Senior Newsroom Developer, The Times and The Sunday Times

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Senior Newsroom Developer, The Times and The Sunday Times

Job summary

This job is part of the digital development and strategy department that works across The Times and The Sunday Times. The successful candidate will work on a wide range of software projects, from editorial storytelling to developing larger tools to help journalists, and will work on other strategies to increase our editorial reach.

Key skills and experience

* Fluent in JavaScript, HTML, CSS and modern web-development paradigms
* Can show work examples using React and Redux; Jest or Mocha; TypeScript or Flow and NodeJS
* Significant practical experience working with common database technologies, both SQL and NoSQL
* Experience with containerised and serverless computing (docker and AWS lambda preferred)

This job is for you if

* You enjoy working on a wide variety of projects
* You are self-motivated, a team player and ready to help and advise others proactively
* You have an interest in current affairs and publishing

About the digital team

The digital development and strategy department includes data journalists, newsroom developers, multimedia journalists, interactive news producers and audience development experts. These teams find and tell stories on our digital platforms in the most appropriate formats and empower the newsroom to present stories in new and innovative ways.

Please apply with a covering letter and CV.


News UK is home to some of the biggest names in Media, Including, The Times, The Sunday Times, The Sun, Wireless, and Unruly to name but a few.

Wireless itself is also the home to some of the biggest names in radio Virgin Radio, talkSPORT, talkRADIO and some of the leading Local radio stations in the UK and Ireland.

Our newspapers and associated brands are some of the most powerful media brands in the English speaking world, reaching 30 million people each week. They are very different products with different values and different strengths, but all are united by a commitment to independent journalism that connects with our customers.

News UK and Wireless is a company which thrives on pace. Our people stretch themselves on a daily basis, challenging the status quo to produce the best service possible to our readers and customers. We embrace creativity and initiative and we have some of the most talented people in the industry

If you want to work for one of the world's most exciting, challenging and creative media organisations then News UK is the place to build your career.

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