

  • You will be involved in reshaping the architecture and systems, working with the Principal Engineers to ensure what is being built is fit for the future.
  • You will be working with a variety of different codebases and systems, primarily written in JavaScript/TypeScript (Node.js), but other languages too.
  • You’ll be responsible for building new tools and improve the existing ones in order to improve the lives of your future colleagues in the newsrooms.

Company Offer

  • 25 days of paid leave
  • Premium additional health Insurance for you with an option to add a family member
  • Exceptional social package & special discounts
  • Multiple tech & non-tech events
  • Fruity afternoons & beer Thursdays
  • Excellent office location close to a metro station 
  • A wonderful mountain-view terrace available to relax, party & work from
  • Free bike parking
    … and many more

Interview Process

  1. Conversation with an HR
  2. Technical Interview
  3. Offer

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